2009 Results

   

(Awarded for outstanding achievement in Robert E. Howard studies during the calendar year 2008.)

The winners of the first annual Foundation Awards were announced on the evening of Friday, June 11th 2010, live at Robert E. Howard Days in Cross Plains.

THE WINNERS

The AtlanteanOutstanding Achievement, Book By a Single Author
PAUL HERMAN, for the updated The Neverending Hunt: A Bibliography of Robert E. Howard

The Valusian Outstanding Achievement, Anthology
SIMON SANAHUJAS, for Les Nombreuses Vie de Conan

The Hyrkanian Outstanding Achievement, Essay
First Place: LEO GRIN, for “In Defense of Hester Jane Ervin Howard” (from the Cimmerian Blog)
Second Place: MORGAN HOLMES, for “The de Camp Controversy” (from the REHupa Blog)
Third Place: STEVEN TOMPKINS, for “Black Stranger, White Wolflord or, Not Out of the Woods Yet” (from Two-Gun Raconteur #12)

The AquilonianOutstanding Achievement, Periodical
LEO GRIN, for The Cimmerian Volume 5

The StygianOutstanding Achievement, Website
MARK FINN, LEO GRIN, ROB ROEHM, STEVE TOMPKINS: The Cimmerian Blog

The Venarium Award Emerging Scholar
no qualified nominees — no award given

The Black River AwardSpecial Achievement
RUSTY BURKE, for his meticulous “Notes on the Text” in every Del Rey Howard edition.

The Black Circle Award2009 nominee
no person qualified — no nomination given

THE 2009 FOUNDATION AWARDS — LIST OF NOMINEES

The Atlantean — Outstanding Achievement, Book by a single author

DIPIETRO, FRANCIS: The Supreme Moment (Lulu)

WINNER: HERMAN, PAUL: The Neverending Hunt – Updated Edition (Wildside Press)

The Valusian — Outstanding Achievement, Anthology

WINNER: SANAHUJAS, SIMON: Les Nombreuses Vie de Conan

The Hyrkanian — Outstanding Achievement, Essay

ALTAIRAC, JOSEPH
“Jacques Bergier” (from The Cimmerian, v5n2)

BARRETT, BARBARA
“Six Degrees to Cross Plains” (from The Cimmerian, v5n3)

BLOHM, ED
“Robert E. Howard in The Summit Country Journal” (from The Cimmerian, v5n3)

BREAKIRON, LEE
“The Best Little Lore House in Texas” (from The Cimmerian, v5n4)

BURKE, RUSTY
“The Best of Robert E. Howard: An Overview” (from The Howard Review)
“A Statistical Analysis of Howard’s Vocabulary” (from The Cimmerian, v5n1)

CHARLES, JIM
“How to Build a Barbarian Warrior” (from The Cimmerian, v5n1)

COFFMAN, FRANK
“The Robert E. Howard Poetry Collections: An Overview” (from The Howard Review)

FINN, MARK
“Breckinridge Elkins, Robert E. Howard, and Filial Piety” (from The Howard Review)
The Robert E. Howard Medicine Wheel (from Two-Gun Raconteur #12)

GRIN, LEO
FIRST PLACE WINNER: “In Defense of Hester Jane Ervin Howard” (from The Cimmerian Blog)

HERRON, DON
“The Feast Is Over” (from The Cimmerian, v5n2)

HOLMES, MORGAN and GEORGE KNIGHT
“Conan the Argonaut” (from The Cimmerian, v5n4)

HOLMES, MORGAN
SECOND PLACE WINNER: “The de Camp Controversy” (in 16 parts, from the REHupa website)

LENO, BRIAN
“Jim Tully and Robert E. Howard: Beggars of Life” (from Two-Gun Raconteur #12)

LINZALONE, JOSEPH
“Coins of the Cimmerians” (from The Cimmerian, v5n3)

MCHANEY, DENNIS
“The Howard Collector” (from The Howard Review)

MEURGER, MICHEL
“An Unhallowed Ritual of Cruelty, Sadism, and Blood” (from The Cimmerian, v5n2)

MURPHY, BRIAN
“The Unnatural City” (from The Cimmerian, v5n2)

ROEHM, ROB
 “Howard at 102” (from The Cimmerian, v5n1)
“Humorous Westerns Are Serious Business” (from The Howard Review)
“In the Middle of the Street” (from The Cimmerian, v5n3)

SAUNDERS, CHARLES R.
“Progeny of Conan” (from Two-Gun Raconteur #12)

TOMPKINS, STEVEN
THIRD PLACE WINNER: “Black Stranger, White Wolflord or, Not Out of the Woods Yet” (from Two-Gun Raconteur #12)
“Long Falls and Hard Climbs” (from The Cimmerian, v5n4)
“Newer Barbarians” (from The Cimmerian, v5n1)

TOOGOOD, RICHARD
“Conan the Clueless” (from the REHupa website)

TROUT, STEVE
“Conan and the Crusaders” (from The Cimmerian, v5n2)

The Aquilonian — Outstanding Achievement, Periodical

WINNER: GRIN, LEO: The Cimmerian Volume 5

MCHANEY, DENNIS: The Howard Review

SASSER, DAMON: REH: Two-Gun Raconteur

The Stygian — Outstanding Achievement, Website

BURKE, CAVALIER, HOLMES: The REHupa website

COFFMAN, FRANK: The REH-e-APA website

WINNERS: FINN, GRIN, ROEHM, TOMPKINS: The Cimmerian Blog

THE ROBERT E. HOWARD FOUNDATION: HowardWorks

SASSER, DAMON: REH Two-Gun Raconteur Publisher’s Journal

The Black River Award — Special Achievement

WINNER: BURKE, RUSTY: for his tireless practice of noting every change to REH’s typescripts, manuscripts, and published sources, and presenting them in the “Notes on the Text” section of the Del Rey series. In 2008, this was done for The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard.

IGNACIO HILLS PRESS: for offering electronic versions of the Solomon Kane and El Borak stories to Kindle users.

KEEGAN, JIM and RUTH: for Jim and his wife Ruth’s continued writing and illustrating of “The Adventures of Two-Gun Bob,” a well-received comic strip running in Dark Horse’s REH line of comic books.