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:
- Sublime Horror review new non-fiction book, Masks in Horror Cinema: Eyes Without Faces
- George Daniel Lea writes for The Ginger Nuts of Horror on assumed definitions in genre fiction
- Tor Nightfire select their ten best horror poetry collections from 2020
- Richard Thomas’ latest Storyville article for LitReactor makes suggestions for horror writing post Covid-19
- Cemetery Gates Media talk to Cameron Ulam as part of their New Voices in Horror series
Daniel Pietersen, writing for Sublime Horror, takes a deep dive into new non-fiction release Masks In Horror Cinema: Eyes Without Faces by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and considers the menace implied by the masked villain in this fascinating review.
Writer George Daniel Lea delves into the assumed definitions which exist within genre, digging deep into influential works of dark fiction throughout the ages and challenging what the genre can be said to include.
Tor Nightfire’s Aigner Loren Wilson picks out her top ten horror poetry collections from 2020, describing just what moved her so much about each entry.
Richard Thomas’ latest Storyville article for LitReactor makes suggestions for horror writing post Covid-19
In his latest Storyville article for LitReactor, Richard Thomas confronts a question many writers will have been thinking about: ‘How do we write horror in the wake of Covid-19?’ Here, he offers three thematic suggestions bound to give direction back to your writing if you are in a pandemic rut.
As part of the New Voices in Horror series from Cemetery Gates Media, CMG’s Joe Sullivan talks to writer Cameron Ulam about her recent publications, her writing more generally and what the future looks like for her.
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