Fried Barry is a Psychedelic Horror-Comedy Alien Sojourn Through Cape Town

Fried Barry is a bizarre, fun, weirdly optimistic tour of Cape Town’s underworld through the eyes of an interstellar visitor. […]

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June 16, 2021 On Screen

Paul Tremblay on Putting Story First, Writing Atmosphere, and His New Novel

Survivor Song author Paul Tremblay talks about his relationship to horror, his least favorite horror subgenre, and his new book in this exclusive interview. […]

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June 14, 2021 Books

Announcing Where Black Stars Rise, a New Graphic Novel from Nadia Shammas & Marie Enger

Nadia Shammas & Marie Enger’s Where Black Stars Rise, a graphic novel reimagining of The King in Yellow in modern-day Brooklyn, will be published by Nightfire in August 2022! […]

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June 9, 2021 Books, News

Announcing Apocalypse Apocrypha, a New Novel from Lucy A. Snyder

Lucy A. Snyder’s Apocalypse Apocrypha, set in the aftermath of the planet’s disastrous transformation by a virus that radically alters its victims & told through the eyes of three women, will be published by Nightfire in Fall 2022! […]

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June 3, 2021 Books, News

Into the Night: May 2021’s Best Horror Short Fiction and Poetry

Let us guide you through the dark corridors of the best short horror fiction and poetry the internet has to offer in our new monthly series. […]

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June 2, 2021 Books

This Month in New Horror Books: June 2021

Check out the scariest new horror books out in June 2021, featuring new books from V. Castro, Ramsey Campbell, Laura Lippman, Riley Sager, and more! […]

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June 1, 2021 Books

Real-Life Horror: 5 Fictional Horror Books Based on True Crime Stories

Five works of horror fiction inspired by terrifying true stories of crime, murder, and tragedy, from David Koresh to Lizzie Borden and beyond. […]

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May 27, 2021 Books

Where to Find Nightfire at TorCon 2021

Here’s where to see Nightfire authors at TorCon 2021, including Catriona Ward, Gretchen Felker-Martin, Cassandra Khaw, Thomas Olde Heuvelt, & Silvia Moreno-Garcia! […]

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May 20, 2021 News

V. Castro on the Vision, Voice, and Authenticity of Chicana Horror

V. Castro, author of Queen of the Cicadas and Goddess of Filth, talks about her Chicana heritage, pride, and the power of owning your own experiences. […]

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May 19, 2021 Books

Announcing the StokerCon 2021 Schedule of Events

Announcing the full schedule of live and on-demand events for StokerCon 2021! […]

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May 18, 2021 News

The Entropy That Binds: Nick Harkaway on Magic and Darkness in Crime Fiction

Nick Harkaway’s Seven Demons (as Aidan Truhen) is a cri de coeur against the chaotic misery of living in what well may be the darkest timeline. […]

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May 11, 2021 Books

Announcing Piñata, a New Novel from Leopoldo Gout

Leopoldo Gout’s Piñata, a terrifying new novel about possession and the long repercussions of the past, will be published by Nightfire in April 2022! […]

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May 11, 2021 Books, News

Into the Night: April 2021’s Best Horror Short Fiction and Poetry

Let us guide you through the dark corridors of the best short horror fiction and poetry the internet has to offer in this new monthly series. […]

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May 6, 2021 Books

White Picket Fences Make for Bad Neighbors in Whisper Down the Lane

Clay McLeod Chapman’s Whisper Down the Lane is a chilling tale of hysteria, groupthink, and the cycles of behavior we can never quite escape. […]

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May 5, 2021 Books

V. Castro’s Goddess of Filth is a Tale of Possession Gone Right

Colonialism, faith, heritage, sexuality, and agency intersect (often brutally) in V. Castro’s new short novel, Goddess of Filth. […]

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May 4, 2021 Books

This Month in New Horror Books: May 2021

Check out the scariest new horror books out in May 2021, featuring new books from Rivers Solomon, Hailey Piper, Josh Malerman, and more! […]

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May 3, 2021 Books

Scares Across America Part II: Hawaii to Maryland

Travel across America with the second installation of our compendium of horror books set in every state of the union (plus Puerto Rico & Washington, D.C.). […]

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April 28, 2021 Books

RPG Nightmares: 5 Horror Games to Play with Your Friends

These five multiplayer horror RPGs are the perfect way to scare yourself and your friends, all from the comfort of your own homes. […]

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April 27, 2021 On Screen

Still Scary After All These Years: A History of Tor Horror

Nightfire isn’t Tom Doherty Associates’ first dance with darkness: Tor has been publishing horror since the 1980s. Take a look back through years of scares. […]

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April 22, 2021 Books

Chronic Chills: In Praise of the Stoner Horror Movie

Cannabis and horror go together like slashers and masks – this 4/20, celebrate with these ten classic stoner horror movies. […]

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April 20, 2021 On Screen

A Single Point of Light: The Lost Mystery of Faces in the Window

Pseudopod editor Shawn M. Garrett continues his ongoing series about the history of horror audio with an investigation into the lost TV show Faces in the Window. […]

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April 14, 2021 Miscellaneous, On Screen

There’s No I in Succubus: Why Men Fall for Sexy Monsters

From No Escape Room to Dracula to Buffy, men in horror are remarkably vulnerable to death by horniness. We unpack the deadly appeal of the female monster. […]

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April 12, 2021 On Screen

They Never Asked to Be Born: Seven Teenage Terrors

It’s hard being a teenager at the best of times, but at the worst, it’s downright horrifying. These seven books capture what a nightmare adolescence can be. […]

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April 7, 2021 Books

Isabel Yap’s Never Have I Ever Strikes at the Heart of Folkloric Horror

Isabel Yap’s Never Have I Ever is an outstanding short fiction collection that occupies the space where horror, surrealism, and folklore overlap. […]

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April 5, 2021 Books

This Month in New Horror Books: April 2021

Check out the scariest new horror books out in April 2021, featuring new books from Clay McLeod Chapman, Emily A. Duncan, Jennifer McMahon,Christina Henry, and more. […]

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April 1, 2021 Books

Small Screen Horror: The Ghoulish Delights of Venturing ‘Way Out

For our Small Screen Horror series, let’s revisit the semi-lost classic horror anthology series ‘Way Out, hosted by Roald Dahl. […]

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April 1, 2021 On Screen

Announcing the 5th Annual StokerCon Librarians’ Day Schedule of Events

Announcing the panel lineup for StokerCon 2021 Librarians’ Day, coming Friday, May 21st! […]

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March 31, 2021 News

Announcing Night’s Edge, a New Novel from Liz Kerin

Catriona Ward’s The Last House on Needless Street, a thriller with a horrifying psychological twist, will be published by Nightfire in September 2021! […]

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March 30, 2021 Books, News

5 New Books From Old Favorite Authors Coming This Year

Yearning for new books from your favorite authors? Here are five books hitting shelves this year from Stephen King, Ramsey Campbell, and more. […]

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March 25, 2021 Books

Read the First Chapter of The Lost Village by Camilla Sten

Camilla Sten’s The Lost Village is on sale now – read the first chapter and watch the book trailer here! […]

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March 23, 2021 Books

Eden Royce’s Root Magic is the Book I Needed Growing Up

Eden Royce’s middle grade novel is a triumph of storytelling, representation, and Black childhood – read our full review. […]

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March 22, 2021 Books

5 Witchy Horror Books to Bewitch Your Bookshelf

Whether you’re a good witch or a bad witch, these five witchy horror books will leave you with only one conundrum: witch one to read next. […]

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March 18, 2021 Books

Midnight Movies: Riding The Midnight Meat Train

This underappreciated 2008 movie adaptation of the Clive Barker short story still exudes a dark and compelling power. […]

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March 16, 2021 On Screen

Scares Across America Part I: Alabama to Georgia

Travel across America with the first part in our our compendium of horror books set in every state of the union (plus Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.). […]

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March 11, 2021 Books

6 Works of Horror Memoir True Enough to Be Terrifying

These six books look at the ways in which horror influences and is influenced by our culture, our history, and ourselves. […]

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March 10, 2021 Books

Read the First Chapter of Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s vampire noir returns to shelves this fall in a brand new paperback edition from Nightfire – read the first chapter now! […]

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March 8, 2021 Books

No Good Mitzvah Goes Unpunished in The Vigil

The Vigil is a taut, terrifying religious horror movie told from a point of view rarely seen in the genre. […]

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March 5, 2021 On Screen

She Frightened Me With Science: 6 Sci-Fi Horror Novels

Science fiction is so often optimistic, but these six sci-fi horror novels explore the genre’s darker side, from deep space to Arctic wastes and beyond. […]

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March 4, 2021 Books

Faith, Trauma, and Memory in The Children of Red Peak

Craig DiLouie’s newest novel, The Children of Red Peak, is a cult horror story that digs deep into grief, survivor’s guilt, and the need for answers. […]

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March 3, 2021 Books

Scary Personalities: Why Horror Hosts Will Never Die

From the Cryptkeeper and Vampira to Terry Carnation and Zena Dixon, join us in this celebration of horror hosts past, present, and future. […]

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March 2, 2021 Miscellaneous, On Screen