Welcome to The Horror Lounge, a new virtual festival celebrating all things horror.
Author Andrew Michael Hurley tells us about Edwin Stamford's book His Orchard and how it came to be published by The Eden Book Society.
Blogger Imogen Walker tells us about her favourite zombie books.
Editor Margrét Helgadóttir tells us how she pulls together her Asian Monster anthology.
Author Simon Cheshire gives us 5 spine-tingling short stories he loves.
Meet author Shane Stadler. 'Horror is an emotion.'
Meet author Melissa Olson. 'I think horror, like most genres, is constantly reinventing itself.'
Meet author Joseph Sale. 'I think people are hungry for horror again – maybe it’s because it reflects the times we live in?'
Meet author A.M. Shine. 'With clever misdirection the reader will never see it coming.'
Editor Katie Jennings tells us about her Red Eye series of YA horror.
Ruth Franklin, author of Shirley Jackson's biography tells us about the Queen of horror.
Reader Magdalena Salata tells us about her love of vampire tales and gives us her recommendations.
Meet author WJ Renehan. 'There are more horror authors publishing than ever before.'
Author Luke Walker explores the personal relationship we have with fear. 'We may not look for our fears, but they’re certainly looking for us.'
Meet author Ed Grabianowski. "People think of horror as all blood spray on the wall.'
Author Oli Jacob believes, 'if one wishes to experience true horror in a cultural form, literature is the way to go.' Here he tells us why.
For this week only, read some classic horror from Graham Masterton - only £1.99
Meet author Simon Cheshire and find out about his YA book Flesh and Blood.
Meet author Charles Lambert. 'Horror tells us uncomfortable truths about ourselves, which not all people welcome.'
Which books scare horror writers? Find out which books Horror Lounge authors have chosen.
Meet author David J. Skal. 'Stoker was never completely in control of his writing.'
Meet author Amelia Mangan. 'Working in horror was never really a conscious decision; it's what I tend to gravitate towards.'
Meet author Luke Walker. 'I’m drawn to apocalyptic fiction on varying scales.'
For this week only, read some classic Dennis Wheatley - only £1.99
Meet author Stephen Graham Jones. 'You can’t keep a good monster down, and horror’s made of monstrous things.'
Meet author Jason Arnopp. 'In cinema, horror is an evergreen genre.'
Designer and Illustrator M.S. Corley Talks about his favourite horror covers
Meet author Eric Scott Fischl. 'Accessibility and well-worn tropes don’t automatically diqualify a genre from having some great stuff in it.'
Find out from Leslie S Klinger why he has annotated Frankenstein (& Dracula before that).
Meet author Leslie S Klinger. 'Many readers conflate horror fiction with slasher films.'
'African Horror is usually steeped in the moral values of individual tribes.' A blog by Nuzo Onoh.