TOD 040 Black Women in Speculative Fiction Panel from BlacktastiCon 2018

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the ‘Black Women in Speculative Fiction’ panel from Blacktasticon 2018 featuring Sheree Renée Thomas, Valjeanne Jeffers, Kenesha Williams, Linda D Addison, Nicole Givens Kurtz, Violette L. Meier, Susana Morris, Letitia Carelock, and Christine Taylor-Butler, plus an exclusive interview and special presentation with Linda D. Addison and The Outer …

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Look Out For … The Migration by Helen Marshall

The Migration by Helen Marshall

“Considering Marshall completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Oxford studying literature written during the Black Death, combined with a strange outbreak with undead consequences, The Migration is a must read for 2019.”  Catastrophic flooding across the world, and a strange disease is attacking the immune systems of the young. Kira Perella is diagnosed just as her sister …

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Book Review: Someone Like Me by M. R. Carey

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“Those new to M. R. Carey’s work will become immediate fans; for everyone else, Someone Like Me cements his position as one of the best genre writers around today.”   M.R. Carey is a name that should be familiar to most readers of horror. He appeared to explode onto the scene in 2014 with his …

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TIH 258: Anya Martin on Sleeping with the Monster, Weird Fiction, and Lethe Press

TIH 258 Anya Martin on Sleeping with the Monster, Weird Fiction, and Lethe Press

In this podcast Anya Martin talks about Sleeping with the Monster, weird fiction, Lethe Press, and much more. About Anya Martin Anya Martin is a fiction writer based in Atlanta. Sleeping with the Monster, her debut short story collection, was published by Lethe Press in autumn 2018. Original photo credit: Ray Dafrico Show notes [03:15] Sleeping …

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The Outer Dark Symposium 2019 comes to Atlanta’s Silver Scream FX Lab in March

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The Outer Dark presents the third annual The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird. Featuring more than forty creators of weird, horror, and speculative fiction, with a focus on diverse perspectives by women, LBGTQ+ and writers of color, this symposium is the only annual conference that focuses on contemporary weird fiction, with readings, panels, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 4 Feb 2019

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Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado: Kotaku’s Heather Alexandra explains the difference, for her, between horror games and horror movies Polygon pick out Corporate Animals as their pick of Sundance festival horror Joe.ie suggest that George R. …

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TIH 257: Anya Martin on A Stuffed Bunny in Doll-Land, Lessons Growing Up, and First Experiences with Horror

TIH 257 Anya Martin on A Stuffed Bunny in Doll-Land, Lessons Growing Up, and First Experiences with Horror

In this podcast Anya Martin talks about A Stuffed Bunny in Doll-Land, lessons growing up, first experiences with horror, and much more. About Anya Martin Anya Martin is a fiction writer based in Atlanta. Sleeping with the Monster, her debut short story collection, was published by Lethe Press in autumn 2018. Original photo credit: Ray …

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News Round-up Week Ending 1 February 2019

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New from Graham Masterton, Ghost Virus, available in paperback 7 February Coming 7 February from Head of Zeus is the paperback edition of Ghost Virus, by Graham Masterton, already available in hardback and eBook editions. A virus spreads …

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Why I Wrote … Victoria by Jason Parent

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Jason Parent is an author of horror, thrillers, mysteries, science fiction, and dark humor, though his many novels, novellas, and short stories tend to blur the boundaries between these genres. From his award-winning first horror/mystery novel, What Hides Within, to his widely applauded police procedural/supernatural thriller, Seeing Evil, Jason’s work has won him praise from …

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Look Out For … Blood They Brought and Other Stories by Ed Kurtz

Blood They Brought by Ed Kurtz

“With a flair for being able to tap into just about any genre, Ed Kurtz has made an entire career of writing compelling, unforgettable characters, and always delivers the goods when it comes to the strange and downright creepy.” A soldier endures the hell of war to find out what comes for the blood in Medieval …

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Book Review: Ship of Shadows by Dave Jeffery

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“Undoubtedly the most harrowing outing for Beatrice and her friends, but ultimately the most rewarding for the reader … Jeffery has proven yet again that character development is integral to his storytelling and he makes us feel right at home.”   He may have a full-time career in healthcare, but UK horror author Dave Jeffery …

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TIH 256: Charlaine Harris on Sookie Stackhouse and True Blood, Sex Scenes, and Midnight Texas

TIH 256 Charlaine Harris on Sookie Stackhouse and True Blood, Sex Scenes, and Midnight Texas

In this podcast Charlaine Harris talks about Sookie Stackhouse and True Blood, sex scenes, Midnight Texas, and much more. About Charlaine Harris Charlaine Harris is an American New York Times bestselling author who has been writing mysteries for thirty years. Her books include the Sookie Stackhouse series, Harper Connelly series, Cemetery Girl series (with Christopher …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 28 Jan 2019

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Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado: The Guardian runs a story on Guillermo Del Toro’s intervention to help the California horror bookshop ‘Dark Delicacies’ afloat Screen Rant list ten Thai horror movies to add to …

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News Round-up Week Ending 25 January 2019

I Dream of Mirrors by Chris Kelso

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New sci-fi horror novel by Chris Kelso coming 2 February from The Sinister Horror Company From Chris Kelso (The Dregs Trilogy), comes I Dream of Mirrors, a new transgressive sci-fi horror novel. Released by The Sinister Horror …

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Look Out For … Collision: Stories by J.S. Breukelaar

Collision by J.S. Breukelaar

“No stranger to horror and dark fiction, this collection from Breukelaar showcases her best short fiction to date, and a new novella makes it one of the most anticipated titles for 2019. “ Twelve dark tales, some collected for the first time. A new novella, Ripples on a Blank Shore. Gothic and disturbing. Alien and …

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