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Gifts for the Geek | Day 14: Shirley Jackson’s ‘The Haunting of Hill House’


Gifts for the Geek | Day 14: Shirley Jackson’s ‘The Haunting of Hill House’

It is author Shirley Jackson’s birthday. Geek or not, anyone who loves reading will welcome a good book, and Jackson wrote several. Jackson didn’t limit herself to any particular genre or style: She wrote literary fiction, memoirs, popular history, and a couple of works of gothic horror, one of which I’d like to recommend to [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Connie Willis and the Spooky Magic of Shirley Jackson


Connie Willis and the Spooky Magic of Shirley Jackson

It has been a few weeks since I had the splendid opportunity to speak with the legendary science fiction author Connie Willis about her career-spanning collection, The Best of Connie Willis. Getting to breathe such rare air is kind of a job perk. I’ve interviewed some of the best and most well-known writers in speculative [...]

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Shirley Jackson Award Nominees Announced


The final awards ballot has been announced for the 2008 Shirley Jackson Awards, celebrating achievement in the literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic. Be sure to visit http://www.shirleyjacksonawards.org for more details.
Congratulations to all the nominees!
NOVEL

Alive in Necropolis, Doug Dorst (Riverhead Hardcover)
The Man on the [...]

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