Voices in the Dark

Interviews with Horror Writers, Directors and Actors

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About the Book

Covering a range from supernatural fiction to dark fantasy to graphic horror, these 25 interviewees discuss the creative challenges, expectations and conventions of the horror genre. These authors, directors and actors working in the horror genre include Clive Barker, Neil Gaiman, James Herbert, Joe Hill, Steve Niles, Sarah Pinborough, John Carpenter, Mick Garris, Stuart Gordon, Rob Zombie, Christa Campbell, Zach Galligan, Betsy Palmer and Ron Perlman.

About the Author(s)

Paul Kane teaches film studies, art and creative writing. A British Fantasy Award–nominated author, he writes both fiction and nonfiction books, and is a contributor to such magazines as SFX, Fangoria and Rue Morgue. He lives in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England. More about Kane and his writings can be found at www.shadow-writer.co.uk.
Marie O’Regan is a British Fantasy Award–nominated author of horror and dark fantasy fiction.

Bibliographic Details

Paul Kane and Marie O’Regan
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 264
Bibliographic Info: 140 photos, index
Copyright Date: 2011
pISBN: 978-0-7864-4634-6
eISBN: 978-0-7864-5672-7
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments      viii

Foreword by Anne Billson      1

Introduction      3

PART ONE: WRITERS

Clive Barker      7

Mike Carey      .18

Neil Gaiman      28

James Herbert      40

Joe Hill      50

Shaun Hutson      61

Joe R. Lansdale      70

Graham Masterton      80

Richard Christian Matheson      88

Steve Niles      96

Sarah Pinborough      108

PART TWO: DIRECTORS

John Carpenter      117

Mick Garris      123

Stuart Gordon      133

Tom Holland      144

William Malone      153

Peter Medak      165

Eric Red      171

Tim Sullivan      181

Rob Zombie      191

PART THREE: ACTORS

Christa Campbell      201

Zach Galligan      210

Betsy Palmer      220

Ron Perlman      229

Alex Vincent      239

Index      247