Tag Archives: Anne Rice

Interview with Anne Rice

This is an interesting interview with Anne Rice from Nerdist about Interview with the Vampire (1976) and her erotica series, Sleeping Beauty. 

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Gentleman Death in Silk and Lace: Lestat to debut on Undead TV

Fans of Lestat and of  Undead  TV must surely be celebrating today. I heard through Vanity Fair that Anne Rice is bringing her Vampire Chronicles to television. After regaining the rights to the series, the author and her son Christopher are … Continue reading

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Book: Gina Wisker, Contemporary Women’s Gothic Fiction: Carnival, Hauntings and Vampire Kisses

This new book by Gina Wisker, Contemporary Women’s Gothic Fiction: Carnival, Hauntings and Vampire Kisses, looks marvellous. It covers Angela Carter and vampires–two topics that always whet my OGOM appetite–but many other aspects of contemporary women’s Gothic too. I really … Continue reading

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A Dark Reading List for Your Inner Teen Goth

Exactly what it sounds like; a diverse and intriguing list of recommendations by Alison Nastasi, including Anne Rice, Edward Gorey, Neil Gaiman, and Sade.

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OGOM Company of Wolves Conference: Extended Call for Papers

OGOM: ‘The Company of Wolves’: Sociality, Animality, and Subjectivity in Literary and Cultural Narratives—Werewolves, Shapeshifters, and Feral Humans Conference, University of Hertfordshire, Sept 3rd-5th 2015 Extended Call for Papers and Panels OGOM is extending its call for papers for its … Continue reading

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Prince Lestat: A New Era for the Vampire Chronicles of Anne Rice

Leigh McLennon reviews Anne Rice’s return to The Vampire Chronicles with Prince Lestat, asking how Rice has adapted her vampires to suit the changed social conditions since the series began.

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Vampire Queen Anne Rice and the Sympathetic Vampire (23 Feb 2015) By Ms Leigh McLennon

A thoughtful and well-researched blog article on the sympathetic vampire, acknowledging the lesser-known precursors before Anne Rice and noting the shifts from those vampire lovers of the 1970s to their descendants in contemporary paranormal romance by Leigh McLennon, PhD candidate … Continue reading

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Werewolf News

Two things popped up on my Google search this week. The first was a spoof trailer for the video game featuring werewolves called The Order: 1886. (Apparently the programmers don’t like you calling it a werewolf video game). The spoof … Continue reading

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Bill Hughes, ‘Demon Lovers: Embracing the Monster in Paranormal Romance’

This is rather late, I know, but I just wanted to give a brief account of the Halloween 2014 Spectral Visions event at the University of Sunderland, where I was honoured to be invited to give a keynote talk on … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions for Vampires: Happy 2015

Wondering what new year resolutions vampires might make and how they might feel at this time of year I felt compelled to turn to the most existential and questioning of texts below. A text in which the vampire is luminous … Continue reading

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