Horror Writers Association

Poetry

Carina Bissett reads from POETRY SHOWCASE IX

Carina Bissett joins us today with a reading of their poem, “A Lacing of Lavender” from Poetry Showcase IX.

If you haven’t purchased your copy yet of the newest Poetry Showcase, it’s just one click away. Better yet, collect the whole series! Reviews and shares are always welcome.

Carina Bissett is a writer and poet working primarily in the fields of dark fiction and fabulism. Her short fiction and poetry have been published in multiple journals and anthologies including What Remains, Upon a Twice Time, Bitter Distillations: An Anthology of Poisonous Tales, Arterial

Madison McSweeney reads from POETRY SHOWCASE IX

Madison McSweeney joins us today with a reading of their poem, “Cannibal Mutant Maneating Spider” from Poetry Showcase IX.

If you haven’t purchased your copy yet of the newest Poetry Showcase, it’s just one click away. Better yet, collect the whole series! Reviews and shares are always welcome.

Madison McSweeney is the author of The Doom That Came to Mellonville (Filthy Loot), The Forest Dreams With Teeth (Demain Publishing), and the poetry collection Fringewood (Alien Buddha Press). Her short fiction has appeared in American Gothic Short Stories and Zombie Punks F*ck Off. She

Corinne Hughes reads from POETRY SHOWCASE IX

Corinne Hughes joins us today with a reading of their poem, “Meadows” from Poetry Showcase IX.

If you haven’t purchased your copy yet of the newest Poetry Showcase, it’s just one click away. Better yet, collect the whole series! Reviews and shares are always welcome.

Corinne Hughes is a queer poet and fiction writer. Her work has been supported by Tin House and the National Book Foundation. Her poetry can be found in Passengers Journal, Cathexis Northwest Press, Cirque Journal, Grim and Gilded, and is forthcoming in the next SMEOP anthology by

Rook Riley reads from POETRY SHOWCASE IX

Rook Riley joins us today with a reading of their poem, “Strange Geometry” from Poetry Showcase IX.

If you haven’t purchased your copy yet of the newest Poetry Showcase, it’s just one click away. Better yet, collect the whole series! Reviews and shares are always welcome.

Rook Riley is a horror author, game enthusiast, and all-around linguistic badass trained in Krav Maga and spoon warfare.  Hobbies include binge-watching Netflix and collecting tattoos.

Colleen Anderson reads from POETRY SHOWCASE IX

Colleen Anderson joins us today with a reading of their poem, “Our Lady of Holy Death” from Poetry Showcase IX.

If you haven’t purchased your copy yet of the newest Poetry Showcase, it’s just one click away. Better yet, collect the whole series! Reviews and shares are always welcome.

Colleen Anderson is a multiple award nominee, with poetry widely published in many venues, including Andromeda Spaceways, Lucent Dreaming, Shadow Atlas and Heroic Fantasy Quarterly. Colleen lives in Vancouver, BC and is a Canada Council and BC Arts Council grant recipient for writing and has performed

Sumiko Saulson Reads as a Showcase 8 Alumni

Sumiko Saulson joins us today with a reading of their poem, “On Darkest Night of Faerie Bright” as a Poetry Showcase Alumni.

If you haven’t purchased your copy yet of the newest Poetry Showcase, it’s just one click away. Better yet, collect the whole series! Reviews and shares are always welcome.

Sumiko Saulson is an award-winning author of Afrosurrealist and multicultural sci-fi and horror whose latest novel Happiness and Other Diseases is available on Mocha Memoirs Press.

Winner of the HWA Scholarship from Hell (2016) BCC Voice “Reframing the Other” contest (2017), Mixy Award (2017), Afrosurrealist Writer …

Ai Jang reads from POETRY SHOWCASE IX

Ai Jang joins us today with a reading of her poem, “A Barrening Mother” from Poetry Showcase IX.

If you haven’t purchased your copy yet, it’s just one click away. Better yet, collect the whole series! Reviews and shares are always welcome.

Ai Jiang is a Chinese-Canadian writer and an immigrant from Fujian. She is a member of HWA, SFWA, and Codex. Her work can be found in F&SF, The Dark, Uncanny, The Puritan, Prairie Fire, The Masters Review. Her debut novella Linghun (April 2023) is forthcoming with Dark Matter INK. Find her on Twitter

Leigh Hennig reads from POETRY SHOWCASE IX

Leigh Hennig joins us today with a reading of his poem, “The Interview” from Poetry Showcase IX.

If you haven’t purchased your copy yet, it’s just one click away. Better yet, collect the whole series! Reviews and shares are always welcome.

R. Leigh Hennig is a writer, editor, and horror enthusiast living with his beautiful wife and three awesome kids in coastal New England. Previously he taught a series of classes on horror in literature with the King County Library System in Seattle, has written numerous essays on disability in speculative fiction (along with the

Denise Dumars reads from POETRY SHOWCASE IX

Denise Dumars joins us today with a reading of her poem, “Cusp of Conjure” from Poetry Showcase IX.

If you haven’t purchased your copy yet, it’s just one click away. Better yet, collect the whole series! Reviews and shares are always welcome.

Denise Dumars is a widely published, award-winning poet, short fiction, and nonfiction writer. Her poetry collection Paranormal Romance: Poems Romancing the Paranormal, was nominated for the Elgin Award. Each October she participates in a vampire poetry performance troupe called Casketeria, with appearances in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Her column “Stealth SF:

Colleen Anderson reads from POETRY SHOWCASE IX

Colleen Anderson joins us today with a reading of her poem, “Our Lady of Holy Death” from Poetry Showcase IX.

If you haven’t purchased your copy yet, it’s just one click away. Better yet, collect the whole series! Reviews and shares are always welcome.

Colleen Anderson is a multiple award nominee, with poetry widely published in many venues, including Andromeda Spaceways, Lucent Dreaming, Shadow Atlas and Heroic Fantasy Quarterly. Colleen lives in Vancouver, BC and is a Canada Council and BC Arts Council grant recipient for writing and has performed her work before audiences

Hillary Dodge reads from POETRY SHOWCASE IX

Hillary Dodge joins us today with a reading of her poem, “Something to Know About the Wind At the Cliff House” from Poetry Showcase IX.

If you haven’t purchased your copy yet, it’s just one click away. Better yet, collect the whole series! Reviews and shares are always welcome.

Hillary Dodge is an award-winning editor and author of several speculative short fictions as well as three nonfiction books. She spends a good deal of time traveling, going places that are forbidden, and eating. She once had tea with a Roma in a cave in the

Jamal Hodge reads as a Showcase 8 Alumni

Jamal Hodge joins us today with a reading of his poem, “The Silence of God” as a Poetry Showcase Alumni.

If you haven’t purchased your copy yet of the newest Poetry Showcase, it’s just one click away. Better yet, collect the whole series! Reviews and shares are always welcome.

JAMAL HODGE is a multi-award-winning filmmaker and writer from Queens NYC who has won over 70 awards with screenings at Tribecca Film Festival, Sundance, and the Cannes Short Film Corner. He has directed the first season of Investigation Discovery Channel’s Primal Instinct’ and has come on as a …

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