Love For Slaughter is now live!

new releases

Sara Tantlinger’s debut collection of poetry, Love For Slaughter, is now live on Amazon in both print (link)and Kindle (link). Previously, her works have appeared in such publications such as Page & Spine, The Literary Hatchet, Liquid Imagination, The Five-Two, and the HWA Poetry Showcase Volume II.

To celebrate this release, we wanted to post two of our favorites from this selection of works, and we hope you like them, too:

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Love For Slaughter: Author Q&A


First, feel free to give a little background on yourself and your own written work.

I love horror, coffee, cats, and all things strange. February is Women in Horror month and I’m thrilled Love For Slaughter gets to be a part of that. It’s a collection of love gone wrong, too twisted in its obsessive want to soothe the ways a heart can ache. Dark Cupid comes out to play and to shoot his heart-shaped bullets into the blackest parts of love. Just in time for Valentine’s Day!

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Love For Slaughter

We are gearing up to release our first book of poetry. Here’s what Michael Arnzen (Stoker Award-winning author of Proverbs for Monsters and The Gorelets Omnibus) had to say about it:

“Sara Tantlinger has just sent a Valentine’s present to your funeral. Seduction is a slaughterhouse in “Love for Slaughter” — the first poetry book from this brilliantly evocative and subversively disturbing new horror writer — a woman dead set on beheading Cupid and reminding us all how weird love really is. From the charm of the corpse to the beauty of butchery, Tantlinger’s poems roil with dangerous desire and are relentlessly provocative — satanically sultry stuff that you won’t be able to stop reading.”

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