BETTER WEIRD: A Tribute to David B. Silva

Out now in eBook (and coming soon as a signed, limited edition hardcover) is BETTER WEIRD: A TRIBUTE TO DAVID B. SILVA.

For a generation of horror fans, those four words signaled a momentous occasion: the arrival of a new issue of David B. Silva’s seminal publication, The Horror Show. For nine years in the 1980s, Dave and his magazine published some of the biggest names in the genre and introduced the world to countless others, nurturing dozens of careers along the road from first publication to major success. A man of limitless talent, Dave also earned a reputation as one of the field’s finest writers, producing a handful of brilliant novels and a vast collection of award-winning stories.

Following Dave’s untimely death in 2013, authors from around the horror world came forward to honor his memory. Those who grew up reading his immortal magazine, those who learned from his kind and careful tutelage, those who admired the editor, the writer, the man – they are all here, gathered in the pages of this special anthology: Kealan Patrick Burke, J.F. Gonzalez, Brian Hodge, Brian Keene, Joe R. Lansdale, Bentley Little, Elizabeth Massie, Robert R. McCammon, G. Wayne Miller, Thomas F. Monteleone, Billie Sue Mosiman, Yvonne Navarro, Paul F. Olson, Kathryn Ptacek, Gary Raisor, Steve Rasnic Tem, and Robert Swartwood.

With brand new tales of terror, lovingly-chosen classics, and heartfelt tributes, these writers have come to raise a chill, bring a tear, and remind you of the truth in Dave’s immortal words: It’s always Better Weird…

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