2017 August

Ray Bradbury Centre fundraiser Thumbnail

Ray Bradbury Centre fundraiser

Posted by Timothy Jones on August 25, 2017 in Uncategorized tagged with

The Ray Bradbury Centre has put out a call for funding to help with preservation work in their archive: https://iufoundation.fundly.com/preservingtheworldofraybradbury Bradbury, as well as being one of the last's century's most read science fiction authors, also made huge contributions to weird and Gothic fiction.

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International Gothic Association Prizes and News

Posted by Timothy Jones on August 25, 2017 in Uncategorized tagged with

The recent IGA conference in Cholula, Mexico was, by all accounts a wonderful event, and the association is now gearing up for two conferences in the next two years - Manchester Metropolitan in 2018, and, for the first time in the United States in 2019, at Lewis University. At the conference, the Allan Lloyd Smith Memorial Prize for Gothic Criticism was announced - the co-winners were Marie Mulvey-Roberts for Dangerous Bodies: Historicising the Gothic Corporeal (Manchester UP), and Timothy Jones for for The Gothic and the Carnivalesque in American Culture (U of Wales P). The IGA also an