5 Must Read Horror Articles 13 September 2021

Final Girl Friday 13th

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:

Rolling Stone look at Stephen Graham Jones’ new novel, My Heart is a Chainsaw and its handling of the final girl trope

Brenna Ehrlich, writing for Rolling Stone, looks Stephen Graham Jones’ flipping of the final girl trope in his latest novel, My Heart is a Chainsaw.

Tor Nightfire feature an article examining the Southern Gothic

Writer Daryl Gregory crafts this article for Tor Nightfire on the Southern Gothic sub-genre and his own experience of it.

Crime Reads channel their inner Barker and Cronenberg with a look at 1980s body horror

Writer and academic Darryl Jones, writing for Crime Reads, looks back at the 1980s portrayals of body horror, drawing from Barker, Cronenberg and many more.

LitReactor recommend ten examples of DIY horror

Sadie Hartmann, aka Mother Horror, writes for LitReactor on ten books featuring haunted fixer-uppers for those of us craving DIY horror.

The Ginger Nuts of Horror interview author Coy Hall 

Author Coy Hall sits down for an interview with The Ginger Nuts of Horror, where he discusses his novel in six parts, Grimoire of the Four Imposters and much more.

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