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Ladies of the Fright

Dec 27, 2021

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Show Notes

For our eighth tropisode, we're talking FORESTS with debut author Katherine Silva.

Katherine Silva is a Maine author of dark fiction, a connoisseur of coffee, and victim of cat shenanigans. She is a two-time Maine Literary Award finalist for speculative fiction and a member of the Horror Writers of Maine, The Horror Writers Association, and New England Horror Writers Association. Katherine is also a founder of Strange Wilds Press, Dark Taiga Creative Writing Consultations, and The Kat at Night Blog. Her latest book, The Wild Dark, is now available wherever books are sold.

AND as you all know, Lisa Quigley is a horror author and pagan witch. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of California, Riverside’s low-residency MFA program in Palm Desert. Her work has appeared in such places as Unnerving Magazine, Journal of Alta California, and Automata Review. She is the co-host of the award-winning horror fiction podcast Ladies of the Fright. Hell’s Bells (2020) and Camp Neverland (2021) from Unnerving are her novellas. The Forest is her debut novel. Lisa lives in New Jersey with one handsome devil and two wild monsters. Find her at

Forest Group Reads

The Forest by Lisa Quigley

The Wild Dark by Katherine Silva

Forest Book and Film Mentions

  • The Wizard of Oz (film and book)

  • The Forest by Lisa Quigley

  • The Wild Dark by Katherine Silva

  • The Ritual by Adam Neville

  • The Night Will Find Us by Matthew Leions

  • Pines by Blake Crouch

  • The Blair Witch Project 

  • The Fiends and the Furrows folk horror anthology

  • Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer

  • Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton

  • The Neverending Story

  • The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King

  • Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

  • The Bear in the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

  • The Changeling by Victor LaValle

Find Katherine: Website