News Round-up Week Ending 9 June 2017

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

Made for the DarkNew short story collection Made for the Dark Coming September 2017

John Llewellyn Probert’s (Cthulu CymraegThe Hammer of Dr Valentine) first short story collection in seven years is coming this September and is being published by Black Shuck Books. This is John’s sixth collection and comes on the back of a number of novels in recent years. Though the release is not due for several months, pre-orders are already being taken for this highly anticipated collection, which contains stories published together in a single collection for the first time along with brand new tales. If you want to get your hands on a copy, you can pre-order it here.



Punk Rock Horror Musical Spidarlings set for release 1 July

Fans of irreverent arachnid punk rock musicals (and who isn’t?) will be delighted by the imminent release of Spidarlings. Presented by Troma Productions, the musical film features the story of two women living in poverty, whose lives are turned upside down when one of them buys a pet spider. Anyone keen to see the trailer need wait no longer.

Father of FleshNew genre release, The Father of Flesh, by Nicholas Paschall

Nicholas Paschall (The Ghost of O’Leary House) presents his new novel, to be released 15 June. Described as one part Lovecraft-esque weird fiction and one part Indiana Jones style adventure, the book is being released through Darkwater Syndicate and you can pre-order your copy here.


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