Literature

Author Golaski — Lovecraft Arts & Sciences

(3.2) Join author Adam Golaski and guests at the Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council’s Weird Providence book store downtown in the Arcade to celebrate the release of Golaski’s new book “Stone Gods.” From publisher NO Press: This new collection of strange stories marks Adam’s long-awaited return to horror, following the now cult-classic Worse Than Myself. Stone […]

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Edgar Allan Poe & Helen Whitman — Birthday Twins

One of the Providence Athenaeum’s most notable visitors was Edgar Allan Poe. In 1848 he traveled to the city in order to meet and court the wealthy widow and talented poet, Sarah Helen Whitman, with whom he happened to share a birthday, January 19th. She had once written a poem to Poe, to be shared

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‘Lovecraft Country’ Starts

Either the new HBO eight-episode series ‘Lovecraft Country’ is going to be really really good, or this is an excellent trailer . . . or both. Based on Matt Ruff’s novel of the same name, Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he meets up with his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett) and his Uncle

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Author Cambias Reading At ‘Arcade Lounge’

(2.21) Noted science fiction author James L. Cambias will be reading from his new occult adventure novel “The Initiate” this Friday at the Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council in the Arcade. (Facebook event page.) As we move through the deepest parts of this “winter,” we’re happy to feature a few great voices in dark fiction

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Lovecraft Walking Tours — Saturday & Sunday

Lovecraft walking tours leave from the John Brown House Museum this weekend and next. Tickets include a ticket to the Horror Festival and can be purchased online. Hosted by the RIIFF: The life and work of Providence’s best-known fantasy and horror author, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, will provide the backdrop for the tour, which will be

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Lovecraft Haunts The Providence Art Club

Waiting. Watching. This statue of H.P. Lovecraft is part of Ars Necronomica: Dark Dreams in the Divine City, a new exhibit at the Providence Art Club opening Tuesday (you can go see the statue now). This show ties in with the upcoming Lovecraftian literature convention, Necronomicon Providence, to be held later in the month. (We’ll

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Lovecraft Gathering At Ladd Observatory

(4.14) The annual gathering commemorating the life and work of H.P. Lovecraft will take place Sunday at 3pm at the Ladd Observatory. Visitors today can get a bonus look at the daytime moon. (Facebook event.) An annual gathering recognizing the life and unique literary contributions of Mr. Lovecraft. He was an avid, amateur astronomer This

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Poe Exhibit ‘Ravenous’ At The Athenaeum

This 1884 edition of “The Raven” illustrated by Gustave Doré is just one of the gems in Ravenous: The Enduring Legacy of Poe, the new exhibit at the Providence Athenaeum. Poe hair! Highlights from the Athenæum’s collection include Poe’s signature, a portrait of Sarah Helen Whitman, a print of Le Corbeau “The Raven” by Édouard

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