New release! Available from today at Amazon, from Comet Press, my new collectionTHE GARDEN OF DELIGHT, including 4 new stories and a selection of reprints and uncollected stories. Grab your copy on Amazon: Printed Edition Digital Edition
From the back cover:
From Bram Stoker Award winner Alessandro Manzetti, one Italy's most visionary minds, comes 20 of his most terrifying short stories in one unsettling collection.
"Alessandro Manzetti is at heart a dark poet, but what makes his fiction so compelling is the way he combines lyricism, visceral horrors, and lush plotting. Reading these stories is like being torn open by a clawed hand in a velvet glove."
--Lisa Morton, multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning author
"Bosch, Goya, and Hogarth—you'll find them in words in Alessandro Manzetti's GARDEN OF DELIGHT. There's a dollop of science-fiction of the "if this goes on" school, a smidgen of bizzaroism a la "whacked-out, huh?," and the nasty tinge of "in your face and your guts" 1980s horror to these stories, all that filtered through a uniquely old/new world sensibility. Mostly, though, I am reminded of Kenneth Patchen's too little read today 1941 novel, THE JOURNAL OF ALBION MOONLIGHT. No, there's nothing imitative about GARDEN, but Patchen and Manzetti know that to get to the real you've gotta get weird. THE GARDEN OF DELIGHT = REALLY, REALLY, REALLY WEIRD."
--Mort Castle, multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning author
"Engorged with gruesome incidents."
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Eventi, Notizie, New Release
Forthcoming Books (in English)
NARAKA, Novel (English Edition) - May 2018 Independent Legions Publishing
WAR - Dark Poems.. Crystal Lake Publishing - June 2018
Prossime Uscite (in Italiano)
Maggio 2018- SAMSARA - Romanzo. Independent Legions Publishing
Awards - Latest News
Poetry collection 'No Mercy' and the Anthology 'The Beauty of Death 2' are nominees of the Stoker Awards 2017
The poems 'Frida's Monster' 'Apocalyptic Mass' and 'A Dream of Milk and Blood' were nominated for the 2018 Rhysling Award
The Beauty of Death 2 - Death by Water, edited by me and Jodi Renee Lester, was nominated for This Is Horror Awards 2017, in Anthology of the Year category
IL GIARDINO DELLE DELIZIE - Independent Legions Publishing. Edizione Collection a tiratura limitata, disponibile sullo Store dell'Editore
Disponibile su Amazon, per Independent Legions, l'edizione digitale e cartacea della novelette SUPRÊME.
New Release: The Garden of Delight from Comet Press.
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in Italiano: Disponibile da Dicembre 2016: Carne Cruda di Richard Laymon e Caleb Battiago (Cut Up Publishing), Acquista su Amazon
Altre Pubblicazioni Recenti - Antologie
Year's Best Hardcore Horror Volume 2 from Comet Press. It contains my story 'Kozmic Blues'
Latest Reviews (in English)
Ultime Recensioni (Italiano)
Pubblicazioni come Editor
11/15 Maggio - Las Vegas
'The Monster, the Bad and the Ugly.