Rochita Loenen-Ruiz’s Favorite Monster

As part of our Favorite Monsters feature that we ran for our “12 Days of Monsters,” we polled various writers to see who their favorite monsters were and why. One of those writers is Rochita Loenen-Ruiz, a Filipino writer of Science Fiction and Fantasy. A graduate of the Clarion West Writer’s Workshop, Rochita was the […]

Livia Llewellyn’s Favorite Monster

As part of our Favorite Monsters feature that we ran for our “12 Days of Monsters,” we polled various writers to see who their favorite monsters were and why. One of those writers is Livia Llewellyn. She has had her stories published in Subterranean, Sybil’s Garage, Apex Magazine, The Magazine of Bizarro Fiction, Postscripts, and […]

Favorite Monsters: A Cornucopia of Writer Responses

Earlier in the month, just before the 12 Days of Monsters started proper here at Weirdfictionreview.com, we contacted various writers to ask them something: who, or what, was their favorite monster, and why? The writers we contacted are themselves well acquainted with all sorts of things that go bump in the night, prominently featuring monsters […]

Blood Makes Noise

Gemma Files is a Canadian citizen, and has lived in Toronto, Ontario for her entire life (thus far). She is the daughter of two actors, Gary Files and Elva Mai Hoover. She has published two collections of short stories (Kissing Carrion and The Worm in Every Heart, both from Prime Books) and two chapbooks of […]

Interview: Gemma Files and the Weird

Gemma Files is a Canadian citizen, and has lived in Toronto, Ontario for her entire life (thus far). She is the daughter of two actors, Gary Files and Elva Mai Hoover. Files graduated from Ryerson University with a B.A.A. in Magazine Journalism, then spent roughly eight years as a film critic, primarily writing for local […]

Werewolves

The following editorial was originally printed as the introduction to the anthology Running with the Pack, edited by Ekaterina Sedia, featuring stories devoted to one of our most enduring monsters: the werewolf. Elsewhere on this site, we’ve reprinted a story from that anthology, “The Dire Wolf” by Genevieve Valentine. Both items are well worth reading […]

The Dire Wolf: "The wolf, in all things, protects itself."

Genevieve Valentine’s fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Clarkesworld, Strange Horizons, Journal of Mythic Arts, Fantasy Magazine, Lightspeed, and Apex, and in the anthologies Federations, The Living Dead 2, The Way of the Wizard, Running with the Pack, Teeth, and more. Her nonfiction has appeared in Lightspeed, Tor.com, and Fantasy Magazine, and she is […]