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“The purpose of my survival was to bear witness, to carry the tale. The thrill of spreading terror, of lurking in the night as bogeymen of legend, titillates them. They are beasts, horrid undreamt of marvels.”Laird Barron, The beautiful thing that awaits us all
I was joined by the lovely Hailey Piper to discuss horror short story collections. She has a collection coming out this year, Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy, and we talked about the art (and science) of choosing and ordering stories for a collection. We touched on the exciting news of a Worst Laid Plans anthology movie in the works and her upcoming novel, Queen of Teeth. Be sure to check out our conversation. The books mentioned in the episode are listed below, and these are affiliate links.
- Worst Laid Plans edited by Samantha Kolesnik
- Not All Monsters edited by Sara Tantlinger
- Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy by Hailey Piper
- Queen of Teeth by Hailey Piper
- The Worm and His Kings by Hailey Piper
- A Mountain Walked edited by ST Joshi
- It by Stephen King
- The Best of Caitlin Kiernan
- Houses Under the Sea by Cailtin Kiernan
- Benny Rose the Cannibal King by Hailey Piper
- Things We Lost in the Fire by Mariana Enriquez , translated by Megan McDowell
- The Dangers of Smoking in Bed: Stories by Mariana Enriquez, translated by Megan McDowell
- Sing Your Sadness Deep by Laura Mauro
- Children of the Fang and Other Genealogies by John Langan
- She Said Destroy by Nadia Bulkin
- The Beautiful Thing That Awaits Us All by Laird Baron
- And Her Smile Will Untether The Universe by Gwendolyn Kiste
- A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay
- When the People Lights Have Gone Off by Stephen Graham Jones
- A Cathedral of Myth and Bone by Kat Howard
- Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado
- North American Lake Monsters by Nathan Ballingrud
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Hailey chose Dismemberment Song by Blue Kid. Check it out here!
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