"With a roar and a howl the thing was upon us, out of total darkness."
In which a painter becomes seduced by the abject, vampiric evil of a landscape.
A weird sea voyage into bizarre dimensions.
A terrifying story about a tiny gap in a bookshelf.
The Dunwich horror is a metonym for the genre of weird fiction as a whole
What terrible things lie outside of our everyday perception?
Who can resist the Siren call of the Pit?
The story of a little green man.
The Archaeology of Weird Fiction Project aims to dig up the history of weird fiction through a series of weekly posts on all 110 stories contained in Ann and Jeff VanderMeer's seminal anthology The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories.
Last week I wrote about my interview with Charles de Lint at the World Fantasy Convention in Saratoga Springs. Today, I wrap up my discussion of the conference with some comments on the fantasy canon and the awards ceremony, which have of late been the subject of some controversy. My MA thesis is on fantasy …