The Ladies of Horror Fiction team celebrated the theme of motherhood as well as Latino Book Month throughout the month of May. Authors Violet Castro, Kristi DeMeester, R.J. Joseph, Ann Dávila Cardinal, and Gemma Amor shared amazing guest posts. Gloria McNeely shared her LOHF shelves with us as well! If you missed any of these posts during the month, be sure to check them out (and the rest of our daily posts from May) below!
News and Announcements
Special Topics and Guest Posts
Guest Post: La Llorona: Of Fear, Demons and Motherhood by Violet Castro
In my culture, from the time you are small, you hear about La Llorona.
Guest Post: Creeping from the Womb by Kristi DeMeester
In the past, I have said that motherhood is the most monstrous thing you can do.
LOHF Shelf Edition: Gloria McNeely
This month, we have our first writer for Shelf Edition! Gloria McNeely is an Irish horror writer, reviewer, bookstagrammer, and horrorlesque performer to boot.
Guest Post: Mothering the Horrific by R.J. Joseph
I could be talking about motherhood here…but I’m not.
Guest Post: The Mother is the Monster by Tabatha Wood
Women in horror frequently get a very bad deal.
Guest Post for Latino Book Month: Writing Horror as a Latinx by Ann Dávila Cardinal
In the early 70s I would arrive for my summer-long stay at my great aunt Ana’s house in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, with a stack of horror comics tucked in my suitcase: Tales From the Crypt, Creepy, Monsters Unleashed.
Guest Post: Motherhood and Horror by Gemma Amor
Let me get this out of the way in the first sentence. Ready? Okay. ‘Mommie Dearest’. There. I said it.
Community Wide Readalong: The Winter People
More 2019 Monthly Recaps
Thank you so much for joining us as we celebrated Latino Book Month, the horrors of motherhood, and all things ladies of horror. We hope you are planning to join us throughout the month of June as we celebrate Pride Month. Stay tuned!