Black Wings of Cthulhu #4
|Author:||S. T. Joshi|
Through his collaborations with today's most talented and acclaimed practitioners of Lovecraftian fiction, editor S. T. Joshi has made the Black Wings of Cthulhu series essential for every library of horror and the macabre. Volume four offers up seventeen new masterpieces, each exploring the roots of fear employed so famously by the master himself, H. P. Lovecraft.Between these covers there lies a who's who of the supernatural, including Fred Chappell, Jason V Brock, Gary Fry, Richard Gavin, Cody Goodfellow, Lois H. Gresh, Caitli n R. Kiernan, Charles Lovecraft, Will Murray, John Pelan and Stephen Mark Rainey, W. H. Pugmire, Ann K. Schwader, Darrell Schweitzer, Simon Strantzas, Melanie Tem, Jonathan Thomas, Donald Tyson, and Stephen Woodworth.
Lovecraft's works are the staple of 20th century horror, and continue to sell consistently; Lovecraft influenced many of the most famous horror writers, including Stephan King, Clive Barker, and Peter Straub; The authors in Black Wings are the most prominent of Lovecraft's acolytes - each a name with which to conjure in his or her own right; S.T. Joshi is famous among horror circles as the premiere expert on all things Lovecraft.
S.T. Joshi is a leading authority on H.P. Lovecraft. Ambrose Bierce. H.L. Mencken, and others. He has edited the definitive restored editions of the works of Lovecraft, several annotated editions of Bierce and Mencken, and has written such critical studies as The Modern Weird Tale. His biography H.P. Lovecraft: A Life won the Horror Writer Association's Stoker Award for best - non-fiction.