101 Weird Writers #41 — Hagiwara Sakutarō: Hagiwara Sakutarō’s “Cat Town”: Seeing Things in Prose and Poetry

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. Hagiwara Sakutarō (1886–1942) was a Japanese writer known primarily as one of the foremost […]

“Horrer Howce” by Margaret St. Clair: Stories from the Borderland

The following article originally appeared on Scott Nicolay’s blog as the 8th entry in his Stories from the Borderland series which features original artwork by Michael Bukowski. Margaret St. Clair seems poised on the edge of rediscovery. Certainly few writers in speculative fiction are more deserving of a revival—or more undeservedly neglected. I know I am not […]

The Artwork of Richard A. Kirk

This gallery contains 14 photos.

For the past month, we’ve been serializing the illustrated novel The Lost Machine by author and illustrator Richard A. Kirk. Having created art and illustrations for a variety of weird authors ranging from Thomas Ligotti to Caitlìn R. Kiernan, readers may already be familiar with Kirk’s work even though they may not recognize his name. Today we explore Kirk’s […]