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.

Rue Morgue Magazine plugs our PAPERBACKS FROM HELL class!

Thanks to Mike Gingold – not only a veteran horror journalist (who was managing editor of Fangoria Magazine for decades), but also one of our former Miskatonic NYC instructors (New York State of Horror – December 2016) – our Sept 19th PAPERBACKS FROM HELL event with Grady Hendrix has gotten a plug on the Rue […]

Stay tuned for an exciting announcement in August 2017!

We’ll be teaming up with a fellow horror organization to present a special Miskatonic pop-up class this fall – stay tuned for official details coming your way towards the end of summer!

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.