Archive for June, 2017


Congratulation to the Winners of the 2017 REH Foundation Awards!

   Posted by: Jeffrey Shanks    in News

The winners of the 2017 Robert E. Howard Foundation Awards were announced on Saturday June 10 at Howard Days. Congratulations to all and thank you for your efforts in promoting the life and work of Bob Howard.


The Atlantean — Outstanding Achievement, Book (non-anthology/collection)

PATRICK BURGER – On the Precipice of Fascism: The Mythic and the Political in the Works of Robert E. Howard and Ernst Junger (Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Publishing)


The Valusian — Outstanding Achievement, Book (anthology/collection)

[No eligible candidates]


The Hyrkanian—Outstanding Achievement, Essay (Print)

JEFFREY SHANKS – “Nameless Tribes and Races of Men: Anthropological World-Building in ‘Men of the Shadows’” – Skelos #1


The Cimmerian—Outstanding Achievement, Essay (Online)

PATRICE LOUINET – “’The Wright Hook’ (or, the origin of ‘Spear and Fang’)” – REH: Two Gun Raconteur Blog


The Venarium — Emerging Scholar

TODD VICK – Contributed essays to On an Underwood No. 5; Editor of On an Underwood No. 5 blog; presented paper at PCA and Glenn Lord Symposium


The Stygian—Outstanding Achievement, Website



The Aquilonian — Outstanding Achievement, Periodical



The Black Lotus – Outstanding Achievement, Multimedia

JOSH ADKINS, LUKE DODD, and JON LARSON – The Cromcast (audio podcast)


The Black River—Special Achievement

PATRICE LOUINET – For serving as adviser on the Conan board game from Monolith.


The Rankin — Artistic achievement in the depiction of REH’s life and/or work

ADRIAN SMITH – Artwork for Conan boardgame by Monolith (depicting various REH characters)


Black Circle Award – Lifetime Achievement

[None of the nominees achieved the minimum percentage of votes.]