The Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship — Horror Writers Association

When I was in my early teens, probably fifteen or sixteen, I recorded a movie from TV called Gothic (1986), directed by Ken Russell. The film presents a fictionalized account of what may have happened on that fateful weekend during the summer of 1816. Lord Byron (Gabriel Byrne) invited his fellow Romantic poet Percy Shelley (Julian …

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Book Review: Haunted Nights, edited by Lisa Morton and Ellen Datlow

Haunted Nights edited by Lisa Morton and Ellen Datlow Anchor Books October 3, 2017 *** Disclaimer: Review copy received from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I was not compensated or paid in any way to review this product. ***  Description: Sixteen never-before-published chilling tales that explore every aspect of our darkest holiday, Halloween, co-edited …

Tribute to Rocky Wood

As most folks in the horror community have already heard by now, HWA president and author Rocky Wood passed away earlier today from complications of ALS. ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease is not known for having a high survival rate beyond a certain number of years after the diagnosis, so when word spread that Rocky …