Welcome to the web site for Maura McHugh - an author of horror and dark fantasy fiction living in the West of Ireland.
At 8.00 pm on 3 August 2020 I'll be appearing on a 'Lockdown Chat' via a Zoom Webinar discussing 2000 AD, as part of June Fest Newbridge. Dave Butler will be moderating the conversation with my fellow panellists and 2000 AD experts, Michael Carroll, Eoin Coveney and PJ Holden.
The 50th issue of fanzine Journey Planet is out now, and I've a review in it of 'Hellman: At the Twilight of the Reich', a Garth Ennis story, drawn by Mike Dorey and lettered by Rob Steen, which appeared in the recent Action 2020 Special published by Rebellion.
The Wom@rts roaming exhibition, titled 'Women (RI)visible', is opening tonight in Tower Center Rijeka, in Croatia. My piece, 'Interview with a Sphinx', is part of the exhibition.
My story ‘Wake the Dead' is in The Best of British Fantasy 2019, edited by Jared Shurin, which is published today.
There's now an Audible edition of the Judges: Volume Two omnibus, which contains my novella set in the 2000 AD Judges series – Psyche – along with Michael Carroll’s Golgotha and Joseph Elliott-Coleman’s The Patriots.
My novella set in the 2000 AD Judges series - Psyche - has been released in an omnibus edition with Michael Carroll's Golgotha and Joseph Elliott-Coleman's The Patriots.
The SMASH! 2020 Special is out now, which includes my story, 'King for a Day', drawn by Andreas Butzbach.
On Sunday, 7 June 2020 at 6 pm I'll be discussing 2000 AD in a Zoom panel discussion moderated by Joe Gordon, with my fellow panellists, Michael Carroll and Joseph Elliott-Coleman, during the online Cymera Festival.
For the #Storysellers auction, to raise funds to help Irish independent booksellers and comic book stores during this COVID-19 emergency period, I'm offering a bundle of items.
I thoroughly enjoyed reading Comet Weather, by Liz Williams,