Although I’m linking to Michael Barson’s recent interview in Bookreporter.com, http://bit.ly/2Ctdpdr, as Director of Publicity for Poisoned Pen Press, he gave me permission to use the opening paragraph of the article.
Poisoned Pen Press/Sourcebooks recently announced the launch of its new line, The Haunted Library of Horror Classics, which will debut in January 2020 with a new edition of Gaston Leroux’s 1911 classic, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Each volume in the Haunted Library will feature a specially written introduction by a horror literature scholar or author, and include notes and annotations explaining the work’s historical context and the vocabulary of its day. The brainchild of Lisa Morton, a past president of the Horror Writers Association (HWA), the series is edited by Leslie S. Klinger and Eric J. Guignard, both longtime members of the HWA. In this Q&A conducted by Michael Barson, the Director of Publicity at Poisoned Pen Press, Klinger and Guignard explain what led to the formation of the Haunted Library line and preview some of the other titles that will be published in the months to come.
If you’re a fan of horror novels, you’ll want to check out the interview, available here. http://bit.ly/2Ctdpdr