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                                                                                       Bram Stoker Estate News Articles

Dracula author's notebook found
Emily Pearce
Isle of Wight County Press
"But my relative, Dacre Stoker, Bram's great-grandnephew, expressed an interest so I sent a copy to him in America earlier this year. ...
Bram Stoker's notebook... cryptic clues to Dracula
By Allison Flood
The Guardian

Dublin Birth of Dracula
By Colin Coyle
Sunday Times UK

Lost notes of Bram Stoker found in attic
By Rob Sharp, Arts Correspondent
The Independent
The Bookseller
Robson Press to publish Bram Stoker’s Notebook

Cuando Stoker conoció a Drácula
Iniciativa Mercurio y CINTV preparan un documental y un libro sobre el universal vampiro y su autor, que cuenta con un presupuesto de 1,5 millones de euros

Sink your teeth into Dracula cloak race
Irish Independent
A unique road race 
-- the Bram Stoker Dracula Cloak Race 5km -- takes place
on the Clontarf seafront at 4.0 on Saturday, October 22. 
This novel event has one important stipulation: 
all participants are requested to wear a cloak. ...

First Edition of Dracula, signed 
“with Bram Stoker’s warm regards”
 to the wife of W.S. Gilbert of 
Gilbert & Sullivan fame.
Price $194,000.

2012 World Horror Convention
Horror Writers Association to name the
Bram Stoker Vampire Novel of the Century,
co-presented by Dacre Stoker, on behalf of
The Bram Stoker Estate

The Sligo Champion-Michael Moran
.... two skeletons buried around 1300 years ago with large stones wedged into their mouths were buried in this way to stop them rising from their graves to haunt the living.


 Dracula Notes by Bram Stoker, author of 1897's Dracula, 
will be on view at the Rosenbach Museum and Library
from Sept. 21 to Nov. 6. The Rosenbach collection houses
124 pages of the Stoker notes featured in the exhibition.
The museum also will stage a Dracula festival
Oct. 12 to 29. (215-732-1600) or
Sir Hall Caine, Forgotten Super Star 

Vampires From A to Zed
Daily Star
Inspired by Fright Night

Find The World’s Best Vampire-Spotting Locations
Folks are, well, batty for vampire tales. So where can you
go to learn more about these creatures of the night? 
Discover the top destinations with this excerpt from 
Lonely Planet's Best in Travel.

Dublin and the rise of the vampire 
Irish Times
Vampires, ghouls and ghosts have been monopolising popular
culture of late, but it was three novelists from Dublin who helped
 bring Gothic fiction into the mainstream, writes Arminta Wallace

Horror Writers Association
2012 Award for Vampire Novel of the Century

Sherlock Holmes author’s home vital for regeneration of area
Petersfield Post
Efforts are underway to preserve Undershaw, 
the first house Sir Arthur Conan Doyle actually owned.
The surviving guestbook was signed by Bram Stoker... 

The Cheshire provides a 'novel' place to stay
For instance, Room 101 is the Bram Stoker room,
and comes complete with late night reading material
in the form of, naturally, the novel "Dracula." 
Our top ten Irish novelists of all time
Ten Irish writers who have left an imprint on the world

The Princess and the mushy peas
Whitby Today
While in Whitby Tim also returned home a piece of Whitby's history, a zebrawood cane once owned by Bram Stoker. The cane has a silver grip, with a faint engraving that identifies the artefact's history. Tim said: “It was given to Bram by the crew of ..
The  most senior Canadian Stoker sent along the following clipping ( newspaper page-in an envelope- with postage), along with a letter, dated “Bastille Day”. ...much appreciated

Walk in writers' footsteps
 Take a tour of Ireland's rich literary landscape
 BY JANICE KENNEDY, OTTAWA CITIZEN  9 JULY  2011 walk in the footsteps of the greatest writers in the English language, your choice is obvious. You book a trip to Ireland.

New statue to celebrate king of vampires - Bram Stoker
Irish Central  13 July 2011
A memorial statue to honor Bram Stoker has been given the go-head, but authorities have yet to decide where to put the memorial. The life-size statue which will commemorate the 2012 centennial of the Clontarf man's death was approved by Dublin City ...
Fangs for Dracula writer statue, but where do we put it? 11 July 2011
By Neil Ginty 
A DUBLIN memorial to Dracula author Bram Stoker has been given the go ahead -- but there's still no agreement on where to put it. A lifesize statue to commemorate the 2012 centennial of the Clontarf man's death was given approval by ...
Cin TV sinks teeth into 'Dracula'
Variety 17 June 2011
Best-selling author Dacre Stoker ("The Un-Dead"), Stoker's ... Pic's release will be accompanied by the publication of Dacre Stoker's novel by Spain's ...
12  May 2011
Count on Stoker to resurrect tourism | Irish Examiner

12 May 2011
Independent ie letters - Stoker Not Getting Recognition He Deserves

22 April 2011
Henry Hew Gordon Dacre Stoker to be considered for Victoria Cross
Lieutenant Commander Henry Stoker was a British naval officer who commanded the Australian submarine AE2 when it successfully penetrated the Dardanelles at the same time as Australian troops went ashore at Gallipoli. AE2 sank in the Sea of Marmara and all aboard were taken prisoner. British commander Norman Holbrook who also penetrated the Dardanelles but escaped was awarded the VC. Stoker(who was born in Dublin, and a cousin of Bram Stoker), died in London aged 81.
-Max Blenkin

7 April 2011
Twenty Irish Novels to Read Before You Die
Ireland, considering its size, has produced a disproportionately large amount of world renowned writers. From Joyce to Wilde and McGahern and Stoker here's IrishCentral's list of the top 20 Irish novel you should read before you die. 
Full Story from Irish Central
27 October 2010
“Dracula: The Official Stoker Family Edition” IPad App Released 

Page  updated 26 December 2011

Image courtesy of Powerhouse Museum

Halloween News

A selection of the very many

Bram Stoker and Dracula news articles,

published leading up to Halloween 2012

Anniversaries of sea and sky                                

2012 Centenary, Bram Stoker & the Titanic


John Stoker of Southport supports search for AE1.....

Liverpool Daily

Sensualising Deformity

Communication and Construction of

Monstrous Embodiment     
“Just a wooden stake”: (de)sensualising Dracula,

A blog, consideration of  Dr. Elizabeth Miller’s article,

Coitus Interruptus: Sex, Bram Stoker and 'Dracula'

Elizabeth Miller Spills the Beans

Interview on Gravediggers Local

What is special about 2012 and your upcoming

book Bram Stoker’s Dublin Notebook....

Un sucesor de Stoker encarga un proyecto sobre

el nacimiento de Drácula


Waterstones Vampire Timeline

Christabel, Varney the Vampyre, The Vampyre, Dracula,

The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire, I Am Legend..

Bram Stoker’s Inspiration for Dracula

Vampire Film Festival                   


Epitaphs of Wit and Wisdom

Irish Central

Actor Lee given Bram Stoker award

Irish Times

Sir Christopher Lee accepted the

Bram Stoker Gold Medal from Trinity College

Philosophical Society president Eoin O’Liatháin....

Dublin Writers Museum

Celebrating the Mordant, Witty, and Darkly Romantic

Bram Stoker & His Count Dracula

A Bloody Good Read....

Ashley Fantz

Cuando Stoker conoció a Drácula

2012 World Horror Convention

Bram Stoker Vampire Novel of the Century



Sir Hall Caine, Forgotten Super Star

Vampires From A to Zed

Daily Star

Inspired by Fright Night