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Podcast con John Langan

IMG_3155John Langan parla del suo ultimo romanzo, The Fisherman, al podcast di This is Horror.

Nella puntata anche le sue riflessioni su come “allenare” la mente per le buone idee e la scrittura creativa.

Il podcast è disponibile a questo link.

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John Langan talks on This Is Horror’s podcast about his last novel, The Fisherman, how to train the mind for good ideas and creative writing.

The podcast is available at this link.

 

 

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Behold!: Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders

PrintLa Casa Editrice Crystal Lake Publishing ha pubblicato recentemente una nuova antologia weird: Behold!: Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders.

Il volume, disponibile sia in formato cartaceo che digitale, offre una vasta scelta di racconti, divisi in tre sezioni come da titolo, di famosi scrittori del fantastico come Neil Gaiman, Clive Barker, Ramsey Campbell, Lisa Morton, John Langan, Kristi DeMeester, Richard Thomas e molti altri.

L’antologia è curata da Doug Murano, con introduzione di Josh Malerman, illustrazioni di Luke Spooner e copertina di John Coulthart.

 

We announce a new weird anthology by Crystal Lake Publishing: Behold!: Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders, available from the end of July in paper and digital edition.

Featuring Clive Barker, Neil Gaiman, Ramsey Campbell, Lisa Morton, Brian Kirk, Hal Bodner, Stephanie M. Wytovich, John Langan, Erinn L. Kemper, John F.D. Taff, Patrick Freivald, Lucy A. Snyder, Brian Hodge, Kristi DeMeester, Christopher Coake, Sarah Read and Richard Thomas. Foreword by Josh Malerman. Illustrations by Luke Spooner. Cover art by John Coulthart.

 

Nuova antologia per John Langan

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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.

Bram Stoker Awards 2017: i vincitori

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Sono stati annunciati ieri, alla StokerCon in Long Beach, CA , i vincitori dell’edizione 2017 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.

 

 

 

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The Bram Stoker Awards 2017 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

 

This is Horror Awards 2016: i vincitori

IMG_1955È stata pubblicata la lista dei vincitori del This is Horror Awards 2016, tra i quali segnaliamo tre Autori pubblicati in Italia da Edizioni Hypnos:

-John Langan, miglior romanzo con The Fisherman;

-Victor LaValle, migliore novella con The Ballad of Black Tom;

-Livia Llewellyn, migliore antologia di racconti con Furnace.

 

 

 

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The list of the winners of This is Horror Awards 2016 is now available online.

Three of the Authors have been published in Italy by Edizioni Hypnos: John Langan (winner for best novel, with The Fisherman), Victor LaValle (winner for best novella with The Ballad of Black Tom) and Livia Llewellyn (winner for best anthology with Furnace)

 

 

 

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.

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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)

Il Reame degli Incubi

img_0647Dark Regions annuncia la prossima pubblicazione di Nightmare’s Realm: New Tales of the Weird & Fantastic, un’antologia di racconti inediti curata da S.T. Joshi.

Il volume, che uscirà in versione deluxe, autografato da tutti gli Autori e con la copertina a cura di Samuel Araya, sarà disponibile dal 22 Novembre con il download anticipato del libro per tutti coloro che effettueranno la prenotazione.

Tra gli Autori presenti nell’antologia, Ramsey Campbell, John Langan, Simon Strantzas, Steve Rasnic Tem e molti altri.

 

Dark Regions announced the publication of a new weird anthology, Nightmare’s Realm: New Tales of the Weird & Fantastic edited by S. T. Joshi with cover artwork by Samuel Araya. Featuring 100% original fiction focusing on the theme of dreams and nightmares by authors Ramsey Campbell, John Shirley, Caitlin R. Kiernan, John Langan, Simon Strantzas, Nancy Kilpatrick, W. H. Pugmire and many more.

To be offered for preorder in deluxe signed limited edition hardcover format on DarkRegions.com on November 22nd 2016 with an early ebook download exclusively for preorder customers.

Nightmare’s Realm Table of Contents

Introduction by S. T. Joshi
Prologue: To a Dreamer by H. P. Lovecraft
The Dreamed by Ramsey Campbell
A Predicament by Darrell Schweitzer
Kafkaesque by Jason V Brock
Beneath the Veil by David Barker
Dreams Downstream by John Shirley
Death-Dreaming by Nancy Kilpatrick
Cast Lots by Richard Gavin
The Wake by Steve Rasnic Tem
Dead Letter Office by Caitlín R. Kiernan
The Art of Memory by Donald Tyson
What You Do Not Bring Forth by John Langan
The Barrier Between by W. H. Pugmire
Sleep Hygiene by Gemma Files
Purging Mom by Jonathan Thomas
The Fifth Stone by Simon Strantzas
In the City of Sharp Edges by Stephen Woodworth
An Actor’s Nightmare by Reggie Oliver
Epilogue: Dream-Land by Edgar Allan Poe

Intervista a John Langan

Vi presentiamo una nuova intervista a John Langan, scrittore americano contemporaneo di letteratura horror.

Un’interessante finestra sulle sue fonti di ispirazione, gli inizi della carriera di scrittore, il suo metodo di lavoro e stile, e le prossime uscite in programma.

Per i lettori di Edizioni Hypnos, è possibile leggere due racconti di Langan nel volume 3 della rivista Hypnos, con “Technicolor”, e nel volume Nuovi Incubi, con “Bor Urus”.

 

Here a new interview with John Langan, the American horror writer, where you can find some interesting details about his inspirations, his beginnings, personal style and the works in progress.

For the readers of Edizioni Hypnos, it is possible to have a glimpse of his work in the Hypnos magazine vol. 3, with the story “Technicolor” and in the volume Nuovi Incubi, with the story “Bor Urus”.

 

Lovecraft eZine n.37

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E’ disponibile a questo link l’ultimo numero di Lovecraft eZine, il magazine dedicato al weird e all’orrore cosmico dei Miti di Cthulhu.

Nell’ultimo numero, disponibile come sempre online, e in versione kindle e cartacea, segnaliamo un racconto di John Langan, “Inundation”.

 

 

 

 

 

It is available at this link the new issue of Lovecraft eZine, the magazine devoted to weird fiction, cosmic horror and Cthulhu Mythos.

In this issue, available as always online and also in kindle and paper version, you will find a short story by John Langan, “Inundation”.

Autumn Cthulhu

imageRicordate il progetto Kickstarter di Lovecraft ezine Press del 2015?

Ebbene, ecco il risultato: Autumn Cthulhu  è ora disponibile, in versione cartacea e digitale.

Diciannove racconti ambientati nella stagione lovecraftiana che è sinonimo, per gli autori e il curatore, di morte e decadimento. Per citare la pesentazione della raccolta, “il vero senso della vita è che non vi è alcun senso”.

 

 

And in the autumn of the year, when the winds from the north curse and whine, and the red-leaved trees of the swamp mutter things to one another in the small hours of the morning under the horned waning moon, I sit by the casement and watch… — H.P. Lovecraft, “Polaris”

 

Remember the Kickstarter Project by Lovecraft ezine Press, back in 2015? 

Well, here the result: the anthology Autumn Cthulhu is now available, in paper and digital version.

Nineteen stories, in the lovecraftian season that, for the Authors and the Editor, means death. And to quote the presentation of the anthology, “The true meaning of life is that there is no meaning”.