Vote for my book in the Wonderland Awards!!!

That’s right, there might be an award in my future.  Right now, preliminary voting begins for the Wonderland Awards, a true I-shit-you-not honor among us literary weirdos.  Only two people win every year, one award for Best Novel and another for Best Collection.  The winners the last four years have been the best writers bizarro fiction has to offer.  Now, my book A Town Called Suckhole on the list for Best Novel.  If I get enough votes then my book will go on the ballot in November and maybe even win an award…. which would be pretty fucking cool.

How to vote?  Peruse the two lists below.  These are all the bizarro books released this year.  Just send your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place votes in the Novel and Collection categories to with the subject line “Wonderland Book Award Preliminary Ballot.”  Make sure you vote for A Town Called Suckhole and two of your other favorite novels!

Books Eligible for Best Novel
Haunt by Laura Lee Bahr
A Town Called Suckhole by David W. Barbee <——-hey, that’s me!!
Lepers and Mannequins by Eric Beeny
A Life on Fire by Chris Bowsman
Seven Seagulls for a Single Nipple by Troy Chambers
Trashland A Go-Go by Constance Ann Fitzgerald
Hypno-Hog’s Moonshine Monster Jamboree by Andrew Goldfarb
The Crud Masters by Justin Grimbol
Beyond the Valley of the Apocalypse Donkeys by Jordan Krall
Gigantic Death Worm by Vince Kramer
Wave of Mutilation by Douglas Lain
Placenta of Love by Spike Marlowe
Karaoke Death Squad by Eric Mays
Armadillo Fists by Carlton Mellick III
Crab Town by Carlton Mellick III
I Knocked Up Satan’s Daughter by Carlton Mellick III
The Morbidly Obese Ninja by Carlton Mellick III
The Brothers Crunk by William Pauley III
Cthulhu Comes to the Vampire Kingdom by Cameron Pierce
Gargoyle Girls of Spider Island by Cameron Pierce
Fuckness by Andersen Prunty
The Tumours Made Me Interesting by Matthew Revert
Party Wolves in My Skull by Michael Allen Rose
Rico Slade Will Fucking Kill You by Bradley Sands
Island of the Super People by Kevin Shamel
Black Hole Blues by Patrick Wensink
Codename Prague by D. Harlan Wilson

Books Eligible for Best Collection
Cripple Wolf by Jeff Burk
Jimmy Plush, Teddy Bear Detective by Garrett Cook
Baby’s First Book of Seriously Fucked-Up Shit by Robert Devereaux
The Traveling Dildo Salesman by Kevin L. Donihe
A Hollow Cube is a Lonely Space by S.D. Foster
Hooray for Death by Mykle Hansen
We Live Inside You by Jeremy Robert Johnson
I Am Genghis Cum by Violet LeVoit
Barbarian Beast Bitches of the Badlands by Carlton Mellick III
Fantastic Orgy by Carlton Mellick III
Abortion Arcade by Cameron Pierce
The Driver’s Guide to Hitting Pedestrians by Andersen Prunty
Sinister Miniatures by Kris Saknussemm
Please Do Not Shoot Me in the Face: A Novel by Bradley Sands
Metamorphosis Blues by Bruce Taylor
Clockwork Girl by Athena Villaverde

So vote for your favorite three in both categories, even if you haven’t read them all.  Just look at those titles, there’s plenty of awesomeness to choose from.  For me this is super exciting, because we get to see who wrote the BEST weird books of 2011.  Preliminary voting ends on August 31, so get your votes in by then.  And if you do indeed choose to participate… THANK YOU!


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