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Welcome to the Annual Critters Readers' Poll Voting Page

Critters / Critique.org 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 2020...

(Listings are alphabetical)
A Guide to Useless Sidekicks518 Publishing Company LLC[link]
A Scream in the NightBlack Bed Sheet Books[link][comments]
After the Kool-Aid is GoneD&T Publishing[link]
Beers and Fears: Flight NightEvil Epoch Press[link]
BloodletCulture Cult Press[link]
BloodsportFiction-Atlas Press[link][comments]
Cat Ladies of the ApocalypseCamden Park Press[link][comments]
Cat Ladies of the ApocalypseCamden Park Presshttps?://[comments]
Dark Divinationshorroraddicts.net

(Listings continue below)

Erie Tales: Unlucky ThirteenGreat Lakes Association of Horror Writers[link]
Fiction River: DoorwaysWMG[link]
Fiction River: StolenWMG Publishing[link]
Gotta Wear Eclipse GlassesThird Flatiron Publishing[link][comments]
Hochmuller's Houndhttps?://
HWA Poetry Showcase Volume VIIHorror Writers Association[link]
Monsters, Movies & MayhemWordFire Press[link]
Mystery with a Splash of BourbonMystery and Horror, LLC[link][comments]
Predators in PetticoatsBlack Cat White Cat Books[link]
Ravenous FablesBy Quill and Lantern Publishing[link]
Retro HorrorNightmare Press[link]
School's InBlack Hare Press[link]
Six Guns Straight From Hell 3SFT Publishing[link]
Strange Girls: Women in Horror AnthologyTwisted Wing Productions[link]
Strangely Funny VIIMystery and Horror, LLC[link][comments]
Tell Me MoreEast Jasmine Review[link]
The Beat of Black WingsUntreed Reads[link]
The Blind Dead Ride Out of Hell: A Literary Tribute to the Amando de Ossorio FilmsSt. Rooster Books[link]
The Devil You KnowCritical Blast[link]
The Horror Zine's Book of Ghost StoriesHellbound Books[link][comments]
The Pulp Horror Book of Phobias, Vol IILVP Publications[link]
The Twofer CompendiumCelestial Echo Press[link][comments]
Upon a Once TimeAir and Nothingness Press[link][comments]
Wicked Women: An Anthology of the New England Horror WritersNew England Horror Writers[link][comments]
Wicked Womenhttps?://
Writers of the Future Vol. 36Galaxy Press[link][comments]
Xenobiology - Stranger CreaturesRogue Planet Press[link]
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