Barry Lee Dejasu

Barry Lee Dejasu is an author, freelance writer, and editor. His work is published in Shock Totem and the Four Horsemen anthology Distant Dying Ember.

He is a former editor with Shock Totem Publications and freelance journalist with the now defunct Modern Fix.

He currently writes for the movie website Cinema Knife Fight with a regular column titled “Scoring Horror.”

Barry lives in Providence, Rhode Island, with his wife and a pair of needy felines.

Book Reviews by Barry Lee Dejasu

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Mapping the Interior is a darkly meditative tale of innocence, family, and ghosts that only Stephen Graham Jones could tell.

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Haruki Murakami is an author who has never been easy to categorize.

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“Although not quite a horror novel, nor even an outright ghost story in the classical sense, Moriah is nonetheless a story about people being haunted by ghosts.”

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Agents of Dreamland is an exquisitely haunting read, full of mesmerizing prose, unsettling images, and profoundly disturbing implications.”

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“The novel’s mercurial prose may take some readers out of the reading experience, but then, this style is a bit of an acquired taste.”

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Black Feathers is a well-conceived and -executed anthology, and a showcase of some of the finest speculative and weird fiction of 2017.”

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Nightmares is more than just a memorable and collective anthology; it is an excellent showcase of some of the finest names in contemporary horror and weird fiction, . .

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Certain Dark Things is arguably the vampire novel for the 21st century.”

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Editorial superstar Ellen Datlow possesses a monumental knack for putting out original, thoughtful, and high-quality anthologies.

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“Spanning a variety of styles and subjects, Bell’s tales are all told in a distinctly confident and haunting voice . . .”

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“Campbell has defined his style as a ‘comedy of paranoia,’ which is also a most fitting description of The Kind Folk.”

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From the 1960s through the early ‘90s, Italy was host to an artistic subgenre known as “sexy fumetti,” a wild blend of eroticism, horror, violence, and some extremely messed-up humor.

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“A mind-bending odyssey of parallel worlds and causality, Dark Matter will particularly appeal to fans of the TV series Fringe and H. G.

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“Coupled with its rich prose and vividly, painfully realized characters, this is very much a mystery novel, with a host of jarring twists and turns that would impress even the most jaded re

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A profound tale of loss set against a disquieting backdrop of cosmic horror . . .”

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“a true and powerful mystery novel, full of twists and horrors . . .”

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"one of the most original, clever, and terrifying books to be published in the 21st century."

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“diabolically gleeful (and wholly original) entry in something of a new wave of possession tales. . . . one of the most unique reads of 2016.”

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When Andrew Michael Hurley’s debut novel, The Loney, was first published in 2014 by the British publisher Tartarus Press (in a highly-limited 300-copy print run), it quickly turned heads a

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“will easily be remembered as one of the most unique and unforgettable werewolf tales ever written.”

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This is the latest entry in an ongoing anthology series of original stories inspired by the work and worlds of weird fiction author H. P. Lovecraft. Renowned Lovecraft scholar and editor S. T.

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“It is with these origami-like turns of storytelling that the subtle beauty of the book really shines and makes it that much more brilliant.”