Welcome to the Ohio Chapter of the Horror Writers Association.
Your local purveyors of horror, supernatural, weird and dark literature.
Your Ohio horror writers have been very busy making the world a scarier place. See what they’ve been up to, all in one place! Tim Waggoner not only won TWO Bram Stoker Awards this year, but also wrote the novelization for Halloween Kills. Learn more about Tim at https://www.timwaggoner.com/ Lucy A Snyder announced that Apocalypse … Continue reading Ohio Horror Writers News Bites–Summer 2021 Round up!
Lucy A. Snyder’s Apocalypse Apocrypha, a visceral story set in the aftermath of the planet’s disastrous transformation and told through the eyes of three women whose lives were upended by a virus that radically alters its victims, will be published by Nightfire in Fall 2022, with another novel to follow! Learn more here:
Congratulations to Ohio member Tim Waggoner, who won two 2020 Bram Stoker Awards. Winner, Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction, for Writing in the Dark (Guide Dog Books/Raw Dog Screaming Press) And Winner, Superior Achievement in Short Non-Fiction, for “Speaking of Horror” (The Writer magazine). The Horror Writers Association announced the winners on May 22, 2021. Learn … Continue reading Tim Waggoner brings home two Bram Stoker Awards
Ohio member Ef Schraeder will be signing books June 12, at Oktober’s. 2009 Carabel Ave. Lakewood, OH, 44107 . Phone: (216) 245-8609. Check out the details: https://www.facebook.com/events/561421851488745/ She’ll be signing Liar: A Memoir of a Haunting as well as Ghastly Tales of Gaiety & Greed: Unauthorized and Haunted Cedar Point Her book, Liar: A Memoir … Continue reading EF Schraeder Book Signings and Accolades
Ohio member Rami Ungar’s short story “The Divorce from God” was accepted by The Jewish Book of Horror, which will be released by the Denver Horror Collective this holiday season. Learn more about it here: denverhorror.com. His essay “The Horror of the Broken Child,” will be appear in House of Stitched magazine’s August issue. Learn … Continue reading New short stories from Rami Ungar
Ohio Horror Writers Association member EF Schraeder has been busy around the web. Check out her article, “Unwelcome Survivors: Rooting for Monsters”, a reflection on horror, queer identity, and otherness that traces a horror journey from Vincent Price to final girls; at Fright Girl Summer here: https://www.frightgirlsummer.com/general-4 Schraeder was also recently interviewed at IndieMuse and Liar: Memoir of … Continue reading EF Schraeder, author of Liar: Memoirs of a Haunting
John Kachuba is the award-winning author of twelve books of fiction and nonfiction. His fiction includes two novels: Dark Entry, a paranormal novel, and The Savage Apostle, historical fiction. He has also published a two-volume collection of short stories, titled There Comes a Season, and has written numerous articles and poems for a variety of … Continue reading Author spotlight: John Kachuba
Rami Ungar knew he wanted to be a writer from the age of five, when he first became exposed to the world of Harry Potter and wanted to create imaginative worlds like Harry’s. As a tween, he fell in love with the works of Anne Rice and Stephen King and, as he was getting too old to … Continue reading Author Spotlight: Rami Ungar
Marvin Brown is the author of horror novels Jigsaw Man and Covet, as well as the nonfiction work The House the Lord Built. His stories have appeared in Insomnia & Obsession magazine, Dark Lane Anthology, HellBound Books and Year’s Best Hardcore Horror. Marvin lives in Akron, Ohio, with his wife and daughters. Visit his website, www.marvincbrown.com, for book excerpts, blog essays, book reviews and … Continue reading Author Spotlight: Marvin Brown
Megan Hart writes books. Some of them use bad words, but most of the other words are okay. Some of them hit bestseller lists and win awards and some don’t, but that’s the way it goes. She can’t live without music, the internet, or the ocean, but she and soda have achieved an amicable uncoupling. … Continue reading Author Spotlight: Megan Hart
Congratulations to Ohio member Tim Waggoner, who is a finalist for the 2020 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in non-fiction for his book, Writing in the Dark, and a finalist for Superior Achievement in Short Non-Fiction for his article, Speaking of Horror, which appeared in The Writer magazine.
Ohio HWA member Rami Ungar’s new short story, Agoraphobia, is now available for preorder. Release day is March 16. Peyton fears the outside world. It has brought him nothing but pain and misery. He even bought and renovated an entire house to get away. However, when a hurricane threatens his home, he must contemplate leaving … Continue reading Agoraphobia short story now available to preorder
Rob E. Boley likes to make blank pages darker. He lives with his wife and his daughter in Dayton, Ohio. By day, he manages and analyzes big data. Yet each morning before sunrise, he rises to strike terror into the hearts of the unfortunate characters dwelling in his novels, stories, and poems. His fiction has … Continue reading Author Spotlight: Rob E. Boley
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