Join the New York Chapter of the Horror Writers Association for our new monthly reading series, Galactic Terrors! Presented via YouTube, each Galactic Terrors event will feature live readings by authors of horror, dark fantasy, science fiction, and more!
Galactic Terrors will be broadcast monthly on the second Thursday of the month, 8 p.m. EST and episodes will be archived on YouTube for future viewing.
Watch August’s Galactic Terrors, featuring Elizabeth Crowens, Randee Dawn, Trevor Firetog, and Cynthia Pelayo on YouTube.
Our next Galactic Terrors reading will take place on Thursday, September 9th, at 8 p.m. EDT featuring Carol Gyzander, John Edward Lawson, and Sarah Read–with guest-host, Meghan Arcuri! Click here to watch and to set a reminder.
Meghan Arcuri, James Chambers, and Carol Gyzander were featured guests on a recent episode of H. P. Lovecast Podcast to discuss the new Hippocampus Press anthology, Under Twin Suns.
Oliver Baer has a poem, “102,” in Paper Teller Diorama, the new collection of poetry and short fiction by great weather for MEDIA.
Elizabeth Crowens received a grant from the City Artists Corps, under the wing of the New York Foundation of the Arts, to produce a photo-illustrated anthology, New York: Give Me Your Best or Your Worst, inspired on her popular Facebook Caption Contests. Launch date: October 25, 2021.
To celebrate the publication of the new collection, When Things Get Dark: Stories Inspired by Shirley Jackson, editor Ellen Datlow will host an online reading and Q&A on September 21st, at 7:00 p.m. EDT, featuring eight of the anthology’s contributors: Laird Barron, Gemma Files, Elizabeth Hand, Stephen Graham Jones, Cassandra Khaw, John Langan, Josh Malerman, and Seanan McGuire. Watch live on YouTube!
Amy Grech recently chatted with Steve Talks Books & Stuff about anthologies, dark poetry, the Horror Writers Association, Jack Ketchum, and working with Kandisha Press.
N.R. Lambert is excited to be teaching two teen writing workshops this fall:
Writing Horror, Weird, & Dark Fantasy Short Fiction (ages 12-19), online, through the Central Coast Writers Conference on September 25th at 10:00 a.m. PDT.
Scream Scenes (ages 12+), in person (in the garden), at Sayville Library, in Sayville, NY on October 1st at 7:00 p.m. EDT.
Lambert’s latest story “Charon Taxi & Limo Corp.,” is included in The Modern Deity’s Guide to Surviving Humanity, out now from Zombies Need Brains.
Robert P. Ottone did an interview with The Write Start, talking about writing, platform, and more! He also appeared alongside Todd Keisling, John Langan, Laurel Hightower, and Edward Lorn on a recent episode of Nichi Arcane’s Dark Between Pages YouTube show! Check out the replay here!
(Note: Dark Between Pages includes a photo sensitivity warning with this video, for use of a strobe light.)
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Deadline is 11:59 p.m. EST on the 7th of every month.