Look Out For … Weed by Joseph D’Lacey

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“With his latest novel, D’Lacey turns his attention to a sentient, deadly, parasitic plant, hungry to take its place at the top of the food-chain.” Fortescue Hall is home to Lady Cynthia Fortescue, and the headquarters of her global business empire. Pressure has been building constantly at the Hall, abused staff simmering with resentment, and …

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TIH 380: Angel Luis Colón on Blacky Jaguar, Hell Chose Me, and Latinx Authors

TIH 380 Angel Luis Colón on Blacky Jaguar, Hell Chose Me, and Latinx Authors

In this podcast Angel Luis Colón talks about Blacky Jaguar, Hell Chose Me, Latinx authors, and much more. About Angel Luis Colón Angel Luis Colón is the Derringer and Anthony Award-nominated writer of five books including his latest novel Hell Chose Me. In his downtime, he’s edited an anthology or two, hosted a podcast, helped …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 21 December 2020

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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: Beyond the Veil magazine rewatch the original Night of the Living Dead in the harsh light of 2020 Crime Reads pick out the ten best gothic fiction releases of 2020 …

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TOD 089 Quarantine Readings: Gwendolyn Kiste and Daniel Braum

In our final podcast of 2020 The Outer Dark presents Quarantine Readings by Gwendolyn Kiste and Daniel Braum. The interviews were recorded on Monday December 7, 2020.  Show Notes The Outer Dark Quarantine Reading series returns with  Gwendolyn Kiste and Daniel Braum (0:32:13). Gwendoiyn reads an excerpt from her novel Boneset & Feathers (0:06:54), published …

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News Round-up Week Ending 18 December 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Three Christmas horrors from writer Mark Cassell, available now From the author of the Shadow Fabric mythos comes this 70-page Christmas chapbook featuring three stories. ‘Santa’s Elite’ finds the human population fast approaching eight billion, and …

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Look Out For … The Hobgoblin of Little Minds by Mark Matthews

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“With his latest novella, Matthews blurs the edges of science and horror with an intimate view of mental illness and patient treatment.” All Kori wanted was for her father to get better. She suffered through his mental illness, and now he’s disappeared. Breaking into the abandoned Northville Psychiatric Hospital, she’s hoping to find some trace …

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Book Review: Wyrd and Other Derelictions by Adam Nevill

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“Such is Nevill’s command of language and ability to project a crystal-clear image into the reader’s mind that we are truly captivated by the inference of what may have happened in each story, given his terrifying description of the aftermath alone.”   He is the author of nine horror novels, three of which have won …

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TIH 379: Angel Luis Colón on Crime Fiction, Cancel Culture, and Literary Agents

TIH 379 Angel Luis Colón on Crime Fiction, Cancel Culture, and Literary Agents

In this podcast Angel Luis Colón talks about crime fiction, cancel culture, literary agents, and much more. About Angel Luis Colón Angel Luis Colón is the Derringer and Anthony Award-nominated writer of five books including his latest novel Hell Chose Me. In his downtime, he’s edited an anthology or two, hosted a podcast, helped edit …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 14 December 2020

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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: Bloody Disgusting look back at the film adaptations of Dean Koontz’s horror fiction Horror Tree feature another of Ken MacGregor’s Brain Babies articles – this time on genre hopping …

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News Round-up Week Ending 11 December 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … We Are Wolves, an anthology of short stories for the survivors of abuse and assault edited by Gemma Amor, Laurel Hightower and Cynthia Pelayo, out now from Burial Day Books Once upon a time, there was …

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TOD 088 Deep Down: The Weird in Conversation with Southern Gothic, Black Gothic Revival, and Other Regional Strange Tales

In this podcast, The Outer Dark Virtual Symposium 2020 presents the panel Deep Down: The Weird in Conversation with Southern Gothic, Black Gothic Revival, and Other Regional Strange Tales, moderated by Nicole Givens Kurtz with Ian McDowell, Valjeanne Jeffers, Carrie Laben, and Sara Amis. PLUS Weirding Whiteness: Genre and Eugenics, a presentation by Chris Gavaler, …

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Look Out For … The Gulp by Alan Baxter

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“Baxter’s latest effort features a new playground, The Gulp, where weird is the norm and outsiders rarely survive.” Plenty of weird things are going on in The Gulp. For the residents, it’s just the way things are in the Australian harbour town. There are some maps that don’t even show The Gulp. No one who …

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TIH 378: They’re Watching Live Event with Michael David Wilson, Bob Pastorella, Josh Malerman, and Laurel Hightower

TIH 378 They’re Watching Live Event with Michael David Wilson, Bob Pastorella, Josh Malerman, and Laurel Hightower

In this podcast Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella celebrate the release of their novel They’re Watching alongside friends of the podcast and accomplished authors, Josh Malerman and Laurel Hightower. Show notes Click the timestamps to jump straight to the audio. Thanks for Listening! Help out the show: Support This Is Horror on Patreon Listen …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 7 December 2020

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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: Bloody Disgusting look back at the film adaptation of Stephen King’s Misery 30 years on Night Worms suggest a whole slew of great titles to help you out of …

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News Round-up Week Ending 4 December 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New novella, the Cockroach King, out now from writer Andrew Cull and Beneath Hell Publishing When Cassie Baker buys the house on Cedar Street, it’s partly because it reminds her of the house she grew up in …

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