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Atlanta author nominated for prestigious award

Atlanta Resident Nominated for Prestigious Literary Award

Atlanta, GA February 23, 2020 – Atlanta author Peter Adam Salomon has been nominated for the Bram Stoker Award, the highest literary honor awarded to writers of dark fiction. Past recipients of the Bram Stoker Award include Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, Jonathan Maberry, and Neil Gaiman.

Salomon, who is also the founder of National Dark Poetry Day, is nominated for Superior Achievement in the Young Adult category for his novel EIGHT MINUTES, THIRTY-TWO SECONDS. This is Salomon’s second nomination. He was previously nominated in 2014 for his YA novel ALL THOSE BROKEN ANGELS.

The Bram Stoker Awards are named for the creator of the gothic vampire novel Dracula and are awarded annually by the Horror Writers Association to recognize superior achievement in dark fiction, poetry, graphic novels, screenplays and nonfiction. This year’s awards ceremony will be held in April in the United Kingdom.

EIGHT MINUTES, THIRTY-TWO SECONDS, tells the story of the last two survivors of the human race. They don’t know why they’re alive. They don’t remember what happened. Addicted to a drug that kills them for eight minutes, thirty-two seconds, they risk the end of humanity in order to learn the truth.

“A twisty and unnerving horror thriller,” says Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author of ROT & RUIN and V-WARS. “Scary, mind-bending and fast-paced! Brace yourself…!”

It is available via Amazon and Eagle Eye Book Store in Decatur.

About Peter Adam Salomon

Emory graduate Peter Adam Salomon lives in Decatur with his partner, author Sarah Deford Williams, who works at Eagle Eye Bookstore. “Being nominated for my first independently published novel is truly an honor,” Salomon said. “This has been a labor of love, and to have it recognized as one of the nominees for such a prestigious award is incredibly gratifying and humbling.”

His first two novels (ALL THOSE BROKEN ANGELS and HENRY FRANKS) were named to Georgia Center for the Book’s list of ‘Books All Young Georgians Should Read’ and his poetry has been performed by The Radiophonic Workshop on BBC Radio 6. He is also the founder of the annual international Horror Poetry Showcase for the Horror Writers Association. He is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, the Horror Writers Association, the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, the Science Fiction Poetry Association, the International Thriller Writers, and The Authors Guild.

If you’re interested in reaching out to Peter, or would like to schedule an interview, lease contact him via email.


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