The Horror Zine

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The Horror Zine
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EditorJeani Rector
First issueJuly, 2009
CountryUnited States
Based inSacramento

The Horror Zine is an American fantasy and horror fiction pulp magazine first published in July 2009. The magazine was set up in Sacramento by Jeani Rector, a novelist and short-story writer with a taste for the macabre. She has been the editor for the magazine's entire run, and is assisted by Dean H. Wild. The Horror Zine has published established, professional writers, including Graham Masterton, Joe R. Lansdale, Piers Anthony, Ramsey Campbell, Elizabeth Massie, Simon Clark, Tom Piccirilli, Melanie Tem, and Bentley Little.[1]


  • Jeani Rector, Editor (2009–present)
  • Dean H. Wild, Assistant Editor (2010–present)
  • Trish Wilson, Media Director (2021–present)
  • Bruce Memblatt, Kindle Coordinator (2012–present)
  • Heather Miller, Book Reviewer (2022–present)
  • John M. Cozzoli, Book Reviewer (2022–present)


Several anthologies of stories from The Horror Zine have been published.

  • And Now the Nightmare Begins (2009)
  • Twice the Terror (2010)
  • What Fears Become (2011)[2]
  • A Feast of Frights (2012)[3]
  • Shadow Masters (2013)
  • Shrieks and Shivers From The Horror Zine (2015)
  • The Best of The Horror Zine: The Early Years (2016)
  • The Horror Zine's Book of Ghost Stories (2020)
  • The Horror Zine's Book of Werewolf Stories (2022)
  • The Best of The Horror Zine: The Middle Years (2022)

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See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About the Horror Zine". November 28, 2011. Archived from the original on November 5, 2011. Retrieved November 28, 2011.
  2. ^ "Publication: What Fears Become: An Anthology from the Horror Zine". September 13, 2011. Archived from the original on November 22, 2020. Retrieved September 13, 2011.
  3. ^ "Publication: A Feast of Frights from the Horror Zine". April 9, 2012. Archived from the original on November 22, 2020. Retrieved April 9, 2012.

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