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 writes literary horror and surrealist trash. A Shirley Jackson Award finalist, Joe is the author of The Wingspan of Severed Hands, The Couvade, and Convulsive. Their short fiction appears in publications such as Vastarien, Southwest Review, Pseudopod, and Children of the New Flesh. He’s been a flash fiction judge for Cemetery Gates Media as well as co-editing the art horror anthology Stories of the Eye from Weirdpunk Books. Find Joe (he/they) online at horrorsong.blog and on Twitter @horrorsong.

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