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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Horror Short Story published in 2017...

'Consumprtion'Ryan LieskeBurning Willow Press[link][comments]
AdramelechSean Patrick HazlettGalaxy Press[link]
AdramelechSean Patrick HazlettGalaxy Press[link]
Are You There, Azathoth? It's Me, MargaretKevin WetmoreMystery and Horror LLC[link][comments]
Dandelion YellowErin Al-MehairiUnnerving[link]
Death and the FashionistaFaith HunterZombies Need Brains[link][comments]
Don't TellAnn StolinskyRunning Wild Press[link][comments]
DragonhoppersTerri DelCampoBlazing Owl Press[link]
Festival of HarlequinSebastian Crowhttp://

Ghost Train OutAlex AzarMystery and Horror LLC[link][comments]
HeirloomTheresa BraunUnnerving[link]
Home, Sweet HellRoy C. Booth and Axel KohagenLycan Valley Press[link][comments]
Hoodoo ManJohn Linwood Grant18thWall Productions[link]
In the Days of Mister CuddlesBruce ArthursThird Flatiron[link]
It'll Rot Your TeethWondra VanianCorona Books UK[link]
KaylanaD. Alan LewisRogue Airship[link][comments]
Last Of The AshiptuPaul LubaczewskiWildside Press[link][comments]
Moses Callahan's Last ChordBrendan Foley18thwall Productions[link][comments]
So Sings the SirenAnnie NeugebaueerApex Magazine[link]
Super-Sick: tales of Twisted superheroesMark nyePlague Pirate publishing[link][comments]
The City Will Eat You AliveMichael WestSeventh Star Press[link]
The DanceJulie PitzelZombies Need Brains[link]
The Disturbing Disappearance of Horatio GristleLeslie J LinderGrinning Skull Press[link]
The Sadistic Nurse EmilieToneye EyenotJ. Ellington Ashton Press[link]
The Smiling Bob Radio ShowKristin Lea BerryGathering Storm Magazine[link][comments]
The Whims of My EnemyAmanda J. SpeddingDigital Fiction Publishing[link][comments]
Trapdoor: A Christmas Tale of TerrorRoma GrayTrick-or-Treat Thrillers[link]
What Is Love?Calvin DemmerUnnerving[link]
Whizz-Bang attackSergio 'ente per ente' PALUMBOGehenna Publishing House[link][comments]
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