• Ladies of Horror Fiction Awards
    LOHF Awards

    LOHF Award Nominees for Best Debut

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is pleased to present the 2020 Ladies of Horror Fiction Award Nominees for Best Debut. The nominees are: Beneath the Rising, Premee MohamedCatherine House, Elisabeth ThomasFairest Flesh, K.P. KulskiLakewood, Megan GiddingsThe Return, Rachel HarrisonThe Year of the Witching, Alexis Henderson Beneath the Rising by Premee Mohamed A coming-of-age story about two kids in the middle of a war of eldritch horrors from outside spacetime… Nick Prasad and Joanna “Johnny” Chambers have been friends since childhood. She’s rich, white, and a genius; he’s poor, brown, and secretly in love with her. But when Johnny invents a clean reactor that could eliminate fossil fuels and change…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction Awards
    LOHF Awards

    LOHF Award Nominees for Best Collection

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is pleased to present the 2020 Ladies of Horror Fiction Award Nominees for Best Collection. The nominees are: All That’s Fair, S.H. CooperBluebeard’s First Wife, Ha Seong-nanHalloween Season, Lucy A. SnyderLucid Screams, Red LagoeSed de Sangre, V. Castro All That’s Fair by S.H. Cooper A maiden looking for love in all the wrong places. A mother in an endless search for missing children. A crone whose passing is marked by the tinkling of tiny bells. All That’s Fair is a collection of twenty-two short horror stories themed around women who are made up of anything but sugar, spice, and everything nice. Be they human,…

  • Young Adult and Middle Grade Horror Spotlight
    YA and MG Horror

    YA/MG Horror Spotlight June 2021

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is putting a spotlight on Young Adult and Middle Grade horror each month. Below we are featuring the books that were released in June as well as what our team has been reading and reviewing. Young Adult New Releases For the Wolf (Wilderwood #1) by Hannah F. Whitten The first daughter is for the Throne.The second daughter is for the Wolf. For fans of Uprooted and The Bear and the Nightingale comes a dark fantasy novel about a young woman who must be sacrificed to the legendary Wolf of the Wood to save her kingdom. But not all legends are true, and the Wolf…

  • LOHF Writers Grant
    LOHF Writers Grant

    2021 LOHF Writers Grant

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is excited to announce the 3rd annual LOHF Writers Grant. Update: We now have 15 grants available. Letter from Steve Stred Back in 2018, I had this crazy idea. I kept seeing people in the community question why there were not opportunities for different groups and different writers. After seeing it for maybe the 50th time, something dinged. Why not create an opportunity? Honestly, at first, I was hesitant and I didn’t know how to even get any of this off the ground, but one night while chatting with Toni from the fantastic Ladies of Horror Fiction, I casually mentioned – would the LOHF…

  • Guest Post
    Guest Post

    Guest Post: The Alternate Reality of Internet Horror by Kate Doughty, author of THE FOLLOWER

    One of the best parts about writing a social media-based thriller was being able to spend hours on the internet in the name of research. I’m sure it will surprise absolutely no one that I ended up diving into a lot of fun horror content. For those that love all things creepy, I’m excited to be able to share some of my favorite internet spooks and Alternate Reality Games with you—for all those nights where, hey, you could go to sleep, but wouldn’t terrifying yourself with internet content be so much more fun? What is an Alternate Reality Game? Think The Blair Witch’s internet-obsessed little sister, but it’s not so…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction New Releases
    New Release

    March 2021 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. Please let us know if we missed any new releases so we can add it to the list! Bridge of Souls (Cassidy Blake #3) by Victoria Schwab Where there are ghosts, Cassidy Blake follows … unless it’s the other way around? Cass thinks she might have this ghost-hunting thing down. After all, she and her ghost best friend, Jacob, have survived two haunted cities while travelling for her parents’ TV show. But nothing can prepare Cass for New Orleans, which wears all of its hauntings on…

  • Black History Month

    LOHF Celebrates #BlackHistoryMonth on Instagram

    In celebration of #BlackHistoryMonth, the Ladies of Horror Fiction team is showcasing Black women horror authors all month long on Instagram. Below you can find our posts from the second half of February. Be sure to check out the first half of the month if you missed it! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ladies of Horror Fiction (@ladiesofhorrorfiction) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ladies of Horror Fiction (@ladiesofhorrorfiction) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ladies of Horror Fiction (@ladiesofhorrorfiction) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ladies of Horror Fiction (@ladiesofhorrorfiction) View this post on Instagram A…

  • Young Adult and Middle Grade Horror Spotlight
    YA and MG Horror

    YA/MG Horror Spotlight February 2021

    The Ladies of Horror Fiction team is putting a spotlight on Young Adult and Middle Grade horror each month. Below we are featuring the books that were released in February as well as what our team has been reading and reviewing. Young Adult New Releases The Project by Courtney Summers Lo Denham is used to being on her own. After her parents died, Lo’s sister, Bea, joined The Unity Project, leaving Lo in the care of their great aunt. Thanks to its extensive charitable work and community outreach, The Unity Project has won the hearts and minds of most in the Upstate New York region, but Lo knows there’s more…

  • Black History Month

    LOHF Celebrates #BlackHistoryMonth on Instagram

    In celebration of #BlackHistoryMonth, the Ladies of Horror Fiction team is showcasing Black women horror authors all month long on Instagram. Below you can find our posts from the first half of February. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ladies of Horror Fiction (@ladiesofhorrorfiction) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ladies of Horror Fiction (@ladiesofhorrorfiction) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ladies of Horror Fiction (@ladiesofhorrorfiction) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ladies of Horror Fiction (@ladiesofhorrorfiction) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ladies of Horror Fiction (@ladiesofhorrorfiction) View this post on Instagram A post…

  • Ladies of Horror Fiction New Releases
    New Release

    February 2021 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. If you are involved in the process of publishing a horror book written by a woman author, please reach out to us and let us know so we can help to spotlight the book’s release! The Blood Prince of Langkasuka by Tutu Dutta The monster is not always who you expect it to be… a reimagining of the Raja Bersiong legend; a coming-of-age story of an angst-ridden young man turning into a vampire, while confronted with a chilling murder-mystery. Raja Perita Deria is a carefree and…