A showcase of poetry from some of the darkest and most lyrical voices of women in horror. A follow-up to the award-winning poetry showcase Under Her Skin, UNDER HER EYE features the best in never-before-published dark verse and lyrical prose from the voices of Women in Horror, themed on domestic horror and the terror women too often experience in their own homes. Edited by Lindy Ryan and Lee Murray, UNDER HER EYE celebrates women in horror from cover to cover. In addition to poems contributed by over one hundred poets worldwide, the collection features poems from Stephanie M. Wytovich, Jessica McHugh, and Marge Simon, with cover art by noted horror artist Lynne Hansen and an introduction by Bram Stoker Award®-winning poet Sara Tantlinger. This showcase is produced in partnership with The Pixel Project, a global non-profit organization focused on ending violence against women globally.
About the Author
Lindy Ryan is the president and publisher of Black Spot Books, an imprint of Vesuvian Media Group. She is an award-winning and bestselling author, editor, and short-film director. Lindy previously served on the board of directors for the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) and was recognized as one of Publishers Weekly's Star Watch Honorees in 2020. She is currently the co-chair of the Horror Writers Association Publishers Council. Lee Murray is an author, editor, screenwriter, and poet from Aotearoa, and a third-generation Chinese New Zealander. A USA Today Bestselling author, Shirley Jackson Award, and four-time Bram Stoker Award® winner, Lee is the editor of nineteen volumes of dark fiction. She is a former HWA Mentor of the Year, NZSA Honorary Literary Fellow, and a Grimshaw Sargeson Fellow.
"A powerful anthology of horror and its concurrent antonym: hope." —Midwest Book Review
"Award-winning editors Ryan and Murray have ratcheted the unease up a notch... brutally honest and poignant... each [poem] gives readers more than they expect, over and over again." —Becky Spratford, Booklist Starred Review
"A necessary collection on the shelf of every horror reader, not just because of its cause, but also because of its message. Incredibly well-written by a vast array of talented authors...creative and brutally terrifying." —Joshua Gage, Cemetary Dance