Macabre Daily Exclusive: One on One with Mike Thorn

“When it comes to horror literature, there are a few names that instinctively come to mind. Clive Barker, H.P. Lovecraft, Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe…

As a big reader (and an author myself), I’m always on the hunt for someone new. So when I get a call from my mate, Jamie Blanks, telling me to check out Mike Thorn, I knew he would be the next big name in the horror genre.

After being put in contact with Mike, he was only too happy to oblige this Aussie fan with an interview.”

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Toronto Arts Report: Mike Thorn, The Voice of Canadian Horror, Talks Dark Subject Matter and Curiosity



Can you tell me about your childhood? What kinds of creative activities did you engage with? What were some of your favourite books as a kid?
 
I drew a lot as a kid, and I also started writing when I was quite young. I discovered C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien while I was in elementary school, and I was totally mesmerized by their books. R. L. Stine was my gateway into horror, but the real gamechanger was my first encounter with Stephen King; I read Pet Sematary while serving an in-school suspension in junior high, and that was the moment that everything changed.

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