Author Interview, Gothic Fiction, Longread, Podcast

Author Interview ~ Mason Hawthorne

Author Bio Mason Hawthorne Mason Hawthorne writes horror, dark and urban fantasy, and studied writing and English literatures at the University of Wollongong. Most of his work is in speculative fiction, usually dark or horror themed. His stories often feature body horror, transformation, hunger, and anxiety. Queer thematic elements are always right below the surface,… Continue reading Author Interview ~ Mason Hawthorne

Author Interview, Gothic Fiction, Longread, undead, vampires, werewolves

Author Interview ~ Magen Cubed

Author Bio Magen Cubed is an Eisner-nominated writer, essayist, and occasional critic, best known for her queer monster-hunting urban fantasy/paranormal romance series SOUTHERN GOTHIC. She has appeared in the critically acclaimed TWISTED ROMANCE comics anthology from Image Comics and has bylines on the award-winning Women Write About Comics. Magen lives in Florida with her girlfriend… Continue reading Author Interview ~ Magen Cubed

Author Interview, Gothic Fiction, Longread, Podcast

Author Interview: Alessandra Pino, co-author of A Gothic Cookbook

CWs: This interview discusses food in detail, the eating of food, the trust and lack of trust in food, contamination of food, and how food is used in the Gothic and horror genres to create destabilising and horrifying effects/affects. The transcript includes two videos, one a recorded free talk by Allie Pino on food and… Continue reading Author Interview: Alessandra Pino, co-author of A Gothic Cookbook

Longread, TV/Film Review, vampires

Halloween Special: 1931 Dracula

In this Halloween Special, I'm watching Tod Browning's Dracula (1931) and doing the commentary for it. It's just over an hour long, so if you want to watch along with me, grab yourself a copy, and I'll count you in - 3, 2, 1, GO! listen now Stream it https://videopress.com/v/smI0ilJk?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata If you want to leave… Continue reading Halloween Special: 1931 Dracula

Author Interview, Gothic Fiction, Longread, Podcast, undead, vampires

Author Interview Transcript: S. T. [Saint] Gibson

In this episode of the podcast, I got to chat to S. T. / Saint Gibson, author of A DOWRY OF BLOOD. The interview discusses the themes of DOWRY, the novel DRACULA and its various adaptations, including the infanticidal nature of the brides in those versions, and may contain spoilers for films like Van Helsing… Continue reading Author Interview Transcript: S. T. [Saint] Gibson