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Simon Strantzas

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Simon Strantzas is the author of Nothing is Everything, Burnt Black Suns, Nightingale Songs, Cold to the Touch and Beneath the Surface and has been nominated for the British Fantasy and Shirley Jackson Awards. His work has been appeared in The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror (ed. Stephen Jones), The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror (ed. by Paula Guran), Best Horror of the Year (ed. by Ellen Datlow), Cemetery Dance, and Nightmare. He lives in Toronto, Canada. ...more

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“On Horror” Column in WEIRD HORROR

This month debuts WEIRD HORROR, the new magazine from the fine folks at Undertow Publications. The magazine is a great combination of fiction, art, reviews, and columns, all fine reads for a blustery October weekend. Twice a year, every year, we’ll see new issues published, and it promises to be one of the few highlights in an otherwise terrible year.





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