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H.P. Lovecraft

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The Art of Fusing Fact and Fiction: John Kenny talks to Brian J. Showers

Following my recent review of Brian J. Showers‘ collection of stories, Old Albert, due soon from Swan River Press, and which illuminates a fictional(?) history of Larkhill, an old schoolhouse building that still exists in Rathmines, Dublin, I’ve just interviewed the author. Amongst other things, we talk about the challenge of seamlessly blending fact and … Continue reading

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Longsword and the Gothic Tradition: John Kenny talks to Albert Power

On foot of my review of Longsword, written by Thomas Leland and first published 250 years ago, I’ve just interviewed Albert Power. Albert has written a very illuminating introduction to a new edition of the novel, which is soon to be published by Swan River Press. As usual, I’ll eventually post the full interview here, … Continue reading

The Supernatural Tale in Today’s World: John Kenny talks to R.B. Russell

I’ve just interviewed R.B. Russell about how the supernatural tale has changed over time, his collection of short stories, Ghosts, recently published by Swan River Press (and already out of print), and the importance of the small press in today’s publishing industry. I’ll post the full interview on this site soon, but in the meantime, … Continue reading

Strange Epiphanies: John Kenny talks to Peter Bell

On foot of my review of Peter Bell’s new collection of supernatural tales, Strange Epiphanies, due out soon from Swan River Press, I’ve interviewed him about landscape as character, the genesis of the stories and the process of writing in general. I’ll post the full interview on this site soon, but in the meantime, check … Continue reading