News Round-up Week Ending 24 May 2019

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New release from author Renee Miller, Howl, out 27 June from Unnerving, now available for pre-order From Renee Miller, author of Church and Cats Like Cream, comes Howl. When three friends run out of fuel on a desolate dirt …

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Look Out For … A Penny for Your Thoughts by Robert Ford and Matt Hayward

A Penny For Your Thoughts

“A Penny for Your Thoughts is Ford and Hayward’s first collaboration and sounds like a book you’re not going to want to miss.”  Right out of prison, Joe Openshaw settles back at home with his father. He’s trying to pick up the pieces of his life, letting go of his old habits, like the habits …

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TIH 277: Brian Kirk on We Are Monsters, Psychedelics, and Coping With Anxiety

TIH 277 Brian Kirk on We Are Monsters, Psychedelics, and Coping With Anxiety

In this podcast Brian Kirk talks about We Are Monsters, psychedelics, coping with anxiety, and much more. Brian Kirk Brian Kirk is an author of dark thrillers and psychological suspense. His debut novel, We Are Monsters, was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a First Novel. His latest novel is Will Haunt …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 20 May 2019

The Terror _ Season 2, Episode 2 - Photo Credit: Ed Araquel/AMC

Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado: Bloody Disgusting reveal AMC’s setting for the second season of their series, The Terror Nightmare on Film Street recommend their ten favourite folk horror deities Locus Magazine features a feature …

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News Round-up Week Ending 17 May 2019

Suffer Little Children

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New from Black Shuck Books, Penny Jones’ Suffer Little Children New from British author Penny Jones is Suffer Little Children, a mini-collection of short stories, presented as volume thirteen of Black Shuck Books’ ‘Black Shuck Shadows’ range. …

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TOD 048 Jesse Bullington: The Fiend with a Thousand Faces: Monsters as a Mirror of Humanity

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents The Fiend with a Thousand Faces: Monsters as a Mirror of Humanity, a lecture by author Jesse Bullington, also Alex Marshall and a guest at The Outer Dark Symposium 2019. This 25th Annual Adams Lecture in the Humanities was recorded live at San Diego State University (SDSU) in …

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Look Out For … The Resurrectionists by Michael Patrick Hicks

The Resurrectionists by Michael Patrick Hicks - cover

“With The Resurrectionists, Hicks combines American history and occult horror with stellar results, creating a compelling protagonist worthy of a series.” New York City, just after the American Revolution, and a new revolution of science has just begun. Anatomy students need bodies for their studies, but grave robbing is illegal. Enter the resurrectionists, stealing corpses …

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This Is Horror Awards 2018: The Winners

This Is Horror Awards

Novel of the Year Winner: Runner-up: “This news is such a surprise and such an honor. Thank you so much to everyone who’s read and supported The Rust Maidens. It means the world to me. Thank you to my fellow nominees for being the kind of writers that inspire all of us, day after day. …

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Book Review: Into the Ashes by Lee Murray

Into the Ashes by Lee Murray - cover

“All in all, Murray gives us another cracking, rip-roaring adventure, while also taking us to new heights and new directions.”   Australia and New Zealand have both had a unique and distinct output where horror is concerned. Their film industry has, since the 70s, produced a steady stream of fresh and offbeat fare such as …

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TIH 276: Caitlin Starling on First Round Edits, Sci-Fi Horror, and A Human Project

TIH 276 Caitlin Starling on First Round Edits, Sci-Fi Horror, and A Human Project

In this podcast Caitlin Starling talks about first round edits, sci-fi horror, A Human Project, and much more. Caitlin Starling Caitlin Starling is a writer of horror-tinged speculative fiction and interactive media. She is based out of Portland, Oregon. Her first novel, The Luminous Dead, comes out from Harper Voyager on April 2, 2019. She …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 13 May 2019

The-Others

Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado: Film School Rejects pick out ten of the best mother figures in horror The Hollywood Reporter pick out The VVitch as the starting point for the much-maligned term ‘elevated horror’ Junkee …

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News Round-up Week Ending 10 May 2019

Mannequin

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Mannequin: Tales of Wood Made Flesh, a new anthology of horror and weird fiction on the subject of humanoid entities, available for pre-order now Featuring a staggering table of contents including the likes of Ramsey Campbell, …

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TOD 047 The Outer Dark Symposium 2019, Part 2: The Weird in Sword & Sorcery/Sword & Soul and Readings by Nadia Bulkin, Mike Allen & Lesley Wheeler

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the second installment of The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird 2019 including  the panel: ‘The Weird in Sword & Sorcery/Sword & Soul’, moderated by Milton J. Davis and featuring Jesse Bullington, Gerald L. Coleman, Nancy A. Collins, Anya Martin, Ian McDowell, and Balogun Ojetade, as well …

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Look Out For … Unamerica by Cody Goodfellow

Unamerica by Cody Goodfellow - cover

“Years in the making, and spanning multiple genres, Unamerica by Cody Goodfellow is destined to be another stellar release from a powerhouse writer.” A secret city lies deep underground the desert near the US-Mexico border. It promises everything immigrants and refugees seek: Luxury, liberty, and a life of excess. This is the Terminal Autonomous Zone. …

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TIH 275: Caitlin Starling on The Luminous Dead, Early Life Lessons, and Forthcoming Projects

TIH 275: Caitlin Starling on The Luminous Dead, Early Life Lessons, and Forthcoming Projects

In this podcast Caitlin Starling talks about The Luminous Dead, early life lessons, forthcoming projects, and much more. Caitlin Starling Caitlin Starling is a writer of horror-tinged speculative fiction and interactive media. She is based out of Portland, Oregon. Her first novel, The Luminous Dead, comes out from Harper Voyager on April 2, 2019. She …

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