101 Weird Writers #46 — Ryūnosuke Akutagawa: "Life is more hellish than hell itself"

This post is part of an ongoing series on 101 weird writers featured in The Weird compendium, the anthology that serves as the inspiration for this site. There is no ranking system; the order is determined by the schedule of posts. Rynosuke Akutagawa (1892–1927) was a Japanese writer active in Taish period Japan and often called the […]

101 Weird Writers #40 — William Sansom: William Sansom and The Long Sheet

This post is part of an ongoing series on 101 weird writers featured in The Weird compendium, the anthology that serves as the inspiration for this site. There is no ranking system; the order is determined by the schedule of posts. William Sansom (1912–1976) was an idiosyncratic English writer known for applying a surrealist’s sensibilities to the weird tale. […]