Ginger Nuts of Horror's The Motherhood of the Monstrous has been such a roaring success that we decided to keep this running as a permanent feature. Ginger Nuts of Horror has always been committed to promoting diversity in the genre and hope that the continuation of this column will bring focus to a lot of great writers. As always please support the writers featured here by liking, sharing and commenting on these posts, and if you are considering purchasing any of the books featured here please use the links provided.
Today we are honoured to welcome Lee Murray into the Motherhood to talk about the writers that influenced her. Lee Murray is a six-time winner of the Sir Julius Vogel Award for science fiction, fantasy and horror writing. Her fourth novel, bestselling monster thriller Into the Mist was published by Cohesion Press in 2016, and Hounds of the Underworld, the first book in her speculative crime-noir series The Path of Ra, co-authored with Dan Rabarts, will be released by Raw Dog Screaming Press in 2017.
As part of our support of Women In Horror Month, Motherhood of the Monstrous brings together some of the finest genres finest writers to discuss the authors who inspired them to take up the pen, and which of the new and emerging horror authors we should all be taking notice. In the spotlight today we are proud to welcome Catriona Ward, who was born in Washington, DC, and grew up in the United States, Kenya, Madagascar, Yemen, and Morocco. She read English at St Edmund Hall, Oxford and is a graduate of the Creative Writing MA from the University of East Anglia. Her debut novel, Rawblood (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2015) won best horror novel at the 2016 British Fantasy Awards, was shortlisted for the Author’s Club Best First Novel Award, and was selected as a Winter 2016 Fresh Talent title by WHSmith. Rawblood will be published in the US and Canada as The Girl from Rawblood (Sourcebooks, 2017). Catriona’s second novel will be published by W&N in 2018. She works for a human rights foundation and lives in London.
WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH LINKS
THE WOMEN IN HORROR MIXTAPE
INTERVIEW WITH KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS
THE HISTORY OF WOMEN IN HORROR 1: A MAN EXPLAINS
28 Days Of Black Women In Horror
Interview with Lee Murray
Women in Horror Month
The Monstrous Regiment of Women in Horror