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by Tami Katzoff (@tvtamijo)

If you’ve got post-Oscars malaise or are saddened by the expiration of awards season, take heart: There are still prizes to be given out. Nominations for the annual Bram Stoker Awards, bestowed by the Horror Writers Association, were announced late last week.

Last year’s winner in the screenplay category was “American Horror Story,” and Ahs has been nominated once again, this time for an episode penned by executive producer Tim Minear called “Dark Cousin.”

It’s the episode where we meet Frances Conroy as the Angel of Death – or, as Minear clarifies, the Angel of Despair. “She doesn’t just show up because someone’s going to die; it’s always in the instance where someone has a choice whether to give up or go on.”

Minear says his chances of winning the Bram Stoker Award this year are “probably not very good,” perhaps »

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