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“The Inquiet Dreamer” Antologia tributo ad Harlan Ellison

La casa editrice inglese PS Publishing ha annunciato la pubblicazione di The Unquiet Dreamer. A Tribute to Harlan Ellison, antologia dedicata a uno dei più influenti e importanti autori del fantastico del ventesimo secolo.

L’antologia raccoglie 30 racconti, sia editi che inediti, dei più importanti esponenti della fantascienza e del fantastico, tra cui Robert Silverberg, Samuel Delany, Greg Bear, Bruce Sterling, Nick Mamatas, Steve Rasnic Tem, David Gerrold, Paul Di Filippo.

Il volume, curato da Preston Grassmann e arricchito dalle illustrazioni di Yoshika Nagata, sarà disponibile per la WorldCon 2019 a Dublino. L’indice del volume è disponibile sul sito dell’editore

PS Publishing announced for August 2019 The Unquiet Dreamer. A Tribute to Harlan Ellison, an anthology dedicated to one of the most important writers of science fiction and fantastic literature in the twentieth century. The volume, edited by Preston Grossmann and with the beautiful artwork by Yoshika Nigata, collects thirty short stories of famous authors of fantasy and scifi literature like Robert Silverberg, Samuel Delany, Greg Bear, Bruce Sterling, Nick Mamatas, Steve Rasnic Tem, David Gerrold, Paul Di Filippo, and it will be available at WorldCon 2019 in Dublino. The table of contents can be seen on the publisher’s website .

I finalisti dei Locus Awards 2018

La Locus Science Fiction Foundation ha annunciato la lista dei finalisti per i Locus Awards 2018.

I vincitori saranno proclamati durante il Locus Award Weekend in Seattle, WA, previsto per il 22-24 giugno 2018.

La lista completa dei finalisti è disponibile a questo link. Segnaliamo in particolare The Changeling di Victor LaValle, Ubo di Steve Rasnic Tem e Agents of Dreamland di Caitlín R. Kiernan


The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the finalists in each category of the 2018 Locus Awards.

Winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 22-24, 2018.

Among the finalists, The Changeling by Victor LaValle, Ubo by Steve Rasnic Tem and Agents of Dreamland by Caitlín R. Kiernan.

The complete list is available at this link.

Figures Unseen di Steve Rasnic Tem

Valancourt Book9B4F3EC0-CF00-452D-8478-77F2AB8BE89Bs, casa editrice Americana indipendente, ha svelato la copertina del nuovo libro di Steve Rasnic Tem, definito da Dan Simmons “uno degli scrittori di letteratura fantastica più bravi e prolifici del Nord America”. Si tratta di Figures Unseen, previsto per la pubblicazione nel mese di aprile, con introduzione di Simon Strantzas.

Steve Rasnic Tem è già noto ai lettori italiani per il romanzo breve Lovecraft Museum, pubblicato da Edizioni Hypnos nella collana Visioni e per il racconto lungo Dolcetto o Scherzetto a Halloween Street di Delos Digital.

Per chi volesse saperne di più su questo interessante Autore, vi segnaliamo l’intervista di Brian M. Sammons per Dark Regions Press.


Valancourt Books, the American independent publisher, revealed the cover art for Figures Unseen, the last collection by Steve Rasnic Tem, to be published in April, with foreword by Simon Strantzas.

The Author is already known by Italian readers for his novella Lovecraft Museum, published by Edizioni Hypnos, and the story Dolcetto o scherzetto a Halloween street, published by Delos Digital.

For those who are interested in knowing more about this interesting Ameican writer, here a recent interview by Brian M. Sammons for Dark Regions Press.

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 (

Kiernan, Caitlín R. – Agents of Dreamland (

Taylor, Lucy – Sweetlings (

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)


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.

NecronomiCon 17 a Providence

IMG_3211È giunto quel periodo dell’anno in cui “le stelle sono giuste” e gli appassionati di H.P.Lovecraft e del weird si ritrovano a Providence, dal 17 al 20 Agosto per la diciassettesima edizione del NecronomiCon, Festival internazionale di letteratura horror e weird, arte, cinema, giochi e molto altro.

Tra gli ospiti di quest’anno segnaliamo Ellen Datlow, Peter Straub, Livia Llewellyn, Nnedi Okorafor, Mike Davis, Gemma Files, Paul Di Filippo, Michael Kelly, Scott Nicolay, Simon Strantzas, Paul Tremblay, Steve Rasnic Tem, insieme a moltissimi altri che potrete scoprire sul sito ufficiale.

Il programma completo dell’evento e tutte le informazioni di interesse sono disponibili a questo link.


The Stars are right, for all the fans of H. P. Lovecraft and weird fiction and art, who will gather in Providence from 17 to 20 August for the 17th edition of NecronomiCon, the International Festival of weird fiction, art and academia.

The list of panelists is huge: Ellen Datlow, Peter Straub, Livia Llewellyn, Nnedi Okorafor, Mike Davis, Gemma Files, Paul Di Filippo, Michael Kelly, Scott Nicolay, Simon Strantzas, Paul Tremblay, Steve Rasnic Tem, just to name a few.

More infos on the event at this link.


The Best Horror of the Year vol.9

IMG_1772Rivelato il contenuto del nono volume dell’antologia con il meglio dell’horror annuale, curato da Ellen Datlow e in pubblicazione dalla Night Shades Books, The Best Horror of the Year vol.9.

L’uscita è prevista per il 20 giugno 2017.

Qui di seguito, la lista completa dei contenuti.

Nesters, Siobhan Carroll
The Oestridae, Robert Levy
The Process is a Process All its Own, Peter Straub
The Bad Hour, Christopher Golden
Red Rabbit, Steve Rasnic Tem
It’s All the Same Road in the End, Brian Hodge
Fury, DB Waters
Grave Goods, Gemma Files
Between Dry Ribs Gregory, Norman Bossert
The Days of Our Lives, Adam LG Nevill
House of Wonders, C.E Ward
The Numbers, Christopher Burns
Bright Crown of Joy, Livia Llewellyn
The Beautiful Thing We Will Become, Kristi DeMeester
Wish You Were Here, Nadia Bulkin
Ragman, Rebecca Lloyd
What’s Out There?, Gary McMahon
No Matter Which Way We Turned, Brian Evenson
The Castellmarch Man, Ray Cluley
The Ice Beneath Us, Steve Duffy
On These Blackened Shores of Time, Brian Hodge

The Best Horror of the Year Vol.9, edited by Ellen Datlow, will be published by Night Shades Books on June the 20th.

Find above the full list of contents.

Benvenuti al Lovecraft Museum!


Disponibile da venerdì 25 novembre il nuovo numero della collana mensile Visioni di Edizioni Hypnos.

Protagonista di questo mese è la novella Lovecraft Museum, di Steve Rasnic Temm, uno dei più originali e affascinanti omaggi al maestro di Providence. Con la sua incredibile sensibilità e passione per la letteratura weird, Steve Rasnic Tem ci conduce nei meandri del Lovecraft Museum…
Disponibile in versione cartacea e digitale.

It will be available from November 25th the new monthly novella for the Visioni series, by Edizioni Hypnos. 

It is Lovecraft Museum by Steve Rasnic Tem, one of the most fascinating and original tributes to Providence’s Master. Tem, wih his sensitivity and passion for the weird literature, leads the reader through the twists and turns of the Lovecraft Museum…

The volume will be available in digital and paper format.

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

Prossimamente al Lovecraft Museum

Per solleticare la curiosità degli appassionati di horror e weird, annunciamo il prossimo titolo della nuova collana Visioni di Edizioni Hypnos, che sarà pubblicato nel mese di novembre: si tratta della novella In the Lovecraft Museum, di Steve Rasnic Tem, finalista di quest’anno allo Shirley Jackson Awards.

Steve Rasnic Tem è autore americano molto famoso e versatile, le cui radici e influenze affondano profondamente nella tradizione letteraria europea, con autori quali Kafka, Calvino e Buzzati, e che ha  al suo attivo sia romanzi che novelle, senza dimenticare saggi e poesie.

In The Lovecrat Museum sarà disponibile nella collana Visioni, in formato sia cartaceo che elettronico, a partire dalla metà di Novembre.

Qui una breve sinossi della novella e biografia dell’autore.


img_9805If you are wondering about the title of the next issue in the Visioni series by Edizioni Hypnos, do not worry, here is the answer: it is the novella In the Lovecraft Museum by Steve Rasnic Tem, one of the finalists of the Shirley Jackson Awards 2015.

Tem is a famous American writer, very versatile and skilled in weird and horror literature, and with strong european influences from the works of writers like Kafka, Calvino and Buzzati. He writes novels and novellas but also essays and poetry.

In the Lovecraft Museum will be available, both in digital and paper edition, around mid-November.

Here a brief synopsis of the novella and a biography of the Author.