Dark Dixie: Tales of Southern Horror (1991)
This audio-collection, released by Spine-Tingling Press, includes five of Kelly’s most horrific tales from his early small press days.
Click on each title to listen to or download an MP3 of the story.
- “The Cistern” — The town has sealed up the old cistern and maybe for a very good reason.
- “Miss Abigail’s Delicate Condition” — Abigail is plagued with physical ailments, but that doesn’t seem to keep her from attracting snakes.
- “Papa’s Exile” — Never again will drunken Papa upset the
- “Black Harvest” — A beautiful young woman at the harvest festival wants more than a dance… much more.
- “Yea, Though I Drive” — There’s a massacre in progress on I-53. Don’t pick up any hitchhikers.
- Brief Ronald Kelly intro
This collection was released on stereo audio-cassette and features 3-D sound effects. Dark Dixie garnered much critical acclaim and was included on the nominating ballot of the 1992 Grammy Awards for Best Spoken Word or Non-Musical Album.
Dark Dixie: Tales of Southern Horror
90 minutes/1 cassette
(Currently out of print)
While the tape is out-of-print, copies are still available directly from the author. Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org for information on ordering copies using
When Croatoan Publishing first announced they would publish Ronald Kelly’s novel Moon of the Werewolf under its original title, Undertaker’s Moon, they commissioned audio excerpts from the novel narrated by Wayne June. The 4 excerpts can be downloaded using the links below.
Pod of Horror interviews Ronald Kelly
Mark Justice interviewed Ronald Kelly for Pod of Horror
#52 (March 2009).