Tuesday, January 10, 2017

ANNOUNCING NEW ANTHOLOGY: "The Five Senses of Horror"

Behold and tremble (in anticipation!), O horror short form fans!

Finished acquisitions and contracts for my next anthology, a reprint volume of the five human senses in horror: THE FIVE SENSES OF HORROR

This includes the influence of horror and dark fantasy short fiction on the five human senses (interaction and relationship between imaginative horror perception and the senses) and how these insights can assist writers/ or how they’ve been used effectively by authors as inspiration within this form of writing.

Including study and commentary from psychologist, Erika Price, PhD; Psychology Instructor at Loyola University Chicago & Statistics/ Methods Consultant.

Including mind-numbingly gorgeous illustrations from artist, Nils BroƟ.

Including short story fiction:

·         Heading Home by Ramsey Campbell (sense of touch)
·         Soft by Darrell Schweitzer (sense of touch)
·         Feel the Noise by Lisa Morton (sense of touch)

·         In the Cave of the Delicate Singers by Lucy Taylor (sense of sound)
·         Sounds by Kathryn Ptacek (sense of sound)
·         Malleus, Incus, Stapes by Sarah Totton (sense of sound)

·         His Mouth Will Taste of Wormwood by Poppy Z. Brite (sense of taste)
·         Cassilago's Wife by Sarah Singleton (sense of taste)
·         Sweet Subtleties by Lisa L. Hannett (sense of taste)

·         The Beholder by Richard Christian Matheson (sense of sight)
·         In the Porches of My Ears by Norman Prentiss (sense of sight)
·         The Impression of Craig Shee by David McGroarty (sense of sight)

·         Shem-el-Nessim: An Inspiration in Perfume by Chris Bell (sense of smell)
·         The Scent by John F.D. Taff (sense of smell)
·         The Odor of Violets by John Farris (sense of smell)

I’ll also be discussing this as part of the Ann Radcliffe Academic Conference at StokerCon 2017!

THE FIVE SENSES OF HORROR—Estimated Release Date: April, 2017

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