Friday, May 25, 2012

2012 Scribe Award Nominees

The International Association of Media Tie-In Writers ( co-founders Lee Goldberg & Max Allan Collins are pleased to announce the 2012 nominees for the Scribe Award, honoring excellence in media tie-in writing, and the naming of author Kevin J. Anderson as this year's Grandmaster for his lifetime achievement in the field. Anderson is the author of more than one hundred novels, adding up to over 20 million books in print in thirty languages. His work includes the STAR WARS "Jedi Academy" books, three internationally bestselling X-FILES hardcovers, the Superman novels THE LAST DAYS OF KRYPTON and ENEMIES & ALLIES, many novelizations (SKY CAPTAIN & THE WORLD OF TOMORROW, LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN, etc.) and, of course, the ten globally bestselling DUNE novels he has co-authored with Brian Herbert. He has won or been nominated for numerous prestigious honors, including the Nebula Award, the Bram Stoker Award, and a New York Times Notable Book prize...and now he can add IAMTW Grandmaster to the list of his extraordinary achievements. The awards will be given at a ceremony in July at this year's Comic-Con convention in San Diego. GRANDMASTER: KEVIN J. ANDERSON GENERAL FICTION / BEST ORIGINAL NOVEL: ROYAL PAINS: FIRST DO NO HARM by D.P. Lyle MIKE HAMMER: KISS HER GOODBYE by Max Allan Collins & Mickey Spillane BURN NOTICE: THE BAD BEAT by Tod Goldberg SPECULATIVE FICTION/BEST ORIGINAL NOVEL STAR WARS: KNIGHT ERRANT by John Jackson Miller DUNGEONS & DRAGONS – FORGOTTEN REALMS: BRIMSTONE ANGELS by Erin M. Evans SUPERNATURAL: COYOTE’S KISS by Christa Faust DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS: THE SHARD AXE by Marshiela Rockwell PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE PRICE OF FREEDOM by A.C. Crispin BEST ADAPTATION GENERAL OR SPECULATIVE CONAN THE BARBARIAN by Michael Stackpole CRYSIS LEGION by Peter Watts TRANSFORMERS: DARK SIDE OF THE MOON by Peter David COWBOYS & ALIENS by Joan D. Vinge BEST YOUNG ADULT ME & MY MONSTERS: MONSTER MANNERS by Rory Growler (Ian Pike) THE SMURFS movie tie-in by Stacia Deutsch and Rhody Cohon THUNDERBIRDS: EXTREME HAZARD by Joan Marie Verba BEST AUDIO MIKE HAMMER: ENCORE FOR MURDER by Max Allan Collins & Mickey Spillane DARK SHADOWS: THE LOST GIRL by D. Lynn Smith HIGHLANDER: ALL THE KINGS HORSES by Scott Andrews DOCTOR WHO: THE MANY DEATHS OF JO GRANT by Cavan Scott & Mark Wright

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