Sumiko Saulson’s Black Women in Horror Writing #1: Crystal Connor

Bryan Onion is writing a series of reviews of author from the 60 Black Women in Horror biographical text I put together for Women In Horror month. I’m going to repost some.

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And They All Lived Happily Ever After

…and They All Lived Happily Ever After!: A Smorgashboard of Atrocities by Crystal Connor

My project, and who knows how long it will take, is to work my way through Sumiko Saulson’s list of 60 black women in horror writing. I’ve already read the greats—Toni Morrison and Octavia Butler—so I thought I would start out with someone lesser known. I found Crystal Connor’s And They All Lived Happily Ever After: A Smorgasbord of Atrocities on Audible. It looked interesting—a screaming woman takes up the entire cover art, and what’s horror without that? I used one of my two monthly tokens on it and gave it a listen.

Well, it was quite the soundtrack to doing dishes, putting away laundry, and crushing cardboard boxes at work.

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~ by Sumiko Saulson on December 5, 2015.

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