ACCOLADES

PALINDROME HANNAH

  • Independent Publisher Book Awards, Finalist – Fiction: Horror (2006)
  • Kirkus Reviews: “Bailey’s book will remind readers of human connectivity, while it frightens and entertains.”

PHOENIX ROSE

  • International Book Awards, Finalist – Fiction: Horror (2011)
  • Listed for the National Best Book Awards (2010)
  • Foreword Reviews: “Spellbinding.” – 5 stars
  • Kirkus Reviews: “An engrossing blend of creepy atmospherics, gory jolts and mind-bending conundrums.” Recipient of the Kirkus Star, awarded to books of remarkable merit, and named one of the best books of the year (2012).

SCALES AND PETALS

  • International Book Awards, Winner – Fiction: Short-Story Fiction (2011)
  • USA Best Book Awards, Winner – Fiction: Short-Story (2011)

PELLUCID LUNACY

  • International Book Awards, Winner – Anthology (2011)
  • USA Best Book Awards – Fiction: Anthologies (2011)

CHIRAL MAD

  • Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize Short List (2013)
  • Foreword Reviews Book of the Year, Finalist – Horror (2012)
  • Halloween Book Festival, Honorable Mention (2012)
  • Indie Book Awards, Finalist – Anthology (2013)
  • International Book Awards, Winner – Fiction: Anthologies (2013)
  • London Book Festival, Winner – Compilations / Anthologies (2013)
  • This is Horror, Anthology of the Year, Runner-Up (2013)
  • USA Best Book Awards, Finalist – Anthologies: Fiction (2013)
  • USA Best Book Awards, Finalist – Cover Design: Fiction (2013)
  • Kirkus Reviews: “A compilation of entertaining, if often disturbing, stories.”

CHIRAL MAD 2

  • Bram Stoker Awards ® (2013):
    • Superior Achievement in Long Fiction, Winner – “The Great Pity” by Gary A. Braunbeck
    • Superior Achievement in Short Fiction, Nomination – “The Geminis” by John Palisano
  • Foreword Reviews Book of the Year, Finalist – Horror (2013)
  • Independent Publisher Book Awards, Silver – Fiction: Horror (2013)
  • Indie Book Awards, Winner – Anthology (2014)
  • International Book Awards, Winner – Anthologies (2014)
  • Paris Book Festival, Runner-Up – Compilations/Anthologies (2014)
  • USA Best Book Awards, Winner – Anthologies (2014)
  • Kirkus Reviews: “An entertaining horror-story collection that helps support a good cause.”
  • Publishers Weekly: “Bailey employs the imagery of teeth seizing the reader. Given the caliber of this winning collection, readers won’t mind being bitten.” – Starred review

QUALIA NOUS

  • Benjamin Franklin Awards, Gold Winner – Science Fiction (2015)
  • Bram Stoker Awards ® (2014)
    • Superior Achievement in an Anthology – Nomination: Editor, Michael Bailey
    • Superior Achievement in Short Fiction – Winner: “Ruminations” by Rena Mason
    • Superior Achievement in Short Fiction – Winner: “The Vaporization Enthalpy of a Peculiar Pakistani Family” by Usman T. Malik
  • Foreword Reviews Book of the Year / IndieFAB – Finalist in Horror, Finalist in Science Fiction, and Bronze winner in Anthologies (2014)
  • Independent Publisher Book Awards, Silver Medal – Horror (2015)
  • Indie Book Awards, Finalist – Anthologies (2015)
  • Indie Book Awards, Finalist – Science Fiction (2015)
  • International Book Awards, Winner – Science Fiction (2015)
  • Nebula Awards ® (2014)
    • Best Short Story – Nomination: “The Vaporization Enthalpy of a Peculiar Pakistani Family” by Usman T. Malik (2014)
  • Rhysling Award – Winner: “Shutdown” by Marge Simon (2015)
  • USA Best Book Awards, Finalist – Anthologies (2015)
  • Kirkus Reviews: “An accomplished collection of masterfully crafted horror from some of the genre’s finest practitioners.”

INKBLOTS AND BLOOD SPOTS

  • Foreword Reviews: “If Inkblots and Blood Spots is about anything, it’s about spotlighting Bailey’s range; and for those with an appetite for atypical horror fare, that range is satisfyingly wide.”

AT THE LAZY K

  • Bram Stoker Awards ® (2015)
    • Superior Achievement in Long Fiction – Preliminary Ballot: At the Lazy K by Gene O’Neill

THE LIBRARY OF THE DEAD

  • Bram Stoker Awards ® (2015)
    • Superior Achievement in an Anthology – Winner: Editor, Michael Bailey
    • Superior Achievement in Long Fiction – Nomination: “Special Collections” by Norman Partridge
  • International Book Awards, Winner – Anthologies (2016)

BONES ARE MADE TO BE BROKEN

  • Bram Stoker Awards ® (2016)

CHIRAL MAD 3

  • Bram Stoker Awards ® (2016)
    • Superior Achievement in an Anthology – Nomination: Editor, Michael Bailey
    • Superior Achievement in Short Fiction – Nomination: “A Rift in Reflections” by Hal Bodner
    • Superior Achievement in Long Fiction – Nomination: “That Perilous Stuff” by Scott Edelman
  • Foreword Reviews Book of the Year / IndieFAB, Finalist (2016)
  • International Book Awards, Winner – Anthologies (2017)

YOU, HUMAN

  • Benjamin Franklin Awards, Silver Winner – Science Fiction (2017)
  • Bram Stoker Awards ® (2016)
    • Superior Achievement in Long Fiction – Nomination: “The Jupiter Drop” by Josh Malerman

LIARS, FAKERS, AND THE DEAD WHO EAT THEM

  • Bram Stoker Awards ® (2017)
    • Superior Achievement in Long Fiction – Nomination: “Faking It Until Forever Comes” by Scott Edelman

ADAM’S LADDER

  • Foreword Reviews Book of the Year / IndieFAB – Finalist (2017)
  • Publishers Weekly: “Gripping… This thoughtfully curated anthology will appeal to horror and science fiction fans alike.”


Michael Bailey’s personal Stoker stuff:

BRAM STOKER AWARDS ® OFFICIAL BALLOT

  • Superior Achievement in Short Fiction – “Fireman / Primal Tongue” (2013)
  • Superior Achievement in an Anthology – Qualia Nous (2014)
  • Superior Achievement in an Anthology – The Library of the Dead (2015)
  • Superior Achievement in an Anthology – Chiral Mad 3 (2016)
  • Superior Achievement in Short Fiction – “Time is a Face on the Water” (2016)
  • Superior Achievement in Short Fiction – “I Will Be the Reflection Until the End” (2017)

 BRAM STOKER AWARDS ® PRELIMINARY BALLOT (unofficial)

  • Superior Achievement in Short Fiction – “It Tears Away” (2011)
  • Superior Achievement in Short Fiction – “Bootstrap / The Binds of Lasolastica” (2012)
  • Superior Achievement in Short Fiction – “Fireman / Primal Tongue” (2013)
  • Superior Achievement in an Anthology – Qualia Nous (2014)
  • Superior Achievement in Long Fiction – “Dandelion Clocks” (2014)
  • Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection – Inkblots and Blood Spots (2014)
  • Superior Achievement in an Anthology – The Library of the Dead (2015)
  • Superior Achievement in an Anthology – Chiral Mad 3 (2016)
  • Superior Achievement in Short Fiction – “Time is a Face on the Water” (2016)
  • Superior Achievement in an Anthology – Adam’s Ladder (2017)
  • Superior Achievement in Short Fiction – “I Will Be the Reflection Until the End” (2017)
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