Author Archives: David Barker

About David Barker

David Barker is co-author of three books of Lovecraftian horror fiction written in collaboration with W. H. Pugmire: The Revenant of Rebecca Pascal, In the Gulfs of Dream & Other Lovecraftian Tales, and Witches in Dreamland. In 2021, Weird House Press will publish his short story collection Her Wan Embrace.

Paperback of Her Wan Embrace is now available

The trade paperback edition and ebook of my new collection of Lovecraftian horror stories, Her Wan Embrace, are now available on Amazon. Publisher Joe Morey says about half of the signed and numbered hardcover copies are still available for purchase … Continue reading

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David Barker’s new collection of Horror Stories is in stock and shipping!

Her Wan Embrace, my new collection of Lovecraftian horror stories (with a few weird poems thrown in) is officially published. Weird House Press now has copies of the signed and limited hardcover edition in stock and shipping. You can order … Continue reading

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John Kay’s new collection of poetry The Heidelberg Poems is published by Rumba Train Press

For the past three years I’ve been working with poet John Kay on a huge collection of his poems to be published by the small press that I have operated on and off over the years, Rumba Train Press. Here’s … Continue reading

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Lovecraftian author Wilum Pugmire (W. H. Pugmire) at the 2015 CthulhuCon

After a long delay, I’m back at my project of posting all the photos I ever took of my friend and collaborator, the late Wilum Pugmire. I’ve been doing these in chronological order, and am now up to 2015. Wilum … Continue reading

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R. I. P. Small Press Poet Lyn Lifshin

Yesterday I read on Facebook the sad news that legendary small press poet Lyn Lifshin had died at age 77. Like Kate Braverman who passed away in October of this year, Lyn was one of the writers who defined an … Continue reading

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L.A. Author Kate Braverman has died

I was saddened yesterday to read on Facebook that Los Angeles author Kate Braverman has died. She occupies a special place in my mind, and now that she is gone, I feel I’ve lost an important if small piece of … Continue reading

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Wilum Hopfrog Pugmire at the 2014 World Horror Convention

I spent time with Lovecraftian author Wilum Pugmire (W. H. Pugmire) at two cons in 2014: the H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival (HPLFF) and the World Horror Convention (WHC), both held in Portland, Oregon. Our first book collaboration, The Revenant … Continue reading

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Close Ups of 3 Photos of Wilum Pugmire at the 2014 HPLFF

Here are close ups (cropped versions) of the first three photos from my last post. You can see him a little better in these. He’s seated on his favorite bench in front of the Hollywood Theater. In the bottom photo, … Continue reading

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Photos of Wilum Hopfrog Pugmire at the 2014 HPLFF

A little over two weeks ago, on Saturday, May 4, 2019, my wife and I drove up to Seattle and attended the memorial event for my late friend and literary collaborator, Lovecraftian horror author, W. H. Pugmire (also known as … Continue reading

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Photos of Wilum Hopfrog Pugmire at the 2013 HPLFF

These are all the photos I took of Lovecraftian author Wilum Pugmire at the 2013 H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival. I had a crappy digital camera in those days and the focus is bad on some of these. I made … Continue reading

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