Mon, 13 February 2017 Women In Horror Mixtape
Mark West asked me to contribute to his Women In Horror Mixtape, the third in his series of recommended works, which was scheduled to be part of the Women in Horror Month celebrations.
This time I picked ‘Red as Blood’ by Tanith Lee. Partly it’s a tribute to the history of fairy tales, which have [...]
Thu, 25 February 2016 Dublin Women in Horror Month Event
To celebrate Women in Horror Month 2016 Acid Cane Comics are hosting the first comic/live music crossover night which is happening at 7pm tonight at On the Rox.
They’re getting the comic creators and connoisseurs of horror together in an atmosphere of drinks and rock ‘n’ roll.
There will be a comic book launches from [...]
Thu, 31 December 2015 A story in Obsidian
In 2016 NewCon Press celebrates its 10th anniversary, and to mark that achievement it’s releasing a number of publications next year, including an eBook-only retrospective anthology of horror short fiction written by women that NewCon published during its first decade.
Thus we have Obsidian: A Decade of Horror Stories by Women, which is now available [...]
Mon, 02 February 2015 The Moon Will Look Strange – review
Since February is Women in Horror month, I’ve decided to post the full review I wrote of Lynda E. Rucker’s collection The Moon Will Look Strange (Karōshi Books, 2013). My piece was published in the Green Book journal last year.
I will note that Lynda is a friend of mine, but since my general policy is [...]
Mon, 24 February 2014 She Walks in Shadows
Within genre circles (sf/f/h) there are some debates that keep rising from the grave, like brain-lusting zombies. You chase the brutes about, slice off their heads, throw them back into the pit, and tamp the soil down hard upon their twitching limbs.
Yet, they keep digging their way out of the earth.
This is particularly tiresome if [...]
Fri, 01 February 2013 Women in Horror 2013
It’s Imblog today, the traditional start of Spring in Ireland, and it’s sunny too – a welcome break from the recent fierce squalls.
It’s also the start of Women in Horror Recognition Month, which I’ve discussed before on my blog.
Two years ago I wrote a piece for the fabulous Bad Reputation web site in which [...]
Wed, 26 September 2012 The Hallowe’en Sessions Trailer
At last the trailer for The Hallowe’en Sessions is online:
Sean Hogan directed the trailer: he’s also one of the writers, and the director, of The Hallowe’en Sessions. The actor is Billy Clarke, with voice-over by Sarah Douglas, both of whom are in the play.
Get your tickets while you can.