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:
- BBC Culture feature an article about horror as perhaps the most disrespected genre
- Blood Disgusting have lined up eight beach horror movies to make you think twice about that day on the sand
- NPR in the US is conducting this year’s summer reader poll on horror. Get involved!
- The Conversation features a fantastic article on ‘evil twins’ in horror fiction and film
- iHorror talk to Michelle Hanson as part of their horror pride month series
While horror fans know we are in a golden age of horror, both at the cinema and on the printed page, Nicholas Barber of BBC Culture looks at the way in which the genre has been disrespected over the years.
Blood Disgusting have lined up eight beach horror movies to make you think twice about that day on the sand
With sunshine pouring down on those of us in the northern hemisphere, Meagan Navarro over at Bloody Disgusting has eight beach horror films to make you think twice about that day on the golden sand.
National Public Radio in the US is conducting its annual summer reader poll and this year the chosen genre is horror. This is an opportunity for we readers to have our voice heard about the horror writers who have moved us or just plain scared us. You can nominate novels, novellas or short stories from collections or anthologies. Get involved.
Xavier Aldana Reyes, senior lecturer in English literature and film at Manchester Metropolitan University has an article on The Conversation this week about the use of ‘evil twin’ characters in horror fiction film. He discusses why they unsettle us so, how they are employed and more.
As part of their horror pride month series, Waylon Jordan of iHorror talks to writer, director and photographer Michelle Hanson.
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