February 17, 2018

Dark Feasts


ASID 2008

I. The Gothic Impulse

Austen, Jane: Northanger Abbey
Beckford, William: Vathek
Bleiler, E F, ed: Three Gothic Novels
Bronte, Charlotte: Jane Eyre
Bronte, Emily: Wuthering Heights
Brown, Charles Brockden: Three Gothic Novels
Choderlos de Laclos: Dangerous Liasions
Collins, Wilkie: The Woman in White
Dacre, Charlotte: Zofloya
Dalby, Richard,ed.: Twelve Gothic Tales
Dickens, Charles: Signalman and Other Ghost Stories
Gaskell, Elizabeth: Gothic Tales
Godwin, William: Things as They Are, or, The Adventures of Caleb Williams
Hoffmann, E T A: Best Tales of Hoffmann
Hogg, James: Confessions of a Justified Sinner
LeFanu, Joseph Sheridan: Best Ghost Stories of J. Sheridan LeFanu
Lewis, Matthew Lewis: The Monk
Peacock, Thomas Love: Nightmare Abbey
Poe, Edgar Allen: Collected Works
Polidori, John: The Vampyre
Radcliffe, Ann: The Mysteries of Udolpho
                           The Italian
Shelley, Mary: Frankenstein
Walpole, Horace: The Castle of Otranto

II. Psychological horror and the antiquarian ghost story

Blackwood, Algernon: Ancient Sorceries and Other Weird Tales
Bierce, Ambrose: Ghost and Horror Stories of Ambrose Bierce
Bleiler, E. F., ed.: Five Victorian Ghost Novels
Chambers, Robert W.: Yellow Sign and Other Stories
Crawford, F. Marion: The Complete Wandering Ghosts
De La Mare, Walter: Return
Hearn, Lafcadio: Some Chinese Ghosts
Hodgson, William Hope: The House on the Borderland
         The Ghost Pirates & Carnacki the Ghost Finder
Jacobs, W. W.: The Monkey’s Paw and Other Tales of Mystery and the Macabre
James, M. R.: Count Magnus and Other Ghost Stories
The Haunted Doll’s House and Other Horror StoriesLee, Vernon: Hauntings
Lefanu, J. S.: Best Ghost Stories of J.S. Lefanu
Machen, Arthur: The Terror and Other Tales
                                            Three Imposters and Other Stories
                                          The White People and Other Stories
Onions, Oliver: The Beckoning Fair One
Stoker, Bram: Best Ghost and Horror Stories
                        The Lair of the White Worm
Wharton, Edith: The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton

Other Ghost Story Writers
Benson, A. C.                 Riddell, Mrs. J. H.
Benson, R. H.                 Saki
Braddon, Mary                Wilkins-Freeman, Mary
Collins, Wilkie                
Hawthorne, Julian
Hichens, Robert
Nesbit, E.
Praed, Mrs. Campbell
Quiller-Couch, Arthur

III. The Pulp Era and After

Birch, A G: The Moon Terror
Bloch, Robert: Monsters in Our Midst
Bloch, Robert: Mysteries of the Worm
Bradbury, Ray: The October Country
Cave, Hugh: Death Stalks the Night
                     Murgunstrumm and Others
Collier, John: Fancies and Goodnights
Dahl, Roald: Roald Dahl’s Tales of the Unexpected
Hubbard, L. Ron: Fear
Jackson, Shirley: The Haunting
Jackson, Shirley: We Have Always Lived in the Castle
Kaye, Marvin: The Best of Weird Tales
Leiber, Fritz: The Black Gondolier
                       Dark Ladies: Conjure Wife, Our Lady of Darkness
Lovecraft, H. P.: The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories
                            The Dreams in the Witch House and Other Weird Stories
                            The Horror in the Museum
                            The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories
Matheson, Richard: I am Legend
Merritt, A: The Moon Pool
Price, E. Hoffman: Satan’s Daughter and Other Stories from the Pulps
Smith, Clark Ashton: Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith, vol. 1-4
Wandrei, Donald: Don’t dream
Wellman, Manly Wade: The Selected Stories of Manly Wade Wellman, Vol.1-5
Williamson, Jack: Darker Than You Think

Other significant authors

Beaumont, Charles                             Kuttner, Hanry
Brennan, Joseph Payne                       LaSpina, Greye
Burks, Arthur J.                                  Long, Frank Belknap
Counselman, Mary Elizabeth               Munn, H. Warner
Crawford, F. Marion                          Pendarves, G.G.                                         
Ernst, Paul                                          Wakefiield, H R
Howard, Robert E.                                       Whitehead, Henry S.
Jacobi, Carl                                        .                                   
Keller, David

IV. Modern Horror Fiction

Aickman, Robert: The Collected Strange Stories
Banks, Iain M.: The Wasp Factory
Barker, Clive: The Books of Blood
Barron, Laird: The Imago Sequence
Braunbeck, Gary: Keepers
Brite, Poppy Z.: Are You Loathsome Tonight?
Cacek, P. D.: Canyons
Campbell, Ramsey: The Face That Must Die
Ghosts and Grisly Things
The Overnight
Charnas, Suzy McKee: The Vampire Tapestry
Chizmer, Richard: The Best of Cemetery Dance, Vols. 1 & 2
Chizmer, Richard: October Dreams: A Celebration of Halloween
Clark, Simon: Blood Crazy
Cleff, Douglas: You Come When I Call You
Collins, Nancy: Sunglasses After Dark
Datlow, Ellen:   Dark-New Ghost Stories
The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror
Denton, Bradley: Blackburn
Due, Tananarive: The Between
Living Blood
Dziemianowicz, Stefan R.: Horrors!: 365 Scary Stories
Ellis, Bret Easton: American Psycho
Etchison, Dennis: Death Artist
Hamilton Laurell K.: A Kiss of Shadows
Narcissus in Chains
Obsidian Butterfly
Hill, Joe: 20th Century Ghosts
Heart-Shaped Box
Hirshberg, Glen: American Morons
Hodge, Brian: Lies and Ugliness
Houghton, Gordon: Damned If You Do
Howison, Dell: Dark Delicacies
Jacob, Charlee: Haunter
Johnson, I Kij: The Fox Woman
Jones, Stephen: Mammoth Book of Best New Horror
Shadows Over Innsmouth
Keene, Brian: City of the Dead
Ketchum, Jack: Red
Kiernan, Caitlin R.: Threshold
To Charles Fort with Love
Koja, Kathe: Extremities
Langham, Sarah” The Keeper
Lansdale, Joe: The Bottoms
High Cotton: Selected Stories of Joe R. Lansdale
Laymon, Richard: The Traveling Vampire Show
Lebbon, Tim:: White and Other Tales of Ruin
Little, Bentley: the Collection
Lumley, Brian: The Whisperer and Other Stories
Mamatas, Nick: Move Under Ground
McCammon, Robert: Boy’s Life
Passarella, J G: Wither
Piccirilli, Tom: Choir of Lost Children
Lower Deep
Pinsborough, Susan: Taken
Pelan, John, ed.: The Children of Cthulhu
Powers, Tim: Declare
The Anubis Gates
Rodgers, Alan: Blood of the Children
Bone Music
Sarrantonio, Al: 999-Twenty-Nine Original Tales of Horror and Suspense
Shirley, John: Crawlers
Simmons, Dan: Song of Kali
Carrion Comfort
Straub, Peter: In the Night Room
Mr. X
Tessier, Tom: Nightwalker
Turner, Jim,ed.: Cthulhu 2000
Tuttle, Lisa: The Mysteries
Williams, Conrad: Unblemished
Wilson, Colin: Ritual in the Dark
Wilson, F. Paul: The Barrens and Others
Wilson, Gahan: The Cleft, and Other Odd Tales

 more significant modern author

Aycliffe, Jonathan                               Matheson, Richard Christian
Devereaux, Robert                              Miller, Rex
Disch, Thomas M                               Morrell, David
Ellison, Harlan                                    Navarro, Yvonne
Gaiman, Neil                                      Newman, Kim
Gifune, Greg                                      Oates, Joyce Carol
Goingback, Owl                                 O’Nan, Stewart
Grant, Charles
Hand, Elizabeth                                  Preston, Douglas
Hautala, Rick                                      Pronzini, Bill
Hoffman, Barry                                  Salee, Wayne Allen
Holder, Nancy                                    Slade, Michael
Hopkins, Brian A                                Somtow, S P
Houarner, Gerald Daniel                      Tem, Melanie
Joyce, Graham                                   Tem, Steve Rasnic         
Lee, Tanith                                         Wagner, Karl Edward
Ligotti, Thomas                                  Weinberg, Robert
Massie, Elizabeth                                Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn

V. Miscellaneous anthologies

Baldick, Chris: The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales
Cox, Michael: The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories
Cuddon, J. A.: The Penguin Book of Horror Stories
Hartwell, David: The Dark Descent
Jones, Stephen: Keep Out the Night
                          By Moonlight Only
Joshi, S. T.: Great Weird Tales
Joshi, S T: American Supernatural Tales
Wise, Herbert A: Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural

VI. Arkham House Books

Bloch, Robert: Flowers from the Moon
Bowen, Marjorie: Kecksies and Other Twilight Tales
Counselman, Mary Elizabeth: Half in Shadow
Derleth, August: Lovecraft’s Shadow-the Cthulhu Mythos Stories of
          August Derleth
LeFanu, J. Sheridan: The Purcell Papers
Ruber, Peter, ed.: Arkham’s Masters of Horrors
Shiel, M.P.: Prince Zaleski and Cummings Kings Monk
Smith, Clark Ashton: Rendevous in Averoigne
Wilkins-Freeman, Mary E.: Collected Ghost Stories

VII. Horror fiction sources


Horror Writers Association
International Horror Guild

Bram Stoker Award
British Fantasy Award
International Horror Guild Award
World Fantasy Award


World Fantasy Convention
World Horror Convention

Horror and General Interest Resources
Horror Mall
Horror World
Readers Guide to the Cthulhu Mythos

Magazines (Print)
Black Static
Cthulhu Sex Magazine
Cemetery Dance
Dark Discoveries
Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Weird Tales

Magazines (Electronic)


Major Publishers
Arkham House
DAW Books
Del Rey Books
Tor Books

Small Press Publishers
American Fantasy Press
Ash-Tree Press
Bloodletting Press
Cemetery Dance
Dark Highway Press
Delirium Books
Donald M. Grant
Gauntlet Press
Hippocampus Press
Necronomicron Press
Night Shade Books
Permuted Press
PS Publishing
Sarob Press
Small Beer Press
Subterranean Press
Tantalus Press
Wildside Press

Crowther, Peter
Datlow, Ellen
Derleth, August
Haining, Peter
Pelan, John
Jones, Stephen
Joshi, S T

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