Revelator Captures the Horror of Men, Monsters, and the Women Caught In Between

Daryl Gregory’s unnerving Southern Gothic novel Revelator is a beautiful, disquieting work of folk horror about the evil that men do. […]

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August 31, 2021 Books

Red X is a Relentless Urban Nightmare Full of Heart and Righteous Fury

David Demchuk’s Red X traces a series of murders in Toronto’s Gay Village that span centuries, perpetrated and aided by forces both supernatural and mundane. […]

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August 30, 2021 Books

When We Were Monsters: How the Monster Child Teaches Us How to Live with Darkness

The horror trope of the monstrous child can be a welcome mirror and a comforting reminder, as well as a way to dig for lessons in the dark. […]

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August 26, 2021 Books

Hailey Piper’s Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy is an Eclectic, Absorbing Short Story Collection

Hailey Piper showcases her versatility and talent across eighteen lively, dark stories in Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy. […]

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August 25, 2021 Books

Someone’s Definitely Home: 6 Unusual Haunted House Books

Six horror stories that defy all expectations about what a haunted house book should be. […]

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August 24, 2021 Books

Megan Abbott’s The Turnout Stars Ballerina Sisters in a Horrifying Dance of Sex and Death

Megan Abbott’s latest novel, The Turnout, set at a ballet academy run by polar-opposite sisters, doesn’t shy away from the gruesome truths and secrets between women. […]

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August 23, 2021 Books

Running Up Those Stairs, or An Investigation Into Why Slasher Victims Make a Break for the Second Floor

Horror fans like to joke about slasher victims running upstairs – but what if it’s actually not such a bad idea? One writer’s modest proposal. […]

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August 19, 2021 Miscellaneous

Author Zoje Stage Gives Us a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Getaway

Author Zoje Stage gives us a behind-the-scenes look at some of the equipment used in her Grand Canyon-set horror thriller, Getaway. […]

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August 18, 2021 Books

The Scariest Thing About False Positive is How Wrong It Gets Infertility

False Positive gets the horrors of infertility wrong at every turn and proves to be a disappointing heir to Rosemary’s Baby. […]

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August 17, 2021 On Screen

Horror Is Metal: Birmingham, Black Sabbath, and the Birth of Metal

Meghan Ball’s new column on horror in music–metal, punk, goth, and beyond–debuts with a dive into Black Sabbath’s humble, horrifying origins in 1970s Britain. […]

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August 12, 2021 Miscellaneous

Announcing Screams From the Dark, a New Anthology Edited by Ellen Datlow

Screams From the Dark, a thrilling anthology featuring new tales of monsters compiled & edited by Ellen Datlow, will be published by Nightfire in June 2022! […]

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August 11, 2021 Books, News

Your Inside(s) Aren’t Safe: Killer Color in the Domestic Gothic

Continuing her series on color in horror, Chelsea Davis dives deep into fatal hues in Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s Mexican Gothic and more. […]

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August 9, 2021 Books

Announcing Mary, a New Novel from Nat Cassidy

Nat Cassidy’s debut horror novel Mary, which blends Midsommar, American Psycho, and I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, will be published by Nightfire in July 2022! […]

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August 9, 2021 Books, News

Unhappily Ever After: 6 Terrifying Reimagined Fairy Tales

Fairy tales are the original horror stories – here are six books of reimagined fairy tales and folklore that will unnerve, disturb, and delight you. […]

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August 5, 2021 Books

Into the Night: July 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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August 3, 2021 Books

This Month in New Horror Books: August 2021

Check out the scariest new horror books out in August 2021, featuring new books from Stephen Graham Jones, Brian Evenson, Hailey Piper, Zoje Stage, & more! […]

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August 2, 2021 Books