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The A+ Book Club Talked with Kayla About Queer Monsters, Writing Craft and “Hot Horror”

During the 13 Days of A+, Kayla kicked off the A+ popup discord with a book club discussion about her recently published lesbian horror novelette, Helen House. The transcript of that discussion is below, minus, sadly, the custom :Helen House: and :Haunted Doll: emojis I created for the server.

Nico: Tis just 5 minutes shy of the A+ Read a Fucking Book Club Q&A with our own Managing Editor, @Kayla Kumari and I am delighted to invite @everyone to come join us!

Gina: ahhh hello nico!

Nico: We'll start off by just getting situated, and then we will formally begin the question-asking.
Is everyone feeling spooky or spooky enough for a Helen House discussion?
hi gina!!!

Gen: Very hyped for this - big fan of Helen House and al...

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Nico Hall

Nico Hall is Autostraddle's A+ and Fundraising Director, and has been fundraising and working in the arts and nonprofit sector for over a decade. They write nonfiction and personal essays and are currently at work on a queer fiction novel. They live in Pittsburgh with their partner, Sadie. They are also a gardener, project queer, witchy/wizardly human and are currently mourning their lovely senior rescue dog. Nico is also haunted. You can find them on Twitter and Instagram as @nknhall.

Nico has written 128 articles for us.