5 Must Read Horror Articles 17 February 2020


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Sublime Horror cast their eye back beyond the 70s and 80s heyday of paperbacks from hell to mid-century horror

Taking their lead from Grady Hendrix’s wildly successful look at Paperbacks From Hell and the subsequent relaunches of them from the likes of Valancourt Books, Sublime Horror’s James Pate looks beyond their 70s and 80s heyday to the horror of the mid-twentieth century, recommending some gems.

The Ladies of Horror Fiction feature a guest post from Kathleen Kaufman on everyday horrors

Author Kathleen Kaufman (HagDiabhal) writes this guest post for The Ladies of Horror Fictions WiHM 2020 series on everyday horrors, particularly present in the lives of women.

Dead Head Reviews feature an article from Becky Spratford on the huge growth in female horror writers

As a professional readers’ advisor in Illinois, it’s Becky Spratford’s job to keep her finger on the pulse of trends in books. As a horror aficionado, there is no genre she is more switched on to than dark fiction. Here, she explains for Dead Head Reviews’ WiHM special, how women horror writers are emerging apace within horror and why that trend will continue.

The Gingernuts of Horror’s Youngblood Library continues its excellent work in YA horror, examining this year’s Stoker Award Nominees

The Gingernuts Of Horror maintains its reputation as the hottest place for YA Horror reviews and recommendations, digging into the pile of nominees for this year’s Bram Stoker Award in the YA category.

Gwendolyn Kiste features the second part of her Women in Horror Month round table discussion

Gwendolyn Kiste features the second session of her Women in Horror Month special round table discussion. As ever, she asks pertinent questions and receives answers which are well worth reading. You can access part one from the article.

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