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April Reading Schedule

April reading schedule includes Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro starting on 4/4, Earthlings by Sayaka Murata starting on 4/11, Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah starting on 4/18, and The Woman in Black by Susan Hill starting on 4/25
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro starting on 4/4
Earthlings by Sayaka Murata starting on 4/11
Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah starting on 4/18
The Woman in Black by Susan Hill starting on 4/25

April 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

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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

6 Books by Trans Authors

by @ferris, curator of HOWLS Book Club nominees for May’s “Trans-Scribed Terrors” category This list is intended as a diverse selection of horror stories written by transgender authors. As a trans person and a horror fan I feel there is a lack of mainstream discussion surrounding works by trans and gender non-conforming writers, though thankfully… Continue reading 6 Books by Trans Authors

6 Horror Novels That’ll Have You Feeling Like a Kid Again

by @Arboc Rednammoc, curator of HOWLS Book Club nominees for May’s “Parents Just Don’t Understand” category Editor’s note: This introduction contains a fair amount of inside jokes. Members of Howl Society will understand. Outsiders should join the Discord for something in the family of an explanation. Could you recite the first rule of HOWL Society… Continue reading 6 Horror Novels That’ll Have You Feeling Like a Kid Again

6 Shuckingly Good Folk Horrors

by @_ghostgrrrl, curator of HOWLS Book Club nominees for May’s “🌾The Books Are Not What They Seem” Folk horror has always been my favorite subgenre, as an avid fan of folklore around the world. What is Folk Horror? It’s secret cults and strange practices. It’s small towns and the secrets they hide. It’s liminal spaces… Continue reading 6 Shuckingly Good Folk Horrors


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