The Footprint of Eraserhead Press

Column by Jay Wilburn July 19, 2022
Eraserhead and its imprints have had a massive impact on the evolution of bizarro, splatterpunk, extreme horror and other boundary-pushing genres.

Is Bizarro Dead?

Column by Peter Derk
Has the beloved genre that reveled in the weird, the strange, the big, dark rooms of life breathed its last?

The Final Gong: The Legacy of Bizzong!

Column by Jay Wilburn
The Bizzong! Podcast hosted by Mr. Frank Edler was a huge part of the bizarro and weird fiction community for many years. As this institution comes to an end, it's a good time to explore its legacy.

What's Scary In Small, Indie, and Self-Pub

Column by Peter Derk
If you're looking for big thrills, you have to go small.

Xmas In Bizarro Land

Column by Peter Derk

Anime Directors Whose Work Influenced "Cherry Blossom Eyes"

Column by S.T. Cartledge November 4, 2019
S.T. Cartledge's work draws not only from the realm of bizarro, but the surreal influence of anime as well.

8 Conventions For Horror Writers in 2019

Column by Max Booth III November 28, 2018
If you're wondering what this article is about, read the title again.
Jeremy Robert Johnson on Binge-Writing, Charity, and Hotel Waffle Makers

Jeremy Robert Johnson on Binge-Writing, Charity, and Hotel Waffle Makers

Interview by Max Booth III
Where is Amazon's Heartbreaking and Surreal Explorations of Loss and Grief category?

The Top 10 XXXmas Books

Column by Christoph Paul
A list full of guilty erotic pleasures that will get you on Santa's Naughty List.

5 Bizarro Books That Should Be Movies

Column by Christoph Paul October 16, 2017
Hollywood needs to go bizarro and make these five movies.
Interview, Leza Cantoral, Bizarro, Poetry

A Conversation With Leza Cantoral on Trash Pandas, Writing Partner Partners, and the Bizarro Genre

Interview by Rob Hart
Leza Cantoral stops by for a chat about her poetry, her podcasting, her writing, and some gossip about her fiancé, fellow writer Christoph Paul.

The Little Genre That Could: Why Now is the Time to Read Bizarro

Column by Gabino Iglesias September 18, 2017
Bizarro fiction continues to grow, and now's the time to start enjoying it.

Halfway There: The Best Books of 2017...So Far

Column by Gabino Iglesias June 14, 2017
2017 is half over. Here are the literary highlights we've gotten so far.
Bookshots: 'Drag Queen Dino Fighters' by MP Johnson

Bookshots: 'Drag Queen Dino Fighters' by MP Johnson

Review by Christoph Paul
A Bookshot review of Drag Queen Dino Fighters
Bookshots: 'Tacky Goblin' By T. Sean Steele

Bookshots: 'Tacky Goblin' By T. Sean Steele

Review by Keith Rawson
A brief review of Chicago writer T. Sean Steele's debut novel, 'Tacky Goblin'.

What I Learned Being Mandy De Sandra

Column by Christoph Paul
How I became Mandy De Sandra and what I learned from writing Bizarro Erotica under a pen name.
Bookshots: 'Entropy in Bloom' by Jeremy Robert Johnson

Bookshots: 'Entropy in Bloom' by Jeremy Robert Johnson

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
Take a stroll through the mind of one of our maddest and brightest.

10 Authors that Will Give Your Brain a Workout

Column by Gabino Iglesias March 6, 2017
Sometimes reading can feel like you're flexing your brain, and that's a good thing. Here are ten authors that will pump up your intellect.
Bookshots: 'Cartoons in the Suicide Forest' by Leza Cantoral

Bookshots: 'Cartoons in the Suicide Forest' by Leza Cantoral

Review by Gabino Iglesias
Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review

11 Nasty Women Dominating Weird Fiction

Column by Gabino Iglesias December 9, 2016
When it comes to weird fiction, these women are making great things happen.
Tiffany Scandal, Interview, Bizarro

A Conversation with Tiffany Scandal About Portland, Second-Person Narratives, And Her New Novella 'Shit Luck'

Interview by Rob Hart
Tiffany Scandal's follow-up to 'Jigsaw Youth' is available. And she's here to talk about writing in the second person, short-form storytelling, and toxic behaviors aimed at female writers.

14 Things That Prove Tyra Banks' 'Modelland' Is The Craziest Book Ever

Column by Peter Derk March 3, 2016
Tyra Banks' 'Modelland' is, without a doubt, the craziest, insane-est, weirdest, wackiest, a-lot-of-things-est book ever written. And I'll prove it to you.
Class, Classes, eraserhead, News, Rose O'Keefe, Tom Lucas

Eraserhead Press Publishes Book Plucked From LitReactor Class

News by Rob Hart December 10, 2014
LitReactor's workshops have produced plenty of published short stories and essays. But 'Pax Titanus', now available from Eraserhead Press, is probably the first novel to jump from classroom to print.

Stop Stressing Over Genre and Just Write

Column by Max Booth III May 22, 2014
Genre exists to limit writers. Break those walls down. There are no rules, only you and your story.