Day: October 13, 2014

#POCtober: 4 Native American Horror Authors You Should Know


Stephen Graham Jones
Stephen Graham Jones is a Blackfeet Native American author of experimental fiction, horror fiction, crime fiction, and science fiction. He shares a fan base with fellow authors Will Christopher Baer and Craig Clevenger known as The Velvet.

Owl Goingback
Owl Goingback is an American author of horror and children’s books, a fiction ghostwriter, and a writer of non-fiction.

Cynthia Leitich Smith
Cynthia Leitich Smith is a New York Times best-selling author of fiction for children and young adults. A member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, she writes fiction for children centered on the lives of modern-day American Indians.

Ki Longfellow
Ki Longfellow is an American novelist, playwright, theatrical producer, theater director and entrepreneur. She is best known in the United States for her novel The Secret Magdalene. This is among her recent works exploring the divine feminine

Kubrick’s “The Shining” & the Genocide of Native Americans

Slavery, Cannibalism & Genocide: Controversial Themes in “The Shining”
An essay by British film historian Rob Ager.

You may also want to check out the 2013 documentary Room 237.

A subjective documentary that explores the numerous theories about the hidden meanings within Stanley Kubrick’s film The Shining (1980). The film may be over 30 years old, but it continues to inspire debate, speculation, and mystery. Five very different points of view are illuminated through voice overs, film clips, animation and dramatic reenactments. Together they’ll draw the audience into a new maze, one with endless detours and dead ends — many ways in, but no way out.

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