News Round-up Week Ending 8 May

The Outsiders

Shirley Jackson nominees announced

The nominees for 2014 Shirley Jackson Awards have been announced. The best novel category sees Alison Littlewood duke it out with Jeff Vandermeer and Josh Malerman whereas in the edited anthology category, Spectral Press’ The Spectral Book of Horror Stories gets a nod. British authors Steve Volk and V.H. Leslie also pick up nominations. Check out the full list of nominees at the Shirley Jackson Awards website and congratulations to all of those up for an award.

Launch day for The Outsiders

Today is the launch day for The Outsiders – the latest release from Crystal Lake Publishing. This Lovecraftian volume set in a British gated community features stories from Gary Fry, James Everington, Stephen Bacon, V.H. Leslie and Rosanne Rabinowitz. You can pick up your copy at the Crystal Lake Publishing website.

The Monstrous

Ellen Datlow has released the TOC and further details about her latest editorial outing The Monstrous, which will feature artwork from Reiko Murakami as well as stories from Peter Straub, John Langan and Angela Slatter among others. You can pre-order your copy now from Tachyon Publications although unfortunately you’ll have to wait until October to get it!

It Follows… You Home

Icon Home Entertainment have announced that this year’s horror smash It Follows will be available for you to enjoy at home on DVD, VOD and Blu-Ray on 29 June.

DAN HOWARTH

 

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