Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week …
New collection by Bram Stoker award-winner Kealan Patrick Burke, We Live Inside Your Eyes, available for pre-order now
Featuring this haunting cover art, created by the author himself, the hotly-awaited new collection by Bram Stoker award-winning writer, Kealan Patrick Burke is now available for pre-order (Sour Candy, Kin). The collection features a number of previously uncollected stories, alongside two entirely new stories (one of which is the novelette: ‘The House On Abigail Lane,’ which seeks to unravel a sixty year mystery about why some people and not others vanish from a seemingly-ordinary suburban house. Each tale in the book is a discovered in a series of notebooks found at the feet of the effigy on the cover. We Live Inside Your Eyes will be released on 26 April and pre-orders are open right now, here.
British-Nigerian horror author, Nuzo Onoh, presents class on African horror for Miskatonic London 11 April
Miskatonic London present a class on African horror literature, led by British-Nigerian author Nuzo Onoh (The Sleepless, Dead Corpse). The class will delve into how the media portray African horror, the developments within the field in recent years and then to look at some of the leading proponents and examples of west African (specifically Nigerian) horror film and literature. Tickets for the event are available now, here.
Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, the first film released under the revamped Fangoria banner, receives UK cinematic release, beginning 19 April
Described by Horror Geek Life as “An exciting, hilarious and ultra-violent thrill ride,” the latest in the long running Puppet Master franchise, subtitled The Littlest Reich, arrives in UK cinemas on 19 April. The film begins with Edgar, newly-divorced, returning to his childhood home, to be confronted by a nefarious-looking puppet. He decides to sell it, and so sets off on a road trip with two friends, to a puppet auction, set to coincide with the thirtieth anniversary of the infamous Toulon murders. Presented by Fangoria, you can see the trailer, below.
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