Portlanders, see the Bootleg Brilliance of Ghana’s Movie Posters!

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Portland Bizarros were lucky enough this week to see a gallery show of movie posters from Ghana. These posters are hand-painted on canvas or burlap sacks, and the edges are torn and ripped where they were tacked onto billboards, torn down, and then retacked as the films travel around to […]

New Release: The Long Night of the Eternal Korean War

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“Syntactically immaculate.” – Jeremy Robert Johnson, Author of Skullcrack City The Korean War. It lasted three years. Or it never ended. Probably one of those. Maybe it ran as long as the ratings were high. Monroe’s an army doctor who just wants to know what’s going on: why the days […]

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Weird Event Watch

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There are TONS of bizarro events on the horizon. So if you’re actually within throwing distance of any of these events, schedule your next two weeks accordingly! Friday, October 20, 7:00 pm at Copperfield Books in Petaluma, CA: Join Ross Lockhart as he hosts Brian Allen Carr and his weird, […]

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New Release: Girl in the Glass Planet

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Girl in the Glass Planet is an aural cyberpunk fantasy where the Pied Piper meets Franz Kafka in a labyrinth of glass tunnels and grotesque alien insects. Follow Cyberia (the girl in the glass planet) as she joins Darko, Basho, and the Shinkai in hunting down Zatoichi (a god-like creature […]

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Clash Books releases and pre-orders!

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“Fresh, weird and funny. Bauman’s work is a genuine surprise.” –Garrett Cook, author of A God of Hungry Walls “Ghosts trying to get laid, an “erotic” burning bush, forbidden love between sea monsters and more fill this collection of Torah-influenced bizarro, horror, and pulp fiction. You gotta dig any book that […]

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New Release: Parasite Milk

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WEIRD WORLD. WEIRD PEOPLE. WEIRD FOOD. Irving Rice has just arrived on the planet Kynaria to film an episode of the popular Travel Channel television series Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern: Intergalactic Edition.  Having never left his home state, let alone his home planet, Irving is hit with a severe case […]

Farewell to Lazy Fascist Press

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Lazy Fascist Press, purveyor of the very best in strange literature, has shut its doors. Everyone associated with bizarro fiction along with many others throughout the literary world owe a great deal to Lazy Fascist and its editor Cameron Pierce. Below you’ll find his parting words. I’m proud to announce […]

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Preorder Now: All Monster Action & Kill Your Neighbor

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Lots of great books are coming out this fall, and here are two you should go ahead and buy ahead of time… All Monster Action “Fuck, I wish I thought of that. . .” —Guillermo del Toro, director of PACIFIC RIM and PAN’S LABYRINTH, after being accosted in the Iliad […]

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Pre-Order Trailer for DEATH PACTS AND LEFT-HAND PATHS

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Who doesn’t love evil floating heads? Not you, is the answer to that question. Here’s an exceptionally evil specimen with news that you can pre-order John Wayne Comunale’s DEATH PACTS AND LEFT-HAND PATHS on Amazon (officially released on Oct 3rd).

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Book Trailer: ROXY

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Christopher Lesko’s latest book, ROXY, is available for purchase along with this creepy book trailer, which is just plain free. Told in the most original and bizarre way possible using Saturday Night Fever soundtrack song titles for chapter titles, Roxy is the story of Murray and his human made-to-order bride. […]

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New Release: More Bizarro Than Bizarro

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Bizarro Pulp Press presents… A showcase of the written word that represents the best of the weird and the grotesque; More Bizarro Than Bizarro is a gallery of the strange and unusual, including possibly-dead detectives, a beer-head invasion, some especially delicious cookies, the dream of Jackie Kennedy, and of course, […]

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Nicholas Day has an offer you can’t refuse…

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It’s that time in a book’s life when its author goes internet-spelunking for Amazon reviews… Post your Amazon review for NOW THAT WE’RE ALONE, and then link your review in the replies for this comment. Send me a note in Facebook Messenger (or your social media of choice) letting me […]

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Weird Anthology Watch

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Two anthologies have recently arrived, each featuring some familiar names from the bizarro scene. First, Lee Widener has a story called He Was So Old in the latest issue of Neo-opsis Science Fiction Magazine. And both Cody Goodfellow and Garrett Cook appear in A Breath from the Sky: Unusual Stories of Possession from Martian […]

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Charitable Bizarro Announcements!

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We here at Bizarro Central support being supportive, and you can too by reading/writing/buying the following. NASTY! Calling all women who are nasty! Seeking radical non-fiction essays that provide crucial commentary on what it’s like to be a woman today. Bold stories from fierce women who are not ashamed of […]

Review Mortuary Monster and WIN A FREE BOOK!

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Andrew James Stone’s Mortuary Monster currently sits at thirty reviews on Amazon, but… “If The Mortuary Monster gets 50 Amazon reviews by the time the book turns one (November 19th), then I will give away 10 paperback copies of my next book, All Hail the House Gods, to 10 randomly […]

When Susurrus Stirs!

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It blasted a hole in Kickstarter. It made the rounds on the indie film circuit; hitting 9 countries, 39 festivals, and winning 14 awards! People walked out. People cried blasphemy. Horror icons like Guillermo Del Toro, Mike Flanagan, John Shirley, and John Skipp each had their faces melted by it. And […]

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Wonderland Book Awards – Final Ballot 2017

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Preliminary voting has ended and the final ballot has been determined. Here are the nominations for this year’s Wonderland Book Awards: BEST NOVEL I Miss the World by Violet LeVoit Every Time We Meet at the Dairy Queen Your Whole Fucking Face Explodes by Carlton Mellick III Long-Form Religious Porn […]