Shirley Jackson Awards

Shirley Jackson, doyenne of horror fiction, has influenced generations of writers, keen to draw on her ability to create suspense and psychological unease. I am certainly one such writer, which is why I am particularly thrilled to be a finalist for the Shirley Jackson Awards in the Novelette category, for my story ‘The Quiet Room’.

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Congratulations to the other nominees and my thanks to Michael Kelly of Undertow Books for publishing my story ‘The Quiet Room’ in Shadows and Tall Trees. I feel very proud to have been part of such a wonderful publication, which is, incidentally, also nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award in the best Edited Anthology category.

I’d also like to thank the jurors and administrators of the Shirley Jackson Award for short-listing my story and for championing speculative fiction.

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3 Responses to Shirley Jackson Awards

  1. Fantastic news. Congratulations Victoria!

  2. Reblogged this on priya sharma fiction and commented:
    Fantastic news for a wonderful writer. Congratulations to V.H. Leslie and Michael Kelly.

  3. vhleslie says:

    Thank you Priya! Much appreciated!

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