Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week …
From Tim Meyer (Sharkwater Beach) comes Kill Hill Carnage, set twenty five years after a bloody massacre at a summer camp, hitman Frank Harmon is sent into a supposedly operational, but mysterious factory on the site of the original bloodbath. While his kill list is short, the night is long and things are soon taking turns that Frank could never have expected. In a race against time to save not only the area, but the world, Kill Hill Carnage sounds like the kind of high-adrenaline horror that will keep readers turning the pages until the end. Coming 15 July, from Sinister Grin Press, you can pre-order your copy now, here.
Chicago’s Wildclaw Theatre Company are looking for horror radio plays in the eleventh annual festival of radio horror: ‘Deathscribe’
‘Deathscribe’ is the annual radio play competition from Chicago, Illinois’ Wildclaw Theatre Company. They are looking for horror radio plays which are chilling, intelligent and genuinely scary. The five best radio plays, selected by judges are performed live on-stage, in front of an audience, using some of the best acting and directing talent available, along with a full band and Foley artists performing live sound effects. The winning entry, selected by a panel of celebrity judges, receives the ‘Bloody Axe Award’ as well a prize of $100. The deadline is 31 July and submissions are free, so what are you waiting for? Click here.
Eagerly anticipated anthology from Grey Matter Press, Suspended in Dusk II, released tomorrow
With stories by Ramsey Campbell, Alan Baxter, Karen Runge, Gwendolyn Kiste, Stephen Graham Jones and Paul Tremblay, among others, Suspended in Dusk II is a sure fire hit for Grey Matter Press. The first volume, with a similarly stellar cast of authors, was one of the biggest selling anthologies of recent years and was immensely well received in the press. This second issue, with a seemingly impossible list of outstanding authors, is sure to be the same. Pre-order your copy here.