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
- Tor Nightfire feature an article examining the Southern Gothic
- Crime Reads channel their inner Barker and Cronenberg with a look at 1980s body horror
- LitReactor recommend ten examples of DIY horror
- The Ginger Nuts of Horror interview author Coy Hall
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.
Writer Daryl Gregory crafts this article for Tor Nightfire on the Southern Gothic sub-genre and his own experience of it.
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.
Sadie Hartmann, aka Mother Horror, writes for LitReactor on ten books featuring haunted fixer-uppers for those of us craving DIY horror.
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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