Why Horror?

Kendall Reviews invited authors to take part in a series of articles about why they write horror, so I had to bite. I’m intrigued by the topic. It’s a great series, and it’s so interesting to see how different the answer is for each writer.

Here’s mine:

Joanna Koch on Kendall Reviews: Why Do You Write Horror?

As a little follow up, right after I stated “horror and humor are twins,” I was compelled to start working on deadly serious stories with not one speck of hilarity.

That’s how it goes living in Oppositeland.

Published by: Joe

Joe Koch (he/they) writes literary horror and surrealist trash. Formerly published as Joanna Koch. A Shirley Jackson Award finalist, Joe is the author of The Wingspan of Severed Hands, The Couvade, Convulsive, and over fifty short stories in anthologies and journals. Find Joe on Twitter @horrorsong.

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