Five Things You Always Wanted to Know About "The Bridge" But Were Afraid to Ask

Column by JS Breukelaar
J.S. Breukelaar tackles some tough questions about her new novel, "The Bridge," out now from Meerkat Press.
Bear Creek Gazette

An interview with Stuart Buck, Editor of The Bear Creek Gazette

Interview by Gabriel Hart
"Have fun, because one day we are all going to die."
Cover & Synopsis Reveal: "The Paradox Twins" by Joshua Chaplinsky

Cover & Synopsis Reveal: "The Paradox Twins" by Joshua Chaplinsky

News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 27, 2020
Check out the cover and synopsis for the debut novel from LitReactor's Managing Editor.

The Joys and Sorrows of Loving Obscure Books

Column by Peter Derk
Loving obscure books can't all be weird sex acts and gruesome murders. There are some downsides, too.
An Interview with Joshua Chaplinsky, Author of 'Whispers in the Ear of A Dreamin

An Interview with Joshua Chaplinsky, Author of 'Whispers in the Ear of A Dreaming Ape'

Interview by Rob Hart October 9, 2019
LitReactor's class director Rob Hart poses some tough and mostly uninformed questions to Managing Editor Joshua Chaplinsky, whose short story collection is available now from Clash Books.
Tales from the Shadow Booth, Dan Coxon, Being Dad

An Interview with Author-Editor Dan Coxon

Interview by Annie Neugebauer
An interview with Dan Coxon--an award-winning editor, author, copy-editor and proofreader--about his fields, genres, and new weird literary journal, "Tales From the Shadow Booth."
Class, Genre, JS Breukelaar, teaching, Weird Fiction

A Conversation with JS Breukelaar about Teaching, Weird Fiction, and Her New Novel 'Aletheia'

Interview by Rob Hart July 7, 2017
JS Breukelaar—instructor of our recurring workshop 'Writing the Weird'—has a new book out! Paul Tremblay says 'Aletheia' is 'a melancholy and affecting mix of literary, noir, and horror by the lake.'

The 10 Best Book Covers of 2016

Column by George Cotronis January 13, 2017
It's time to get ornery, because here is my annual list of the best book covers of the year.

Off The Grid Reads: 'The Weird' Edited By Ann & Jeff VanderMeer

Column by Keith Rawson January 29, 2015
Off The Grid Reads returns with another in-depth review: 'The Weird' edited By Ann & Jeff VanderMeer.

Footnotes: The Weird, Horrific Birthplace of 'True Detective'

Column by Ryan Peverly April 3, 2014
You saw the show, loved it, and you've had a few weeks to digest it. Now, let's revisit the darkness that was HBO's 'True Detective'-where it came from and what it's done for the weird fiction genre.

Fifteen Twisted Christmas Tales

Column by Christopher Shultz December 10, 2013
For an offbeat, weird, macabre and twisted holiday, look no further than this list.

Storyville: Supernatural and Speculative Fiction—Getting Weird Without Losing Your Audience

Column by Richard Thomas October 18, 2013
Supernatural and speculative fiction—getting weird without losing your audience.
Codex Seraphinianus

"Codex Seraphinianus" Reissue Coming This Month!

News by Christopher Shultz October 10, 2013
Considered one of the strangest books ever created, it was also one of the most sought-after and expensive...until now.

Chainsaw Hands and Fishbowl Hearts: The Ultimate Introduction to Bizarro Fiction

Column by Cameron Pierce July 26, 2013
At this point, you've probably encountered bizarro fiction. Whether you're familiar with the genre or just getting started, here are fourteen bizarro books to shock and surprise you.