{Artist Spotlight} Book Covers by Lynne Hansen

  Lynne Hansen is a storyteller who, after directing her first short film Chomp, discovered that she had been studying her entire life to become a filmmaker. She developed a love of all things creepy huddling beneath the covers watching Acri Creature Feature with her dad and big brother. She honed her knowledge of story … Continue reading {Artist Spotlight} Book Covers by Lynne Hansen

{Book Review} A Penny For Your Thoughts by Robert Ford and Matt Hayward

  Publisher: Poltergeist Press Published: June 1, 2019 Pages: 292 This is my first time reading a story by Robert Ford, but I've read all of Matt Hayward's work. By the look of the cover, I knew it was going to be dark and gritty. It always helps when the cover artist reads your manuscript. … Continue reading {Book Review} A Penny For Your Thoughts by Robert Ford and Matt Hayward

{Poetry} Suffocating Urgency and Stop Staring at Me by Erin Sweet Al-Mehairi

  Before you read my two poems I’ve written for National Poetry Month and Cedar Hollow Review’s promotion of, I just want to thank Curtis for giving dark/horror poetry a shot, for supporting my own poetry and writing, and for promoting so many indie authors over the last few years. We talk a lot about … Continue reading {Poetry} Suffocating Urgency and Stop Staring at Me by Erin Sweet Al-Mehairi

{Guest Post} Why Can’t We Have an Accurate Frankenstein Adaptation? by C.J. Bow

Why Can’t We Have an Accurate Frankenstein Adaptation?   First things first, thank you Cedar Hollow for the invite to occupy some internet space. There weren’t any rules in the break room about how many donuts you could take, so I stuffed pockets like chipmunk cheeks. Quite accommodating. I hope this doesn’t affect my chances for coming back for … Continue reading {Guest Post} Why Can’t We Have an Accurate Frankenstein Adaptation? by C.J. Bow

{Guest Post} What’s the Story Look Like? by Todd Keisling

What’s the Story Look Like? Todd Keisling  The first book cover I can remember being entranced by was the cover of Goosebumps #1: Welcome to Dead House by R.L. Stine. And really, what’s not to love about it? It’s a gorgeous painting of a creepy house, from the perspective of someone walking up to the … Continue reading {Guest Post} What’s the Story Look Like? by Todd Keisling

{Poetry} Heaven Is The Hell Of No Choices and Procrastination’s Joy by Matt Moore

  Hello, horror fiends! I'd like to welcome Matt Moore to Cedar Hollow. Today, he is sharing two poems with us. "Heaven is the Hell of No Choices" first appeared in Polar Borealis #4 (2017) and won the Aurora Award for poetry in 2018. "Procrastination's Joy" appeared in Jamais Vu #1 (2014).   Heaven Is The … Continue reading {Poetry} Heaven Is The Hell Of No Choices and Procrastination’s Joy by Matt Moore

{Poetry} Villains and They Come For Our Words by David Silverberg

  Hello again, horror fiends! Today I welcome poet David Silverberg to Cedar Hollow. Both poems were originally published in As Close to the Edge Without Going Over (ChiZine).   Villains One, two, Freddy's coming for you. Three, four, better lock your door. Five, six, grab your crucifix. Seven, eight, gonna stay up late. Nine, … Continue reading {Poetry} Villains and They Come For Our Words by David Silverberg

{Book Review} Fuck Happiness by Kirk Jones

Publisher: Atlatl Press Published: March 1, 2019 Pages: 158 Kirk Jones is at it again with plenty of mind-bending and thought provoking scenes. I had the opportunity to read Aetherchrist when it dropped, and it's that first experience with Jones' writing that captivated me. Where to begin with this one? There's so much to unpack. His writing is off-beat … Continue reading {Book Review} Fuck Happiness by Kirk Jones

{Poetry} Hansel and Gretel by Greg Santos

  Hi, fiends! Today, I would like to welcome Greg Santos to Cedar Hollow. Greg Santos is the author of Blackbirds (Eyewear, 2018), Rabbit Punch! (DC Books, 2014), and The Emperor's Sofa (DC Books, 2010). He is the poetry editor of carte blanche and regularly works with at-risk communities. He lives in Montreal.   Hansel … Continue reading {Poetry} Hansel and Gretel by Greg Santos