The good people at Masterclass have brought Bizarro to their audience with the article Bizarro Fiction Genre: 15 Bizarro Fiction Authors. Within, they take a quick look at what bizarro fiction is, what the core elements are, and call out fifteen notable authors. The fabulous fifteen are as follows: Andre […]
Once again the pandemic has preempted the return of Bizarro Con. However, a few intrepid Bizarros could not be held back from a November pilgrimage to McMenamins Edgefield outside Portland, Oregon. Affectionately and unofficially dubbed “Bizarro Con Jr” and “Diet Bizarro Con,” this small gathering held the Wonderland Awards Ceremony, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
When a deviant mind like Jeremy Robert Johnson is featured in Publishers Weekly, you know the world’s getting weirder. Huge congratulations to JRJ. Time for every weirdo (and some of the normals, too) to get excited for Entropy in Bloom, due to drop in April!
Orciny Press has released the Spanish-language edition of SKULLCRACK CITY by Jeremy Robert Johnson. With a wicked new cover and title, we can’t wait to see Jeremy’s mind-bending vision spread across the world. Check out Orciny’s press release for more information (if you can read Spanish).
The Fantasia International Film Festival is in full swing, and this week is of particular interest in bizarro world. Mixed in with the deluge of movies and short films on the Festival schedule are some short films based on the work of authors we know and admire. If you are […]