This month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team made several exciting announcements regarding our plans for Women in Horror Month. Be sure to check those out below! We also took a deep dive into Japanese horror with books in translation and a look at Japanese horror films. Be sure to check out all of our reviews and features from January!
News and Announcements
January 2020 LOHF New Releases
Each month the Ladies of Horror Fiction team posts all of the books we are aware of that will be releasing during that month.
A Bloody Valentine Event February 14th, 2020
On Valentine’s Day the satellite chapter of HWA Colorado will be hosting a special event to celebrate Women in Horror month.
Preliminary Stoker Ballots Are In!!!
Awards season is upon us and the LOHF is really excited!! Just have a look at this list of amazing books by women that have made it to the preliminary round in the Stoker Awards.
Women in Horror Month Readathon
February is Women in Horror Month and we are super excited here at Ladies of Horror Fiction! The LOHF and Alex from the book tube channel Hey Little Thrifter are joining forces once again to bring you a LOHF filled readathon.
WiHM/February Photo Challenge
The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is excited to host another photo challenge next month in celebration of Women in Horror Month. Share your photos across social media using the hashtag #ladiesofhorrorfiction.
It is Women in Horror Month!!!
February is a month to celebrate women who are making amazing horror content. This includes movies, TV shows, books and art. The LOHF has a lot of content planned for the month from AMAZING women authors and articles written to highlight the achievements that women have contributed to the horror community.
Special Topics and Guest Posts
Women in Translation Horror Edition: Japan
Japanese horror primarily draws its inspiration from folk religions with a focus on the following themes: possession, exorcism, shamanism, precognition and yokai.
The Vengeful Female Ghosts of J-Horror
There is something about Japanese horror movies that is just inherently freaky. It almost doesn’t matter what culture you were raised in, J-horror is guaranteed to curdle your blood.
YA/MG Horror Spotlight January 2020
The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is putting a spotlight on Young Adult and Middle Grade horror each month.