John Pelan and Cemetery Dance are releasing a master text comprising 100 authors, over 1700 pages, and over 700,000 words devoted to 100 years of horrific, shocking, spooky, and terrifying horror fiction. The Century’s Best Horror Fiction will bring together the best of the best in short horror stories, featuring the likes of Gary Brandner, Stephen King, H.P. Lovecraft, Ray Bradbury, and many, many more.
And Dreadful Tales is going along for the ride.
Every Saturday for the next 10 weeks, we’ll be bringing you a breakdown of these two volumes, each article spanning 10 years, and 10 authors. Join the class, folks. Sit down, sit down. Make yourselves comfortable. This is the history of your beloved genre, and history in the making, for that matter.
Now relax and enjoy the scene…
…and let me bid you welcome to a very lengthy part one of The Century’s Best Horror Fiction.