PseudoPod mentions in January 2021

We’re excited to make our inaugural appearance on the Preliminary Ballot for the Stoker Awards with “FFUNS” by Johnny Compton.

2020 Bram Stoker Awards® Preliminary Ballot Announced

We’re excited to make our inaugural appearance on the @locusmag Recommended Reading List with “Tara’s Mother’s Skin” by Suzan Palumbo and narrated by Arielle John — check out the full amazing reading list here!

2020 Locus Recommended Reading List


Andrea Blythe shares 20 bits of media she loved in 2020. We appreciate seeing “Five Fridays During Lent” by Christine Lucas and “Of Marrow and Abomination” by Morgan Sylvia (plus more!) among this list of excellence. Check out the full list!

Vanessa Fogg shares her recommendations for speculative fiction from November and December 2020, and she discusses “The Genetic Alchemist’s Daughter” by Elaine Cuyegkeng and narrated by Rebecca Wei Hsieh, which kicked off our Anthology and Collection showcase.

Vanessa Jae shares her recommendations for speculative fiction from December 2020, and she mentions “Anatomist” by Couri Johnson and “Workday” by Kurt Fawver, which were both part of our Anthology and Collection showcase.

The Horror Pod Class over at Signal Horizon had their Year in Review. Even with it being the way it was, a lot of good stuff came out in 2020. They convinced us to stop eyeballing a board game and just buy it, and they had some rather kind words for us.

Maria Haskins serves an incredible service to the community as a reviewer, and her recommended reading list is a treasure. She covers the full breadth of genre short fiction, along with a good number of books. Check out the full list here:

My Recommended Reading List for 2020

In December, Mother Horror Sadie Hartmann returned to review “The Smell of Night in the Basement” by Wendy N. Wagner and narrated by Kara Grace. She returns next month to some of the short stories of years past with a Christmas treat from Grady Hendrix. She began with “The Pit” by Joe N. Lansdale narrated by John Bell.


Mother Horror and “The Christmas Spirits”

We know you like short fiction. One of our editors Shawn Garrett is reviewed at Publisher’s Weekly for Monada the translation of Gabriel Mourey’s French decadent collection.

Jasmine Arch talks about The Coven of Dead Girls by L’Erin Ogle

As part of the Small Screen Horror series from Tor Nightfire one of our editors Shawn Garrett looks back at the first season of HBO’s pioneering horror anthology series, The Hitchhiker:

On The Road: A Look Back At HBO’s The Hitchhiker

Audio Producer and Associate Editor Chelsea Davis starts her essay series on Color in Horror over at Tor Nightfire.

Color in Horror: The Grim Rainbow of American Gothic Fiction

Associate Editor Ash Beker writes about pandemic era virtual horror theater over at Tor Nightfire.

By Ghosts, For Ghosts: Pandemic-Era Virtual Horror Theater