On Lovecraft

On Lovecraft


“The Ballad of Black Tom” – Victor Lavalle’s brilliant tribute to and criticism of Lovecraft’s xenophobic tale, “The Horror at Red Hook”

Howard Phillips Lovecraft was a racist and xenophobe. I am a white man living in America, and I do not condone any of his views. In lieu of offering further opinions on this topic, Prospero House Publishing would like to share links to some interviews, opinions, and works by people of color and women who are examining, subverting, and reconstructing Mythos and Horror genres.

Interviews & Opinions:

Selected Fiction:

Academic Work:

Blogs & Sites: 

Visual Media: 

This is by no means an exhaustive list, and we strongly encourage you to share authors and creators with us here at Prospero House so that we may continue to grow our recommendations and promote their work. Of course, we also look forward to exploring these contributions to the genre ourselves.