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ANTHOLOGY

25 Gates of Hell: A Horror Anthology R.L. BurwickBurwick Anthologies
 
A Sinister Quartet C. S. E. Cooney & Mike Allen & Amanda J. McGee & Jessica P. WickMythic Delirium Books
 
After Sundown Mark MorrisFlame Tree Press
 
Black Cranes: Tales of Unquiet Women Lee Murray & Geneve FlynnOmnium Gatherum Media
 
Crooked Houses Mark BeechEgaeus Press
 
Dead Awake: 12 Tales of Darkness Sarah Scutt LOM Media LLC
 
Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora Ekpeki Oghenechovwe Donald & Joshua Omenga & Zelda KnightAurelia Leo
 
Graveyard Smash Jill Girardi Kandisha Press
 
It Calls From the Forrest Vol 2 Lex Vranik, et alEerie River Publishing
 
Lullabies for Suffering: Tales of Addicition Horror Mark MatthewsWicked Run Press
 
Miscreations: Gods, Monstrosities, & Other Horrors Doug Murano & Michael BaileyWritten Backwards
 
Not All Monsters Sara TantlingerStrangehouse Books
 
SLAY: Stories of the Vampire Noire Nicole Givens Kurtz Mocha Memoirs Press
 
Sha Daa: Zombie Park Michael H. HansonMoonDream Press
 
Shadows & Tall Trees, Volume 8 Michael KellyUndertow Publications
 
Shadowy Natures: Stories of Psychological Horror Rebecca RowlandDark Ink Books
 
Tales Of The Lost Volume II: Charity Anthology For Corona Virus-19 Relief Steve Dillon & Eugene JohnsonPlaid Dragon Publishing
 
The Fiends in the Furrows II: More Tales of Folk Horror David T. Neal & Christine M. ScottNosetouch Press
 
The Ghosts & Scholars Book of Mazes Rosemary PardoeSarob Press
 
The Valancourt Book of World Horror Stories, Volume 1 James D. Jenkins & Ryan CagleValancourt
 
Uncertainties, Volume IV Timothy J. JarvisSwan River Press
 
Wicked Women: An Anthology of the New England Horror Writers Trisha J. Wooldridge & Scott T. GoudswardNEHW Press
 

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FICTION COLLECTION

A Carnival of Chimeras Stephen WoodworthHippocampus Press
 
A Season of Loathsome Miracles Max D. StantonTrepidatio Publishing
 
Aftermath of an Industrial Accident: Stories Mike AllenMythic Delirium Books
 
Ape In The Ring Douglas FordMadness Heart Press
 
As Summer's Mask Slips and Other Disruptions Gordon B. WhiteTrepidatio Publishing
 
Awake: Tales of Terror Lou ReraNightwriter Publishing
 
Bleedthrough and Other Small Horrors Scarlett R. AlgeeCold War Radio Press
 
Bloody Britain Anna TaborskaShadow Publishing
 
Candy Coated Madness Jeff StrandIndependently Published
 
Cardiff, by the Sea: Four Novellas of Suspense Joyce Carol OatesMysterious Press
 
Children of the Fang and Other Genealogies John LanganWord Horde
 
Dark Blood Comes From The Feet Emma J. GibbonTrepidatio Publishing
 
Dark was the Night Angel Leigh McCoyWily Writers
 
Devil's Night Curtis M. LawsonWeird House Press
 
Dying with Her Cheer Pants On Seanan McguireSubterranean Press
 
Grotesque: Monster Stories (Things in the Well Book 38) Lee Murray Things In The Well
 
Her Infernal Name & Other Nightmares Robert P. OttoneSpooky House Press LLC
 
I'll Tell You a Love Story Couri JohnsonBridge Eight Press
 
If It Bleeds Stephen KingScribner
 
Itty Bitty Horror Bites Lydia PrimeIndependently Published
 
Lucid Screams Red LagoeLa Red Books
 
Nine Bar Blues Sheree Renée ThomasThird Man Books
 
Submitted for the Approval of the Midnight Pals Bitter Karella
 
Terrible Things David SurfaceBlack Shuck Books
 
The Best of Jeffrey Ford Jeffrey FordPS Publishing
 
The Cuckoo Girls Patricia LillieTrepedatio Publishing
 
The Immeasurable Corpse of Nature Christopher SlatskyGrimscribe Press
 
The Impossible Weight of Life Michael BaileyWritten Backwards
 
The Passengers You Cannot See The BehrgPricks Like Thorn Media
 
The Skeleton Melodies Clint SmithHippocampus Press
 
These Evil Things We Do: The Mick Garris Collection Mick GarrisFangoria
 
Thin Places Kay ChronisterUndertow Publications
 
Things That Never Happened Scott EdelmanCemetery Press Publications
 
Unsafe Words Loren RhoadsAutomatism Press
 
Velocities Kathe KojaMeerkat Press
 
Vistas Chris KelsoDemain Publishing
 
We All Hear Stories in the Dark Robert ShearmanPS Publishing
 

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FIRST NOVEL

Belle Vue C.S. AlleyneCrystal Lake Publishing
 
Fairest Flesh K. P. KulskiRooster Republic Press
 
Go Down Hard Ali SeayGrindhouse Press
 
Hexis Charlene ElsbyClash Books
 
Hunger on the Chisholm Trail M. EnnenbachDeath's Head Press
 
Red Dennis Eric ShapiroIndependent Legions Publishing
 
Stalking the Moon Angel Leigh McCoyWily Writers LLC
 
The Bright Lands John FramHanover Square Press
 
The Curse of the Mountain Tyler CramDarkstroke Books
 
The Five Turns of the Wheel Stephanie EllisSilver Shamrock Publishing
 
The Fourth Whore EV KnightRaw Dog Screaming Press
 
The Hollow Gods A.J. VranaThe Parliament House
 
The Night Mark SteinwachsIndependently Published
 
The Occultists Polly SchattelJournalStone
 
The Phlebotomist Chris PanatierAngry Robot
 
The Pizza Deliveryman's Tale Ronan BarbourGreen Gingerbread Press
 
The Return Rachel HarrisonBerkley
 
The Sadeiest Austrian SpencerDarkstroke/Crooked Cat
 
The Unsuitable Molly PohligHenry Holt and Co.
 
Tome Ross JefferyIndependently Published
 
Treif Magic John BaltisbergerAggadah Try It
 

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GRAPHIC NOVEL

Basketful of Heads Joe Hill DC/Hill House Comics
 
Black Stars Above Volume 1 Lonnie NadlerVault Comics
 
Family Tree Vol. 1: Sapling Jeff LemireImage
 
Farmhand Volume 3: Roots of All Evil Rob GuilloryImage Comics
 
History of Her Future Ron Falzone & Julian GrantGrant Guignol
 
Mary Shelley Presents: Tales of the Supernatural Nancy HolderKymera Press
 
The Craving Kristen Renee GorlitzMindweird Media
 
The Plot Tim Daniel & Michael Moreci & Joshua HixsonVault Comics
 

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LONG FICTION

A Child's Game Brandon Scott25 Gates of HellBurwick Anthologies
 
A Thousand Faces Minus One A.C. WiseEvil in TechnicolorVernacular Books
 
Algorithm of The Gods S.C. Mendes & Nikki NoirBlood Bound Books
 
All You Need is Love and a Strong Electric Current Mackenzie KieraUnnerving
 
Armageddon House Michael GriffinUndertow Publications
 
Attack of the 50 Foot Indian Stephen Graham JonesGallery/Saga Press
 
Benny Rose, the Cannibal King Hailey PiperUnnerving
 
Betsy and The Time Ship Marie WhittakerHeads and Tales Publishing
 
Beyond the Reef Gabino Iglesias Lullabies for Suffering: Tales of Addicition Horror Wicked Run Press
 
Blood & Mud John BaltisbergerSt Rooster Books
 
Blue Hole, Red Sea E. Catherine ToblerEvil in TechnicolorVernacular Books
 
Carmagnole Gemma FilesThe Willows: Complete AnthologyWillows 2020
 
Cirque Berserk Jessica GuessUnnerving
 
Coleridge Tom DeadySilver Shamrock Publishing
 
Convergence in Chorus Architecture Dare Segun FalowoDominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African DiasporaAurelia Leo
 
Crazytimes Scott ColeGrindhouse Press
 
Crossroads Laurel HightowerOff Limits Press
 
Do You Mind If We Dance With Your Legs? Michael T. CiscoNightscape Press
 
Forest of Fire Russell JamesSevered Press
 
Fury Christina SngBlack Cranes: Tales of Unquiet WomenOmnium Gatherum
 
Hairspray and Switchblades V. CastroUnnerving
 
Helena Claire L. SmithClash Books
 
Hell's Bells Lisa QuigleyUnnerving
 
Hungry Rain Brian Fatah SteeleSevered Press
 
I Will Find You, Even in the Dark Jessica LandryDim Shores Presents Volume 1Dim Shores
 
Ife-Iyoku, the Tale of Imadeyunuagbon Ekpeki Oghenechovwe DonaldDominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African DiasporaAurelia Leo
 
Juniper Ross JefferyThe Writing Collective
 
Mr. Harrigan's Phone Stephen KingIf It BleedsScribner
 
Night of The Mannequins Stephen Graham JonesTor.com
 
Proof of Death and Other Facts David E. CowenHorror USA - Texas: An Anthology of Horror from the Lone Star StateSoteira Press
 
Recall Night Alan BaxterGrey Matter Press
 
Ring Shout P. Djèlí ClarkTor.com
 
Rock Star Anna Taborska Bloody Britain Shadow Publishing
 
Sabbath of the Fox-Devils Sam RichardWeirdpunk Books
 
Scanlines Todd KeislingDim Shores
 
Sicko Stephen VolkBlack Static #73 (January-February 2020)
 
Sisters Of The Moon Alexandrea WeisVesuvian Books
 
Slaves to Gravity Wesley Southard & Somer CanonSilver Shamrock Publishing
 
Some Kind of Monster Tim WaggonerApex Book Company
 
The Air in My House Tastes Like Sugar ZZ ClaybourneGiganotosaurus.org
 
The Attic Tragedy J. Ashley-SmithMeerkat Press
 
The Balance Kev HarrisonLycan Valley Press
 
The Best of Both Worlds S. P. MiskowskiTrepidatio Publishing
 
The Body Will Follow Rob E. BoleySilver Shamrock Publishing
 
The Demon Tailor Susan McCauleyCeltic Sea LLC
 
The Devil's List Terry M. WestPleasant Storm Entertainment
 
The Fearing: Blood & Brimstone John F.D. TaffSaturday Morning Scenarios
 
The Flesh Molder's Love Song Roland BlackburnEraserhead Press
 
The Guardian Philip FracassiBlack Static Magazine, Issue 77
 
The Hidden Track Stephen WoodworthA Carnival of ChimerasHippocampus Press
 
The Immeasurable Corpse of Nature Christopher SlatskyThe Immeasurable Corpse of NatureGrimscribe Press
 
The Invention of Ghosts Gwendolyn KisteNightscape Press
 
The Life of Chuck Stephen KingIf It Bleeds Scribner
 
The Maidens of Midnight Rhiannon RasmussenEvil in TechnicolorVernacular Books
 
The Melting Point of Meat John F.D. TaffLullabies for Suffering: Tales of Addicition Horror Wicked Run Press
 
The Naughty Step Stephen VolkAfter SundownFlame Tree Press
 
The Night Sun Zin E RocklynTor
 
The Owl Count Elizabeth HandConjunctions: 74, Grendel's Kin: The Monsters Issue
 
The Plot Against Heaven Mark KirkbrideOmnium Gatherum Media
 
The Plumbers Terry M. WestToo Much Weird Press
 
The Roo Alan BaxterSelf Published
 
The Satellite Charmer Mame Bougouma DieneDominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African DiasporaAurelia Leo
 
The Shopkeeper: Curios, Curiosities and Rarities G.A. MillerDark Imagination Publications
 
The Silence of The Wilting Skin Tlotlo TsamaasePink Narcissus Press
 
The Tree of False Numbers Gary A. BraunbeckBorderlands 7Borderlands Press
 
The Worm and His Kings Hailey PiperOff Limits Press LLC
 
True Crime Samantha KolesnikGrindhouse Press
 
Unknowing, I Sink Timothy G. HugueninIndependent Legions Publishing
 
We Need To Do Something Max Booth IIIPerpetual Motion Machine Publishing
 
Wraith Marie WhittakerWe Dare: Semper Paratus: An Anthology of the ApocalypseTheogony Books
 

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NONFICTION

America's First Female Serial Killer: Jane Toppan and the Making of a Monster Mary Kay McBrayerMango Publishing
 
Be Scared of Everything: Horror Essays Peter CounterInvisible Publishing
 
Behind the Horror: True Stories That Inspired Horror Movies Dr. Lee MellorDK - Penguin Random House
 
Calling the Spirits: A History of Seances Lisa MortonReaktion Books
 
Creepy Cat's Macabre Travels: Prowling Around Haunted Towers, Crumbling Castles, and Ghoulish Graveyards Katherine KerestmanWordCrafts Press
 
Cursed Objects: Strange but True Stories of the World's Most Infamous Items J.W. OckerQuirk Books
 
End of The Road Brian KeeneCemetery Dance Publications
 
Horror Fiction in the 20th Century: Exploring Literature's Most Chilling Genre Jess NevinsPraeger
 
Monstrous Forms: Moving Image Horror Across Media Adam Charles HartOxford UP
 
Stephen King and American History Tony Magistrale & Michael J. BlouinRoutledge
 
The Book of Horror: The Anatomy of Fear in Film Matt GlasbyWhite Lion Publishing
 
The Monster Theory Reader Jeffrey Andrew WeinstockUniversity of Minnesota Press
 
The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Gothic Clive BloomPalgrave Macmillan
 
The Science of Stephen King: The Truth Behind Pennywise, Jack Torrance, Carrie, Cujo, and More Iconic Characters from the Master of Horror Meg Hafdahl & Kelly FlorenceSkyhorse
 
The Science of Women in Horror: The Special Effects, Stunts, and True Stories Behind Your Favorite Fright Films Meg Hafdahl & Kelly FlorenceSkyhorse Publishing
 
The Streaming of Hill House: Essays on the Haunting Netflix Adaption Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.McFarland
 
Writing in the Dark Tim WaggonerGuide Dog Books/Raw Dog Screaming Press
 

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NOVELS

A Cowboy in Carpathia: A Bob Howard Adventure Teel James GlennPro Se Productions
 
A Solitude of Wolverines Alice HendersonWilliam Morrow
 
A Tortured Soul L.A. DetwilerSelf Published
 
Alchemy of Glass Barbara BarnettPyr
 
Along the Path of Torment Chandler Morrison Atlatl Press
 
Apartment 6 Stuart JamesBloodhound Books
 
Bad People Craig WallworkUnderbelly Books
 
Bone Harvest James BrogdenTitan Book
 
Boneset & Feathers Gwendolyn KisteBroken Eye Books
 
Bottled Stephanie EllisSilver Shamrock Publishing
 
Boy in the Box Marc E. FitchFlame Tree Press
 
Carpenter's Farm Josh Malermanjoshmalerman.com
 
Curse of the Pigman Asher EllisSilver Shamrock Publishing
 
Dead Daughters Tim MeyerPoltergeist Press
 
Devil's Creek Todd KeislingSilver Shamrock Publishing
 
Eden Tim LebbonTitan Books
 
Gone to See The River Man Kristopher TrianaCemetery Dance
 
Greyfriars Reformatory Frazer LeeFlame Tree Press
 
His Scream Queen Brooklyn AnnBoroughs Publishing Group
 
Idle Hands Cassondra WindwalkerAgora Books
 
Ink Jonathan MaberrySt. Martin's Press
 
Ivory's Story Eugen BaconNewcon Press
 
Maggie's Grave David SodergrenSelf Published
 
Malorie Josh MalermanDel Rey
 
Mask of Ghosts J.H. MoncrieffDeathZone Books
 
Mexican Gothic Silvia Moreno-GarciaDel Rey
 
Midnight Horror Show Ben Lathrop Crystal Lake Publishing
 
Murmur Patrick FreivaldBarking Deer Press
 
Neptune's Reckoning Robert J. StavaSevered Press
 
Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars. Joyce Carol OatesEcco
 
Red Hands Christopher GoldenSt. Martin's Place
 
Red Hood Elana K. ArnoldHarperCollins Publishers
 
Season's Bleedings Bryan Michael EllisEncompass Ink
 
Seeing Things Sonora TaylerSelf Published
 
Sinder Kathleen KaufmanTurner Publishing Company
 
Sleight Brandon ScottDevil Dog Press
 
Spungunion John BodenFungasm
 
Stations of Shadow J. Daniel StoneLethe Press
 
Stranded Stuart JamesBloodhound Books
 
Survivor Song Paul TremblayWilliam Morrow
 
Tender is the Flesh Agustina BazterricaScribner
 
The Ancestor Danielle TrussoniWilliam Morrow Books
 
The Bank Bentley LittleCemetery Dance
 
The Boatman's Daughter Andy DavidsonMCD x FSG Originals
 
The Bride Of Warren Joseph HoodIndependently Published
 
The Children of Red Peak Craig DiLouieRedhook
 
The Deep Alma KatsuG.P. Putnam's Sons
 
The Diary Of A Serial Killer's Daughter L A DetwilerSelf Published
 
The Hollow Places T. KingfisherGallery/Saga Press
 
The House on Rectory Lane Stuart JamesBloodhound Books
 
The Living Dead George A. Romero & Daniel KrausTor Books
 
The Loop Jeremy Robert JohnsonGallery/Saga Press
 
The Midwives Duncan RalstonShadow Work Publishing
 
The Only Good Indians Stephen Graham JonesGallery/Saga Press
 
The Psychopath, The Cannibal, The Lover Tejaswi RiyadarshiSelf Published
 
The Raven Jonathan JanzFlame Tree Press
 
The Realm L. Marie WoodCedar Gove Publishing
 
The Residence Andrew PyperSkybound Books
 
The Reticent Witch (Cathy's Story) J. E. MartinIndependently published
 
The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires Grady HendrixQuirk Books
 
The Wise Friend Ramsey CampbellFlame Tree Press
 
Touch the Night Max Booth IIICemetery Dance
 
Until Summer Comes Around Glenn RolfeFlame Tree Press
 
White Pines Gemma AmorSelf Published
 
Worse Angels (An Isaiah Coleridge Novel Book 3) Laird BarronG.P. Putnam's Sons
 

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POETRY COLLECTION

A Collection of Dreamscapes Christina SngRaw Dog Screaming Press
 
A Complex Accident of Life Jessica McHughApokrupha
 
A Route Obscure and Lonely LindaAnn LoSchiavoWapshott Press
 
Altars and Oubliettes Angela Yuriko SmithIndependently Published
 
Android Girl: And Other Sentient Speculations Michael H. HansonThree Ravens Publishing
 
Black Flames & Gleaming Shadows Frank CoffmanBold Venture Press
 
Broken Nails Susan SnyderMadness Heart Press
 
Burials Jessica Drake-ThomasCLASH Books
 
Cradleland of Parasites Sara TantlingerRooster Republic Press
 
Cries to Kill the Corpse Flower Ronald J. MurrayBizarro Pulp Press
 
Immortalize Me Xtina MarieHellBound Books
 
Into the Forest and All the Way Through Cynthia PelayoBurial Day Books
 
John The Revelator John UrbancikDark Fluidity
 
La Belle Ajar Adrian Ernesto CepedaClash Books
 
Nectar & Napalm T.S. WoolardDark Moon Rising Publications | Virginia
 
Past the Glad and Sunlit Season: Poems for Halloween K. A. Opperman Jackanapes Press
 
Sacred Summer Cassandra Rose ClarkeAqueduct Press
 
Tea with Death Abigail WildesAlban Lake Publishing
 
The Bedlam Philharmonic & Other Poems Steven WithrowSelf-Published
 
The Day You Learned To Swim Amanda CrumIndependently Published
 
War of Dictates John BaltisbergerDeath's Head Press
 
Whitechapel Rhapsody: Dark Poems Alessandro ManzettiIndependent Legions Publishing
 

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SCREENPLAY

1BR David MarmorEpicenter
 
Amulet Romola GaraiHead Gear Films
 
Color Out of Space Richard Stanley & Scarlett AmarisSpectreVision
 
Dracula, Season One, Episode One: "The Rules of the Beast" Mark Gatiss & Steven MoffatHartswood Films
 
Dracula, Season One, Episode Two: "Blood Vessel" Mark Gatiss & Steven MoffatNetflix
 
Gretel & Hansel Rob HayesOrion Pictures
 
Haunting of Bly Manor, Season 1, Episode 5, "The Altar of the Dead" Angela LaMannaIntrepid Pictures
 
His House Remi WeekesRegency Enterprises
 
Host Rob Savage & Gemma Hurley & Jed ShepherdShadowhouse Films
 
I'm Thinking of Ending Things Charlie KaufmanLikely Story
 
Into the Dark, Season 2, Episode 10 " The Current Occupant" Alston RamsayBlumhouse Productions
 
Into the Dark, Season Two, Episode Five: "My Valentine" Maggie LevinHulu
 
La Llorona Jayro Bustamanta & Lisandro SanchezEl Ministerio de Cultura Y Deportes de Guatamala, La Casa de Production, Les Films du Volcan
 
Lovecraft Country, Season 1, Episode 1: "Sundown" Misha GreenMonkeypaw Productions
 
Lovecraft Country, Season 1, Episode 2: "Whitey's on the Moon" Misha GreenMonkeypaw Productions
 
Lovecraft Country, Season 1, Episode 4: "A History of Violence" Misha GreenMonkeypaw Productions
 
Lovecraft Country, Season 1, Episode 6: "Meet Me in Daegu" Misha Green & Kevin LauMonkeypaw Productions
 
Lovecraft Country, Season 1, Episode 8: "Jig-a-Bobo" Misha Green & Ihuoma OfordireMonkeypaw Productions
 
Monsterland, Season 1, Episode 1: "Port Fourchon, Louisiana" Mary Laws & Aalia BrownTwo & Two
 
Relic Natalie Erika James & Christian WhiteAGBO & Carver Films & Nine Stories Productions
 
Shirley Sarah Gubbins Killer Films
 
Spiral Colin Minihan & John PoliquinDigital Interference Productions
 
The Babysitter: Killer Queen Dan Lagana & Brad Morris & Jimmy Warden & McGWonderland Sound and Vision
 
The Beach House Jeffrey A. BrownLow Spark Films
 
The Binding Domenico Emanuele de Feudis & Davide Orsini & Daniele CosciIndigo Films
 
The Dark and the Wicked Bryan BertinoInwood Road Films
 
The Gloaming, Season One, Episode Eight: "The Night of the Mothers" Vicki Madden2 Jons
 
The Gloaming, Season One, Episode One: "The Dying of the Light" Vicki Madden2 Jons
 
The Invisible Man ‎Leigh WhannellUniversal Pictures
 
The Other Lamb C.S. McMullenRumble Films Subotica Entertainment
 
The Turning Chad Hayes & Carey W. HayesDreamWorks
 
Underwater Brian Duffield & Adam Cozad20th Century Fox Film Corporation
 
Vivarium Lorcan Finnegan & Garret ShanleyLovely Productions
 

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SHORT FICTION

A Deed Without a Name Jack LothianThe Fiends in the Furrows IINosetouch Press
 
A Hotel in Germany Catriona WardAfter SundownFlame Tree Press
 
A Land of Blood and Snow Cooper AndersonBeneath Ceaseless Skies Magazine, Issue #316
 
A Moonlit Savagery Millie HoNightmare Magazine
 
A Walk in the Park Anna TaborskaBloody BritainShadow Publishing
 
African Twilight Michelle R. LaneThe Dystopian States of America: A Charity Anthology Benefiting the ACLU Foundation Haverhill House Publishing
 
Alina's Ring Nicola LombardiWhat Monsters Do For Love, Vol. 1Soteira Press
 
Black Feathered Phlogiston K.P. KulskiNot All MonstersStrangehouse Books
 
Cat Scratch Fever Jamie ZaccariaTriangle Writers Magazine May 2020
 
Cleaver, Meat, and Block Maria HaskinsBlack Static, #73 (January-February 2020)
 
Collecting Violet Austin GraggSpace and Time Magazine Issue 138
 
Come Away, Come Away Cynthia PelayoLockdown: Stories of Crime, Terror and Hope During a PandemicPolis Books
 
Corpse Walks Into a Bar Lesley BannatyneTheGhostStory.comTheGhostStory.com
 
Cucuy of Cancon V. CastroWorst Laid Plans: An Anthology of Vacation HorrorGrindhouse Press
 
Daylight Robbery Anna TaborskaBloody BritainShadow Publishing
 
Dead Horse Club Jude WetherellReckoning 4
 
Dead Time on Hart Island Barbara KrasnoffSpace & Time Magazine Issue 138
 
Face It Carol GyzanderThe Devil’s Due: Nothing is Ever as it SeemsValhalla Books
 
Feeding the Peat Claire DeanUncertainties: Volume IVSwan River Press
 
Frangipani Wishes Lee MurrayBlack Cranes: Tales of Unquiet WomenOmnium Gatherum Media
 
Getaway Nicole Kornher-StaceUncanny Magazine
 
Grotesque Lee MurrayGrotesque: Monster Stories (Things in the Well Book 38)Things In The Well
 
Haggis Queen Anna TaborskaBloody BritainShadow Publishing
 
Halloween Wine Robert StatzerIndependently Published
 
Hammerville Bonnie Jo StufflebeamEvil in TechnicolorVernacular Books
 
Heart Music Lee MurrayGrotesque: Monster Stories (Things in the Well Book 38)Things in The Well
 
Holes R.A. BusbyGraveyard Smash: Women of Horror Anthology Volume 2Kandisha Press
 
Hopscotch for Keeps Hailey PiperPlaces We Fear to TreadCemetery Gates Media
 
I,Beloved of Other D.S. Ulleryhttps://www.thedreadmachine.com/i-beloved-of-other/
 
Insurance Adjuster Matthew MasucciShotgun Honey
 
It Doesn't Feel Right Michael Marshall SmithAfter SundownFlame Tree Press
 
Joy of Life Alessandro ManzettiSpace and Time Magazine Issue 137
 
Late Sleepers Steve Rasnic TemIt Came from the Multiplex: 80s Midnight ChillersHex Publishers
 
Layover Rebecca RowlandFull Metal Horror III: The UnknownZombie Pirate Publishing
 
Lirpaloof Island Garry Kilworth The Alchemy Book of Horrors 2
 
Little Worm Geneve FlynnBlack Cranes: Tales of Unquiet WomenOmnium Gatherum Media
 
Love You To Death Yolanda SfetsosGraveyard Smash: Women of Horror Anthology, Volume 2Kandisha Press
 
Maternal Bond KC GrifantShadowy Natures: Stories of Psychological HorrorDark Ink
 
Mine Seven Elana GomelAfter SundownFlame Tree Press
 
Mouselode Maze Christopher HarmanThe Ghosts & Scholars Book of Mazes Sarob Pres
 
Mr. Chew Angela SylvaineTheDreadMachine.comThe Dread Machine Podcast
 
New and Perfect Rebecca RowlandAfter the Kool-Aid Is GoneD&T Publishing
 
Ode to Joad the Toad Laird BarronMiscreations: Gods, Monstrosities & Other HorrorsWritten Backwards
 
Of Marrow and Abomination Morgan SylviaPseudopod
 
One Last Transformation Josh MalermanMiscreations: Gods, Monstrosities & Other HorrorsWritten Backwards
 
Only Bruises Are Permanent Scott EdelmanMiscreations: Gods, Monstrosities & Other HorrorsWritten Backwards
 
Potato Face Rhiannon A. GristThree Crows Magazine
 
Practical Ghosts Isaac ThorneWhispers In The WallTennessee Horror News and Promotion
 
Real Estate C.E. WardThe Ghosts & Scholars Book of Mazes Sarob Pres
 
Scars of War Ray DaleyChrome Baby, Bairn #93
 
Scream Queen Nathan BallingrudFinal Cuts: New Tales of Hollywood Horror and Other SpectaclesBlumhouse Books/Anchor Books
 
Screen Haunt Orrin GreyIt Came from the Multiplex: 80s Midnight ChillersHex Publishers
 
See You on a Dark Night Ben PeekNightmare Magazine, April 2020 (Issue 91)
 
Should Fire Remember the Fuel? Kyla Lee WardOz is Burning B Cubed Press
 
Skin Dowdy Angela Yuriko SmithBlack Cranes: Tales of Unquiet WomenOmnium Gatherum Media
 
Sleepers Gerard HouarnerPsychedelic Horror Press
 
Slow King Tim MajorFiends in the Furrows IINosetouch
 
Smilers Chip HouserBourbon Penn Issue 20
 
Snake Hips V. CastroSed de SangreIndependently Published
 
Summer At Camp Longdrop Ray DaleyGhostlight, The Magazine of Terror: Fall 2020
 
Sunday Morning L. Marie Wood Chosen Realities, The Diverse Writers & Artists of Speculative Fiction, Summer 2020, Issue No. 1The Diverse Writers and Authors of Speculative Fiction
 
Swanskin Alison LittlewoodAfter SundownFlame Tree Press
 
Tea With The Earl of Twilight Sonya TaaffeNightmare Magazine Issue 96
 
The Clockmaker Sonora TaylorGraveyard Smash: Women of Horror Anthology Volume 2Kandisha Press
 
The Coachman’s Cottage Anna TaborskaBloody Britain Shadow Publishing
 
The Complete Compleat Gardener Elizabeth TwistThe Fiends in the Furrows IINosetouch Press
 
The Darker Side of Grief Naching T. KassaArterial BloomCrystal Lake Publishing
 
The Fear of a Z'n Teel James GlennTales from the Canyons of the Damned: No. 38Holt Smith Limited
 
The Genetic Alchemist's Daughter Elaine CuyegkengBlack Cranes: Tales of Unquiet WomenOmnium Gatherum Media
 
The Gift of Death Christina SngSpace and Time Magazine Issue 136
 
The Glassy, Burning Floor of Hell Brian EvensonShadows & Tall Trees, Volume 8Undertow Publications
 
The Lament of the Vejigante Cynthia PelayoBoth Sides: Stories from the BorderPolis Books
 
The Last Drive-In Movie B.D. PrinceMonsters, Movies and Mayhem WordFire Press LLC
 
The Man Who Fell Beyond the Wall Paolo Di OrazioKDP Amazon
 
The Mosaic Maze Victoria DayThe Ghosts & Scholars Book of Mazes Sarob Pres
 
The New You Ainslie HogarthBlack Static, #74 (March-April 2020)TTA Press
 
The Ninth Tale Rena MasonBlack Cranes: Tales of Unquiet WomenOmnium Gatherum Media
 
The One We Tell Bad Children Laird BarronFinal Cuts: New Tales of Hollywood Horror and Other SpectaclesBlumhouse Books/Anchor Books
 
The Sand Knows Zach ShepherdPlaces We Fear to TreadCemetery Gates Media
 
The Secret of St. Cyr Maxwell I. GoldThe Dark Corner Zine #4
 
The Space Between Larry HinkleDeep Magic, Spring 2020Amberlin
 
The Staircase Stephanie FeldmanFantasy & Science Fiction
 
The Stiff and The Dead Josh Darling Madame Gray's Creep ShowHellbound Books Publishing
 
The Teeth of America Michael Wehuntmichaelwehunt.com
 
The Thing I Found Along A Dirt Patch Road Cindy O'QuinnShotgun Honey Presents Volume 4: RecoilDown and Out Books
 
The Wet Dream Jill GirardiThe Places We Fear to TreadCemetery Gates Media
 
Those Who Made Us J.A.W. McCarthyLamplight Volume 8, Issue 3&4Apokrupha
 
Thresher of Men Michael BoatmanDominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African DiasporaAurelia Leo
 
Too Lonely, Too Wild Kay ChronisterShadows & Tall Trees, Volume 8Undertow Publications
 
Trickin Nicole Givens KurtzDominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African DiasporaAurelia Leo
 
Trick of the Light Andrew HumphreyNightjar Press
 
Unschooled Christi NogleEighteen: Stories of Mischief & MayhemUnderland Press
 
Vista John LanganChildren of the Fang and Other GenealogiesWord Horde
 
Waves of Sound and Water Stephen WilliamsSelf Published
 
We Aren’t Violent People E.C. BarrettBourbon Penn Issue 20
 
We Do Like to Be Beside Peter SuttonThe Alchemy Book of Horrors 2
 
What You Find in the Kudzu Cooper AndersonFrom Glasgow to Saturn, Issue 45
 
Where The Hollow Tree Waits John LanganWeird Horror #1Undertown Publications
 
Workday Kurt FawverShadows & Tall Trees, Volume 8Undertow Publications
 
You Can't Save Them All Ian RogersWeird Horror #1Undertow Publication
 

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SHORT NONFICTION

'Get Out,' 'Lovecraft Country,' 'Us': Black Writers, Filmmakers are Transforming Horror Jim BeckermanNorthJersey.com
 
28 Days -- and 27 Dresses -- Later Chelsea Davis
 
Changing Mike, Changing History: Erasing African-America in It (2017) Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.The Many Lives of It: Essays on the Stephen King FranchiseMcFarland
 
Final Girl: A Life in Horror Christina SngInterstellar Flight Magazine
 
Hell Is Other Mushroom People: Societal Decay in Matango Kelly RobinsonScary Monsters MagazineMyMovieMonsters.com
 
Horror and Romance: Doppelgangers in Need L. Marie WoodChosen Realities, The Diverse Writers & Artists of Speculative Fiction, Summer 2020, Issue No. 1The Diverse Writers and Authors of Speculative Fiction
 
I Need to Believe Cina PelayoSouthwest ReviewSouthwest Review
 
Imagining Horror as the World Burns Sarah Langanhttps://tornightfire.com/sarah-langan-on-imagining-horror-as-the-world-burnsTor Nightfire
 
Nice Guys Finish Mutated: The Fly as a Case Study in Toxic Masculinity Sonora TaylorMonster Mashdivinationhollow.com
 
Not everything that moves, breathes and talks is alive: Christianity, Korean Shamanism and Reincarnation in Whispering Corridors (1998) and The Wailing (2016) Frazer LeeScared Sacred: Idolatry, Religion & Worship in the Horror FilmHouse of Leaves Publishing
 
Sicko Doctors: Suffering and Sadism in 19th-Century America Chelsea DavisThe Public Domain Review
 
Speaking Of Horror Tim WaggonerThe Writer
 
Spirits and Mediums: Adapting Jackson Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.The Streaming of Hill House: Essays on the Haunting Netflix AdaptionMcFarland
 
The Animals Are Coming Out: Internal Queerness Versus External Monsters Hailey PiperDeadheadReviews.com
 
The Eternal Return of “The Turn of the Screw” Chelsea DavisElectric Lit
 
The H Word: An Empathy of Fear Premee MohamedNightmare Magazine
 
The H Word: Mental Health, Ableism, and the Horror Genre Evan J. PetersonNightmare Magazine, April 2020 (Issue 91)
 
The H Word: Picture a House Caitlin StarlingNightmare Magazine, January 2020 (Issue 88)
 
The H Word: The Horror of Solitude Gwendolyn KisteNightmare MagazineNightmare Magazine
 
The Horror of Humanity: Brands that Serve to Dehumanise and Isolate Dave JefferyGingernuts of HorrorJim McLeod
 
The Liar, the Bitch, and the Wardrobe: Resisting Political Terror, Anti-Semitism, and Revenants in Patrick McGrath’s The Wardrobe Mistress Danel P. OlsonPatrick Mcgrath and His Worlds : Madness and the Transnational GothicRoutledge/Taylor & Francis
 
The Safe Negro Guide to Lovecraft Country: 'Strange Case' Kinitra D. Brookstheroot.com
 
They Never Believe Me: Discourses of Belief in Hill House and #MeToo Brandon R. Grafius The Streaming of Hill House: Essays on the Haunting Netflix AdaptionMcFarland
 
What Writing Horror Can Teach All Writers Gabino Iglesias Tor Nightfire
 
What is IT? Ambient Dread and Modern Paranoia in It (2017), It Follows (2014) and It Comes at Night (2017) Jeffrey Andrew WeinstockHorror Studies, Volume 11, Number 2, October 1, 2020
 
“American Psycho,” “American Beauty,” “American Pie”: White Male Rage at the Turn of the Millennium Chelsea DavisLos Angeles Review of Books
 

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YOUNG-ADULT NOVEL

Bent Heavens Daniel KrausHenry Holt and Co.
 
Category Five Ann Davila CardinalTor Teen
 
Cemetery Boys Aiden ThomasSwoon Reads
 
Clown in a Cornfield Adam CesareHarperTeen
 
Deathless Divide Justina IrelandBalzer + Bray
 
Fractured Tide Leslie LutzBlink
 
Ghost Hunters: Bones in the Wall Susan McCauleyCeltic Sea Publishing
 
Hellion Allan BurdBox Nine Books
 
Jennifer Strange Cat ScullyYAP Books
 
The Bone Carver Monique SynmanVesuvian Books
 
The Ghost Tree Christina HenryBerkley Books
 
The Seeking Marlena FrankThe Parliament House
 

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