Interview: Rhys Hughes: “Rigour and mischief” is my motto

Rhys Hughes is a prolific Welsh writer of over thirty books, which include novels, stories, poetry, and essays. His work, tied to a planned cycle of 1,000 stories called Pandora’s Bluff, focuses on metafiction, horror, and the fantastical, often with a dose of absurdism and humor. Rhys’s stories have been praised by Weird luminaries that include Michael Cisco, […]

D.P. Watt and the Surreal: “I see fiction as an environment of exploration and experiment”

This year has been a fantastic year for D.P. Watt. First, his short story collection, An Emporium of Automata, was reprinted by Eibonvale Press; we printed one of the stories from this collection, “Erbach’s Emporium of Automata”. Also, Watt has a new collection this year from Egaeus Press called The Phantasmagorical Imperative and Other Fabrications and Watt’s fiction was collected in the Zagava/Ex […]

Written in Darkness: Interview with Mark Samuels: Mark Samuels on his new collection

It’s really interesting to see the weird fiction coming out from the other side of the Atlantic. The British Isles have been producing some of the most fascinating weird fiction of the past decade due in part to authors like Reggie Oliver, Rhys Hughes, and publishers like Tartarus and Swan River. Of course, it’d be a great disservice to overlook […]