News Round-up Week Ending 19 July

Hunting Shadows Solaris to publish Stourton

Solaris are pleased to announce that they will be publishing Ivo Stourton’s debut genre novel The Happier Dead in 2014.The story is set in a futuristic London where an exclusive health spa hides dark secrets…

Laird Barron caught in the Undertow

Undertow Publications have announced that Laird Barron, author of The Croning, is to edit the inaugural edition of Year’s Best Weird Fiction. Barron himself said “It’s a tremendous honour to edit the inaugural Year’s Best Weird Fiction. I am pleased to be working with Michael Kelly and his Undertow Publications, an eminent force in the horror and weird fiction genres.”

Hunting Shadows event

Twisted Tales Events will be returning to Waterstones at Liverpool One on 2 August for a star studded event featuring Stalkers author Paul Finch, Path of Needles scribe Alison Littlewood and Mayhem scribbler Sarah Pinborough. Tickets are available by calling the store directly and further details can be found at the Twisted Tales website.

Shirley Jackson Awards

14 July 2013 saw the ceremony to crown the winners of the Shirley Jackson Awards in Boston, MA. Amongst the winners were Exotic Gothic 4 from PS Publishing and Sky from Kaaron Warren. For a full list of winners and nominees head over to the Shirley Jackson Awards website.

Horror Channel celebrates Fulci

Horror Channel will be welcoming August by screening four Fulci films throughout the month. Fulci season begins on 3 August with Zombie Flesh Eaters, swiftly followed by City of the Living Dead and The Beyond on the 10 and 17 August respectively. The season is finished off by The House by the Cemetery on 24 August. Horror Channel can be found on Sky channel 319, Virgin 149 or FreeSat 138.

Viking horror set to rape and pillage screens

The Caves is a new film from 24 year old director Jack Delaney, which features a set of caves beneath Nottingham and a Norse evil that resides within. Check out the first trailer for Delaney’s debut horror film.


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