BBC to Make Series of Short Films Based on 27-Year-Old Author’s Stories

BBC to Make Series of Short Films Based on 27-Year-Old Author’s Stories

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Chris McQueer is an interesting author. The twenty-seven-year-old Scottish author was initially reluctant to try and publish his works, until he began sharing his work via Twitter to showcase on the internet. His surreal, strange works that put hilarious, fantasy-like spins on real life, such as Hings and Here We Fucking Go. These collections of stories focus on different casts of characters, from the mundane to the insane, all funny and complete nonsense at the same time. The anthology tales have drawn comparisons to Black Mirror or The Twilight Zone, drawing much fan attention and critical praise. Chris McQueer has an active social media presence, building …

Listen to Stephen Kings’ Exclusive ‘Fright or Flight’ Story

Listen to Stephen Kings’ Exclusive ‘Fright or Flight’ Story

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If you’re already afraid of flying, Stephen King’s new anthology, Fright or Flight, may not be the best choice of book to bring with you on your next airplane journey!  Stephen King, the lord of all that is scary and lurks in the dark, has a story of his own included in the anthology, alongside the likes of Ray Bradbury, Roald Dahl, Dan Simmons and others. King’s story, entitled “The Turbulence  Expert” only appears on the audiobook of the anthology, and focuses on everything that could go wrong on when you’re flying high in the sky. The audiobook will feed the fear of flying and put …

Lin Manuel Miranda, Roxane Gay and Many More to Write for America Ferrera’s New Anthology

Lin Manuel Miranda, Roxane Gay and Many More to Write for America Ferrera’s New Anthology

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants star America Ferrera has gathered the ultimate group of writers and culture icons to write for her new anthology, American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures. The collection of essays is set to be released this fall from Simon and Schuster and will feature essays from prominent activists and immigrants including Uzo Aduba, Roxane Gay, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Michelle Kwan, and Aluli’i Carvalho just to name a few.     Image Via Simon and Schuster    Ferrera has become an important political activist, fighting for the right of women, Latinx people, and immigrants, making her anthology …