The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is a non-profit, community-based curriculum through which established horror writers, directors, scholars and programmers/curators celebrate horror history and culture with a unique blend of enthusiasm and critical perspective.

Diabolique Magazine interviews Mike Gingold about his “New York State of Horror” Class!

Kieran Fisher of Diabolique caught up with genre vet Michael Gingold about tonight’s class on New York in horror film and television  – they talk about the impact of Rosemary’s Baby on the use of New York City as a setting, as well as the ways that the city’s reputation for crime and later gentrification […]

The Brooklyn paper interviews Dennis Paoli about his Lovecraft class!

In an article entitled “The Camera of Cthulhu: Dark Secrets of Lovecraft Revealed!” journalist Caroline Spivak interviewed RE-ANIMATOR, DAGON and FROM BEYOND co-writer Dennis Paoli about his frequent work with Stuart Gordon adapting Lovecraft for the screen, and his Miskatonic NYC class about it this October 20th. “His work is highly suggestive. He’s very good […]

Photos from JACK KETCHUM in Conversation

Miskatonic classes can sometimes be a pretty secret affair, but thankfully Miskatonic NYC co-director Marc Walkow snapped some photos of our inaugural New York class featuring iconic horror author and “godfather of Splatterpunk” Jack Ketchum live in conversation for an epic three-hour masterclass. Check them out below!   Created with flickr slideshow.


With successful branches in London and Montreal, The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies makes its first stateside stop at Brooklyn’s Morbid Anatomy Museum with a pilot semester of horror film, literature and pop culture classes, running from September through December 2016 and featuring classes by some of the most renowned voices in horror film, fiction […]

Live From Miskatonic: In Conversation with Jack Ketchum

Wed. Sep. 21, 2016

We kick off Miskatonic NYC with a bang as a titan of horror fiction, Jack Ketchum (OFF SEASON, THE GIRL NEXT DOOR, THE LOST, RED) joins us for our first event at the Morbid Anatomy Museum for an in-depth look at his work and adaptations to the screen.