Category: News

News Round-up Week Ending 16 February 2018

head_full_of_ghosts

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Paul Tremblay’s Head Full of Ghosts to be adapted into feature film Oz Perkins, director of The Blackcoat’s Daughter and I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House, has been announced as the director and writer in charge of …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/news-round-up-week-ending-16-february-2018/

This Is Horror Awards 2017: Vote Now!

This Is Horror Awards

It’s that time of year again, friends. The This Is Horror Awards 2017 are now open. Please send your votes to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Awards 2017’. To cast a vote simply write the category and your vote for each award. You may vote for your top two in each category. For example: Award 1. First choice 2. …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/this-is-horror-awards-2017-vote-now/

News Round-up Week Ending 9 February 2018

Varying Distances - small

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New from Crystal Lake, Darren Speegle’s Varying Distances Released today through Crystal Lake Publishing is the short story collection Varying Distance by Darren Speegle, author of Adam’s Ladder and The Third Twin. The collection features twelve tales, with …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/news-round-up-week-ending-9-february-2018/

Book Review: Speculations by Joe McKinney

Speculations by Joe McKinney - cover

“Whether it is horror of a supernatural nature or real-life horror, this collection has it all. Joe McKinney skillfully weaves entertaining, thought-provoking, character-driven stories that will take hold of the reader’s imagination – and not let go.” Nominated for four Bram Stoker awards, winning two (2014 for Superior Achievement in a YA Novel for Dog Days …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/book-review-speculations-by-joe-mckinney/

News Round-up Week Ending 2 Ferbuary 2018

HELL CANDIDATE

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Graham Masterton’s classic political horror The Hell Candidate to be brought back into print by Telos Publishing Graham Masterton’s 1982 political horror, written to coincide with the Reagan presidency is being revived and re-released by Telos …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/news-round-up-week-ending-2-ferbuary-2018/

News Round-up Week Ending 26 January 2018

Bungalow_house

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Thomas Ligotti’s The Bungalow House available for pre-order on limited edtion LP Read by Jon Padgett (The Secret of Ventriloquism), Thomas Ligotti’s story, The Bungalow House,  is chillingly brought to life on a new limited edition LP. The …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/news-round-up-week-ending-26-january-2018/

In Memoriam: Dallas Mayr 1946- 2018

Jack Ketchum - author

  Horror lost one of the greats yesterday. Dallas Mayr, more commonly known as Jack Ketchum, passed away 24 January 2018 after a long battle with cancer. Author of several novels including Off Season, Red, The Girl Next Door, Offspring, and the short-story collection Peaceable Kingdom, Ketchum’s work has been adapted for the screen and …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/in-memoriam-dallas-mayr-1946-2018/

News Round-up Week Ending 19 January 2018

Phantom Limbs

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Phantom Limbs, the new short story collection from Margo Lanagan, available for pre-order now Released through PS Publishing Australia, Phantom Limbs is the new short story collection from Australian author Margo Lanagan. Already garnering praise from a variety …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/news-round-up-week-ending-19-january-2018/

News Round-up Week Ending 12 January 2018

Broken Shells - Digital

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Broken Shells, from Michael Patrick Hicks, out 6 February On 6 February, the new novella, Broken Shells, from dark fiction writer Michael Patrick Hicks (Convergence, The Marque) is released through High Fever Books. The novella is a story …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/news-round-up-week-ending-12-january-2018/

News Round-up Week Ending 5 January 2018

Gathering-evil

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … A Gathering of Evil, out now from Comet Press Written by Gil Valle, author of 2017’s Raw Deal, and renowned as the ‘Cannibal Cop’ after his wrongful arrest by federal agents for plotting to kidnap, kill and …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/news-round-up-week-ending-5-january-2018/

News Round-up Week Ending 29 December 2017

October Dreams 2

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New from Cemetery Dance, October Dreams II: A Celebration of Halloween As a follow up to one of Cemetery Dance’s most successful anthologies – and one of the most acclaimed Halloween themed anthologies from anyone, Richard Chizmar and …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/news-round-up-week-ending-29-december-2017/

News Round-up Week Ending 22 December 2017

Corpse Cold

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Corpse Cold, new short story collection by John Brhel and Joe Sullivan, out now After a successful kickstarter which generated 968% of the original target, Cemetery Gates Media has just released a book of campfire-style spooky …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/news-round-up-week-ending-22-december-2017/

The Outer Dark Symposium 2018 Gets Really Weird at the Winchester Mystery House

Outer Dark Symposium 2018 poster

This past March, Atlanta, Georgia hosted the first annual Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird to a smashing success. With 2018 right around the corner, The Outer Dark is poised to turn San Jose, California weird as the symposium returns with panels and readings from the very best in contemporary weird fiction. On 24 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/the-outer-dark-symposium-2018-gets-really-weird-at-the-winchester-mystery-house/

News Round-up Week Ending 15 December 2017

John F D Taff

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … John F. D. Taff’s entire full-length back catalogue relaunched by Grey Matter Press Ahead of the launch in 2018 of the third short story collection, Little Black Spots, from ‘The King of Pain,’ John F. D. Taff, Grey …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/news-round-up-week-ending-15-december-2017/

News Round-up Week Ending 8 December 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … William Meikle’s The Ghost Club released tomorrow through Crystal Lake Channeling the most prominent voices in Victorian storytelling, such as Conan Doyle, Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, William Meikle delivers a collection of new short stories which readers are …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/news-round-up-week-ending-8-december-2017/