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Wonderland Preliminary Ballot 2016

Posted in Uncategorized with tags on June 19, 2017 by dwbarbee

Voting for the 2016 Wonderland Award has opened up, and this year I have a novel on the list. I can’t tell you who to vote for, but since I always add an image to my blog posts, I’ll leave this here:


Here are the all the awesome books to choose from. It’s gonna be competitive this year. Send your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place votes in the Novel and Collection categories to with the subject line “Wonderland Book Award Preliminary Ballot.” Preliminary voting ends July 31st.


Aunt Poster by John Wayne Communale
Automated Daydreaming by William Pauley III
Bacon Fried Bastard by David Barbee
Bastard Virtues by Daulton Dickey
Bonespin Slipspace by Leo X. Robertson
Building Heaven by Andrew Osborne
Charge Land by John Wayne Communale
Death Gets A Book by Frank Edler
Dope Tits by Bix Skahill
Drunk Driving Champion by Eric Hendrixson
Every Time We Meet at the Dairy Queen Your Whole Fucking Face Explodes by Carlton Mellick III
Exquisite Corpse Orgy by Kevin Sweeney
Governor of the Homeless by G. Arthur Brown
Great White House 2: Billary Bites Back by Christoph Paul & Arthur Graham
Guitar Wolf by Nicholaus Patnaude
Hate from the Sky by Sean M. Thompson
I Miss the World by Violet LeVoit
I Will Rot Without You by Danger Slater
Joy by Russell Holbrook
Kaiju Canyon by Shane Cartledge
Long-Form Religious Porn by Laura Lee Bahr
Mother Fucking Black Skull Death by Matthew Vaughn
Not Safe For Kids by Kevin Shamel and Jim Agpalza
Puppet Skin by Danger Slater
Pussy Transmission by Wol-vriey
Rattled by the Rush by Chris Kelso
Satan’s Little Helper by Kevin Sweeney
Shit Luck by Tiffany Scandal
Starr Creek by Nathan Carson
Static/Oregone by Jamie Grefe
The Hottest Gay Man Ever Killed in a Shark Attack by Douglas Hackle
The Mortuary Monster by Andrew James Stone
The Nightly Disease by Max Booth III
The Terrible Thing That Happens by Carlton Mellick III
Tetraminion by R.A. Roth
The Ugly by Alexander Boldizar
We Did Everything Wrong by CV Hunt
World Revolver by Gina Ranalli


A Collapse of Horses by Brian Evenson
All the Toxic Waste from My Heart by Kevin Strange
Berzerkoids by MP Johnson
Cartoons in the Suicide Forest by Leza Cantoral
Death Confetti by Jennifer Robin
Ecstatic Inferno by Autumn Christian
Minivan Poems by Justin Grimbol
Turdmummy by Zoltan Komor
Very True Stories Starring Jeff O’Brien by Jeff O’Brien


Prelim Voting for the 2015 Wonderland Book Award

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on June 7, 2016 by dwbarbee

I’ve just sent in my top three books in the Novel and Collection categories. You can vote by emailing your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd votes to with the subject line “Wonderland Book Award Preliminary Ballot.” Preliminary voting ends August 1st. The top books in this round of voting will be the nominees for this year’s Wonderland Award. I have to mention that my latest book is on this list, but there are a ton of great books to choose from. The final vote is for BizarroCon attendees only, but this ballot is open to the public. So vote!


Best Novel
A God of Hungry Walls by Garrett Cook
Animal Money by Michael Cisco
Arachnophile by Betty Rocksteady
As She Stabbed Me Gently in the Face by Carlton Mellick III
Benjamin by Pedro Proenca
Biomelt by Carlton Mellick III
Boiled Americans by Michael Allen Rose
Cattle Cult Kill Kill by MP Johnson
Clownfellas by Carlton Mellick III
Domo ArigaDIE!!! by Jamie Grefe
Elephant Vice by Chris Meekings
Everyone Gets Eaten by Ben Brooks
Jigsaw Youth by Tiffany Scandal
King Space Void by Anthony Trevino
Live Bait by Cameron Pierce
Pixiegate Madoka by Michael Sean LeSueur
Rainbows Suck by Madeleine Swann
Ritualistic Human Sacrifice by C.V. Hunt
Rock ‘N’ Roll Headcase by Lee Widener
Scary People by Kyle Muntz
Sick Pack by MP Johnson
Skullcrack City by Jeremy Robert Johnson
Slasher Camp for Nerd Dorks by Christoph Paul
Texas Chainsaw Mantis by Kevin Strange
The Bohemian Guide to Monogamy by Andrew Armacost
The Book of Adventures by Gregory Bouthiette
The Lost Level by Brian Keene
Towers by Karl Fischer
White City by Seb Doubinsky
X’s for Eyes by Laird Barron
Zero Saints by Gabino Iglesias

Best Collection
Amazing Punk Stories by David Agranoff
Battle Without Honor or Humanity: Volume 1 by D. Harlan Wilson
Beautiful Madness by S.T. Cartledge
Midnight Earwig Buffet by Andrew Goldfarb
Our Love Will Go the Way of the Salmon by Cameron Pierce
Rules of Appropriate Conduct by Kirsten Alene
Stealing Propeller Hats from the Dead by David James Keaton
Strategies Against Nature by Cody Goodfellow
The Art of Horrible People by John Skipp
The Night’s Neon Fangs by David Barbee
The Pulse Between Dimensions and the Desert by Rios de la Luz
The Underside of the Rainbow by B.E. Burkhead
Wet and Screaming by Shane McKenzie
You Might Just Make It Out of This Alive by Garrett Cook