Barry Lyga’s letter, titled “No Book Deals for Traitors” says that “no one should be enriched for their contributions to evil.”
In order to establish a Folk Horror tradition, Canada would first have to reckon with the sins of its history as a settler-colonial nation.
Black creators have made their mark in horror film and literature, though they have had to work to get noticed. There are signs that this is changing.
Horror fiction provides a buffer against the ongoing stresses and upheavals of the real world.
In a brief survey of some core Western texts, Oates asks the key question, why do we want to experience fear in an aesthetic context?
The author of psychological thrillers says his respect for the horror genre may explain why he has had difficulty writing in the genre.
The number one reason? It’s fun.
Edgar Allan Poe died on October 7, 1849 under conspicuously mysterious circumstances. A Buzzfeed mini-documentary speculates on what might have happened to him.
The genre that preys on the subconscious is more varied and interesting that it is frequently given credit for.
Michael Crummey talks fiction, Newfoundland, and landscape: “I had lived in Labrador for a while and I had the very real sense that this place could kill you.”