Blood Quantum injects zombie horror genre with an Indigenous perspective

Telling original, Indigenous-focused stories in different genres, filmmaker Jeff Barnaby is helping to normalize the presence of Indigenous people in a variety of realms: horror, science fiction and the broader cultural world. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-09-10 17:00:00 UTC ]
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Horror genre 'rises from the grave' as sales boom

Horror and ghost stories are rising from the literary grave and seeing a resurgence in sales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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“What Ratio of Your Blood to Pig’s Blood Are We Talking About Here?”

The 33 ⅓ book series features short volumes about music that allow writers to go long on a wide variety of albums. As the series celebrates its 10th year and 100th volume, Slate caught up with energetic and enigmatic musician Andrew W.K. and Phillip Crandall—the author who profiled him and his... Continue reading at Slate

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Read Harder: Read A Horror Book Published By An Indie Press

You will scare yourself silly with these chilling horror books published by an indie press. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-10 11:33:18 UTC ]
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FX Gives Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story a 3-Season Renewal

As FX expands to a streaming platform this year, with FX on Hulu, the network is making sure its most popular series will continue to be a mainstay on its linear channel for the next three years. FX has given a three-season renewal to American Horror Story, its anthology horror series from Ryan... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-01-09 17:00:29 UTC ]
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'Nobody in Tesco buys spy books by women': how female authors took on the genre

Publishing’s long established boys’ club in espionage fiction is having its cover blown by a new school led by Stella Rimington, Manda Scott and Charlotte PhilbyWhen Stella Rimington, the former director general of MI5 and spy author, wrote a new foreword last year to The Spy’s Bedside Book,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-07 09:00:54 UTC ]
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Online book festival to launch new genre events for 2020

Online book festival My Virtual Literary Festival (MyVLF) will launch a series of new festivals based on different genres later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 11:05:41 UTC ]
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The 20 Best Books of a Decade That Unmade Genre Fiction

Two related events shaped the last 10 years in science fiction and fantasy—the most transformative we've seen in the history of the genres. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-12-29 14:00:00 UTC ]
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10 BAD BLOOD Book Club Questions: Your Reading Guide

Ready to dig into this fascinating nonfiction read? Here's your reading guide and BAD BLOOD book club questions to get the conversation going. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-23 11:35:34 UTC ]
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Need a New Perspective? Try Historical Fiction.

An author and teacher says reading historical fiction is one way for adolescents to see beyond the present. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigenous Writers Deserve More Credit for Being Hilarious

Tiffany Midge is the author of several books including the recent memoir Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese’s, a collection of prose that blends humor with social commentary and meditations on love and loss. Her poetry collection The Woman Who Married a Bear won Kenyon Review’s Earthworks Prize... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-12-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Perspectives From Guadalajara as a ‘Gateway to Latin America’

While the Guadalajara International Book Fair is is a regional rights hub, the biggest player missing is the Latin American literary agent. The post Rights Perspectives From Guadalajara as a ‘Gateway to Latin America’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-19 10:30:30 UTC ]
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Zombies, Mutants & Resurrection: Magazine Publishing in 2019

For magazine publishing, 2019 has been a year full of births, deaths, mutants, zombies – and even a resurrection. The glass-half-full crowd will point to the findings of Mr. Magazine (Dr. Samir Husni) that the total number of magazine titles in the U.S. is at a record high. The half-empty folks... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-12-10 17:25:34 UTC ]
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The Literary Platform relaunches with £45k cash injection from ACE

Digital publishing consultancy The Literary Platform has won £44,800 from Arts Council England to relaunch and support its new digital magazine, The Lit, as well as a series of writing and publishing initiatives targeted at underrepresented writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 05:36:40 UTC ]
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Carmen Maria Machado Has Invented a New Genre: the Gothic Memoir

In the middle of Carmen Maria Machado’s new memoir In the Dream House, CARMEN, stylized in all caps like a play script, sits across from the woman with whom she’s been in an abusive relationship (THE WOMAN IN THE DREAM HOUSE). The scene is set (“the curtain rises”) and we’re shown, “the house... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-05 12:00:26 UTC ]
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‘In the Dream House’ Recounts an Abusive Relationship Using Dozens of Genres

Carmen Maria Machado follows up her acclaimed collection of stories, “Her Body and Other Parties,” with a memoir about her frightening relationship with another woman while in graduate school. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-29 19:27:21 UTC ]
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Just in time for Halloween, the best horror fiction of the year

The genre is experiencing a renaissance with quality novels and short stories from new and established authors. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-29 18:17:37 UTC ]
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Sure ‘Dracula’ is great, but don’t overlook Florence Marryat’s ‘The Blood of the Vampire’

This 1897 horror classic is plenty scary; it also grapples with race and gender issues. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-29 16:00:00 UTC ]
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Zadie Smith’s debut short story collection is a dazzling experiment in form and genre

The “White Teeth” author is witty and eviscerating in stories sprinkled with current events. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-28 16:43:26 UTC ]
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The Best of the Horror Story

In this week’s Dispatches from The Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle reviews a new anthology of classic horror stories Shortly after receiving my review copies of Darryl Jones’s informative and engaging history of the horror genre, Sleeping with the Lights On, the publishers, Oxford University... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2019-10-25 14:00:45 UTC ]
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