selection of new and forthcoming books
The final stop on the American Independent Gothic tour is Ozarks, Missouri. You must be back on the bus in two hours. The driver will not come to find you. I repeat…the driver will not come to find you. The Ozarks Mountains is a vast highland region of the central United States that not only covers the Southern half of Missouri, but also extends into north-central Arkansas, north-eastern Oklahoma and south-eastern Kansas. Most available guides to the region make note of the fact that Ozarks is actually a plateau rather than a mountain range, but it has become known as Ozarks Mountains due
Psychopomps is an ancient Greek word that refers to the conductors or guides who lead souls from death to the afterlife. In mythology they include Charon, who guards the gates of the Underworld, Hermes, the wing-footed messenger God, the Anubis of Egypt, and Apollo. In a recent exhibition of the same name by taxidermist and sculptor Polly Morgan...
The extended submission deadline is January 26th, 2011.
This collection of essays provides a long overdue critical examination of perhaps the most divisive contributor to contemporary literature.
Conrad Williams is the author of seven novels: Head Injuries, London Revenant, The Unblemished, One, Decay Inevitable, Blonde on a Stick and Loss of Separation; four novellas: Nearly People, Game, Rain and The Scalding Rooms and around 80 short stories (a number of which appeared in his collection, Use Once Then Destroy). He has won the International Horror Guild Award (2007, Best Novel - The Unblemished) and several British Fantasy Awards (1993, Best Newcomer; 2008, Best Novella - The Scalding Rooms; 2010, Best Novel - One). He lives in Manchester with his wife and three sons.