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IL POSTO NERO – July Links (HWA Italy)

Posted by Dark Whisperer on August 7, 2011

The first episode of Il Posto Nero‘s link collection is here. In the month of July, Alessandro Manzetti posted an awesome list of articles and interviews for our Italian HWA members and other horror fans in that country.

Some come with an English translation, but even if they don’t, remember that most browsers offer a “translate” feature. While it may not be perfect English, you’ll definitely be able to understand the great information in these articles.

  • Horror Street: Interview with John Everson (in English, in Italian)
     
  • Queen Anne’s Resurrection – Journey II – The Voice of Elsewhere with Lisa Morton, Rain Graves, Danilo Arona, Daniele Bonfanti (in Italian)
     
  • Black Pills: Dark Surrealism of Alan M. Clark (in Italian)
     
  • Autopsies: Review of Apocalypse Z by Manel Loureiro edited by Alessandro Vigliani (in Italian)
     
  • The Raven – News From Hell: #1 Issue of HWA Italian Bulletin (in Italian
     
  • Black Pills: The Art of Shinya Tsukamoto (in Italian)
     
  • Preview: New Issue of H, The Almanac of Horror Magazine – Interview with Brian Keene (in Italian)
     
  • Queen Anne’s Resurrection – Journey I – The Maps of the Wizard with Bruce Boston, Daniele Serra, Daniele Bonfanti (in Italian)
     
  • Black Pills: The Hell of Francis Bacon (in Italian)
     
  • Autopsies: Review of Apocalypse The Conqueror Worms by Brian Keene edited by Barbara Baraldi (in Italian)
     
  • Horror Street: Interview with Jonathan Maberry (in English; in Italian)
     
  • Black Pills: The Skeleton of James Ensor (in Italian)
     

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Il Posto Nero – HWA Italy!

Posted by Dark Whisperer on July 21, 2011

A new blog from the Italian chapter of the HWA has hit the e-waves: The Raven–News from Hell.

Headed up by Rome-based HWA member, Alessandro Manzetti, it delivers news, interviews, and information related to the Horror industry in Italy.

Although designed in Italian, you can click on either the “Translate” (at the top) or “English version” (scroll down, right column) buttons to read it in English.

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HWA Member Ellen Datlow Wins Locus Award

Posted by Dark Whisperer on June 26, 2011

Congratulations are in order for Ellen Datlow, who was awarded the Locus Award for Editor today at a banquet in Seattle.

The other nominees for Editor were: Gardner Dozois, Gordon Van Gelder, David G. Hartwell, and Jonathan Strahan.

The complete list of winners follows:

    Science Fiction Novel: Blackout/All Clear, Connie Willis (Spectra)
    Fantasy Novel: Kraken, China Miéville (Macmillan UK; Del Rey)
    First Novel: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit UK; Orbit US)
    YA Book: Ship Breaker, Paolo Bacigalupi (Little, Brown)
    Novella: The Lifecycle of Software Objects, Ted Chiang (Subterranean)
    Novelette: “The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains”, Neil Gaiman (Stories)
    Short Story: “The Thing About Cassandra”, Neil Gaiman (Songs of Love and Death)
    Magazine: Asimov’s
    Publisher: Tor
    Anthology: Warriors, George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois, eds. (Tor)
    Collection: Fritz Leiber: Selected Stories, Fritz Leiber (Night Shade)
    Editor: Ellen Datlow
    Artist: Shaun Tan
    Non-Fiction: Robert A. Heinlein: In Dialogue with His Century: Volume 1: 1907-1948: Learning Curve, William H. Patterson, Jr., (Tor)
    Art Book: Spectrum 17, Cathy & Arnie Fenner, eds. (Underwood)</ul

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HWA Members Enjoy a Second Dose of ‘Blood Lite’

Posted by Dark Whisperer on February 11, 2010

HWA President Deborah LeBlanc unveiled the table of contents for the next official HWA anthology, Blood Lite 2. The sequel to 2008’s bestselling collection of humorous horror is again being edited by New York Times-bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson and promises double the horror — and double the laughs!

On behalf of the entire HWA Board, President LeBlanc offered her heartfelt congratulations to everyone who made the cut for Blood Lite 2:

  • Death and Taxes | Heather Graham
  • Table for Two | Jeff Ryan
  • Treatment | J.A. Konrath
  • Dead Clown Séance | Christopher Welch
  • The Day the Devil Swallowed a Heapin’ Helpin’ of Pride at the Beaulahville Gospel Jubilee | Scott Nicholson
  • Click on the cover image to check out the first volume of 'Blood Lite'!

  • Piecemaker | Don d’Ammassa
  • Good Breeding | Lucien Soulban
  • Tails | John R. Little
  • Dog Tired (of the Drama!) | L.A. Banks
  • A Sweet Girl for Todd | Mark Onspaugh
  • Dark Carbuncle | Kevin J. Anderson & Janis Ian
  • Tastes Like Chicken | Jordan Summers
  • Presumptuous Beast Throws Sumptuous Feast | Mike Baron
  • Bad German | Edward Bryant
  • The Halloween War | Brian J. Hatcher
  • Oh, the Ho-Ho Horror | Joel A. Sutherland
  • The Unfortunate Persistence of Harold Francis Beamish | Aaron Polson
  • Dick and Larry | D.L. Snell
  • Son of…a Bitch! | Sam W. Anderson
  • Her Lucky Day | Allison Brennan
  • A Wing and a Prayer | Sharyn McCrumb
  • Barewolf | Daniel Pyle
  • American Banshee | Eric James Stone
  • The Epicurean | Amy Sterling Casil
  • The Ghoul Next Door | Nancy Kilpatrick
  • Daycare of the Damned | Nina Kiriki Hoffman
  • Season’s Tickets | Derek Clendening
  • The Close Shave | Mike Resnick & Lezli Robyn
  • Shaggy Dog Story | Steve Rasnic Tem
  • Eight-Legged Vengeance | Jeff Strand
  • Lucifer’s Daughter | Kelley Armstrong

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