Critters Readers Poll

Welcome to the Annual Critters Readers' Poll Voting Page

Critters / is once again happy to host the Annual Readers Poll. (Formerly co-hosted by P&E, but they appear to have gone dormant.) Good luck to all entrants!

The Readers' Poll honors print & electronic publications published during . Click here for the official rules.


The poll opens Dec. 24 this year (through Jan. 14).

[Prior years' final tallies are here]

Newest categories: Magical Realism, Positive Future Fiction (novel & short story)

While you're waiting, check out the Best Ever Written Readers' Poll (ongoing).

Note your name and email address will be required to vote to prevent fraud. Entries for each category are listed in alphabetical order. Add a new entry using the row at the bottom. Voters are automatically entered into a drawing for prizes from our sponsors. Please check your vote for accuracy before submitting, as we regret we cannot fix typos! You may report errors here but generally only errors affecting the scores will be dealt with, after the voting ends. [Prior years' final tallies are here]

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Anthology published in 2017...

Adventures in Ghostsitting, Volume 1http://
All Hail Our Robot ConquerorsZombies Need Brains[link][comments]
Behold!: Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable WondersCrystal Lake Publishing[link]
Bite MEMacabre Maine[link]
Cat's BreakfastThird Flatiron[link][comments]
CEA Greatest Anthology WrittenCelenic Earth Publications[link][comments]
Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Kind of AmericaSimon and Schuster[link]
Chronicles of MirstoneDragonfire Press[link]
Cimmerian ShadeAmazon[link]

Club BlazeArcane Whispers Press[link][comments]
Crossroads in the Dark III: Monsters Under Your BedBurning Willow Press[link]
Dangerous WomenClass Act Books[link]
Dark and BitterPub 518[link]
Dark Luminous WingsPole to Pole Publishing[link]
DarkscapesCuriosity Quills Press[link]
Demons Devils & Denizens Of Hell 2Hellbound Books[link]
Depraved DesiresHellBound Books
Directions of the HeartSelf[link]
Erie Tales X: MasqueradeGreat Lakes Association of Horror Writers[link]
First ChangeHigh Eyrie Publications[link]
Forged in BloodBaen[link][comments]
Full Moon Slaughter 2: Altered BeastsJ. Ellington Ashton Press[link][comments]
Hardened HeartsUnnerving[link]
Killing It Softly 2Digital Fiction Publishing[link][comments]
Kissed by LiteratureCHBB[link]
Lawless LandsFalstaff Books[link]
Like A WomanMirren Hogan[link][comments]
Mirages and SpeculationsCamden Park Press[link][comments]
Mistletoe and Mischief: A Magical Holiday CollectionClockpunk Press[link]
Mrs Claus: Not the Fairy Tale They SayWorld Weaver Press[link]
My Favorite StoryProject Entertainment Network[link]
Plots & Schemes Vol 1Solstice Publishign[link][comments]
Plots & SchemesSolstice Publishign[link][comments]
Prowlers and GrowlersNaughty Nights Press[link]
Real American HorrorDead Man's Tome[link][comments]
Running Wild Anthology of StoriesRunning Wild Press[link]
Secrets of the SlainLindsey Goddard[link]
Sex, Gore, & MillipedesDragon's Roost Press[link][comments]
Speakeasies and Spiritualists18thWall Productions[link][comments]
Straight Outta TombstoneBaen[link][comments]
Strangely Funny IVMystery and Horror LLC[link]
Super sick: tales of Twisted superheroesPlague pirate[link]
Sword and PlanetRogue Planet Press[link]
Sycorax's DaughtersCedar Grove Publishing[link]
Tails of DystopiaWindrift Books[link][comments]
Thank You: A Tribute to Chris CornellAngela J. Maher[link][comments]
The Corona Book of Horror StoriesCorona Books UK[link]
The Darcy MonologuesQuill Ink[link][comments]
The End: An Apocalyptic AnthologyJ. Ellington Ashton[link]
The Ossuary Playground & Other Unexpected TalesSolstice Publishing[link][comments]
The Shadow Over DeathlehemGrinning Skull Press[link]
The Society of Misfit Stories Presents...Volume 1Bards and Sages Publishing[link]
Twice Upon An ApocalypseCrystal Lake[link][comments]
Wicked HauntedNEHW Press[link]
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