- Robert McCammon received the 2012 Bram Stoker Lifetime Achievement Award during the Bram Stoker Awards 2013 Weekend Incorporating The World Horror Convention, June 15, 2013, in New Orleans, LA. For photos and video coverage of the event, click here.
- Robert McCammon received the 2009 Phoenix Award from DeepSouthCon on June 6, 2009. The Phoenix Award is a lifetime achievement award for a science fiction or fantasy professional with connections to the South.
- Robert McCammon received the 2008 Grand Master Award from the World Horror Convention on March 29, 2008.
- The Queen of Bedlam was nominated for the 2008 Thriller Award in the Best Paperback Original category. The Thriller Awards are given out by the International Thriller Writers.
- Robert McCammon was nominated for the Lifetime Achievement Award in the 2006 Southeastern Science Fiction Achievement Award.
- 2004 Alabama Library Association’s Alabama Author Award for Speaks the Nightbird.
- Independent Publisher Book Award for 2003 in the “Historical/Military Fiction” category with Speaks the Nightbird.
- Finalist for the historical fiction book of the year (2002) from ForeWord Magazine.
- Speaks the Nightbird was awarded the 2003 Southeastern Science Fiction Achievement Award (the SESFA) for Best Novel of 2002.
- Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award 2001-2002 Nominee for Boy’s Life
- 2018 This Is Horror Awards — The Listener nominated for Novel of the Year
- 2019 Locus Awards — The Listener nominated for Horror Novel
- 2019 Dragon Con Awards — Cardinal Black nominated for Best Horror Novel
Bram Stoker Awards
- Novel: Stinger (Nominated)
- Novel: The Wolf’s Hour (Nominated)
- Short story: “Eat Me” (Winner)
- Collections: Blue World (Nominated)
- Novel: MINE (Winner)
- Novel: Boy’s Life (Winner)
- Lifetime Achievement Award
World Fantasy Awards
Robert McCammon has received the following World Fantasy Awards and nominations:
- Best Short Story: “Nightcrawlers” (Nominated)
- Best Novel: Swan Song (Nominated)
- Best Novella: “Best Friends” (Nominated)
- Best Collection: Blue World (Nominated)
- Best Novel: Boy’s Life (Winner)
- 1985 Alabama Library Association’s Alabama Author Award for Usher’s Passing.
- Locus magazine conducts a reader’s poll every year. The following McCammon novels have been nominated in the Locus Poll Awards:
- 1992 Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire Award, domaine étranger (best foreign novel) for L’heure du loup (The Wolf’s Hour). The Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire is the historical and most important science-fiction and fantasy literary prize in France.
- Each year from 1982 to 2011, the Japan Adventure Fiction Association presented the Japan Adventure Fiction Association Prizes to the best adventure fiction novels published the previous year.
- 1994 Japanese Adventure Fiction Association Prize for Swan Song
- 1995 Japanese Adventure Fiction Association Prize for Boy’s Life