May 2017

KatieRuthDavies Michael A. Arnzen reading top vampire poetry and short stories.

Check out some of his work here:… fb.me/2X7OYj9k1

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cometpress End of year sale on YEAR’S BEST HARDCORE HORROR Vol1 only or free with paperback. Vol 2 out June 1..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…AO

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NicolePeeler Dr. @MikeArnzen moderating our final panel of the vampireartsfestival, featuring speakers Alba..instagram.com/p/BUmGhLRhgYr/5M

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Transylvania is awesome. Visited Bran Castle during @VampireFestival pic.twitter.com/GNnIoAJiXf

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The Consortium of Canines has begun… see some of you at IVFAF! ivfaf.com fb.me/7bxg4z0xn

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And @crystallakepub ‘s upcoming “Where Nightmares Come From” looks like a promising bookend to this one too!..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…OQ

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TheOnion Child Development Experts Say Boys Not Fully Mature Until Avenging Father’s Murder trib.al/BaaCqXV pic.twitter.com/ACWFtM2Cwi

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PGHCityPaper “Flowers that smell like rotting flesh are proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” - Ben Franklin (?)..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ux

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Second chance to help a good charity, and to nab a really rare copy of Gorelets thanks to an anonymous generous… fb.me/8uSsxrkbG

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CinemaGrids The eyes have it in Fritz Lang’s METROPOLIS and the Salvador Dali dream sequence in Hitchcock’s SPELLBOUND. pic.twitter.com/cj8z2drVDN

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JimmyPage RIP Chris Cornell
Incredibly Talented
Incredibly Young
Incredibly Missed. pic.twitter.com/pKNI4tKiXz

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Enjoying a @FuryBrewing “Donora Fog” — a scary brew based on “one of the worst air pollution disasters in history.” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1948_Dono…

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RoanokeAHS .@VeraFarmiga Ryan Murphy has extended an offer for Vera Farmiga to join the cast for the upcoming season pic.twitter.com/onymyrJnZr

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OfficialRJDio Seven years ago today.
RIP Ronnie James Dio.
July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010DioCancerFund.orgCpic.twitter.com/Y5oGpBTI5P5P

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Spotted: Four Richard Matheson Thriller novels (incl. I Am Legend) in kindle bundle for $2.99 amzn.to/2rmmNrM via @amazon

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mayakanwal “When they Play”

A poem for your weekend pic.twitter.com/czPTHClmjz

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I can’t wait to read Aase Berg’s latest. Plus after seeing Pete Davidson- From “Saturday Night Live” ‘s bit on… fb.me/6DzXLgX6i

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Glad to have donated to this; hope it got a good bid. Kudos, Jay Smith, on the success for this charity. If… fb.me/74ugZktma

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RDSP editor and poet/author John Lawson is reading in U-town tonight. This video about the benefits of poetry is… fb.me/27s9YntWC

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⚡️ “Handwritten Harry Potter prequel stolen”

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TheExorcistFOX We’re screaming. is coming back for Season 2! pic.twitter.com/pS4iiDbbOS

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Another nice early review of YBHH2 on goodreads — you can preorder now on amazon; it comes out in June! fb.me/AVBliuZC

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amhaunted ’s supernatural thriller about the haunted Mystery House coming Feb 2018..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…8s

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TheAVClub Marilyn Manson loves to kill in the Let Me Make You A Martyr trailer trib.al/8hJfhUQ pic.twitter.com/t4X490LwCD

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Film lineup for the 2017 International @VampireFestival in Transylvania — just two weeks away! ivfaf.com/Film

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I can confirm now that I’ll be attending @ConfluenceSff convention in Pittsburgh this August! Visit parsec-sff.org/confluence/ for details!

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@LaMaupin @arnzen @setonhill Hi Maria! “Low-Residency” for us means we only meet on campus for abt a week in Jan an..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…sm

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arnzen If you write fiction, you can get an MFA in Writing Popular Fict..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ue

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LuminousLuke Excellent video about a fantastic con! I make an appearance at 1:06 w/cool shot during @MikeArnzen ‘s workshop on m..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…pB

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CreatorsProject Morbid skeleton embroidery makes death look pretty: bit.ly/2oU3ucL pic.twitter.com/PZ5wrv6Dho

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Might not be able to stay too long but I hope to make it! :-) twitter.com/bizarroguy/sta…

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Lioness - The Night (Official Video) youtu.be/uPaVibyAdo4 via @YouTube

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@futurism And that’s just under my sink! lol Fascinating stuff.

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New Featured Writer in the Showcase! Meet author Maya Kanwal. She’s been doing great things with… fb.me/8IxmrJNRi

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Like the spoken word flow of this. Congrats. :-) twitter.com/ajodasso/statu…

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SaraJane524 Definitely submitting to this. You should too. twitter.com/horrortree/sta…

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@visyap @MrGaunt At this point, Isabel, I think it is REQUIRED. I might assign this tale to my “Monstrosity” class..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…to

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@beccabaker02 LOL, Becca! Yes! And here’s that @evilbmcats post I promised to share earlier: twitter.com/evilbmcats/sta…

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Wow! What a romantic and disturbing horror story by @visyap ! (Thanks for the lead @MrGaunt ) twitter.com/torbooks/statu…

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usmantm Maya is wonderful and our genre is lucky to have her. twitter.com/MikeArnzen/sta…

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sueduff55 “Watch This Huge Tarantula Wriggle Out of Its Skin” relay.nationalgeographic.com/proxy/distribu…

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Sometimes I read the headlines lately and feel I’ve been transported into an old episode of South Park. twitter.com/washingtonpost…

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New Featured Writer in the Showcase! Meet author @mayakanwal! She’s doing great things with See..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…zQ

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Dr_Giallo CHARLES BURNS … GHOULS … sketchbook in The New Yorker … with many Draculas & Frankenrpic.twitter.com/bwRTAfM9YlAfM9Yl

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WIRED You may want to think twice next time an app requests permission to access your smartphone’s microphone wrd.cm/2qMWT0k

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JReinhartPoet submissions close 6/15/2017 Eye to the Telescope: Garbage eyetothetelescope.com/submit.html @sfpoetry

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Valancourt_B Coming later this year…. pic.twitter.com/Tw0PbGxFBU

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(A personal favorite)

“penance”:
the killer donated
his organs to science
but only the skin went
to the barber college
leathered up
for the practice razor strop

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A_Bright_Lizzie Dear Microsoft, it’s been over 20 years now. When are you going to fix the quotations-after-em-dash situation? Sincerely, all writers ever.

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@KateMaruyama @ericjguignard Just read the related article in @gamutmagazine — an excellent illustration of some g..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…V9

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evilbmcats Gaze into my broken eyes, where laughter and sorrow collide. pic.twitter.com/tBv4MKlyLm

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Now listening: “Carrion Flowers” by @CCHELSEAWWOLFE — perfect for a night like this. twitter.com/CCHELSEAWWOLFE…

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RDSPress Dance like no one is watching, publish like there are no award committees. fb.me/8P1TgJ6Mq

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mayakanwal Today’s poem

“TV Worship” pic.twitter.com/592FMNO613

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Brian’s (American Phantom’s) high octane meta- @StokerCon story written in my Squirm workshop: americanphantom.com/new-blog/2017/…

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It was great to chat with you about @JoyceCarolOates, dismembered hands and all things uncanny, Danel! Kudos to yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…qj

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I’ve gotten dozens of these today! It’s a legit threat. twitter.com/googledocs/sta…

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@frazer_lee Thanks for all the laughter and good times! Best wishes w the project.

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Kudos! I think the ichorous pool in the poem was near Long Beach last weekend. Great to finally meet you live at..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…75

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RDSPress “As far as my stories go, Snowed is the love of my life.” @LaMaupin on winning the Bram Stoker Award for YA Novel buff.ly/2p3JWhh

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Someone asked me to sign this oldie but goodie book from @TachyonPub at @StokerCon — made me smile — I thank you! tachyonpublications.com/product/dying-…

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Lots of reports popping up — here’s some good photos and mini-report from @RDSPress Raw Dog… fb.me/1Ux2Q07kO

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sethanikeem Reading some of my spoils: another flawlessly curated @EllenDatlow anthology. Been after this for a whil..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…zn

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Bid on this signed copy of Gorelets Omnibus with three original haiku inscribed - only at author Jay Smith’s 5.13… fb.me/10J6XV6ne

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The Goodreads giveaway raffle is open for Year’s Best Hardcore Horror v. 2 (coming next month from @cometpress). goodreads.com/giveaway/show/…

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3 weeks till IVFAF @VampireFestival in Transylvania! Time to sharpen up. gorelets.com/events/ivfaf-2…

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Echoing my congrats and pride to you, Wyto, on winning a Bram Stoker Award in Poetry. The next book deserves one to..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…yf

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CNN Hollywood is battening down the hatches in preparation for a potential writers’ strike cnn.it/2oQSIUv pic.twitter.com/vwgPMuNHJI

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BerryProduction Addams family, within an Addams family, within an Addams, within an Addams family… pic.twitter.com/iPLHojpOJs

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Selected poems from
The Nest appear in:

cover for The Gorelets Omnibus by Michael Arnzen