2022 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards honor eclectic mix of movies

Credit: http://www.fangoria.com Unlike the past three years, voters decided to spread the love with a dozen different films represented on the winner’s list of the 2022 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards streamed May 15 on Shudder. Featuring two new categories, the Chainsaw Awards honored an eclectic mix of horror movies with no film winning more than two of the …

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SHORT SHOTS | ‘Quiet Embers’

(Editor’s note: SHORT SHOTS is a column where I review horror short stories.) “Quiet Embers” opens with the heart-wrenching line, “My neighbors house burned down six months ago with their children inside.” The tale then gently explores how the now empty lot haunts the narrator, a new resident of the neighborhood. “Quiet Embers” is one …

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Jones joins exclusive group with 2021 Bram Stoker Award

Stephen Graham Jones joined an exclusive group of authors when he won Superior Achievement in a Novel for the second consecutive year at the 2021 Bram Stoker Awards on May 14 in Denver, Colorado. Stephen Graham Jones Since the inception of the Bram Stoker Awards in 1987, Jones is only the sixth writer to win …

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TWO IN A ROW: Jones earns another Bram Stoker Award for best novel

My Heart Is a Chainsaw cut through the competition and earned Stephen Graham Jones his second consecutive Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Novel.  The Horror Writers Association announced the winners of the 2021 Bram Stoker Awards at StokerCon in Denver, Colorado, on May 14.  This year’s win was the fourth Bram Stoker Award …

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Novels by Hendrix, Jones, and Wendig are finalists for 2022 Locus Awards

Three of the five books earning 2021 Bram Stoker Award nominations for Superior Achievement in a Novel also made the final cut for the 2022 Locus Awards, according to a release by the Locus Science Fiction Foundation on May 10.  The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix, My Heart Is a Chainsaw by Stephen …

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KINDLE VELLA REVIEW | Island of the Dead

(Editor's Note: Kindle Vella publishes serial stories to read one short episode at a time.) The fantasy action/adventure novel Island of the Dead by Brian Keene is an old-fashioned story hearkening back to the days of Robert E. Howard's Conan the Barbarian. In fact, the main character is a barbarian named Einar. The first three …

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