IHG Award Winners

The International Horror Guild (IHG) gives these annual awards which recognize outstanding achievements in the field of horror and dark fantasy. The International Horror Guild Award is a statuette of a particular gargoyle referred to as the Florentine Watchdog or the Flying Dogļæ½mounted on a black base that bears a plaque inscribed with appropriate data.


2002

Novel: A Winter Haunting by Dan Simmons (William Morrow)

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First Novel: A Scattering of Jades by Alexander Irvine (Forge)

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Collection: Figures in Rain by Chet Williamson (Ash-Tree)

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Anthology: Dark Terrors 6 edited by Stephen Jones and David Sutton (Gollancz)

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Nonfiction: Ramsey Campbell, Probably by Ramsey Campbell (PS Publishing)

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Graphic Narrative: Abarat by Clive Barker (HarperCollins)

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Film: Frailty directed by Bill Paxton, written by Brent Hanley

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2001

Novel: Threshold by Caitlin R. Kiernan (Roc)

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First Novel: Ordinary Horror by David Searcy (Viking)

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Collection: Through Shattered Glass by David B. Silva (Gauntlet Press)

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Anthology: Night Visions 10 edited by Richard Chizmar (Subterranean Press)

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Nonfiction: Wild Hairs by David J. Schow (Babbage Press)

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Film: Ginger Snaps directed by John Fawcett, written by John Fawcett and Karen Walton

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Living Legend: William F. Nolan

2000

Novel: Declare by Tim Powers

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First Novel: Adams Fall by Sean Desmond

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Collection (Tie): City Fishing by Steve Rasnic Tem

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Ghost Music and Other Tales by Thomas Tessier

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Anthology: October Dreams: A Celebration of Halloween edited by Richard Chizmar & Robert Morrish

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Nonfiction: At the Foot of the Story Tree by William Sheehan

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Film: American Psycho directed by Mary Harron, written by Mary Harron & Guinvere Turner, based on a novel by Bret Easton Ellis

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1999

Novel: A Prayer for the Dying by Stewart O'Nan

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First Novel: The Divinity Student by Michael Cisco

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Collection: The Nightmare Chronicles by Douglas Clegg

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Anthology: Subterranean Gallery by Richard Chizmar and William Schafer (editors)

Nonfiction: Fantasy and Horror: A Critical and Historical Guide to Literature, Illustration, Film, TV, Radio and the Internet edited by Neil Barron

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Film: Stir of Echoes

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1998

Novel: Fogheart by Thomas Tessier

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First Novel (Tie): Dawn Song by Michael Marano

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Silk by Caitlin Kiernan

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Collection: Black Butterflies: A Flock on the Dark Side by John Shirley

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Anthology: Dark Terrors 4 edited by Stephen Jones and David Sutton

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Nonfiction: The St. James Guide to Horror, Ghosts and Gothic Writers edited by David Pringle

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Film: Gods and Monsters directed by Bill Condon, screenplay by Bill Condon based on a novel by Christopher Bram

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1997

Novel: Nazareth Hill by Ramsey Campbell

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First Novel: Drawn to the Grave by Mary Ann Mitchell

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Collection: The Throne of Bones by Brian McNaughton

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Anthology: Revelations edited by Douglas E. Winter

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Film: No Award Presented

1996

Novel: The 37th Mandala by Marc Laidlaw

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First Novel: Dead Heat by Del Stone, Jr., illustrated by Dave Dorman

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Collection: Conference with the Dead by Terry Lamsely

Anthology: Darkside: Horror for the Next Millenium edited by John Pelan

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Film: Scream

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1995

Novel: Resume with Monsters by William Browning Spencer

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First Novel: The Safety of Unknown Cities by Lucy Taylor

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Collection: Cages by Edward Gorman

Anthology: Best New Horror #6 edited by Stephen Jones

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Film: The Lord of Illusions

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1994

Novel: Anno Dracula by Kim Newman

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First Novel: Grave Markings by Michael Arnzen

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Collection: Angels and Visitations by Neil Gaiman

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Anthology: Love in Vein by Poppy Z. Brite

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Film: Interview with the Vampire

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