News Round-up Week Ending 31 August 2018

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … ‘Fangoria Presents’ kicks off on 11 September with Our Lady of the Inferno by Preston Fassel A name that needs no introduction for horror fans, Fangoria begins its new ‘Fangoria Presents’ imprint with Our Lady of the Inferno …

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TIH 226: Kurt Fawver on The Dissolution of Small Worlds, Thomas Ligotti’s Work as Conspiracy, and Special Collections

TIH 226 Kurt Fawver on The Dissolution of Small Worlds, Thomas Ligotti's Work as Conspiracy, and Special Collections

In this podcast Kurt Fawver talks about The Dissolution of Small Worlds, Thomas Ligotti’s work as conspiracy, Special Collections, and much more. About Kurt Fawver Shirley Jackson Award winner Kurt Fawver lives in that dark land of swamps and simulacra known as Florida, but is originally from the Pennsylvanian wasteland that lies between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. His favorite …

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Look Out For … The Siren and the Spector by Jonathan Janz

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“Jonathan Janz is no stranger to the horror genre, with a terrifying visceral style that packs an emotional and haunting punch.” When celebrated supernatural skeptic David Crane receives an invitation by an old friend to spend a month in “the most haunted house in Virginia”, he figures the case is nothing more than the same old …

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Book Review: Teeth by Kelli Owen

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“Owen has delivered a thrilling tale which has elements of crime and horror as well as social commentary. But she has also planted a seed that could grow and bear yet more promising fruit.”   Kelli Owen has been writing fiction since she was eight, and has been a part of the horror community since …

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TIH 225: Kurt Fawver on The Known vs. The Unknown, Cultural Anxieties, and The Paranormal

TIH 225 Kurt Fawver on The Known vs. The Unknown, Cultural Anxiety, and The Paranormal

In this podcast Kurt Fawver talks about the known vs the unknown, cultural anxiety, the paranormal, and much more. About Kurt Fawver A Shirley Jackson Award winner, Kurt Fawver lives in that dark land of swamps and simulacra known as Florida, but is originally from the Pennsylvanian wasteland that lies between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. His …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 27 Aug 2018

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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: NPR recommends 100 top horror reads Tech Radar has a list of great horror movies for purchase or streaming this summer James Wan reveals how his horror background informed …

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TIH 224: Joshua Chaplinsky on LitReactor, Chuck Palahniuk, and Juicy Hollywood Rumours

TIH 224 Joshua Chaplinsky on LitReactor, Chuck Palahniuk, and Juicy Hollywood Rumours

In this podcast Joshua Chaplinsky talks about LitReactor, Chuck Palahniuk, juicy Hollywood rumours, and much more. About Joshua Chaplinsky Joshua Chaplinsky is the Managing Editor of LitReactor.com. He has also written for the popular film site Screen Anarchy and for ChuckPalahniuk.net, the official website of Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk. He is the author of …

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News Round-up Week Ending 24 August 2018

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … British Folklore-based Fantasy/Horror Anthology, This Dreaming Isle announced as kickstarter by Unsung Stories Newly independent, after buying themselves out from their parent company, following the success of the 2084 anthology, Unsung Stories have announced a new fantasy and horror …

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Look Out For … Hag by Kathleen Kaufman

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“Kathleen Kaufman is no stranger to the weird and supernatural, and HAG appears to have the occult running deep in its veins.” Something awakens, secluded in the rocky Scottish cliffs. A line of descendants from an ancient matriarchal power have been called into action … but why? Through the centuries, daughters of the lowland hag, …

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Book Review: Hell Ship by Benedict J. Jones

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“In Hell Ship, Benedict J. Jones brings fresh eyes to a common horror scenario, and he does so with enthusiasm and a clear love for the genre.” Benedict J. (Ben) Jones is a name familiar around the UK horror scene. His is a familiar face at conventions, in addition to having a number of short …

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TIH 223: Joshua Chaplinsky on Kanye West Reanimator, H.P. Lovecraft, and Lessons from Writing Screenplays

TIH 223 Joshua Chaplinsky on Kanye West Reanimator, H.P. Lovecraft, and Lessons from Writing Screenplays

In this podcast Joshua Chaplinsky talks about Kanye West Reanimator, H.P. Lovecraft, lessons from writing screenplays, and much more. About Joshua Chaplinsky Joshua Chaplinsky is the Managing Editor of LitReactor.com. He has also written for the popular film site Screen Anarchy and for ChuckPalahniuk.net, the official website of Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk. He is the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 20 Aug 2018

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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: NPR have a feature article on the troublesome balance between Lovecraft’s brilliance and bigotry Vulture talk up the big new scare in horror – the dead phone battery The …

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News Round-up Week Ending 17 August 2018

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New anthology by all-female authors, featuring some of the best writers in the worlds of horror and weird fiction Coming 4 September from Worde Horde is the new anthology, Fright into Flight. In this anthology, the first …

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TIH 222: Tade Thompson on The Murders of Molly Southbourne, Rosewater, and Nigeria

TIH 222 Tade Thompson on The Murders of Molly Southbourne, Rosewater, and Nigeria

In this podcast Tade Thompson talks about The Murders of Molly Southbourne, Rosewater, Nigeria, and much more. About Tade Thompson Tade Thompson is the author of the sci-fi novel Rosewater, a John W. Campbell Award finalist, and The Kitschies Golden Tentacle Award-winning novel Making Wolf. His novella The Murders of Molly Southbourne has been optioned …

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Look Out For … We Sold Our Souls by Grady Hendrix

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“We Sold Our Souls is classic Grady Hendrix, a Faustian heavy metal road-trip through the nightmare lands of America.” Things were really looking good for heavy metal band Dürt Würk. The band was having their breakout moment when their lead singer Terry Hunt decided to try the solo gig, then really hit the big time …

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