News articles

‘Midnight Pals,’ imagining top horror Writers as Kids, gets Hugo Nomination (Newsweek, 4/8/22)
NUTS & BOLTS: Interview With Bitter Karella, Creator of The Midnight Pals (HWA website, 12/15/23)
The Hidden Generosity of the Midnight Pals (Esoteric Eden, Issue 6, 2/14/24)
Brave New Weird Author Interview (Tenebrous Press)
The Old Ways Author Interview (EerieRiver Publishing)
This World Belongs to Us Author Interview (From Beyond Press)
Weird West Author Spotlight: Bitter Karella (Weird West Fiction)

 

 

Con Appearances

Midwest Media Expo 2014 Guest of Honor

Scares that Care Authorcon 2023 Guest of Honor

 

Award Nominations

Hugo, Best Fan Writer 2022
Hugo, Best Fan Writer 2023
Hugo, Best Fan Writer 2024

 

Media appearances!!!

You can hear me talk on my own podcast, A Special Presentation or Alf Will Not be Seen Tonight, all about newspaper comics adapted into films, or occasionally on Submitted for the Approval of the Midnight Pals. Or you can hear me on any of my other fine media appearances:
HWA Nuts & Bolts Tik Tok interview, Part 6: Other Projects!
HWA Nuts & Bolts Tik Tok interview, Part 5: Using Humor to Address Serious Topics
HWA Nuts & Bolts Tik Tok interview, Part 4: Advice for Writing Humor and Humorous Dialogue
HWA Nuts & Bolts Tik Tok interview, Part 3: Tips on Marketing & Building a Brand
HWA Nuts & Bolts Tik Tok interview, Part 2: How Do You Find Readership?
HWA Nuts & Bolts Tik Tok interview, Part 1: How Did Midnight Pals Come About?
Haus of Decline Ep. 192: The Sinfest Episode Featuring Bitter Karella
The Greymuzzle Archives #5: Bitter Karella
48 Minutes of Dogs Barking Ep. 66: The Tale of the Baguette Pervert
The Compleat Discography: I Shall Wear Midnight
Allora Public Radio: LGBTQ+ (Alison Cybe, Howard David Ingham, Gretchen Felker-Martin, Bitter Karella)
IGNORANCE WAS BLISS Ep 440: Internet Bon Vivant
The Violet Wanderers 143: The Spaghetti Incident feat. Karella of Midnight Pals
Flash in the Pan 46: I’ve Always Been a Cheese Man
Flash in the Pan 68: Twilight Sparkle, A Cop on the Edge
Ghoulish, episode 38: Midnight Pals with Bitter Karella
Saucer Cinema: episode 4 (Love, Annunaki Style – Chariots of the Gods? (1970) w/ Bitter Karella)
Saucer Cinema: episode 11 (Space Vampire Unit – Lifeforce (1985) w/ Bitter Karella and Jen Albright)
Saucer Cinema: episode 12 (Nature is Metal – Lifeforce (1985) w/ Bitter Karella and Jen Albright)
Saucer Cinema: episode 20 (Freak 4 Frakes – Alien Autopsy: Fact or Fiction? (1995) w/ Bitter Karella and Woosl)
The Spec Griot Garage: episode 14 (A Hornbook for Witches)
Why is this Not a Movie? Serf’s Up!
Drawing Controversy, episode 3: The Perplexing Collapse of Sinfest
Have You Seen This? Ep. 206: Garfield – His Nine Lives
Have You Seen This? Ep. 194: The Adventures of Ragtime
Have You Seen This? Ep. 193: Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus
Have You Seen This? Ep. 189: Carry On
Have You Seen This? Ep. 187: The Guardian
Have You Seen This? Ep. 182: Goat Story — The Old Prague Legends
Have You Seen This? Ep. 174: Penda’s Fen
Have You Seen This? Ep.171: Faust: Love of the Damned
Have You Seen This? Ep.134: Ravenous
Have You Seen This? Ep. 132: Eyes of Fire
Have You Seen This? Ep. 130: Loose Cannons
Have You Seen This? Ep. 118: Martin
Have You Seen This? Ep. 107: Krull
Have You Seen This? Ep. 98: Willow
Have You Seen This? Ep. 91: Behind the Mask, The Rise of Leslie Vernon
Have You Seen This? Ep. 84: Vile Pervert the Sequel & Guilty
Have You Seen This? Ep. 82: Ernest Goes to Camp
Have You Seen This? Ep. 79: Eat and Run
Have You Seen This? Ep. 40: Haxan
Have You Seen This? Ep. 38: Vile Pervert Redux
Have You Seen This? Ep. 34: Free to Be You and Me
Have You Seen This? Ep. 31: Raggedy Ann and Andy — A Musical Adventure
Have You Seen This? Ep. 16: Abba — The Movie
Have You Seen This? Ep. 9: Vile Pervert
Have You Seen This? Ep. 8: Nothing But Trouble
Have You Seen This? Ep. 7: The Day the Clown Cried