Category: Interviews

Interview: Joseph D’Lacey on the rerelease of MEAT, Part I

Joseph D'Lacey

Joseph D’Lacey is best known for his shocking eco-horror novel MEAT. The book has been widely translated and prompted Stephen King to say “Joseph D’Lacey rocks!”. He is also the author of the This Is Horror chapbook, Roadkill. This Is Horror sat down with Joseph to talk about the rerelease of cult classic, MEAT. Tell …

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Interview: Wayne Simmons

Wayne Simmons

  We recently caught up with Wayne Simmons, the bestselling author of Flu. Wayne’s work has been published in the U.K, Austria, Germany, Spain, Turkey and North America.  What attracted you to writing horror – did a particular author influence you? I’ve been a fan of horror all my life, I guess. First memories include …

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Interview: Simeon Halligan of Grimmfest

Not only is Simeon Halligan the director behind 2010’s Splintered and the forthcoming White Settlers but he’s also one of the main masterminds behind Grimmfest. This year Grimmfest has teamed up with the BFI to present a season of gothic films in some of the English north-west’s most atmospheric buildings. Recently he kindly took some …

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Interview: BC Furtney, December 2013. Part II

BC Furtney December

BC Furtney is the author of Scarla, Maimstream, and You, Me, and the Devil Makes Three, published by Comet Press, as well as the writer/director of Do Not Disturb and the upcoming Werewolf Rises, produced by Ruthless Pictures. He resides in a southern outlaw compound, off the grid and far from the bright lights. Just …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Matthew Pritchard

Matthew Pritchard

Matthew Pritchard worked as a journalist in Spain for ten years, mainly for the ex-pat press, but also for UK nationals. While resident in Spain he perfected his craft as a writer. Now living in the UK once more, he plans to write full-time. What first attracted you to horror writing? As a teenager I …

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Interview: Sean Hogan Vs Gary McMahon

The following interview/discussion should have taken place in a cosy pub over a few pints, but due to logistics it was conducted over a short period of time via email. The brief was for each of the subjects to interview the other, but in the format of an informal chat rather than a structured interview. …

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Interview: BC Furtney, December 2013. Part I

BC Furtney 2013

BC Furtney is the author of Scarla, Maimstream, and You, Me, and the Devil Makes Three, published by Comet Press, as well as the writer/director of Do Not Disturb and the upcoming Werewolf Rises, produced by Ruthless Pictures. He resides in a southern outlaw compound, off the grid and far from the bright lights. Just …

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Meet The Artist Interview: Whiley Dunsmore

Whiley Dunsmore is a self-taught artist from Ireland. After many years of painting with traditional media such as oil and acrylic, he has now turned his attention to digital painting. What first drew you to horror illustration? My love of horror dates back to an experience I had at the age of eight. I was …

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Interview: Wayne Simmons talks Scardiff 2013

Bobby Rhodes

We caught up with the most decorated man in horror fiction, Wayne Simmons, to talk about the forthcoming Scardiff. For more information please visit the Scardiff 2013 website.  What is Scardiff festival and how is it different to other conventions? Scardiff is Cardiff’s first horror expo; a one day fan con, taking place at the Mercure …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Matt Leyshon

Matt Leyshon

Matt Leyshon is the author of The Function Room: The Kollection. He lives in Blackpool with his wife and cats. What first attracted you to horror writing? I have enjoyed the macabre for as long as I can remember. I was an invisible toddler who scared house guests with a plastic bat. I even learned …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Greig Beck

Greig Beck

Greig Beck is an Australian author residing in Sydney with his wife, son and oversized black German Shepherd. Beneath the Dark Ice was Greig’s first novel, now published internationally, and available soon on Audio format. For more information visit Greig Beck Online. What first attracted you to horror writing? “Write what you like to read.” …

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Meet The Artist Interview: Alex Forknell

Alex Forknell

Alex Forknell is an emerging illustrator who has created artwork for punk/blues band Burning Condors and has had his horror piece ‘The Attic’ exhibited. He is currently working on more artwork with Burning Condors, an animated video and his own illustrated horror work. What first drew you to horror illustration? I was first drawn into …

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Interview: Joolz Denby, Part II

Poet, novelist, spoken-word performer, artist (most famously for the albums and singles of rock band New Model Army) and tattooist, Joolz Denby has been producing a powerful and varied body of work since the 1980s, much of it gorgeously dark and unsettling. Keep on reading…

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Interview: Peter Tennant, Part V

This is the final part of what we think has been a fantastic insight into Peter Tennant and genre fiction. Keep on reading…

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Interview: Joolz Denby, Part I

Poet, novelist, spoken word performer, artist (most famously for the albums and singles of rock band New Model Army) and tattooist, Joolz Denby has been producing a powerful and varied body of work since the 1980s, much of it gorgeously dark and unsettling.Whether she′s touching on the terrible things humans are capable of doing to …

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