February 2011 Newsletter

Issue #6 (February 2011)
The Epitaph
Journal of the New England Horror Writers (NEHW)

The NEHW Board of Directors:

Dan Keohane – Co-Chair
Tracy L. Carbone – Co-Chair
Tim Deal – Director of Publications
Morven Westfield – Webmaster
T.J. May – Director of Events
Jason Harris – Director of Publicity
Tracy L. Carbone – Director of Social Events
Danny Evarts – Member at Large

From Sandy DeLuca:
DeLuca’s art work can be viewed on the cover of Mad Hattery, published by Elektrik Milk Bath Press. It is available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

From Michael Presutti:
Presutti writing under the pseudonym Matthew Kray has released his new novel Bay Island. It can be purchased through Amazon and Barnes & Noble. It will be available as an eBook soon.

From Stacey Longo:
Longo’s short story, “Love Stinks” has been accepted by May December Publications. It will appear in an all-female anthology, Hell Hath No Fury, which is due for release on Mother’s Day.
From Stephen Dorato:
Dorato’s short story, “Dating After the Apocalypse,” has been accepted for Blood Lite 3: Aftertaste.
From Belinda Frisch:
Frisch’s novel, Dead Spell, is now available on Kindle and Nook.
From John Grover:
Grover is happy to announce that the re-release of his short story collection, A Beckoning of Shadows is now available. It’s a follow up to his first collection, Shadow Tales and contains 16 dark tales about those who cannot escape their past and where their shadows confront them with their sins. It has an all new cover and an introduction by genre author Jason Brannon. It may be downloaded for Amazon Kindle or purchased in paperback format. Please follow the link for more information: http://www.amazon.com/A-Beckoning-of-Shadows-ebook/dp/B004IEA2A2/ref=sr_1_2?
Grover also has a story, “Beauty Ritual,” which can be found in the Ante Mortem anthology by Belfire Press (http://belfirepress.com/main/our-titles/ante-mortem/) and his Fantasy story “To Summon the Shadows” appears in the recently released Aurora Rising anthology by Aurora Wolf Literary Journal (http://www.amazon.com/Aurora-Rising-Literary-Journal-Science/dp/1456479083/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1298421362&sr=8-1).
From Kristin Dearborn:
Dearborn’s short story “Rabid Raccoons” will be published in the upcoming Zombie Feed anthology edited by Jason Sizemore. It is available for pre-order now at http://thezombiefeed.biz/ and is a story of raccoons, running, and high school teen drama…and a thirst for blood.
Find out more about Dearborn at www.kristindearborn.com.
From Kristi Petersen Schoonover:
Schoonover’s novel, Bad Apple, has sold to Vagabondage Press Books and is due to be released later this year in both print and e-book formats.
Skeletons in the Swimmin’ Hole: Tales from Haunted Disney World, her collection of ghost stories set in Disney Parks, was chosen as a 2010 favorite by Peter D. Schwotzer of Literary Mayhem.
The book’s trailer has been released and can be viewed here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQgvru5flsM
She was also a recent guest on KTLK’s The Darkness on the Edge of Town paranormal radio show, discussing the book as well as Disney’s Haunted Mansion and Disney’s Ghosts and Legends. Anyone who would like to check it out can listen to the episode right from her website here: http://wp.me/pIXRs-pO

Rodney Labbe (ME)
Matthew Acheson (ME)
Rebekah Murphy (MA)
Deb Eskie (MA)
Timothy Flynn (MA)
Kristin Dearborn (VT)
Oksana Wolf (MA)
Eric Dimbleby (ME)

Editor’s Note: When sending in information to the newsletter about releases, please include the publisher, the publisher’s website, the release date, etc. to www.jasonharrispromotions.wordpress.com/. This information will be used for both the newsletter and the blog.

– Jason Harris, Editor, the Epitaph: Journal of NEHW
– Stacey Longo, Assistant Editor, the Epitaph: Journal of NEHW

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