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I racconti di Lovecraft in audiobook!

La HPLHS (H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society) ha annunciato il preorder per l’edizione audio di tutti i racconti del Maestro di Providence, basata sui testi di S.T. Joshi: The complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft – an audio book, sarà disponibile dal 22 agosto sul sito ufficiale della Society.

Tre i formati a disposizione degli appassionati: Collector’ s Edition, tutta l’opera all’interno di una speciale chiavetta USB con il profilo di Lovecraft; Complete collection, per il download diretto, e Selected Tales, una selezione di undici racconti.

Per coloro che effettueranno il preorder prima del 20 agosto, saranno disponibili dei contenuti bonus esclusivi.



The H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society has produced an audio recording of all of Lovecraft’s stories, working from texts prepared by Lovecraft scholar S.T. Joshi: The complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft – an audio book, now in pre-order.

The collection, available from August 22th, comes in three different formats: Collector’s Edition, packaged in a custom designed faux library book with a custom designed 16Gb USB flash drive; the Complete collection, available via digital download; and Selected Tales, featuring eleven downloadable stories.

Customers who will pre-order before August the 20th, will receive special exclusive bonuses.




Weird Fiction Reviews #7 e Dark Discoveries #37

notizia-3-a-1Due nuove uscite nel mondo delle riviste dedicate al weird e all’horror: si tratta del numero 7 di Weird Fiction Review e del numero 37 di Dark Discoveries.
– Weird Fiction Review (#7) è il volume annuale di saggistica e narrativa weird curato da S.T. Joshi e pubblicato dalla Centipede Press. Il volume, il cui prezzo di listino è 35$, è disponibile ora presso l’editore al prezzo speciale di 19$.
– Dark Discoveries (#37), ha questa volta come protagonista Paul Tremblay, con un’intervista all’autore e il racconto “It Won’t Go Away”. Il numero contiene anche racconti di Reggie Oliver, Brian Lumley, Bracken MacLeod, Barbie Wilde e Molly Tanzer, oltre a saggi, articoli, recensione e molti altri racconti.
notizia-3-bTwo interesting new issues for the readers of weird and horror literature:  number 7 of Weird Fiction Review and number 37 of Dark Discoveries.
– Weird Fiction Review (#7) is an annual periodical devoted to the study of weird and supernatural fiction. It is edited by S.T. Joshi and published by Centipede Press. The volume, usually sold for 35$, is now available of the publisher’s website at the special price of 19$.
– Dark Discoveries (#37), is about Supernaturalism. Special guest is Paul Tremblay, with an interview and the short story “It Won’t Go Away”.  In this issue you will find also some short stories by Reggie Oliver, Brian Lumley, Bracken MacLeod, Barbie Wilde e Molly Tanzer, reviews, articles, columns by Laird Barron and others, and much more.

H.P.Lovecraft’s Collected Fiction: A Variorum Edition

img_1445È in uscita (febbraio 2017) per Hippocampus Press il quarto e conclusivo volume della nuova edizione critica delle opere di H.P. Lovecraft, H. P. Lovecraft’s Collected Fiction: A Variorum Edition, curata da S.T. Joshi, che ripercorre la storia del testo di ogni racconto indicandone le diverse varianti.

Questo quarto volume raccoglie tutte le collaborazioni di Lovecraft, oltre all’indice di complessivo dell’opera.

In occasione dell’uscita del quarto volume, già disponibile per il pre-order, i primi tre volumi, acquistabili solo insieme in un unico set, sono proposti in offerta con uno sconto del 50%.



It is now available for preorder the fourth volume of H. P. Lovecraft’s Collected Fiction: A Variorum Edition, by Hyppocampus Press and edited by S.T.Joshi.

This final collection includes all known revisions and collaborations undertaken by Lovecraft on behalf of his friends and clients.

To celebrate the fourth volume, the first three volumes, available exclusively as a set and collecting all of Lovecraft’s canonical tales, are now on sale at 50%.

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 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

I vincitori del World Fantasy Awards 2016




Sono stati annunciati i vincitori del World Fantasy Awards 2016, compresi i premi speciali alla carriera di David G. Harttwell e Andrzej Sapkowski.

La premiazione ha avuto luogo durante la World Fantasy Convention, svoltasi a Columbus, Ohio, dal 27 al 30 Ottobre.

Qui di seguito la lista delle nomination con i vincitori in grassetto.




The winners for the 2016 World Fantasy Awards have been announced, and include Lifetime Achievement recipients David G. Hartwell and Andrzej Sapkowski. The awards were given at this year’s World Fantasy Convention, which took place from October 27-30 in Columbus, OH.

The full list of nominees follows, with winners in bold.


Winner: Anna Smaill, The Chimes (Sceptre)
Kazuo Ishiguro, The Buried Giant (Knopf/Faber & Faber)
N. K. Jemisin, The Fifth Season (Orbit)
Naomi Novik, Uprooted (Del Rey Books/Macmillan UK)
K. J. Parker, Savages (Subterranean Press)
Paul Tremblay, A Head Full of Ghosts (William Morrow & Co.)

Long Fiction

Winner: Kelly Barnhill, The Unlicensed Magician (PS Publishing)
Usman T. Malik, “The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn” (, Apr. 22, 2015)
Kim Newman, “Guignol” (Horrorology, edited by Stephen Jones, Jo Fletcher Books)
Kelly Robson, “Waters of Versailles” (, June 10, 2015)
Bud Webster, “Farewell Blues” (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jan./Feb. 2015)

Short Fiction

Winner: Alyssa Wong, “Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers” (Nightmare magazine, Oct. 2015)
Selena Chambers, “The Neurastheniac” (Cassilda’s Song, ed. Joseph S. Pulver, Sr. Chaosium Inc)
Amal El-Mohtar, “Pockets” (Uncanny Magazine, Jan.-Feb. 2015)
Sam J. Miller, “The Heat of Us: Notes Toward an Oral History” (Uncanny Magazine, Jan.-Feb. 2015)
Tamsyn Muir, “The Deepwater Bride” (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, July/Aug. 2015)


Winner: Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Paula R. Stiles, eds., She Walks in Shadows (Innsmouth Free Press)
Ellen Datlow, ed., The Doll Collection (Tor Books)
S. T. Joshi, ed., Black Wings IV: New Tales of Lovecraftian Horror (PS Publishing)
Joseph S. Pulver, Sr., ed., Cassilda’s Song: Tales Inspired by Robert W. Chambers’ King in Yellow Mythos (Chaosium Inc.)
Simon Strantzas, ed., Aickman’s Heirs (Undertow Publications)


Winner: C. S. E. Cooney, Bone Swans (Mythic Delirium Books)
Leena Krohn, Leena Krohn: Collected Fiction (Cheeky Frawg Books)
V. H. Leslie, Skein and Bone (Undertow Publications)
Kelly Link, Get in Trouble (Random House)
James Morrow, Reality by Other Means: The Best Short Fiction of James Morrow (Wesleyan University Press)
Mary Rickert, You Have Never Been Here (Small Beer Press)


Winner: Galen Dara
Richard Anderson
Julie Dillon
Kathleen Jennings
Thomas S. Kuebler

Special Award – Professional

Winner: Stephen Jones, for The Art of Horror (Applause Theatre Book & Cinema Book Publishers)
Neil Gaiman, Dave Stewart, and J. H. Williams III, The Sandman: Overture (Vertigo)
Robert Jordan, Harriet McDougal, Alan Romanczuk, and Maria Simons, The Wheel of Time Companion: The People, Places and History of the Bestselling Series (Tor Books)
Joe Monti, for contributions to the genre
Heather J. Wood, for Gods, Memes and Monsters: A 21st Century Bestiary (Stone Skin Press)

Special Award – Nonprofessional

Winner: John O’Neill, for Black Gate: Adventures in Fantasy Literature
Scott H. Andrews, for Beneath Ceaseless Skies: Literary Adventure Fantasy
Jedediah Berry and Eben Kling, for The Family Arcana: A Story in Cards (Ninepin Press)
Alexandra Pierce and Alisa Krasnostein, for Letters to Tiptree (Twelfth Planet Press)
Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas, for Uncanny Magazine
Helen Young, for Tales After Tolkien Society

World Fantasy Awards 2016: i finalisti

È stata pubblicata la lista dei finalisti dei World Fantasy Awards 2016, che saranno assegnati nel corso della World Fantasy Convention di Columbus, Ohio, prevista dal 27 al 30 ottobre 2016.

Qui di seguito, la lista completa dei finalisti con le loro opere.


The list of the nominees for the World Fantasy Awards 2016 is now available. The ceremony will be held in Columbus, Ohio, October 27-30, during the World Fantasy Convention.

Here the full list of the finalist and their works.


The Buried Giant, Kazuo Ishiguro (Knopf)
The Fifth Season, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
Uprooted, Naomi Novik (Del Rey)
Savages, K.J. Parker (Subterranean)
The Chimes, Anna Smaill (Sceptre)
A Head Full of Ghosts, Paul Tremblay (Morrow)


The Unlicensed Magician, Kelly Barnhill (PS)
“The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn”, Usman T. Malik ( 4/22/15)
“Guignol”, Kim Newman (Horrorology)
“Waters of Versailles”, Kelly Robson ( 6/10/15)
“Farewell Blues”, Bud Webster (F&SF 1-2/15)


“The Neurastheniac”, Selena Chambers (Cassilda’s Song)
“Pockets”, Amal El-Mohtar (Uncanny 1-2/15)
“The Heat of Us: Notes Toward an Oral History”, Sam J. Miller (Uncanny 1-2/15)
“The Deepwater Bride”, Tamsyn Muir (F&SF 7-8/15)
“Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers”, Alyssa Wong (Nightmare 10/15)


The Doll Collection, Ellen Datlow, ed. (Tor)
Black Wings IV, S.T. Joshi, ed. (PS)
She Walks in Shadows, Silvia Moreno-Garcia & Paula R. Stiles, eds. (Innsmouth Free Press)
Cassilda’s Song, Joseph S. Pulver, Sr., ed. (Chaosium)
Aickman’s Heirs, Simon Strantzas, ed. (Undertow)


Bone Swans, C.S.E. Cooney (Mythic Delirium)
Leena Krohn: Collected Fiction, Leena Krohn (Cheeky Frawg)
Skein and Bone, V.H. Leslie (Undertow)
Get in Trouble, Kelly Link (Random House)
Reality by Other Means: The Best Short Fiction of James Morrow, James Morrow (Wesleyan)
You Have Never Been Here, Mary Rickert (Small Beer)


Richard Anderson
Galen Dara
Julie Dillon
Kathleen Jennings
Thomas S. Kuebler


Neil Gaiman, Dave Stewart, & J.H. Williams III, for The Sandman: Overture (Vertigo)
Stephen Jones, for The Art of Horror (Applause Theatre & Cinema)
Robert Jordan, Harriet McDougal, Alan Romanczuk, & Maria Simons, for The Wheel of Time Companion (Tor)
Joe Monti, for contributions to the genre
Heather J. Wood, for Gods, Memes and Monsters: A 21st Century Bestiary (Stone Skin Press)


Scott H. Andrews, for Beneath Ceaseless Skies
Jedediah Berry & Eben Kling, for The Family Arcana: A Story in Cards (Ninepin)
John O’Neill, for Black Gate
Alexandra Pierce & Alisa Krasnostein, for Letters to Tiptree (Twelfth Planet)
Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas, for Uncanny
Helen Young, for Tales After Tolkien Society

S.T. Joshi parla di Lovecraft

STJoshi007-400Segnaliamo un’interessante intervista della rivista online The Black Aether a S.T. Joshi, focalizzata su H.P.Lovecraft e l’Orrore Cosmico.

Joshi risponde alle domande di vari intervistatori relative alle motivazioni che l’hanno portato ad occuparsi delle sue opere, alla personalità dello scrittore americano, alla definizione di orrore cosmico e molto altro.

Potete trovare l’intera intervista a questo link.

Weird fiction itself is a subversive genre, and should remain so. (S.T. Joshi)

We recommend an interesting interview by the magazine The Black Aether to S.T. Joshi, focused on H.P. Lovecraft and the Cosmic Horror.

Joshi answers many questions from different interviewers about what motivated him to study Lovecraft’s works, the Author’s personality, the definition of cosmic horror and much more.

You can find the whole interview at this link.




Shirley Jackson Awards 2015

Sono stati pubblicati i candidati allo Shirley Jackson Award 2015, il premio annuale per la letteratura horror, dark e di suspense psicologico, istituito in onore al contributo letterario della scrittrice americana scomparsa nel 1965.

I vincitori saranno proclamati domenica 10 luglio 2016, durante la Readercon 27, Conference on Imaginative Literature, Quincy, Massachusetts.

La lista completa dei candidati è riportata qui sotto.


Here the nominees for the Shirley Jackson Award 2015, established for outstanding achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic, in recognition of the legacy of Shirley Jackson’s writing.

The Awards will be presented on Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Readercon 27, Conference on Imaginative Literature, in Quincy, Massachusetts.

Shirley Jackson Award 2015 Nominees


Eileen, Ottessa Moshfegh (Penguin Press)

Experimental Film, Gemma Files (ChiZine Publications)

The Glittering World, Robert Levy (Gallery)

Lord Byron’s Prophecy, Sean Eads (Lethe Press)

When We Were Animals, Joshua Gaylord (Mulholland Books)


The Box Jumper, Lisa Mannetti (Smart Rhino)

In the Lovecraft Museum, Steve Tem (PS Publishing)

Unusual Concentrations, S.J. Spurrier (Simon Spurrier)

The Visible Filth, Nathan Ballingrud (This Is Horror)

Wylding Hall, Elizabeth Hand (PS Publishing-UK/Open Road Media-US)


“The Briskwater Mare,” Deborah Kalin (Cherry Crow Children, Twelfth Planet Press)

“The Deepwater Bride,” Tamsyn Muir (Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, July-August 2015)

“Even Clean Hands Can Do Damage,” Steve Duffy (Supernatural Tales #30, Autumn)

“Fabulous Beasts,” Priya Sharma (, July 2015)

“The Thyme Fiend,” Jeffrey Ford (, March 2015)


“A Beautiful Memory,” Shannon Peavey (Apex Magazine)

“Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers,” Alyssa Wong (Nightmare)

“Seven Minutes in Heaven,” Nadia Bulkin (Aickman’s Heirs)

“The Dying Season,” Lynda E. Rucker (Aickman’s Heirs)

“Wilderness,” Letitia Trent (Exigencies)


The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, Stephen King (Scribner)

The End of the End of Everything, Dale Bailey (Arche Press)

Get in Trouble, Kelly Link (Random House)

Gutshot, Amelia Gray (FSG Originals)

The Nameless Dark – A Collection, T.E. Grau (Lethe Press)

You Have Never Been Here, Mary Rickert (Small Beer Press)


Aickman’s Heirs, edited by Simon Strantzas (Undertow Publications)

Black Wings IV, edited by S.T. Joshi (PS Publishing)

The Doll Collection, edited by Ellen Datlow (Tor)

Exigencies, edited by Richard Thomas (Dark House Press)

Seize the Night, edited by Christopher Golden (Gallery

La Poesia di George Sterling

imageNel giorno della nascita del suo pupillo, Clark Ashton Smith, segnaliamo una ghiotta occasione per tutti gli appassionati di Sterling: Hyppocampus Press ha pubblicato un’offerta irripetibile per i tre volumi, in edizione limitata, con tutte le poesie dello scrittore americano, ad un prezzo davvero senza precedenti.

Questa edizione contiene tutte le poesie, pubblicate e non, con una estesa bibliografia e commenti. I volumi sono stati curati da S. T. Joshi e David E. Schultz, con introduzione di Kevin Starr.


In the day of the birth of his pupil, Clark Ashton Smith, here a great offer for the admirers of George Sterling’s poetry, by Hyppocampus Press: three volumes of the complete poetry works of this american writer, in limited edition, at an incredible price.

This edition  includes hundreds of uncollected and unpublished poems, along with a comprehensive bibliography and commentary. Edited by S.T.Joshi and David E. Schultz, introduction by Kevin Starr.

Weird Fiction Review #6

Weird fiction review 6È disponibile il numero 6 di Weird Fiction Review, pubblicazione annuale edita da S.T.Joshi per Centipede Press, sulla letteratura weird e sovrannaturale.

L’antologia è davvero ricca di contenuti: troverete al suo interno racconti, poesie e saggi di affermati scrittori del fantastico e nuove proposte, come  Laird Barron, Jonathan Thomas, Mollie Burleson, James Goho, Jason V Brock, e Michael Aronovitz; interviste con Clive Barker e T.E.D. Klein; 24 pagine a colori dedicate all’arte di Christopher Conn Askew; saggi su Robert E. Howard e L.B. Cole, e molto altro.

Un ottimo acquisto per iniziare adeguatamente un nuovo Anno Fantastico!



It is now available the sixth issue of Weird Fiction Review.Weird fiction review 6 bis

From the publisher:

The Weird Fiction Review is an annual periodical devoted to the study of weird and supernatural fiction. It is edited by S.T. Joshi. This sixth issue contains fiction, poetry, and reviews from leading writers and promising newcomers. It features original stories and essays by Laird Barron, Jonathan Thomas, Mollie Burleson, James Goho, Jason V Brock, and Michael Aronovitz; a lengthy interview with Clive Barker and a new interview with T.E.D. Klein; a 24-page full-color gallery of art by Christopher Conn Askew, an essay on Robert E. Howard-inspired art in the comics; an essay on the artwork of L.B. Cole, extensively illustrated; and much more.

A great way to begin a new Weird Year!