Weird fiction has quickly become one of my favorite literary genres. I was always a fan of Edgar Allan Poe, which led me to Lovecraft, which opened up whole new avenues of weird horror writers.
Though weird fiction is often associated with the past, such as writers like Lovecraft and Arthur Machen before 1940, there has been a resurgence in interest in weird fiction in recent years. Some call this “The New Weird,” including authors like Jeff VanderMeer and China Miéville.(more…)