AUTHOR OF THE WEEK July 11
(Novelist of Horror, “Philosophical Horror,” Suspense)
“I’m completely indifferent to what genre I read provided that I feel sympathy with how a writer perceives being alive in the world.”
“Best-selling horror fiction is indeed necessarily conservative because it must entertain a large number of readers.”
“When I first read Lovecraft around 1971, and even more so when I began to read about his life, I immediately knew that I wanted to write horror stories.
Thomas Ligotti (born July 1953) is a contemporary American horror author and reclusive literary cult figure, most prominently known for Lovecraftian horror. His books include Teatro Grottesco, Noctuary, The Nightmare Factory, and The Spectral Link. The Washington Post called him “the best kept secret in contemporary horror fiction.”
Lovecraft eZine Interviews Thomas Ligotti:
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