Samhain Publishing announced as Platinum Sponsor

Samhain Publishing announced as Platinum Sponsor of the Bram Stoker Awards® Banquet in May 2015


The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to announce Samhain Publishing as the Platinum Sponsor for the 2014 Bram Stoker Awards® Banquet. The Banquet is part of the Bram Stoker Awards® Weekend and 25th World Horror Convention 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia and will be held on 10 May 2014, honoring works published during the calendar year 2014. Full details are at the dedicated website:

Don D’Auria, executive editor for Samhain Horror, and Tanya Cowman will be representing the publisher. “We’re excited to renew our sponsorship of the iconic Bram Stoker Awards Banquet for a fourth year. These are prestigious awards and we are proud to support the efforts of the Horror Writers Association in honoring outstanding horror writing,” D’Auria said. Launched in 2011, Samhain Horror ( publishes both established horror authors and the genre’s most compelling new voices.

HWA President Rocky Wood welcomed Samhain Publishing’s support: “This continuing generous commitment by Samhain Publishing is greatly appreciated by HWA and I am sure by all our members. Samhain continues to be a highly professional and innovative horror publisher, releasing a string of acclaimed books. We look forward to welcoming Don D’Auria and his team at the Banquet. I can also announce we will again be streaming the Banquet live on the internet. It is through the support of sponsors such as Samhain Publishing that we are able to provide the live streaming.”

There are limited sponsorship opportunities available – for more details contact .

The Horror Writers Association (, the peak group for horror writers, is a worldwide organization promoting dark literature and its creators. Started in 1985, it has over 1100 members writing professionally in fiction, nonfiction, videogames, film, poetry, comics, and other media.

Click here to obtain this release as a PDF.

The World Horror Convention

The World Horror Convention (WHC) is an annual literary-based event for the horror industry, centered around authors, publishers, editors, artists and others related to the creation and production of scary books. The next WHC will be held in Provo, UT on April 28-May 1, 2016.

Visit the Official 2016 WHC Website HERE.

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