Attend Mike Thorn’s reading: Saturday, October 19 at the Airdrie Public Library from 11 am to 1 pm (Airdrie Echo)

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From the Airdrie Echo: “On Saturday at 11 a.m., we have another author reading, for adults this time, with Calgary horror author and film critic, Mike Thorn.

Thorn is the author of two short story collections, Darkest Hours and Dreams of Lake Drukka & Exhumation, and his film critiques can be found in several publications.”

Read the full article.

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Beyond Empowertainment: Feminist Horror and the Struggle for Agency

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Coming October 31 from The Seventh Row: Beyond Empowertainment: Feminist Horror and the Struggle for AgencyDiscover some of the best female-centred horror films of the decade and how they’re pushing the genre forward.

The collection features Mike Thorn’s essay “‘No Desire If It’s Not Forbidden’: Dread, Eroticism, and Text Messaging in Personal Shopper,” an interview with Personal Shopper director Olivier Assayas, and contributions by Orla Smith, Elena Lazic, and Mary Angela Rowe, among others.

 

 

 

Mike Thorn reading at the Airdrie Public Library: October 19, 11 am – 1 pm

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Join us Saturday October 19, 2019 at 11:00am for the APL Author Series with Mike Thorn. Come enjoy open discussion and reading with the author and refreshments.

Mike Thorn is the author of the short story collection Darkest Hours.

His fiction has appeared in numerous magazines, anthologies and podcasts, including Dark Moon Digest, The NoSleep Podcast, DarkFuse, Unnerving Magazine, Turn to Ash, and Tales to Terrify. His film criticism has been published in MUBI Notebook, The Film Stage, The Seventh Row, Bright Lights Film Journal and Vague Visages.

He completed his M.A. with a major in English literature at the University of Calgary, where he wrote a thesis on epistemophobia in John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness.

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Review: Dreams of Lake Drukka & Exhumation

“Thorn is a compelling and engaging writer and I look forward to seeing more standard size writing from him in the future (I hope). For horror lovers out there, Thorn is worth taking a chance on.

If you are looking for a quick snack of fright induced shivers, then check out these two short stories by Thorn. But you might want to wait on snacking on real food until after you are done reading.”

Read the full review on Cellar Door.

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