[Women In Horror Month] – Interview with Em Dehaney

Lydian Faust (LF): How did Burdizzo Books get started? Em Dehaney (ED): Back in early 2016 I saw an open call for a Christmas themed anthology from a writer called Matthew Cash. I had come across his work and subbed to an anthology of his before (with no success!), but we didn’t know each other.Continue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – Interview with Em Dehaney”

[Women In Horror Month] – Diversity and Women in Horror Month

Being part of a mostly marginalized group has its moments of extreme suck. You can take pride in being part of that group and still speak out about the suck. It doesn’t mean you don’t want to be part of the group (I like my tits, thank you very much) but that you want peopleContinue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – Diversity and Women in Horror Month”

[Women In Horror Month] – WOMEN REINVENTING DOMESTIC GOTHIC

There’s a long tradition in Gothic literature written by women; the idea of the home as a strange, uncanny and often dangerous space. Contemporary domestic Gothic writing has spread its dark wings across a wide variety of literature; horror, crime, noir and thriller writing. This piece examines the origins of this tradition, but also looksContinue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – WOMEN REINVENTING DOMESTIC GOTHIC”

[Women In Horror Month] – Interview with J. Askew

Dead Head Reviews (DHR): J. Askew, thank you so much for joining us today. Your first short stories were published in September, with your eighth coming in January – most are sci-fi/horror, so what draws you to those genres? J. Askew (JA):  Sometimes I feel like sci-fi and horror are the only genres that can move me,Continue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – Interview with J. Askew”

[Women In Horror Month] – The Goblets Immortal

By Beth Overmyer It has been many years since I’ve read anything in the fantasy genre, save The Hobbit. Seeing as I’ve made a promise this year to continue expanding what I read, I thought I would give The Goblets Immortal a chance at reeling me back into the land of mystical creatures and wizards.Continue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – The Goblets Immortal”

[Women In Horror Month] – Laurel Hightower interviews V. Castro

Laurel Hightower (LH): First I want to say how much I liked Maria the Wanted. This book, and your protagonist, were a totally new and exciting take on the genre – I saw you’re a fan of the vampire subgenre, and you were able to breathe new life into it. In seeing your tweets and mentions ofContinue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – Laurel Hightower interviews V. Castro”

[Women In Horror Month] – Maria The Wanted and the Legacy of the Keepers

Maria is the vampire novel I didn’t even know I was waiting for. I love horror, but I got kind of vampired out some time ago. That’s because after a while, they all start to look the same. The female characters, vampire and prey alike, are often sexualized objects, helpless to avoid succumbing to wills andContinue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – Maria The Wanted and the Legacy of the Keepers”

[Women In Horror Month] – Women Writing Horror: The Importance of Female Representation in My Favorite Genre

Women Writing Horror: The Importance of Female Representation in My Favorite Genre As a little girl growing up with a love of all things horror, I got a lot of funny looks from people – family and friends included. I was the only bookworm in my family, and the only person interested in the thingsContinue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – Women Writing Horror: The Importance of Female Representation in My Favorite Genre”

[Women In Horror Month] – Interview with Gemma Amor . Part II

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[Women In Horror Month] – Gemma Amor . Part I

The Intro An introduction may hardly be necessary – considering the whirlwind of success Gemma Amor saw in 2019 – but an introduction will come, nevertheless. Last year, I discovered a large number of independent writers worthy of a bestseller’s list, Gemma Amor being one of my ultimate favorites. I read her first story collection,Continue reading “[Women In Horror Month] – Gemma Amor . Part I”