What You See in the Dark is the first novel published by Manuel Munoz, a creative writing teacher at University of Arizona. In this interview/review on Deseret News, Munoz says, “I want to remind readers that books are better at haunting us than movies are.”
If you’ve been following Lucky McKee’s new film The Woman, chances are you’ve heard about the ranting and raving man at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, who declared it offensive and demanded it be banned. Catch this review on Inside Pulse to learn why.
Dave Zeltserman’s recent novel, The Caretaker of Lorne Field, received a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly, which called it a ‘superb mix of humor and horror’. The Caretaker of Lorne Field has also been shortlisted by ALA for best horror novel of 2010. Catch an interview with Zeltserman on Seattle PI
The Australian Horror Writers Association has announced the line-up of the sixth issue of its official fiction magazine, Midnight Echo. This edition has the theme of science fiction horror. Learn more: Midnight Echo #6
Adam Baker’s apocalyptic horror-thriller Outpost was released earlier this month, and it’s a corker of a book. Catch an interview with Baker on Spooky Reads.
Joanna Penn has an article on her blog about writing horror: The Stigma Of Writing Horror: How The Genre You Write Matters As Much As The Story
On Inside Pulse, Branden Chowen has a review of the Prowl DVD.
The Hollywood Reporter has a piece on Nolan Gould joining Barry Corbin in the cast of the Chiller network project, Ghoul, based on the horror novel by Brian Keene
A new festival could be held in Purfleet to celebrate the town’s connection with Dracula.
Comic Book Movie reports Scott Snyder, known for making vampires cool again in the pages of American Vampire and his demented-but-glorious run on Detective Comics, is taking on yet another project. Image Comics has announced Severed, a brand new 7-issue horror comic book co-written by Snyder and Scott Tuft.
Metro Pulse has a less than favorable review of Dylan Dog: Dead of Night.
Horror degree offered to University of Derby students. Yes, it’s true. And British horror author and director Clive Barker has given the degree his backing and hopes to take a class. Learn more: Horror Degree
Author and self-publisher J.A. Konrath (a.k.a. Jack Kilborn) will be a featured speaker at Digipalooza 2011. Konrath has authored 22 eBook titles that are available through OverDrive public, school, and college libraries. He has sold more than 300,000 eBooks. OverDrive’s 3rd international user group conference will be held in downtown Cleveland, July 28-31, 2011.
Texas Frightmare Weekend ’11: catch this Inside Pulse exclusive interview by Jenny Rebekah with writer/director/actor Lucky McKee.