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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10 Horror Book Series to Get You in the Halloween Spirit

Get your scaries on with these 10 horror book series recommendations for readers of all ages. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-13 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Maya Author Sol Ceh Moo Wins Guadalajara Fair’s Indigenous Literature Award

In prizes announced for the 2019 Guadalajara International Book Fair, Sol Ceh Moo, David Huerta, and María Baranda are listed for this year's top honors. The post Maya Author Sol Ceh Moo Wins Guadalajara Fair’s Indigenous Literature Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-13 03:35:16 UTC ]
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Heinemann pre-empts horror debut from BAFTA winner Maclean

PRH imprint William Heinemann has pre-empted an “unsettling” horror novel debut from BAFTA-winning writer Will Maclean.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 05:31:43 UTC ]
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From the Ruins of Rome to the Invention of Perspective

For the most part, humanism was a literary and philosophical movement focused on books and texts. Itinerant scholars such as Poggio Bracciolini traveled far and wide in an effort to locate lost ancient works that might be hidden away in the monastic libraries of Europe. Seeking out the most... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-10 08:48:53 UTC ]
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Stephen King’s ‘The Institute’ turns our political moment into gripping horror

The book is animated by a central concern that could not be more relevant: the inhumane treatment of children. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-09 23:55:38 UTC ]
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Dispatch from a ‘horror’ convention: It began in a dark, candlelit room . . .

Scenes from NecronomiCon, an event that celebrates the work of H.P. Lovecraft and others Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-04 16:38:52 UTC ]
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Reading Women Discuss Indigenous Women Writers from Around the World

To introduce Reading Women‘s theme this month, Kendra Winchester and Jaclyn Masters discuss books by and/or about Indigenous women, including Joy Harjo’s An American Sunrise, the anthology Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia, edited by Dr. Anita Heiss, Rebecca Roanhorse’s Trail of Lightning, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-04 08:46:57 UTC ]
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Horrors of World War II, through children’s eyes

Svetlana Alexievich collects the memories of those who witnessed tragedy at a young age. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The CrazySexyDumb cast of ‘Love Island’ draws youngish blood to CBS

Someone now long dead once observed that the English and Americans are two peoples divided by a common language, which is a rather clever way to say that while a shared tongue facilitates our longstanding alliance, it also makes it a lot easier to argue with each other. Cultural preferences... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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‘Burning Chambers’ is a sweeping historical novel that puts current events in perspective

Kate Mosse’s new book is a lush tale of love and hate, set during France’s Wars of Religion. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-19 15:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Africa Rising’ Day Two: Indigenous Languages, Copyright, Youth, Education and Action

As the International Publishers Association’s Africa Seminar in Nairobi moves into its second day, priority issues come into focus, and the trends appear. The post ‘Africa Rising’ Day Two: Indigenous Languages, Copyright, Youth, Education and Action appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-15 05:30:25 UTC ]
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Migraines have plagued me for years. A new book puts my pain in perspective.

The condition largely affects women. That may help explain why the suffering continues. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Firefly lands Killick's middle grade sci-fi horror

Firefly Press has landed a “scary and heart-warming” middle grade sci-fi horror by Jennifer Killick. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canada’s Indigenous Comics Artists Redress History

In this Q&A, PW talks with a number of creators from 'This Place: 150 Years Retold,' an anthology of graphic stories that retell the troubled history of Canada’s indigenous people, which will be published this month by Highwater Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tom Doherty Associates Forms Horror Imprint

Nightfire is the name of a new horror imprint coming from Tom Doherty Associates in early 2021.The imprint will publish across all areas of horror and in a range of formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Appreciation: Larry Cohen, the genre director who steadfastly avoided the generic

The “New Hollywood” era of the late 1960s and early ’70s has inspired shelves of showbiz history books about how visionary filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, Brian De Palma, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg fused their personal experiences with the stuff of old B-movies,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why can’t we innovate? Perspectives from the FutureBook 40

The inaugural FutureBook 40 crop reflect on the things holding publishers back from innovation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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