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Word on the street | JAN GARDNER

Kiernan’s ‘Drowning Girl’ wins 2013 Bram Stoker Award

Oh, the horror!

Providence author Caitlín R. Kiernan, who has been writing dark stories and novels for two decades, last month chalked up another honor. Her latest book, “The Drowning Girl” (Roc), won the Bram Stoker Award for best horror novel of the year. It is also a winner of the 2012 James Tiptree Jr. Award for best science fiction or fantasy novel that explores issues of gender.

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