The Big Book of Little Deaths

2021’s been one hell of a year for us. We’re looking at the release of a limited hardback edition of Philip Fracassi’s Altar illustrated by François Vaillancourt in May; Hymns of Abomination: Secret Songs of Leeds, our tribute anthology to the work of Matthew M. Bartlett, is scheduled for publication in July, and debut collections

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Hymns of Abomination Cover Reveal

At long last, we’re thrilled to show you Yves Tourigny’s cover to Hymns of Abomination: Secret Songs of Leeds, our tribute anthology to Matthew M. Bartlett scheduled to release in July of this year.  For those who don’t know, Bartlett is a beloved voice in contemporary weird fiction known for his richly nightmarish tales of

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The Endless Walk, by Rohit Sawant COMING AUGUST, 2021

We are thrilled to announce that we are scheduled to release The Endless Walk, a debut horror collection of 11 tales by Rohit Sawant, in August 2021. This is one of two fantastic debut collections we are privileged to publish this year. It is also our first original single author publication.  For this milestone in

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Silent Motorist Media Has Moved! Well, sort of…

In case it slipped by you, we are no longer based here at WordPress! Silentmotorist.media is now www.silentmotoristmedia.com. No worries WordPress fans–our blog is still here, even though we’ll likely downgrade to a basic WordPress URL when the next billing cycle comes around. The WordPress menu now automatically links you to the new site via the “home” button, so

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Mysterium Tremendum Release (also, a snag)

The inaugural issue of Mysterium Tremendum, our chapbook exploring the intersection between horror and the holy, is officially ready to launch! However, we’ve hit a snag. Silent Motorist Media is a one-man operation. Mysterium Tremendum is a chapbook designed to be printed, bound, and shipped from my house. Unfortunately, I’ve been recently diagnosed with COVID-19.

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10 Books You Shouldn’t Miss From 2020

  Grimscribe Press’ The Immeasurable Corpse of Nature is a collection that appears to have generated a lot of excitement at the time of its release, only to get swallowed by the COVID panic that occupied so much momentum in 2020. And it’s a damn shame, since Christopher Slatsky’s latest work is easily the best

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The Stars Are Brightly Shining by Joanna Parypinski

You hear them before you see them. Here come their voices, harmonized as one and drifting out of the night in a whisper of moon: the Midnight Carolers. You’ve heard of them, as anyone has heard of a folktale, an urban legend passed between children’s ears to conjure up magic and mystery. They choose a

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Hijacked Consciousness: an Interview With B. R. Yeager

B. R. Yeager’s novel Negative Space (Apocalypse Party, 2020) caught me utterly unprepared this year and easily maintained a spot in my top ten “Best of 2020” list. Ever since putting it the book down, I’ve been aching to pick the mind behind the novel. I genuinely can’t thing of a better way to inaugurate

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Announcements: Altar, Mysterium Tremendum, Hymns of Abomination, and More

As you know, things have been quite busy around here lately. It’s high time for an announcement on all things SMM. Let’s dive right into it, shall we?  Our limited hardcover release of Philip Fracassi’s Altar successfully funded on Kickstarter. Within the next few months, we’ll be printing fifty of these gorgeous, signed and limited

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ALTAR Cover Release (24 Hours Left of KS Campaign)

“Altar is redolent of hard-edged supernatural horror from the golden days of McCammon and King. Nobody is safe in a Fracassi story.” – Laird Barron It’s here: the last 24 hours of our Altar special edition Kickstarter campaign! In case you aren’t aware of the project, I’m posting the details of the campaign briefly below: This limited, signed,

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