5 Must Read Horror Articles 8 July 2019


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LitReactor features a brief history of folk horror in literature

If you’ve watched Ari Aster’s Midsommar and you need more folk horror in your life, Christopher Schultz over at LitReactor paints a brief history of the sub-genre in literature, from which to fill your summer with nightmares.

Charles Bramesco writes in The Guardian on the virtues of longer horror movies

Film critic, Charles Bramesco, explains why longer horror movies, including those that contain elements which are not wholly necessary for the functioning of the story, still have merit, particularly in delivering scares.

Bloody Disgusting analyse the horror influences of the first two seasons of Stranger Things

With fans of the series already binging the newly launched third season of Stranger Things, Meagan Navarro of Bloody Disgusting looks at the horror influences which were displayed across the first two seasons of the show.

Crypt Teaze have the scoop on a new history of women in speculative fiction: Monster, She Wrote

Nikolas Sullivan reports for Crypt Teaze on a forthcoming release from Quirk Books, Monster, She Wrote. The book will be co-authored by horror academics and hosts of the Know Fear podcast, Lisa Kröger and Melanie R. Anderson and will highlight one hundred women authors significant to horror and speculative fiction.

The Horror Writers’ Association feature an interview with Bram Stoker Award-winner Sara Tantlinger

The Horror Writers’ Association’s David E. Cowen catches up with the ever-fascinating Sara Tantlinger, talking about her Bram Stoker Award-winning poetry collection, The Devil’s Dreamland and a lot more.

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