Most of my summer days have been overtaken by editing. This is not outside the scope of normalcy for me. However, it’s not often that I edit non-fiction.
Sometimes They Come Back Again: The Latest Cycle of Diverse Horror Fictions is the non-fiction title I’ve been editing. The work builds off Robin Coleman’s Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1890’s to Present, which posits that diversity for horror films occurs in cycles throughout the decades. My work expands on this theory to say that the latest cycle of diverse horror fictions began with the release of Jordan Peele’s Get Out (2017), culminating in the most diverse form of horror fictions to date: streaming shows.
Yesterday, I sent the revisions to my editor at McFarland. Research for this text has been extremely fun and eye-opening. I’m excited to finally have this project (or at least major edits) finished.