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HAPPY HALLOWEEN DARK POETS

HAPPY HALLOWEEN POETS – 2019 IS A VERY GOOD YEAR FOR DARK POETRY

By David E. Cowen, Bram Stoker Nominated Author of Bleeding Saffron

If you are thinking of what to read this Halloween, consider unwrapping a richly sweet volume of dark verse. Dark and speculative poetry has been flourishing over the past few years and 2019 is nothing different. If you need a guide to appreciating dark verse take a look at these books currently on the Bram Stoker reading list as a starting point. These are presented in no particular order with no endorsement other than to READ

HWA announces its next members-only anthology

HWA is proud to announce our next anthology:

New Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (final title still to be determined) will be an anthology of all-new stories in tribute to the classic Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark series by Alvin Schwartz. The anthology will be edited by Jonathan Maberry, and published by HarperCollins in 2019.

We are looking for original stories told in the vein of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (and if you are not familiar with these books, we urge you to read one before submitting). We are NOT looking for literal …

Members New Releases – 2019

Here is the latest listing of Horror Writers Association members’ new releases. Check often for cover art and links to purchase or learn more about the latest in horror fiction and non-fiction ~ this page is updated after the scrolling marquee on the main page. You can view the wall of amazing cover art from 2018 and previous novels here and members submit upcoming releases with this form. Thanks!

Members New Releases 2017

Here is the latest listing of Horror Writers Association members new releases. Check often for cover art and links to purchase or learn more about the latest in horror fiction and non-fiction ~ this page is updated after the scrolling marquee on the main page. You can view the wall of amazing cover art from 2016 and previous novels here and members submit upcoming releases with this form. Thanks!

 

Members New Releases 2016

Here is the latest listing of Horror Writers Association members new releases. Check often for cover art and links to purchase or learn more about the latest in horror fiction and non-fiction ~ this page is updated after the scrolling marquee on the main page. You can view the wall of amazing cover art from 2015 and previous novels here and members submit upcoming releases with this form. Thanks!

Members New Releases 2018

Here is the latest listing of Horror Writers Association members new releases. Check often for cover art and links to purchase or learn more about the latest in horror fiction and non-fiction ~ this page is updated after the scrolling marquee on the main page. You can view the wall of amazing cover art from 2017 and previous novels here and members submit upcoming releases with this form. Thanks!

Members New Releases 2015

Here is the latest listing of Horror Writers Association members new releases. Check often for cover art and links to purchase or learn more about the latest in horror fiction and non-fiction ~ this page is updated after the scrolling marquee on the main page. You can view the wall of amazing cover art from the previous year here.

                  
      
        
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Statement from Lisa Morton, Acting President of HWA, about Rocky Wood

Statement from Lisa Morton, Acting President of HWA, about Rocky Wood

rocky_woodYou all know by now that we lost HWA’s President Rocky Wood on December 1, due to complications from ALS. Rocky was diagnosed with this terrible disease in October 2010, and the extraordinary courage and grace he demonstrated in living with his ailments was a true inspiration.

Many things about Rocky were inspiring. Glancing over social media today, dozens of people mention his kindness; he was always generous with his time and eager to help newer writers. He was a champion of women’s rights, he worked with local animal shelters, and he was always the first to donate to friends’ …

Discounts for Members

Discounts for Members

member_perks214Did you know that the Horror Writers Association has a list of businesses that offer discounts to its members? As a member, you can get discounts on advertising, car rentals, editing and proofreading, merchandise, publications, travel and tours, and web services.

Members, if you haven’t seen the list, check it out! (Member login required.)

To Businesses

The Horror Writers Association wishes to thank all those who have so generously offered discounts to HWA members. If you are a publisher or bookseller, are involved in some other type of business providing products or services that might be of interest to …

2015 Scholarships for Members

2015 Scholarships for Members

scholarships214x164The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to announce two annual scholarships – the Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship; and The Horror Writers Association Scholarship, each worth $2500.

Submissions for 2015 are closed. We’ll take applications for 2016 soon.

The Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship will be open to female writers who are members of the HWA.

The Horror Writers Association Scholarship will be open to all members of the HWA.

The first Scholarships were awarded in 2014. Thereafter, the Scholarships are given annually. Both Scholarships are designed to assist in the professional development of our members.

HWA President Rocky Wood explained …

Video Interview with Lois Gresh

Video Interview with Lois Gresh

Author and editor Lois Gresh on writing from your heart, World Horror Conventions, the HWA, advice for new writers and her nugget of HWA wisdom!

LOIS H. GRESH is the New York Times Best-Selling Author (6 times), Publishers Weekly Best-Selling Paperback Author, Publishers Weekly Best-Selling Paperback Children’s Author, and USA Today Best-Selling Author of 27 books and 55 short stories. She has 1 million books in print in 22 languages. Current books are DARK FUSIONS: WHERE MONSTERS LURK! (editor, PS Publishing, Nov 2013), dark story collection ELDRITCH EVOLUTIONS (Chaosium 2011, BookViewCafe ebook 2012), and THE DIVERGENT COMPANION (St. Martin’s Press,

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