News Round-up Week Ending 25 February 2022

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week …


Out now from Darklit Press and editors Ben Long and Andrew Robert, Slice of Paradise and Beach Bodies, anthologies of vacation horror

The first two releases from the newly formed Darklit Press, Slice of Paradise and Beach Bodies are available now. Featuring fifteen and sixteen stories respectively, these two books, with matching, aligning covers are guaranteed to make you think twice before hitting the beach this summer. With stories from the likes of Philip Fracassi, Nat Whiston, Craig Wallwork, Scott J Moses, Alyson Hasson and Aiden Merchant, there are more than five hundred pages of summer scares. Available now in eBook, paperback and hardcover editions, you can pick up Slice of Paradise here and Beach Bodies here.


13 Haunted Houses, coming March 2022 from editors Curtis M. Lawson and Joe Morey, and Weird House Press

Haunted Houses have intrigued and terrified the human mind for millennia. From folk tales about remote cabins, to Victorian ghost stories, to Hollywood blockbusters, the iconic crumbling walls and creaking doors have maintained themselves as a staple of horror. Weird House Press has gathered 13 of the finest voices in modern horror to construct and breathe unlife into haunted houses of their own. In these pages you will find cliffside mansions brimming with death, Lighthouses that serve as beacons of madness, and cursed architecture with a mind of its own. Explore abandoned homes with dark secrets and stand face to face with malevolent specters and demoniac spirits. Available to pre-order now as a limited edition hardcover, signed by the editors, you can ensure you get your copy here.

FoundlingsOut now from writers and poets Cindy O’Quinn and Stephanie Ellis, Foundlings, a collection of found poetry

Found poetry is an act of creation in its own right. By taking words already in existence in the works of others, something completely new can be created.
This collection was created in tribute to renowned dark poets, Linda D. Addison and Alessandro Manzetti. In all instances, O’Quinn and Ellis have indicated those poems from which they carved our own. Available now in eBook, with a paperback to follow, you can get your copy here.


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