-Interview by Desi D
One’s taste in art is, of course, highly subjective. However, if you share editor Ellen Datlow’s predilections for horror fiction, you might want to know that 8 stories from THE JEWISH BOOK OF HORROR (edited by Josh Schlossberg, published by Denver Horror Collective), made it onto her “long list” for Best Horror of the Year #14.
“The Hand of Fire” by Daniel Braum
“The Last Plague” by KD Casey
“On Seas of Blood and Salt” by Richard Dansky
“Bread and Salt” by Elana Gomel
“How to Build a Sukkah at the End of the World” by Lindsey King-Miller
“The Rabbi’s Wife” by Simon Rosenberg
“Ba’alat Ov” by Brenda Tolian
“A Purim Story” by Emily Ruth Verona
THE JEWISH BOOK OF HORROR is available online and in bookstores around the world.
Pick up one of Denver Horror Collective’s new “READ INDIE HORROR” T-shirts for only $12.50 (half price) until Sunday at midnight at Threadless.
Choose from a rainbow of colors including: white on black, black on white, red on black or white, Pride, USA, Ukraine, or several other country flags (if you have a request, we’ll make it).
Plus several other T-shirt styles for Men, Women, and Children, as well as sweaters, hoodies, tank tops, and a whole bunch more.
Just like bears getting ready to hibernate through the long mountain winter, this month DHC members sated themselves at the Standley Lake Library, sinking their teeth into some of their own horror fiction. Thanks again to librarian–and thriller author!–Sean Eads for the invite.
Meanwhile, our three monthly critique groups—in-person short fiction, virtual short fiction, virtual long fiction–are going strong, and we’ve got at least one new publication on the horizon for DHC’s small press.
Oh, and we’d like to welcome new members–Jason Dry, Sarah Read, Erica Hoffmeister, A.E. Santana, Allison Diekhoff, Sara Martinez, Andrew Padbury, Aaron Small, Charles Wood, and S. Michael Siegal—to the cult…um, we mean, group. If you aren’t already a member, what in HECK are you waiting for?
Finally, we’d wish you all a “happy Halloween,” but here at DHC, the dark festival never ends.
With torch and pitchfork, vigilant townsfolk have kept Denver Horror Collective at bay in our lair for years. Sure, once in a while, a few of us have snuck out to horrorize the peaceful countryside. But for the most part, we’ve been hibernating, sustaining ourselves with the offal we’ve scavenged during these lean years of plague.
But now we’re hungry, and we must feed again…Continue reading