Horses, cowboy hats, six-shooters. Ghosts, monsters, demons. 

The Weird West genre combines the Old West aesthetic with the frontier of the supernatural. It has spawned beloved games, movies and books combining the genres of horror, scifi, dark fantasy and speculative.

This website is a resource for writers, readers and fans of the Weird West. Explore on for a better understanding of the Weird Westa list of books that you can’t miss, and much more.


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What is the Weird West?

Both readers and writers can tap into fresh perspectives and fantastical elements in this version of the Wild West that never fails to, in equal parts, inspire and terrify.

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