Short Review: The Valancourt Book of World Horror Stories, Volume 2

The Short Reviews Series The Valancourt Book of World Horror Stories, Volume 2 edited by James D. Jenkins and Ryan Cagle (Valancourt, 2022). This is the anticipated sequel to the first volume, which brought a broader range of previously untranslated global horror fiction to an anglophone audience than any previous publication. My full review is … Continue reading Short Review: The Valancourt Book of World Horror Stories, Volume 2

Short Review: Whisper by Chang Yu-Ko

The Short Reviews Series Whisper by Chang Yu-Ko, translated by Roddy Flagg (Honford Star, 2021). Taiwanese doctor-turned-writer Chang Yu-Ko's debut novel Whisper (trans. by Roddy Flagg and published in English by Honford Star, an indie publisher devoted to bringing Asian fiction to the Anglophone market) is a powerhouse ghost story that explores the complex, often … Continue reading Short Review: Whisper by Chang Yu-Ko