Read Horror has a short interview with Brenden Connell, author of the Chomu Press collection, The Life of Polycrates and Other Stories for Antiquated Children running online.

Renowned horror author John Shirley, pioneer of the splatterpunk genre, offers a few ideas about where human violence comes from — and it’s not violent entertainment – in Splatterpunk Utopia: In Defense of Violent Entertainment.

It’s a real-life horror story: Wellington Library’s most-overdue book has been revealed (it’s Lovecraft’s The Dunwich Horror), and its borrower owes a theoretical $6852 in fines.

THR reports that Johnny Depp’s production company Infinitum Nihil and GK Films has acquired the rights to The Vault, a sci fi/horror comic book about sea divers unleashing an ancient evil.

Jeff Lemire and Travel Foreman’s Animal Man #1, a darker aspect of the DC Universe, will be in stores September 7th. The Source caught up with Jeff about what it’s been like working on the book, his creative process, collaborating with Travel and more.

Author Leslie Esdaile Banks — known to the sf community as L.A. Banks — died 2 August 2011 of a rare form of adrenal cancer. In 2003, the first of her 12-volume paranormal Vampire Huntress Legend series, Minion, appeared.

Taxi Driver writer Paul Schrader and American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis are teaming up on a shark-themed horror flick called Bait

Carl Dancy is raising funds for Dead Blood – A Horror Graphic Novel on Kickstarter.

Colson Whitehead will be promoting Zone One, his post-apocalyptic horror novel about New York City, at The Miami International Book Fair, which will be held November 13 to 20th this year.

David Clarke of The Montclair Times has an interview with short-story writer Ben Loory (Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day) running online at North

Julie Jansen is the author of “The Ginger Men,” a story that will make sure you never look at baked goods the same way again. One Buck Horror sat down with Jansen to ask her a few questions about her life, her writing, and the foods she finds frightening.

With this September’s launch of Swamp Thing in the DCnU, artist Yanick Paquette is pushing himself even harder than usual to make sure writer Scott Snyder’s stories are distinctive and innovative.

Joseph Garraty is a newer author to the horror scene and he busts through the barriers with a mind-blowing novel titled Voice, a combination of rock and roll and horror, this is one non-stop thrill ride from start to finish. Read an interview with Garraty on BlogCritics.

Francis Ford Coppola’s upcoming horror thriller Twixt has got its first trailer. It opens with a narration from Tom Waits who explains the place where the story begins.

Scott Tuft is a writer that will likely be in much higher demand when all is said and done, because if one thing is certain it is this: you need to read his graphic novel, Severed #1.

Spooky Reads reviews Pretty Little Dead Things by Gary McMahon.

To call Lord Horror – the last in Britain to be banned under the Obscene Publication Act – ‘controversial’ would be an understatement. Hundreds of copies of the book were ordered to be destroyed by a Manchester magistrate in August 1991.

Filming has begun in Halifax on Stephen King’s Bag of Bones, a two-part, four-hour horror miniseries starring Pierce Brosnan and Annabeth Gish.

Deranged, a novel of horror by Lonni Lees, is a hell of a good read by a bright new talent. It’s a harrowing ride, a first novel mixing crime with horror and horror with crime in a way you won’t soon forget. Read the full review on Tucson Citizen.

Read a review of first-time director Jorge Michel Grau’s Spanish cannibal film, We Are What We Are. Unlike the cannibal films that have come before it, this one trades exploitation for a thought-provoking, and intense family drama.

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