Both SciFi Wire and Locus have mentions of the 2001 Stoker Award winners (as noted on the journal, American Gods won for best novel).


American Gods is a July/August Book Sense 76 Pick for new paperback fiction.


from the DC NEWS 6/07/02 (reprinted in Comic Book Electronic Magazine):

Chronicle Books continues to build its line of Sandman-themed stationery & gift items with two wire-bound journals and a boxed set of postcards. These items are solicited in “Collectibles & Novelties” section of the June issue of Previews (Volume XII #6).

The Sandman Dream Journal (JUN023373) features cover art by Yoshitaka Amano from THE SANDMAN: THE DREAM HUNTERS and interior art by P. Craig Russell, Shawn McManus, John Watkiss, Charles Vess, and Mike Dringenberg. The Sandman Death Journal (JUN023372) features cover art by Chris Bachalo and interior art by Chris Bachalo and Brian Bolland. Each journal contains 128 lined pages. These items are scheduled to be in stores on August 28 and are priced at $9.95.

The Sandman Postcard Set (JUN023374) contains 40 postcards featuring art by Dave McKean, Chris Bachalo, Jon J Muth, Moebius, Yoshitaka Amano, Jill Thompson, Michael Zulli, Bill Sienkiewicz, Teddy Kristiansen, Matt Wagner, George Pratt, Kent Williams, Mike Dringenberg, Shawn McManus, and more, presented in a deluxe foil-stamped box. This item is scheduled to arrive in stores on August 28 with a price of $15.95.

Chronicle Books’ 2003 Sandman: King of Dreams wall calendar, solicited in the April Previews (APR022845), priced at $12.95, is still available for advance reorder.


CBEM also listed the results of the 5th National Comic Awards (UK) from Comics 2002 Festival in Bristol. Neil ranked 4th in the Best Writer Ever category, and 10th in the Best Writer Now one.


From “Summer Listening Fun” from the Publishers Weekly website:
HarperChildren’s Audio is trying something new and different this season. The company will release the audio version of Coraline by bestselling adult author Neil Gaiman in June, a full month ahead of the book’s hardcover release. The audiobook will be a giveaway at Harper’s booth during the American Library Association’s convention in Atlanta later this month.