The latest from HWA-NY members…
Marc Abbott and Steven Van Patten recently published a collaborative collection, Hell at the Way Station. This new horror collection contains original short stories with a foreword by Bram Stoker Lifetime Achievement Award winner Linda Addison.
*Join Marc and Steven for the Hell at the Way Station Book Launch on March 23rd, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. The event includes readings by both authors followed by a moderated Q&A. There will be happy hour drink specials and hard copies of the book will be on sale for $15. This launch is a public event so feel free to bring friends and family with you. This is an event you won’t want to miss! The Way Station is located in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, at 683 Washington Ave., with train stations close by.
James Chambers‘ novella, Three Chords of Chaos, is now available for preorder from eSpec Books and will be launched at HELIOSphere in Tarrytown, NY.
Teel James Glenn‘s story, “The Edge of Time,” will appear in Airship 27’s anthology Mystery Men (and Women), Vol. 6. His fantasy story “The Fatal Choice,” appears in the March issue of Aurora Wolf Magazine. His story “Jim Bowie and the Bean Stalk” is in the anthology, High Adventure History, published by Pro Se Productions. Teel will also be presenting a lecture on small arms and the wounds for the writer on March 30th at the Liberty State Fiction Writers Conference in New Jersey.
Tonya Hurley’s podcast series, Stories of Strange Women, has a new episode with Parker Posey. Stories of Strange Women has featured interviews with musician Amanda Palmer; Cassandra Peterson (a.k.a. Elvira, Mistress of the Dark); punk-legend Lydia Lunch; and Kate Pierson of the B-52s. You can find all the episodes online.
Bram Stoker Award(R) Finalist, A New York State of Fright: Horror Stories from the Empire State is now available for Kindle from Hippocampus Press. This anthology which raises funds for the NY-based Girls Write Now–a non-profit group that pairs at-risk teen women with professional publishing mentors–features work by many members of the HWA’s New York Chapter. Edited by James Chambers, April Grey, and Robert Masterson, it presents twenty-four terrifying tales that could only take place in New York. Available in paperback and e-book at Amazon and from Barnes and Noble and Hippocampus Press.
Table of Contents
- Introduction by James Chambers
- Heels by Alp Beck
- East Side Devil by John C. Foster
- Loathsome in New York by Monica O’Rourke
- The Chosen Place by Patrick Freivald
- The Hunting of the Kipsy: A Cryptozoological Report by Hal Johnson
- A Few Leaves from the Travelogue of Doctor Julius Jonsson, Cryptobotanist and Hylesoprotolist: Bay Ridge, or, The Belief in the Undead Still Exists in New York by Erik T. Johnson
- A Nightmare on 34th Street by Steven Van Patten
- Hurricane Zelda, Part IV by Kathleen Scheiner
- Shoal by Trevor Firetog
- The Insects of Seneca Village by Jeff C. Stevenson
- The Grim by Allan Burd
- In a Pig’s Eye by Teel James Glenn
- Welcome to Brooklyn, Gabe by Marc Abbott
- Machine Gun/Latté by Amy Grech
- The Spouting Devil by Meghan Arcuri
- Rescue Shelter by David Sakmyster
- Blood Will Tell by J.G. Faherty
- The Lady in the Sideshow: A Circuspunk Story by Charie D. LaMarr
- Pink Elephants by Patrick Thomas
- Everybody Wins by Lisa Mannetti
- Edna’s Soul Kitchen by Elizabeth Crowens
- Eyes Left by Jack Ketchum and Edward Lee
- Tales of the White Street Society: The Hairy Ghost by Grady Hendrix
- The Long Lost and Forgotten by J. Daniel Stone