News Round-up Week Ending 10 July

Locke and Key

World Fantasy Awards 2015

The 2015 World Fantasy Awards will be handed out at the World Fantasy Convention in November, this week saw the short-lists announced for all categories. Nominees include Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach Trilogy, Ellen Datlow’s Fearful Symmetries and Michael Kelly’s Shadows & Tall Trees. The full list of nominees is available from the WFC 2015 website.

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

Iranian film A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night will land on DVD and VOD on 20 July in the UK and 27 July in the US. The film, directed by Ana Lily Amirpour is billed an unusual love story set in the Iranian ghost town Bad City.

Joe Hill hits Audible

Joe Hill, author of NOS4R2 and Horns has announced that the comic book series that he pens with artist Gabriel Rodriguez will be released on Audible as full-cast audio dramatisation. Locke & Key was previously adapted for television but never made it to our screens, The cast includes Haley Joel Osmund, Hill himself and Joe’s dad, Stephen King. It is due to hit the virtual shelves in October.

Eden Underground

Crystal Lake Publishing have released a new dark poetry collection from Stoker Award nominee Alessandro Manzetti. Eden Underground features original poetry by Manzetti and artwork from Ben Baldwin, Vincent Chong and illustrations by Paolo Di Orazio. The book is available now.

DAN HOWARTH

 

 

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