Interview: Richard Chizmar

The author of Gwendy’s Button Box, A Long December, and Midnight Promises sits down with GH editor Joshua Demarest to talk about writing, editing, the future of the genre, and the success of Cemetery Dance Publications. Richard Chizmar is the founder/publisher of Cemetery Dance magazine and the Cemetery Dance Publications book imprint. He has edited more than 30 anthologies and his fiction has appeared in dozens of publications, including Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and The Year’s 25 Finest Crime and Mystery Stories. He has won two World Fantasy awards, four…

Book Review: My Best Friend’s Exorcism

Book Review: My Best Friend’s Exorcism Horror is a genre that is meant to be experienced. And for the most part, traditional publishers have been slow to adapt to the changes the horror genre has seen. But not all traditional publishers fall victim to playing it safe. Quirk Books has been leading the charge on the new wave of horror books. Their best-known title is 2011’s Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children. which featured a story built around a collection of strange old photographs. In their latest blockbuster, Quirk has…