May 30, 2017
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Review: Fessenden’s Wendigo book SUDDEN STORM “amazing”


“…the book features some truly amazing artwork
that will both tantalize and horrify you.
All in all, I cannot recommend Sudden Storm enough,
and I strongly urge my friends and this blog’s readers
to order a copy for themselves as soon as possible.”

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August 4, 2016
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sudden price drop on SUDDEN STORM!

Now $22 on amazon


August 1, 2016
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Fessenden talks up a storm with Daily Grindhouse!

Fessenden chats with Daily Grindhouse about Sudden Storm: A Wendigo Reader, Marvel comics, the horrors of the internet and other intriguing topics. 


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May 5, 2016
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SUDDEN STORM on Woodstock Writers Radio – 4/24/16

wdst_new_photo_gal__photo_1507577837Fessenden interviewed by the always compelling Martha Frankel on the fabulous Woodstock Writers Radio, a fantastic forum for authors of all stripes. Episode haunted by Prince’s demise, as it was aired the Sunday after he died.

Fessenden shares the bill with Prince biographer Alan Light, author of Let’s Go Crazy: Prince and the Making of Purple Rain.

Also on the bill: Bob Mehr’s in-depth portrait, Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements. 

Followed by Fessenden, speaking about Sudden Storm; a Wendigo Reader.


March 8, 2016
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Fessenden presents WENDIGO on 35mm in Boston Thursday 24 March

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Larry Fessenden (Tales From Beyond The Pale, I Sell The Dead) will hit the fest’s main home, the venerable arthouse Brattle Theatre in Cambridge, MA, for a special 15-year anniversary screening of his film Wendigo on 35mm. 

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Fessenden will have copies of his new book Sudden Storm: A Wendigo Reader at the event, as well as copies of his Wendigo-themedcomic books Wendigo, The Last Winter, and The wendigo of Manitou Valley.

More from the press release: 

The 18th annual Boston Underground Film Festival returns, bringing with it an onslaught of phantasmagoria and intrigue to the Brattle Theatre and Harvard Film Archive from March 23rd through the 27th. This year’s schedule boasts an eclectic selection of weird, wonderful programming packed with guests both familiar and new, parties, and more!

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January 28, 2016
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Entertainment Weekly Debuts First Images from Fessenden’s Wendigo Book SUDDEN STORM


From Entertainment Weekly:

The Wendigo has some way to go before it joins the likes of Dracula and Frankenstein in the Monster Hall of Fame. But horror director Larry Fessenden clearly feels there is plenty of terror to be mined from this terrifying creature, which derives from Native American mythology and has been depicted in a variety of ways over the years. The filmmaker has directed two movies directly inspired by the beast (2001’s Wendigo and 2006’s The Last Winter) as well as an episode of the NBC horror anthology show Fear Itself starring Doug Jones as a man who develops a taste for human flesh — a recurring theme in tales about the creature.

Fessenden’s latest project to concern the legend is a collection of essays and other materials called Sudden Storm: A Wendigo Reader, which the filmmaker has curated and will be published by Fiddleblack on Feb. 16 (the book is now available to preorder from the publisher’s website). Deliberately broad in scope, the chapters range from one penned by President Theodore Roosevelt, in which he recounts a “goblin story” he was once told by an old hunter, to a consideration of the creature’s appearances on the small screen by horror expert Samuel Zimmerman. Sudden Storm also boast illustrations from Gary PullinIsabel Samaris, and renowned poster artist Graham Humphries. “We discuss it in terms of folkloria, in terms of crypto-zoology, but then we talk about it in movies and TV,” reveals Fessenden. “There’s a lot to chew on, if I can use the expression.”

Above, you can exclusively see artist Hugo Silva’s depiction of the Wendigo — which decorates the cover of Sudden Storm — while, below, you can see Isabel Samaras’ illustration of the creature.


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