• Guest Post
    Guest Post

    National Poetry Month Guest Post: Donna Lynch

    Beautiful Little Terrors:  Horror Poetry’s Place in the Genre  By Donna Lynch I’ve had the honor and good fortune to be nominated this year for a Bram Stoker Superior Achievement in Poetry Award for a collection titled WITCHES, beautifully illustrated and designed by my collaborator Steven Archer. The most common query, upon sharing the news, has been: There’s such a thing as horror poetry? I’m not surprised. In the “mainstream” world, it’s been a very long time since people gathered in parlors to entertain one another with these dark, lyrical gems—my younger years as a goth teen hanging with friends in graveyards notwithstanding. Once we’ve established that there is, indeed,…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction
    National Poetry Month

    National Poetry Month

      April is National Poetry Month. In the last few years the ladies have been killing the horror poetry scene. In celebration of National Poetry Month, the LOHF have a series of guest posts from some of the modern ladies of prose. April 4th – Donna Lynch author of Witches April 11th – Cina Pelayo author of Poems of My Night April 18th – Sara Tantalinger author of The Devil’s Dreamland April 25th – Christina Sng author of A Collection of Nightmares A large amount of poetry was written during the Victorian era. The poems were not all hearts and flowers but some poetry dealt with a topic which most…