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:
- Bloody Disgusting reveal AMC’s setting for the second season of their series, The Terror
- Nightmare on Film Street recommend their ten favourite folk horror deities
- Locus Magazine features a feature article titled ‘Genre is not a prison’
- Kendall Reviews interviews award-winning author and poet Valerie Nieman
- Rue Morgue talk to actor Taissa Farmiga about her role in the film adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived in the Castle
Following on from season one, which adapted the novel of the same name by Dan Simmons, The Terror is returning for a second season with a new story in a new setting. Subtitled Infamy, this season features a Japanese-American community in the second world war and a series of mysterious deaths.
Channelling classics from The Wicker Man alongside the terrifying beast in Netflix’s adaptation of Adam Nevill’s The Ritual, Tyler Liston at Nightmare on Film Street has a top ten of folk horror deities.
Written by Seanan McGuire, an author whose work has dipped into a variety of genres over time, Locus Magazine’s article ‘Genre is not a prison’ is a well-written reminder of the perils of straddling multiple genres at once, but also that this ought not to be forbidden territory.
Kendall Reviews features a wide-ranging interview with award-winning author and poet Valerie Nieman about her latest poetry collection, Leopard Lady: A Life in Verse and her forthcoming novel, To The Bones.
Rue Morgue talk to actor Taissa Farmiga about her role in the film adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived in the Castle
Michael Gingold of Rue Morgue magazine chats with Taissa Farmiga about her role in the new film adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived in the Castle.
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