Tag Archives: Horrorology

Aurealis Shortlists

AA-logoThe Aurealis Awards shortlists have been announced. Happy to note that “Ripper” and “Of Sorrow and Such” are both finalists (for Horror novella and Fantasy novella respectively). Sad to see the Horror Novel category apparently continues to be problematic. Not sure why. Happy to
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Horrorology in my hot little hands!

It’s arrived! Horrorology: The Lexicon of Fear, Stephen Jones’ new anthology, out via the delightful Jo Fletcher Books, with artwork (and a new story!) by Clive Barker. Look at that ToC!

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Horrorology Interviews: Nicola Budd

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Art by Nicola Howell

The delightful Nicola Budd is not only an excellent artist, but also an editor with Jo Fletcher Books. Horrorology was a major new project for her and here she talks about the experience.

So this
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Horrorology Interviews: Angela Slatter

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Angela Slatter (Photo by David Pollitt, June 2010)

Angela Slatter is … well, me. Here I ramble on about my Horrorology novella, “Ripper”.

What was the inspiration for your Horrorology tale “Ripper”?

Well, it had a bit of a convoluted beginning: I was
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Horrorology Interviews: Reggie Oliver

r4eggieThe superbly talented Mr Reggie Oliver is a playwright, author, biographer, actor and director. His Tartarus collection Mrs Midnight won the Dracula Society’s Children of the Night Award, and was a finalist for both the British Fantasy and World Fantasy Awards. Here, he
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Horrorology Interviews: Ramsey Campbell

ramseycampbellWhat can one say about Master Ramsey Campbell that truly shows the extent of his influence in the genre, not to mention the breadth of his talent? A poor attempt might go thusly:

The Inhabitant of the Lake and Less Welcome
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Horrorology Interviews: Lisa Tuttle

Lisa Tuttle

American-born, UK-based Lisa Tuttle is a writer of science fiction, fantasy, and horror as well as an editor and reviewer. She was the 1974 winner of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, won the 1989
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Horrorology Interviews: Kim Newman

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Kim Newman is one of my favourite writers; I do like to think of him as the Dandy Highway Man of Horror. He is, among other things, a superb writer, a perceptive critic, and an inveterate wearer of cravats.

What was the inspiration for your Horrorology tale “Guignol”?

I think they’re
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Horrorology Interviews: Joanne Harris

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Joanne Harris (MBE) studied Modern and Mediaeval Languages at Cambridge and was a teacher for fifteen years, during which time she published three novels, including Chocolat (1999), which was made into an Oscar-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp.

Since then, she
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Horrorology Interviews: Mark Samuels

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Mark Samuels (born 1967) is the author of five short story collections: The White Hands and Other Weird Tales (Tartarus Press 2003), Black Altars (Rainfall Books 2003), Glyphotech & Other Macabre Processes (PS Publishing 2008), The Man who Collected Machen & Other
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