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H.P. Lovecraft-Themed Convention Featured on Kickstarter - GalleyCat

A group of H.P. Lovecraft fans have raised more than $35,000 for their Providence-based convention, NecronomiCon. The money will be used for printing promotional materials, advertising and securing venues for this event. We’ve embedded a video about the project above–what do you think?

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Angela's influence: what we owe to Carter

Angela's influence: what we owe to Carter | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Angela Carter died 25 years ago, but her legacy lives on – from Fifty Shades to Buffy, from Björk to The Hunger Games
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The Women In Horror Mixtape

The Women In Horror Mixtape | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Last year, I published two blog posts - The Brit Horror Mixtape and The American Horror Mixtape - which went down very well indeed and
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Spring-heeled Jack: The Terror of Victorian England - #FolkloreThursday

Spring-heeled Jack: The Terror of Victorian England - #FolkloreThursday | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The year Queen Victoria came to the throne, London was bedevilled by a clawed, fire-breathing, shape-shifting demon popularly known as Spring-heeled Jack.
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Here’s Your First Look at Elle Fanning as Mary Shelley

Here’s Your First Look at Elle Fanning as Mary Shelley | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
We’re finally getting our first look at the Mary Shelley biopic starring Elle Fanning (Super 8, Maleficent) that has been in the works for at least two and a half years. Previously titled A S…
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A Violent "Castlevania" TV Series is Headed to Netflix This Year - Bloody Disgusting!

A Violent "Castlevania" TV Series is Headed to Netflix This Year - Bloody Disgusting! | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Does Netflix ever stop being awesome? Even for a second? In a press release sent out today, Netflix revealed that "Castlevania" - Season 1, Part 1 is heade
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On Dracula’s Lost Icelandic Sister Text

On Dracula’s Lost Icelandic Sister Text | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
 Blindur er bóklaus maður (Blind is a man without a book) –Icelandic proverb   For nearly 120 years, Bram Stoker’s Dracula has been constantly in
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Southern Gothic: A Primer

Southern Gothic: A Primer | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Online Writers Workshop, Online Monthly Classes taught by published authors and industry professionals and Robust Literature Magazine with Columns, Interviews, Reviews and more.
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9 Gothic Novels Less than 40 Years Old

9 Gothic Novels Less than 40 Years Old | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Online Writers Workshop, Online Monthly Classes taught by published authors and industry professionals and Robust Literature Magazine with Columns, Interviews, Reviews and more.
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Unseen Mark Twain fairytale to be published

Unseen Mark Twain fairytale to be published | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Huckleberry Finn author made up numerous stories for his children, but The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine is the only one to survive
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HorrorBabble returns with a reading of Algernon BLackwood's THE WENDIGO | Rue Morgue

We are proud to kick off a new reading series here on Rue-Morgue, with the first part of a nine part series of Algenron Blackwood's The Wendigo.The Wendigo is
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Exorcist author William Peter Blatty dies aged 89

Exorcist author William Peter Blatty dies aged 89 | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The author and filmmaker, most famous for his 1971 novel about a possessed child, died of a form of blood cancer
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Slender Man Headed to the Big Screen - Dread Central

Slender Man Headed to the Big Screen - Dread Central | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Creepypastas have been ruling the horror roost lately, and the granddaddy of ’em all is finally getting the big screen treatment. According to Deadline Sylvain White has been set to direct Slender Man, a Screen Gems thriller that will begin… Continue Reading →
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Stephen King Heading Back to Iconic Fictional Locale With New Novella - Bloody Disgusting!

Stephen King Heading Back to Iconic Fictional Locale With New Novella - Bloody Disgusting! | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Located in Stephen King's fictional version of Maine, the fictional town of Castle Rock has been the setting of several King stories, beginning with 1979's
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Russian Fairytales (1915)

Russian Fairytales (1915) | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
A collection of Russian fairytales translated from the Russian of Nikolai Polevoy, a notable editor, writer, translator in the early 19th century.
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Edgar Allan Poe, Editor and Original Hatchet Man

Edgar Allan Poe, Editor and Original Hatchet Man | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
During Poe’s lifetime, he was just as well known for curation and criticism as he was for his short stories. From 1835 to 1846 alone, Poe worked as an editor
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Frenético e melodrama: os vampiros de Polidori e Nodier (Ana Luiza Silva Camarani)

Frenético e melodrama: os vampiros de Polidori e Nodier (Ana Luiza Silva Camarani) | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
"Charles Nodier foi um dos grandes responsáveis pela divulgação do romance gótico ou roman noir na França, o qual passou a denominar 'frenético', remetendo ao exagero que caracterizaria esse tipo de literatura. No início do século XIX, no romantismo francês, uma intensa circulação estabelece-se entre o frenético e o melodrama em um intercâmbio de autores,…
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13 Indispensable Online Folklore Books - for Free! - #FolkloreThursday

13 Indispensable Online Folklore Books - for Free! - #FolkloreThursday | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Exploring the vast realm of folklore has never been easier with the tools available in the digital world of libraries, museum collections and social media.
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The 2016 Bram Stoker Awards® Preliminary Ballot Announced

The 2016 Bram Stoker Awards® Preliminary Ballot Announced | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to announce the Preliminary Ballots for the 2016 Bram Stoker Awards®. The HWA (see www.horror.org ) is the premier writers organization in the horror and dark fiction genre, with over 1,300 members. We have presented the Bram Stoker Awards in various categories since 1987 (see http://www.horror.org/awards/stokers.htm ) The HWA Board and the Bram Stoker Awards® Committee congratulate all those appearing on these Preliminary Ballots. Notes about the voting process will appear after the [...]
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Interview: Weird Fiction and More at Valancourt Books | Weird Fiction Review

Interview: Weird Fiction and More at Valancourt Books | Weird Fiction Review | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Robert Aickman is no stranger to us here at Weird Fiction Review. So when Valancourt Books published a collection of his strange tales last year called “The Late Breakfasters and Other Strange Stories,” we took note. Valancourt has been on our radar for a while, though, for not only publishing dark fiction—Gothic, horror, supernatural, and, of …
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TOD 008: State of the Weird 2017, A Roundtable Discussion featuring Paul Jessup, Michael Matheson, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Ann VanderMeer & Scott Nicolay |

TOD 008: State of the Weird 2017, A Roundtable Discussion featuring Paul Jessup, Michael Matheson, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Ann VanderMeer & Scott Nicolay | | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
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2017 Edgar Award Finalists for Mystery Writing Announced

2017 Edgar Award Finalists for Mystery Writing Announced | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer
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The Tales We Tell: Urban Legends as Modern Folklore - #FolkloreThursday

The Tales We Tell: Urban Legends as Modern Folklore - #FolkloreThursday | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
Contemporary life is full of folklore, including urban legends, those odd, funny, or scary stories suited to the times and places we live in.
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11 Classics of the New Gothic Canon

11 Classics of the New Gothic Canon | Gothic Literature | Scoop.it
I was a child who ached to see ghosts. I imagined the bedroom furniture had been rearranged by invisible hands, that the woods behind my house recorded the
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