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An anthology of original horror stories edited by Bram Stoker Award® winners Vince A. Liaguno and Rena Mason that features authors from historically excluded backgrounds telling terrifying stories about what it means to be, or simply appear, “other “.

Delivering new stories from some of the biggest names in horror as well as some of the most promising talent, Other terrors will provide the ultimate reading experience for horror fans who want to examine the fear of “the other”.

Whether they are from a different culture, a different background, a different sexual orientation or gender identity, a different belief system or a different skin color, some people do not simply not part of the majority of the community and are seen as scary. Humans are almost instinctively inclined to fear what is different, and there are multitudes of individuals who have spent far too long looking outward. And the thing about the exterior is… it’s a lot bigger than you think.

In Other terrors, horror writers from a multitude of underrepresented backgrounds have crafted stories of everyday people, places, and things where something changes, striking a deeper, far more primal chord of fear. Are our eyes playing tricks on us, or is there something truly sinister lurking beneath the surface of what we thought we knew? And who among us is really the other, after all?

Contributors include: Tananarive Due, Jennifer McMahon, SA Cosby, Stephen Graham Jones, Alma Katsu, Michael Thomas Ford, Ann Dávila Cardinal, Christina Sng, Denise Dumars, Usman T. Malik, Annie Neugebauer, Gabino Iglesias, Hailey Piper, Nathan Carson , Shanna Heath, Tracy Cross, Linda D. Addison, Maxwell I. Gold, Larissa Glasser, Eugen Bacon, Holly Lyn Walrath, Jonathan Lees, ME Bronstein, Michael H. Hanson.

Reasons to read it: The list of contributors for this one is exceptional. The introduction by the editors examining how damaging the idea of ​​the other can be in society and the role it has played in horror sets up the whole snack so well. From the family horror and shame story of Antananarivo Due to the interesting survival method developed by the Pakistani islanders of Usman T. Malik, horror fans will be hard pressed to find a story they don’t love. not. On the contrary, the stories in this collection will disturb readers long after they have been read. In the best way, of course.

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