January 2021 - Tor Nightfire

By Ghosts, For Ghosts: Pandemic-Era Virtual Horror Theater

Immersive and interactive horror theater is a form of entertainment uniquely suited to our pandemic existence, and beyond. […]

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January 27, 2021 Miscellaneous

Color in Horror: The Grim Rainbow of American Gothic Fiction

How does a non-visual form of storytelling make a visual phenomenon both vibrant and disturbing? Chelsea Davis explores the use of color in horror fiction in this essay series. […]

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January 26, 2021 Books, On Screen

You Might Not Want to Go Home Again: 6 Tales of Homecoming Horror

VIsiting the place you grew up is rich fodder for horror stories – here are six horror books about the oddness of coming home. […]

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January 20, 2021 Books

The Route of Ice and Salt is a Vampire Classic Back From the Dead

José Luis Zárate’s queer Dracula novella, The Route of Ice and Salt, is available in English for the first time–here’s why you should read it. […]

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January 20, 2021 Books

On The Road: A Look Back At HBO’s The Hitchhiker

For our Small Screen Horror series, Shawn M. Garrett takes a close look at the first season of HBO’s 1980s horror anthology series The Hitchhiker. […]

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January 19, 2021 On Screen

The 10 Best Horror Poetry Collections of 2020

2020 was a bad year in many respects, but a great year for horror poetry – here are some of the best collections. […]

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January 12, 2021 Books

Announcing Nightfire’s First Season of Books, Coming This Fall

Nightfire’s first season of books is coming to a shelf near you in Fall 2021 – learn more about these thrilling, chilling books and preorder now! […]

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January 11, 2021 Books, News

The Art of Stabbing: An Introduction to Horror Cross Stitch

If you’re feeling a little stabby, consider picking up horror cross stitch as a new hobby–Meghan Ball is happy to help you get started. […]

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January 6, 2021 Miscellaneous

This Month in New Horror Books: January 2021

Check out the scariest new horror books out in January 2021, featuring new books from Josh Malerman, Eden Royce, Camilla Bruce, José Luis Zárate, and more. […]

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January 5, 2021 Books

All the Horror Books We’re Excited About in 2021

Get your TBR list ready: we’ve rounded up all of 2021’s new horror books from Stephen Graham Jones, Cassandra Khaw, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Brian Evenson, and more. […]

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January 4, 2021 Books