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The Wonderland Book Awards are a recognition presented annually at BizarroCon for superior achievement in bizarro fiction writing. BizarroCon will not be held this year due to Covid-19, but the 2021 awards, for books published in 2020, will be presented. Voting for the Wonderland Book Award preliminary ballot begins now for the Best Bizarro Novel and Best Bizarro Collection of 2020. Below is a list of all eligible titles. Please send your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place votes in the Novel and Collection categories to bizarrocon@gmail.com with the subject line “Wonderland Book Award Preliminary Ballot.” Preliminary voting ends September 30, 2021.

NOTE TO AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS: We have done our best to correctly list all eligible books, but let us know if you notice any errors or missing titles. Please do not solicit or campaign for votes. Appearance on this list does not indicate the book has been nominated for the award.

NOVEL 

ALL MEN ARE TRASH by Gina Ranalli (Madness Heart Press)
THE BAD BOX by Carlton Mellick (Eraserhead Press)
BECOMING by Dani Brown (Death’s Head Press)
BLOOD & MUD by John Baltisberger (St. Rooster Books)
CAPTAIN CLIVE’S DREAMWORLD by Jon Bassoff (Eraserhead Press)
DON’T SMELL THE FLOWERS! THEY WANT TO STEAL YOUR BONES! by Duncan P. Bradshaw (‎EyeCue Productions)
EXTINCTION PEAK by Lucas Mangum (Madness Heart Press)
THE FOURTH WHORE by EV Knight (Raw Dog Screaming Press)
FREAK NIGHT AT THE SLEE-Z MOTEL by Amy M. Vaughn (Thicke And Vaney)
HELL OF DEATH by Vince Kramer (Eraserhead Press)
HUMAN FISH by Benjamin DeVos (NBAS)
LEVELS by Karl Fischer (Bizarro Pulp Press)
THE LITTLE PUNK PRINCESS by Sarah Karasek (NBAS)
THE LOCALS ARE WATCHING YOU by Christopher Lesko (Independently Published)
THE LOOP by Jeremy Robert Johnson (Saga Press)
THE MUD BALLAD by Jo Quenell (WeirdPunk)
NEGATIVE SPACE by B. R. Yeager (Apocalypse Party)
OUTRÉ by D. Harlan Wilson (Raw Dog Screaming Press)
PARTICIPATION TROPHY by Ira Rat (Filthy Loot)
SABBATH OF THE FOX-DEVILS by Sam Richard (WeirdPunk)
SEVENTEEN NAMES FOR SKIN by Roland Blackburn (WeirdPunk)
SNUGGLE CLUB by Carlton Mellick III (Eraserhead Press)
SPUNGUNION by John Boden (Fungasm Press)
THE ULTIMATE DINOSAUR DANCE-OFF by Andrew J. Stone  (Bizarro Pulp Press)
THE VINE THAT ATE THE STARLET by Madeleine Swann (Filthy Loot)
WE NEED TO DO SOMETHING  by Max Booth III (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing)
THE WINGSPAN OF SEVERED HANDS by Joanna Koch (WeirdPunk)
THE WORM AND HIS KINGS by Hailey Piper (Off Limits Press)   


COLLECTION 

APE IN THE RING by Doug Ford (Madness Heart Press)
THE COMFORT ZONE AND OTHER SAFE SPACES by Tom Over (NihilismRevised)
CRADLELAND OF PARASITES by Sara Tantlinger (Strangehouse Books)
CRIES TO KILL THE CORPSE FLOWER by Ronald J Murray (Bizarro Pulp Press)
DON’T F[BLEEP]K WITH THE COLOUREDS by Andre Duza (Deadite Press)
GRIDLOCKED by Cody Goodfellow (Kingshot Press)
KILLER UNCONQUERED by Chris Lambert (Kingshot Press)
THE PARASITE FROM PROTO SPACE & OTHER STORIES by Brett Petersen (Clash Books)
TALES OF UNSPEAKABLE TASTE by John Bruni (Bizarro Pulp Press)

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