Archivi Blog

Bram Stoker Awards 2017: i vincitori

IMG_2137Sono stati assegnati ieri 3 marzo, durante la StokerCon 2018 a Providence, i Bram Stoker Awards 2017 per le migliori opere horror dell’ultimo anno.

Le nostre congratulazioni a tutti i vincitori e in particolare ad Alessandro Manzetti e Independent Legions per il premio speciale Press Award.

Qui sotto la lista completa per categoria.

 

 

Superior Achievement in a Novel

Golden, Christopher – Ararat (St. Martin’s Press)

Superior Achievement in a First Novel

Cabeen, Robert Payne – Cold Cuts (Omnium Gatherum Media)

Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel

Liggett, Kim – The Last Harvest (Tor Teen)

Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel

Duffey, Damian and Butler, Octavia E. – Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation (Abrams ComicArts)

Superior Achievement in Long Fiction

Jones, Stephen Graham – Mapping the Interior (Tor.com)

Superior Achievement in Short Fiction

Mannetti, Lisa – “Apocalypse Then” (Never Fear: The Apocalypse) (13Thirty Books)

Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection

Hill, Joe – Strange Weather (William Morrow)

Superior Achievement in a Screenplay

Peele, Jordan – Get Out (Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Productions, QC Entertainment)

Superior Achievement in an Anthology

Murano, Doug – Behold!: Oddities, Curiosities & Undefinable Wonders (Crystal Lake Publishing)

Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction

Hendrix, Grady. Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of ‘70s and ‘80s Horror Fiction (Quirk Books)

Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection

Sng, Christina – A Collection of Nightmares (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

 

A9C1D519-91B0-45EF-A884-1B262797D73FThe Bram Stoker Awards 2017 were assigned yesterday at StokerCon 2018 in Providence. See above the full list of the winners. 

We would like to congratulate all the winners and especially Alessandro Manzetti and Independent Legions for the  Specialty Press Award.

Annunci

I finalisti dei Bram Stoker Awards 2017

La Horror Writers Association ha annunciato i finalisti dell’edizione 2017 dei Bram Stoker Awards, per le migliori opere di letteratura horror e dark fantasy.

La premiazione avverrà il 3 marzo, durante l’annuale StokerCon che si terrà dall’ 1al 4 marzo allo storico Baltimore Hotel di Providence, Rhode Island.

Tra le opere finaliste segnaliamo i romanzi I Wish I Was Like You di S.P. Miskowski e Ubo di Steve Rasnic Tem, il romanzo breve Agents of Dreamland di Caitlín R. Kiernan e l’antologia The Beauty of Death Vol. 2: Death by Water, pubblicata dalla casa editrice italiana Independent Legions e curata da Jodi Renee Lester e Alessandro Manzetti, quest’ultimo finalista anche con la raccolta di poesie No Mercy.

Qui si seguito l’elenco completo dei finalisti.

Superior Achievement in a Novel

Golden, Christopher – Ararat (St. Martin’s Press)
King, Stephen and King, Owen – Sleeping Beauties (Scribner)

Malerman, Josh – Black Mad Wheel (Ecco)

Miskowski, S.P. – I Wish I Was Like You (JournalStone)

Tem, Steve Rasnic – Ubo (Solaris)

Superior Achievement in a First Novel

Cabeen, Robert Payne – Cold Cuts (Omnium Gatherum Media)
Davidson, Andy – In the Valley of the Sun (Skyhorse Publishing)

Hayward, Matt – What Do Monsters Fear? (Post Mortem Press)

Hepler, Jeremy – The Boulevard Monster (Bloodshot Books)

Thomas, Scott – Kill Creek (Ink Shares)

Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel

French, Gillian – The Door to January (Islandport Press)
Leveen, Tom – Hellworld (Simon Pulse)

Liggett, Kim – The Last Harvest (Tor Teen)

Lukavics, Amy – The Ravenous (Harlequin Teen)

Porter, Sarah – When I Cast Your Shadow (Tor Teen)

Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel

Carey, Mike and Arvind, Ethan David – Darkness Visible (IDW)
Duffy, Damian and Butler, Octavia E. – Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation (Abrams ComicArts)

Ferris, Emil – My Favorite Thing is Monsters (Fantagraphics)

Hickman, Jonathan – The Black Monday Murders (Image Comics)

Liu, Marjorie – Monstress Volume 2: The Blood (Image Comics)

Superior Achievement in Long Fiction

Edelman, Scott – Faking it Until Forever Comes (Liars, Fakers, and the Dead Who Eat Them) (Written Backwards)
Jones, Stephen Graham – Mapping the Interior (Tor.com)

Kiernan, Caitlín R. – Agents of Dreamland (Tor.com)

Taylor, Lucy – Sweetlings (Tor.com)

Waggoner, Tim – A Kiss of Thorns (DarkFuse)

Superior Achievement in Short Fiction

Bailey, Michael – “I Will Be the Reflection Until the End” (Tales from the Lake Vol. 4) (Crystal Lake Publishing)
Chambers, James – “A Song Left Behind in the Aztakea Hills” (Shadows Over Main Street, Volume 2) (Cutting Block Books)

Mannetti, Lisa – “Apocalypse Then” (Never Fear: The Apocalypse) (13Thirty Books)

Neugebauer, Annie – “So Sings the Siren” (Apex Magazine #101) (Apex Publications)

Yardley, Mercedes M. – “Loving You Darkly” (F(r)iction Magazine #8) (Tethered by Letters)

Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection

Hill, Joe – Strange Weather (William Morrow)
Kiste, Gwendolyn – And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe (JournalStone)

Malerman, Josh – Goblin (Earthling Publications)

Matsuura, Thersa – The Carp-Faced Boy and Other Tales (Independent Legions Publishing)

McGrath, Patrick – Writing Madness (Centipede Press)

Superior Achievement in a Screenplay

Del Toro, Guillermo and Taylor, Vanessa – The Shape of Water (TSG Entertainment, Double Dare You Productions)
Duffer, Matt and Duffer, Ross – Stranger Things: MadMax, Episode 02:01: Chapter One (21 Laps Entertainment, Monkey Massacre)

Frost, Mark and Lynch, David – Twin Peaks, Part 8 (Rancho Rosa Partnership, Inc.)

Palmer, Chase, Fukunaga, Cary, and Dauberman, Gary – It (New Line Cinema)

Peele, Jordan – Get Out (Universal Pictures, Blumhouse Productions, QC Entertainment)

Shyamalan, M. Night – Split (Blinding Edge Pictures, Blumhouse Productions)

Superior Achievement in an Anthology

Brooks, Kinitra, PhD., Addison, Linda D., and Morris, Susana, PhD. – Sycorax’s Daughters (Cedar Grove Publishing)
Datlow, Ellen – Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales: An Anthology (Pegasus Books)

Maberry, Jonathan and Romero, George A. – Nights of the Living Dead: An Anthology (St. Martin’s Griffin)

Manzetti, Alessandro and Lester, Jodi Renee – The Beauty of Death Vol. 2: Death by Water (Independent Legions Publishing)

Murano, Doug – Behold!: Oddities, Curiosities & Undefinable Wonders (Crystal Lake Publishing)

Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction

Brittany, Michele – Horror in Space: Critical Essays on a Film Subgenre (McFarland)
Brooks, Kinitra D. – Searching for Sycorax: Black Women’s Hauntings of Contemporary Horror (Rutgers University Press)

Hendrix, Grady. Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of ‘70s and ‘80s Horror Fiction (Quirk Books)

Jones, Stephen – The Art of Horror Movies: An Illustrated History (Applause Theatre & Cinema Books)

Mynhardt, Joe and Johnson, Eugene – Where Nightmares Come From: The Art of Storytelling in the Horror Genre – (Crystal Lake Publishing)

Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection

Frazier, Robert and Boston, Bruce – Visions of the Mutant Rain Forest (Crystal Lake Publishing)
Manzetti, Alessandro – No Mercy (Crystal Lake Publishing)

Simon, Marge and Turzillo, Mary – Satan’s Sweethearts (Weasel Press)

Sng, Christina – A Collection of Nightmares (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

Wytovich, Stephanie M. – Sheet Music to My Acoustic Nightmare (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

image

The Horror Writers Association announced the 2017 Bram Stoker Awards Final Ballot. HWA is the premier organization for writers of horror and dark fantasy.

The presentation of the Bram Stoker Awards will occur during the annual StokerCon at the historical Baltimore Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island, during the gala dinner on March 3rd.

We would like to point out the novels I Wish I Was Like You by S.P. Miskowski and Ubo by Steve Rasnic Tem, the short novel Agents of Dreamland by Caitlín R. Kiernan and the anthology The Beauty of Death Vol. 2: Death by Water, published by  Independent Legions and edited by Jodi Renee Lester and Alessandro Manzetti, who is also a finalist with the poetry collection No Mercy.

See above the complete list of the nominees.

Suprême – Il Circo delle Meraviglie

2262EAE9-6B32-4E58-839B-0084A4CD6918Disponibile da oggi, in occasione di Halloween, l’edizione digitale della novelette inedita ‘Suprême – Il Circo delle Meraviglie‘ di Caleb Battiago, aka Alessandro Manzetti, vincitore del Bram Stoker Award.

Sinossi: 2298. La sirena eco-limbica chiama tutti a raccolta, là dove la discarica di Baden cede il passo al blu solforico di un tendone da circo, e un carillon vivente vi invita a entrare brandendo un cartello ricco di macabre promesse.
Benvenuti al Suprême, vanto della capitale della Nuova Francia. Qui, mentre la Cloud-6 vi squaglia il cervello e un Coltrane apocalittico spreme caos dal suo sassofono, potrete ammirare, tra gli altri, Vivien Duemila Chili, l’Abominevole Uomo delle Feci, la Donna Ignobile, il Clown a Due Teste. Sono i nuovi freak, immolati al divertimento, mostri sputati da un mondo in rovina, in cui l’aberrazione impera e l’amore muove gli ultimi passi verso il capolinea. Mettetevi comodi e allentate i freni inibitori, se ne avete il coraggio. Che lo spettacolo abbia inizio!

Illustrazione di copertina di Wendy Saber Core.

 

It is now available, just in time for Halloween, the digital edition of the unpublished novelette ‘Suprême – Il Circo delle Meraviglie’ by Caleb Battiago, aka Alessandro Manzetti.

Cover art by Wendy Saber Core.

Nuova antologia per John Langan

sefira

In uscita a giugno per Hippocampus Press Sefira and Other Betrayals, una nuova raccolta di John Langan, recente vincitore del Bram Stoker Award con il romanzo The Fisherman.

La raccolta comprende diversi racconti già apparsi in precedenza su rivista, e due testi inediti, la novella “Sefira” e la novelette “At Home in the Devil’s House“.

 

Hippocampus Press announced for June a new collection by John Langan, Sefira and Other Betrayals, with some short stories already published on a magazine, the novella “Sefira” and the novelette “At Home in the Devil’s House“.

John Langan just won the Bram Stoker Award for the novel The Fisherman.

La Ballata di Black Tom

Ballata di Black TomDisponibile per Edizioni Hypnos, nella collana Visioni, la traduzione italiana della novella di Victor LaValle, La Ballata di Black Tom, in formato digitale e cartaceo.

Il volume, il quinto della collana, con traduzione di Laura Sestri e copertina di Ivo Torello, riprende uno dei classici del fantastico, “Orrore a Red Hook” di H.P. Lovecraft, immergendolo nella realtà degli afroamericani della New York degli anni Venti.

La novella è finalista ai premi Hugo, Nebula, Stoker e Shirley Jackson.

Quello che uomini come me avrebbero respinto come superstizione o, peggio, come male puro, io imparavo invece ad apprezzarlo. Più leggevo, più ascoltavo, più divenivo sicuro che un immenso e segreto spettacolo fosse in atto durante la mia vita, durante tutte le nostre vite, ma la maggior parte di noi era troppo ignorante, o troppo spaventata per alzare lo sguardo e guardare. Perché guardare significherebbe capire che lo spettacolo non è stato allestito per noi. Significherebbe apprendere che non siamo assolutamente di alcun interesse per gli attori.

It is now available in italian the latest novella by Victor LaValle , published by Edizioni Hypnos: La Ballata di Black Tom, the fifth volume in the Visioni series, in digital and paper edition. The Author proposes a reinvention of the lovecraftian “Horror at Red Hook” in the US’s Twenties.

The novella was nominated for Hugo, Nebula, Stoker and Shirley Jackson Awards.

 

Bram Stoker Awards 2016: i vincitori

IMG_2137

Sono stati annunciati ieri, alla StokerCon in Long Beach, CA , i vincitori dell’edizione 2016 del Bram Stoker Awards, il premio statunitense per la miglior narrativa horror, assegnato ogni anno dalla Horror Writer’s Association.

Qui di seguito la lista dei vincitori per categoria.

 

 

 

IMG_2136

 

The Bram Stoker Awards 2016 were assigned last night at StokerCon in Long Beach, CA. Here follows the full list by category.

 

Superior Achievement in a Novel

Langan, John – The Fisherman (Word Horde)

Superior Achievement in a First Novel

Deady, Tom – Haven (Cemetery Dance Publications)

Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel

Alexander, Maria – Snowed (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel

Chambers, James – Kolchak the Night Stalker: The Forgotten Lore of Edgar Allan Poe (Moonstone)

Superior Achievement in Long Fiction

Waggoner, Tim – The Winter Box (DarkFuse)

Superior Achievement in Short Fiction

Oates, Joyce Carol – The Crawl Space (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Volume #2016/Issue#8) (Dell Magazines)

Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection

Oates, Joyce Carol – The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror (Mysterious Press)

Superior Achievement in a Screenplay

Eggers, Robert – The VVitch (Parts and Labor, RT Features, Rooks Nest Entertainment, Code Red Productions, Scythia Films, Maiden Voyage Pictures, Mott Street Pictures, Pulse Films, and Very Special Projects)

Superior Achievement in an Anthology

Monteleone, Thomas F. and Monteleone, Oliva F. – Borderlands 6 (Samhain Publishing, Ltd.)

Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction

Franklin, Ruth – Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life (Liveright Publishing Corporation)

Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection

Wytovich, Stephanie M. – Brothel (Raw Dog Screaming Press)
Other HWA Awards

Mentor of the Year Award

Linda Addison

Silver Hammer Award

James Chambers

Specialty Press Award

Kate Jonez of Omnium Gatherum

Lifetime Achievement Award

Dennis Etchison
Thomas F. Monteleone

 

Ecco i finalisti dei Bram Stoker Awards 2016

img_1700La Horror Writers Association ha annunciato i finalisti dell’edizione 2016 dei Bram Stoker Awards, per le migliori opere di letteratura horror e dark fantasy.

La premiazione avverrà il 29 aprile, durante l’annuale StokerCon che si terrà a bordo della Queen Mary a Long Beach, California.

Segnaliamo in particolare le nominations di Alessandro Manzetti per miglior Antologia con The Beauty of Death (Independent Legions Publishing) e miglior Raccolta di Poesie con Sacrificial Nights (KippleOfficinaLibraria), di Victor LaValle per miglior Novella con The Ballad of Black Tom,  di John Langan per miglio Romanzo con The Fisherman (Word Horde) e di Laird Barron per miglior Raccolta con Swift to Chase (JournalStone).

Qui sotto, la lista completa dei finalisti.

image

The Horror Writers Association announces the 2016 Bram Stoker Awards Final Ballot. HWA is the premier organization for writers of horror and dark fantasy.

The presentation of the Bram Stoker Awards will occur during the second annual StokerCon aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California on the evening of April 29, 2017

We would like to point out the nominations of Alessandro Manzetti for Superior Achievement in an Anthology with The Beauty of Death (Independent Legions Publishing) and in a Poetry Collection with Sacrificial Nights (KippleOfficinaLibraria), and also Victor LaValle for Long Fiction with The Ballad of Black Tom, John Langan for Best Novel with The Fisherman (Word Horde) and Laird Barron for Fiction Collection with Swift to Chase (JournalStone).

The complete list of the nominees follows.

Superior Achievement in a Novel

Hand, Elizabeth – Hard Light: A Cass Neary Crime Novel (Minotaur Books)
Jones, Stephen Graham – Mongrels (William Morrow)
Langan, John – The Fisherman (Word Horde)
MacLeod, Bracken – Stranded: A Novel (Tor Books)
Tremblay, Paul – Disappearance at Devil’s Rock (William Morrow)

Superior Achievement in a First Novel

Barnett, Barbara – The Apothecary’s Curse (Pyr Books)
Chapman, Greg – Hollow House (Omnium Gatherum Media)
Deady, Tom – Haven (Cemetery Dance Publications)
Garza, Michelle and Lason, Melissa – Mayan Blue (Sinister Grin Press)
Wytovich, Stephanie – The Eighth (Dark Regions Press)

Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel

Alexander, Maria – Snowed (Raw Dog Screaming Press)
Brozek, Jennifer – Last Days of Salton Academy (Ragnarok Publishing)
Cosimano, Elle – Holding Smoke (Hyperion-Disney)
Roberts, Jeyn – When They Fade (Knopf Books for Young Readers)
Sirowy, Alexandra – The Telling (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)

Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel

Bunn, Cullen – Blood Feud (Oni Press)
Chambers, James – Kolchak the Night Stalker: The Forgotten Lore of Edgar Allan Poe (Moonstone)
de Campi, Alex – No Mercy, Vol. 2 (Image Comics)
Kirkman, Robert – Outcast by Kirkman&Azaceta, Vol 3 This Little Light (Image Comics)
Miller, Mark Alan and Lansdale, Joe R. –The Steam Man (Dark Horse Books)
Moore, Alan – Providence, Act 1 (Avatar Press)

Superior Achievement in Long Fiction

Cushing, Nicole – The Sadist’s Bible (01Publishing)
Edelman, Scott – That Perilous Stuff (Chiral Mad 3) (Written Backwards)
LaValle, Victor – The Ballad of Black Tom (Tor.com)
Malerman, Josh – The Jupiter Drop (You, Human) (Dark Regions Press)
Waggoner, Tim – The Winter Box (DarkFuse)

Superior Achievement in Short Fiction

Bailey, Michael – Time is a Face on the Water (Borderlands 6) (Borderlands Press)
Bodner, Hal – A Rift in Reflection (Chiral Mad 3) (Written Backwards)
Golden, Christopher – The Bad Hour (What the #@&% is That?) (Saga Press)
Mannetti, Lisa – ArbeitMacht Frei(Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories) (Crystal Lake Publishing)
Oates, Joyce Carol – The Crawl Space (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Volume #2016/Issue#8) (Dell Magazines)

Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection

Barron, Laird – Swift to Chase (JournalStone)
Chizmar, Richard – A Long December (Subterranean Press)
Oates, Joyce Carol – The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror (Mysterious Press)
O’Neill, Gene – Lethal Birds (Omnium Gatherum Media)
Schwaeble, Hank – American Nocturne (Cohesion Press)

Superior Achievement in a Screenplay

Campbell, Josh, Chazelle, Damien, and Stuecken, Matthew – 10 Cloverfield Lane (Paramount Pictures)
Duffer, Matt and Duffer, Ross – Stranger Things: The Vanishing of Will Byers (Episode 01: Chapter One) (21 Laps Entertainment, Monkey Massacre)
Duffer, Matt and Duffer, Ross – Stranger Things: The Upside Down (Episode 01: Chapter Eight) (21 Laps Entertainment, Monkey Massacre)
Eggers, Robert – The VVitch (Parts and Labor, RT Features, Rooks Nest Entertainment, Code Red Productions, Scythia Films, Maiden Voyage Pictures, Mott Street Pictures, Pulse Films, and Very Special Projects)
Logan, John – Penny Dreadful: A Blade of Grass (Episode 03:04) Showtime Presents in association with SKY, Desert Wolf Productions, Neal Street Productions)

Superior Achievement in an Anthology

Bailey, Michael – Chiral Mad 3 (Written Backwards)
Manzetti, Alessandro – The Beauty of Death (Independent Legions Publishing)
Monteleone, Thomas F. and Monteleone, Oliva F. – Borderlands 6 (Samhain Publishing, Ltd.)
Mosiman, Billie Sue – Fright Mare-Women Write Horror (DM Publishing)
Murano, Doug and Ward, D. Alexander – Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories (Crystal Lake Publishing)

Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction

Braudy, Leo – Haunted: On Ghosts, Witches, Vampires, Zombies and Other Monsters of the Natural and Supernatural(Yale University Press)
Franklin, Ruth – Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life (Liveright Publishing Corporation)
Olson, Danel P. – Guillermo del Toro’s “The Devil’s Backbone” and “Pan’s Labyrinth”: Studies in the Horror Film (Centipede Press)
Poole, W. Scott – In the Mountains of Madness: The Life, Death and Extraordinary Afterlife of H. P. Lovecraft (Soft Skull Press)
Skal, David J. – Something in the Blood: The Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote
Dracula (Liveright Publishing Corporation)
Tibbetts, John – The Gothic Worlds of Peter Straub (McFarland)

Superior Achievement in a Poetry Collection

Boston, Bruce and Manzetti, Alessandro – Sacrificial Nights (KippleOfficinaLibraria)
Collings, Michael R. – Corona Obscura: Poems Dark and Elemental (self-published)
Gailey, Jeannine Hall – Field Guide to the End of the World: Poems (Moon City Press)
Simon, Marge – Small Spirits (Midnight Town Media)
Wytovich, Stephanie M. – Brothel (Raw Dog Screaming Press)

Victor LaValle approda in Italia

img_1689In arrivo in Italia la novella finalista al Bram Stoker Award, The Ballad of Black Tom (Tor.com, 2016) di Victor LaValle.

La vicenda si svolge negli anni Venti del secolo scorso e ha come protagonista Tommy Tester, un giovane di colore di Harlem la cui vita verrà sconvolta dalla presenza di un libro misterioso. La storia prende spunto dal celebre racconto di H.P. Lovecraft “Orrore a Red Hook” (dalle cui pagine emerge un altro personaggio della storia, il detective Thomas Malone) e affronta il tema dell’America nera negli anni Venti, in relazione anche alle recenti polemiche sul razzismo lovecraftiano, così come dimostra anche la dedica iniziale dell’autore: “A H.P. Lovecraft, con tutti i miei sentimenti contrastanti”.

The Ballad of Black Tom sarà pubblicato da Edizioni Hypnos nella collana Visioni,  con l’uscita di aprile 2017.

img_1690Victor LaValle ha al suo attivo tre romanzi, tra cui Big Machine, che nel 2009 si aggiudica lo Shirley Jackson Award, e il più recente The Devil in Silver, inserito dal New York Times tra i 50 migliori romanzi pubblicati nel 2012.

 

The Ballad of Black Tom (Tor.com, 2016) by Victor LaValle, novella nominated for the Bram Stoker Award, will be soon published in italian, next April, by Edizioni Hypnos in the series Visioni.

Set in the Twenties, the story follows the life of Tommy Tester, young black man from Harlem, and a mysterious book that will mess up his life. The story is related to H.P.Lovecraft’s story “The Horror at Red Hook” and it deals with the topic of racism during those years in the U.S. , with a dedication to Lovecraft himself:  For H.P. Lovecraft, with all my conflicted feelings.

Victor LaValle wrote three novels: Big Machine won the Shirley Jackson Award in 2009 and the latest, The Devil in Silver, was listed by  the New York Times between the 50 best novels published  in 2012.

 

2016 WEIRD!

imageIl 2016 è stato un anno ricco di novità e sorprese per gli amanti del weird e dell’horror, soprattutto in Italia, a cominciare dalla presenza a Milano a Stranimondi 2016 di Ramsey Campbell, che ha presentato il suo ultimo romanzo lovecraftiano L’ultima rivelazione di Gla’aki.

L’editoria specializzata si è dimostrata vitale quanto mai: Edizioni Hypnos ha presentato una nuova collana (Visioni) e otto nuovi volumi tra modern e classic weird, dalla riscoperta della rivista pioniere Der Orchideengarten, sino alle proposte più moderne di autori come Livia Llewellyn e Simon Strantzas; Indipendent Legions ha arricchito il suo già nutrito catalogo con pubblicazioni dei maggiori esponenti dell’horror contemporaneo, come Jack Ketchum, Richard Laymon e Robert McCammon, mentre Vincent Books ha dato il via a img_1378due nuove collane, New Breed e Miskatonic, dedicate al weird, all’horror e al fantastico italiano.

Infine il 2016 ha visto Alessandro Manzetti vincitore del prestigioso Bram Stoker Award per la miglior raccolta di poesie con Eden Underground.

Un 2016 veramente fantastico per un 2017 ancora più all’insegna del weird!

The year 2016 was rich in new and interesting surprises for the lovers of weird and horror literature, especially in Italy: let’s start with the appearence of Ramsey Campbell during Stranimondi 2016, and the book launch of his last lovecraftian novel, L’ultima rivelazione di Gla’aki.

Der OrkiWeird specialized publishers were really dynamic: Edizioni Hypnos started a new series (Visioni)  and published eight new volumes of classic and modern weird, from the rediscovery of the innovative magazine Der Orchideengarten, to the modern weird writers like Livia Llewellyn and Simon Strantzas; Indipendent Legions added some very famous Authors of contemporary horror to their catalogue, like Jack Ketchum, Richard Laymon and Robert McCammon, and Vincent Books launched two new series, New Breed and Miskatonic, dedicated to weird, horror and fantastic literature.

Last but not least, Alessandro Manzetti won the prestigious Bram Stoker Award for the best poetry collection, with Eden Underground.

What a fantastic 2016, a perfect start for an even better 2017 for weird literature! 

Paul Tremblay per Editrice Nord

Segnaliamo con piacere la prossima pubblicazione del romanzo Nel Buio della Mente, edizione italiana di A Head Full of Ghosts dello scrittore americano Paul G. Tremblay.

Il romanzo è stato uno dei vincitori dell’edizione 2015 dei Bram Stoker Awards e sarà pubblicato in Italia per Editrice Nord.

Eccovi l’anteprima, dalla pagina Facebook dell’Autore, della copertina.

image

Editrice Nord will publish soon the italian version of A Head Full of Ghosts, by the american writer Paul G. Tremblay, with the title Nel Buio della Mente.

The novel was one of the winners of the 2015’s Bram Stoker Awards.

Here, from the Author facebook page, the preview of the cover artwork.