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October Reading Schedule

October reading schedule includes: A Spectral Hue by Craig Laurence Gidney starting on 10/3, From Hell by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell starting on 10/10, "What To Do When Your Child Brings Home a Mami Wata" by Chịkọdịlị Emelụmadụ, The Shadow Booth: Vol. 2 starting on 10/15, The Boatman's Daughter by Andy Davidson starting on 10/17, and Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes starting on 10/24
A Spectral Hue by Craig Laurence Gidney starting on 10/3
From Hell by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell starting on 10/10
“What To Do When Your Child Brings Home a Mami Wata” by Chịkọdịlị Emelụmadụ, The Shadow Booth: Vol. 2 starting on 10/15
The Boatman’s Daughter by Andy Davidson starting on 10/17
Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes starting on 10/24

October artwork by Maia Weir (shop her merch!)

Anthology News

Howls from the Dark Ages: The First-Ever Medieval Horror Anthology

HOWL Society Press presents the first-ever anthology of medieval horror! Howls from the Dark Ages contains 18 thrilling tales of cursed castles, wild woodlands, haunted hamlets, and mysterious monasteries, with an introduction by Christopher Buelhman, the author who started it all with his novel Between Two Fires. Available in eBook, paperback, and a limited edition… Continue reading Howls from the Dark Ages: The First-Ever Medieval Horror Anthology


Recent Reviews


Recent Blogs

August in Review

Q&A Authors Books We Read Stories published By HOWLers

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The 2021 HOWLS Awards

by Joseph Andre Thomas (@bunttriple) HOWLS exploded in 2021. Like literally exploded. There’s blood everywhere. A bit of liver on the ceiling, half-a-heart sliding down the wall. This past year, HOWLS Discord channel grew to 1500+ users, with around 200 active at any given moment. HOWLS released Howls From Hell, its first anthology, to very… Continue reading The 2021 HOWLS Awards


Book Club Nominees

7 Horror Books to Read in the Aftermath of the Roe v. Wade Decision

by @MrsReads, @L., and @Cheese Dance, curators of HOWLS Book Club nominees for August’s “We Could be Reading Other Stuff But…” category So many small choices that got us here. And now we need to sit with this feeling a little while. So enjoy, or shake with rage at, these selections that explore bodily autonomy… Continue reading 7 Horror Books to Read in the Aftermath of the Roe v. Wade Decision

Fun in the Sun with 5 Sandy Books

by @WakefulNight, curator of HOWLS Book Club nominees for August’s “Horror at the Beach” category The Forgotten Island by David Sodergren When Ana Logan agrees to go on holiday to Thailand with her estranged sister Rachel, she hopes it will be a way for them to reconnect after years of drifting apart. But now, stranded… Continue reading Fun in the Sun with 5 Sandy Books


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