The latest from HWA-NY members…
Epic family drama. Sweaty shrimp cocktail at the office party. That bleak, unending song about shoes. Let’s face it, the holidays can be terrifying. Why not lean into it? A NEW YORK STATE OF FRIGHT makes a great gift or stocking stuffer for your favorite horror fan! Remember, all proceeds will support Girls Write Now, ensuring your place on Santa’s “Nice” list for one more year. Publishers Weekly called A NEW YORK STATE OF FRIGHT a “highly entertaining anthology” that will “entice lovers of horror fiction.”
Amy Grech was recently interviewed on T. Fox Dunham’s amazing horror and paranormal show, What RU Afraid Of?, which also featured an audio version of Amy’s ghost story, “Raven’s Revenge,” narrated by British folksinger David Walton.
Congratulations to April Grey on publishing her latest anthology, Hell’s Heart: 15 Twisted Tales of Love Run Amok (Hell’s Series Book 5), in which fifteen talented writers spin tales of tortured love, including stories by nine members of our chapter: April Grey, Oliver Baer, Teel James Glenn, Amy Grech, V. Peter Collins, Steven Van Patten, Rick Poldark, Elizabeth Crowens, and Marc Abbott.
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.
N.R. Lambert’s short story, “Tag, You’re It,” will be included in NEW SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK (HarperCollins), a tribute anthology to the original Scary Stories books, edited by the inimitable Jonathan Maberry.
Lots more fantastic releases, readings, and events coming in the new year–see you in 2019!