The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is an international educational community through which established horror writers, directors, scholars and programmers/curators celebrate horror history and culture with a unique blend of enthusiasm and critical perspective.

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Photos from Ramsey Campbell Live in Conversation with Stephen Jones, Feb 15th 2018

We’ve uploaded some event photos from the night to our Flickr page, assembled from photos we took as well as The Horse Hospital, Mandy Slater and some of our twitter followers! (If you click on the individual images you’ll see the photo credit)

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We’re All Alone Inside Our Skulls: Ramsey Campbell Wants To Drive You Mad

Grady Hendrix, author of Paperbacks From Hell and Horrorstör, writes on the oeuvre and impact of horror giant Ramsey Campbell, who appears in conversation at Miskatonic London on February 15th, 2018. Ramsey Campbell writes the way crazy people think. His characters can’t trust their perceptions, inanimate objects exhibit consciousness, living creatures behave like automatons, personalities […]

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Viewing list/Bibliography from Howard David Ingham’s SECRET POWERS OF ATTRACTION class Jan 18th

Select Bibliography: Daily Express Archive Daily Mirror Archive Adam Scovell, Folk Horror: Hours Dreadful and Things Strange (2018) Peter Haining, Witchcraft and Black Magic (1971) Brian Ward, McDonald Guidelines: ESP (1977) Francis X King, Magic: The Western Tradition (1975) Erich von Däniken, Chariots of the Gods? (1969) Doris Stokes, Voices in My Ear (1980) Paciorek […]

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The Dreyer Connection in Alan Clarke’s Penda’s Fen (1974)

By Martyn Conterio (Note: This content was created exclusively for the Miskatonic newsletter. Each newsletter will contain original writing adjacent to our classes and so we are sharing this here to let you know what kinds of treats are in store if you sign up! Sign up to the monthly newsletter HERE >>) It might […]

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THE MISKATONIC INSTITUTE OF HORROR STUDIES UNVEILS SPRING 2018 LINEUP FOR LONDON AND NEW YORK BRANCHES, THE DIABOLIQUE SCHOLARSHIP AND NEW LONDON CO-DIRECTOR

Following the successful conclusion of our 2017 winter semester with seasonal classes on Christmas Horror on Film and Television at both our London and New York branches, the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is pleased to announce our spring curriculum and instructors, as well as exciting new developments. Coming up in 2018 we’ll guide our […]