News Round-up Week Ending 10 February 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Crystal Lake to release Visions of the Mutant Rain Forest collection Crystal Lake publishing have announced what may be the broadest ever collection of short fiction and poetry on the topic of the mutant rain forest. Edited …

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TOD A06 Silvia Moreno-Garcia: Never Touch the Record

In this archival podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Silvia Moreno-Garcia, author of Certain Dark Things and Signal to Noise. It originally aired on July 27, 2015. This broadcast also includes Bonus New Content featuring a follow-up interview with Silvia and Gabino Iglesias (LitReactor, Zero Saints) reviews Certain Dark Things. Please join us in Atlanta on March …

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Look Out For … Dracula’s Brethren by Richard Dalby and Brian J Frost (editors)

Look Out For … Dracula’s Brethren by Richard Dalby and Brian J Frost (editors) “These rediscovered stories are a genuine treasure trove for classic thrill-seekers and lovers of supernatural fiction.” In 1897, Bram Stoker’s iconic DRACULA redefined the horror genre and had a significant impact on the image of the vampire in popular culture. But …

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Celebrating Women in Horror Month, February 2017

Women in Horror month is an annual event when we celebrate women horror writers. Sounds fairly obvious, but there’s an emphasis here that’s worth mentioning. At first glance, the genre appears to be sadly male dominated. Yet the first real science-fiction/horror story, Frankenstein, gothic and tragic with large dollops of horror poured on thick, was …

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Book Review: Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales: An Anthology edited by Ellen Datlow

“With this anthology, Datlow has further cemented her reputation as an editor with an eye for quality and her finger on the pulse of the horror genre.”   If you ask most horror authors of any sub-genre which editor they would most like to work with, the name “Ellen Datlow” is almost always top of …

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TIH 133: David Bowles on Chupacabra Vengeance, Kaiju, and Lords of the Earth

In this podcast David Bowles talks about Chupacabra Vengeance, kaiju, Lords of the Earth, and much more. About David Bowles David Bowles is a Mexican-American author, poet and translator from South Texas, where he teaches at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. In 2016, his YA fantasy novel The Smoking Mirror was selected as a Pura …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 6 February 2017

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: Leatherface’s Pool Party – The Ultimate Horror Mashup Women In Horror Month: interview With Author Linda Addison 10 Amazing Horror Movies Directed By Women The Friday The 13th Snow …

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News Round-up Week Ending 3 February 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre Independent Italiand news that caught our eye during the last week … Shut In, starring Oscar nominee Naomi Watts gets VOD, DVD & Blu-Ray release Naomi Watts stars as Mary, a child psychologist who must find out what happened to a patient who has disappeared, in …

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Book Review: Great British Horror 1: Green and Pleasant Land, edited by Steve Shaw

  “Great British Horror will, no doubt, be the standard for which all other annual anthologies will be measured against.” Horror seems to be in something of a small ascendancy at the moment, with writers all over the world gaining measures of recognition, readers, and accolades. Whilst much of this is occurring in the US, …

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Midnight Mix-Tape: February 2017- When the Women Come Out to Dance

  Uncle Jake’s here to hook you up with some of the latest and greatest horror short stories available online right now. Stories that will challenge, evolve, and redefine what horror is, and what it will become. These are themed mix-tapes of fear, dread, danger, and gore, lovingly curated just for your reading pleasure. February …

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Look Out For … Ararat by Christopher Golden

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Look Out For … Ararat by Christopher Golden “Who are we to argue with the King of horror and deny ourselves a story of snowbound slaughter?” Meryam and Adam take risks for a living. But neither is prepared for what lies in the legendary heights of Mount Ararat, Turkey. First to reach a massive cave …

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Book Review: Conceiving by Thomas S. Flowers

“Thomas S. Flowers delivers an old-school monster story that’s easy to jump on board.” Typically, the third book of a trilogy is laced with glossed-over characterizations and missing puzzle pieces that confuse and confound new readers, but with Conceiving, the third book in his Subdue series, author Thomas S. Flowers delivers an old-school monster story …

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