Horror Anthology ‘Hear Us Scream’ Volume 1 Announced

Female led Horror Anthology to Debut on Kickstarter

Earlier today Horror movie content creator and host of TGIF: A Horror Movie Podcast, Cat Benstead, announced the first ever volume of Hear Us Scream: The Voices of Horror anthology series. The anthology is on track to release in October, 2021. 

Hear Us Scream: Voices of Horror is a horror anthology of personal essays and the people who love and live the genre. Horror has an amazing way of bringing people together through movies, games, and books and this anthology highlights the personal experiences of those who love horror.

This volume is the first of (hopefully) many personal anthology essays from those who are part of the horror world. With such an incredible ability to heal, inspire, and influence the experiences of amazing people have so many amazing personal stories to share.

Cat Benstead (Founder and Editor) said the following about this upcoming horror anthology volume: 

“The purpose of this anthology is to share a variety of personal experiences and perspectives across mental health, personal development, journeys through loss and of course healing. Each of the authors are bringing a variety of stories that as the founder/editor I am so incredibly proud to include in this anthology.” 

Horror Anthology: Hear Us Scream
Horror Anthology: Hear Us Scream coming soon to Kickstarter

Who’s Involved?

The Hear Us Scream contributors are supported by an incredibly experienced editorial team including Ame Searle (PR and Marketing Fellow Traveller and TRPG Narrative Design) and S.C. Parris (horror author and Podcaster for Monster Thoughts and owner of Monsterthoughts.com).

Confirmed contributors include:

  • Violet Burns 
  • Amber R.W. Knapp
  • RC Jara
  • Jack Van Tuyle
  • Jerry Sampson 
  • Em Harring
  • Hari Berrow 
  • K.C. Amira
  • Kristen / Chucky’s Side Chick 
  • Destiny Kelly 
  • Immortal Graves / Steffi 
  • Elecia Page & Sam Whittaker 
  • Blayne Waterloo
  • Enola Lugosi 
  • Barnaby Falck 
  • Zoe Smith
  • Lucy Derry-Holmes
  • Jessica Scott 
  • Erin M. Brady


This horror anthology’s contributors come from all faucets of the horror community from academia, scare acting, content creation, writing, all the way through to horror film festivals. The first volume is going to be an incredibly special volume and the contributors have so much knowledge and experiences to share with readers and horror lovers alike.

A Kickstarter will be launched at a future date to help with raising the funding for cover art designs, ISBN purchases, and the loading of the anthology to self-publishing service IngramSpark. Rewards include: an ebook version of the anthology and a thankyou postcard designed by Destiny Kelly. 

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