The Horror Hall of Fame


science fiction awards database
Fantasy Hall of Fame 1983 <— Anthologies & Collections —> Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998
Robert Silverberg & Martin H. Greenberg, eds.

Carroll & Graf, 1991

This Horror Hall of Fame, like Silverberg's first Fantasy Hall of Fame, is the result of a poll conducted among members of the World Fantasy convention, though in this case the poll was conducted at the 1981 convention, and the results include three stories published as late as 1981, so it's not strictly a supplement to the World Fantasy Awards as the earlier Fantasy Hall of Fame was.

  1. “The Fall of the House of Usher”, Edgar Allan Poe (Burton's Gentlemen’s Magazine Sep 1839)
  2. “Green Tea”, J. Sheridan Le Fanu (All the Year Round Oct 23-Nov 13 1869)
  3. “The Damned Thing”, Ambrose Bierce (Tales from New York Town Topics Dec 7 1893)
  4. “The Yellow Sign”, Robert W. Chambers (The King in Yellow, 1895)
  5. “The Monkey's Paw”, W. W. Jacobs (Harper's Monthly Sep 1902)
  6. “The White People”, Arthur Machen (Weirdly Supernatural #1 2001)
  7. “The Willows”, Algernon Blackwood (The Listener and Other Stories, 1907)
  8. “Casting the Runes”, M. R. James
  9. “The Graveyard Rats”, Henry Kuttner (Weird Tales Mar 1936)
  10. “Pigeons from Hell”, Robert E. Howard (Weird Tales May 1938)
  11. “It”, Theodore Sturgeon (Unknown Aug 1940)
  12. “Smoke Ghost”, Fritz Leiber (Unknown Oct 1941)
  13. “Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper”, Robert Bloch (Weird Tales Jul 1943)
  14. “The Small Assassin”, Ray Bradbury (Dime Mystery Magazine Nov 1946)
  15. “The Whimper of Whipped Dogs”, Harlan Ellison (Bad Moon Rising, 1973)
  16. “Calling Card”, Ramsey Campbell (Dark Companions, 1982)
  17. “Coin of the Realm”, Charles L. Grant (Tales from the Nightside, 1981)
  18. “The Reach”, Stephen King (Yankee Nov 1981)
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