Press Release : The Women in Horror Film Festival Announcement

wihff-logo The Women in Horror Film Festival is excited to announce that the best-selling horror writer, Mylo Carbia, will be in attendance at the festival, which will take place from September 21-24 in Atlanta, Georgia. Mylo Carbia will be hosting a book signing at the festival for her #1 bestselling horror novel, “The Raping of Ava DeSantis,” which has been acclaimed by several prominent publications, including The Boston Globe,, Scream Magazine, and Reuters News.

A poor college student, brutally attacked by three wealthy fraternity brothers, seeks revenge against their families decades later.therapingof


The novel focuses on Ava’s revenge, and has been lauded as a nail-biting revenge thriller. More information about Mylo Carbia (@MyloCarbia) and The Raping of Ava DeSantis can be found at The Women in Horror Film Festival is a one-of-a-kind film fest dedicated to showcasing and celebrating the talented women behind the scenes and starring in horror films, as well as the many creative women horror screenwriters. The Women in Horror Film Festival is open to submissions of feature films, short films, student films, short screenplays, feature screenplays, and television pilots. Submissions can be made at via FilmFreeway. A custom Women in Horror Film Festival trophy will be given to all winners in each of our 19 categories. Feature film finalists will be sent to horror distributor Terror Films for consideration. Screenplay winners will receive a copy of StoryO software from Jungle Software, and all feature screenplay finalists will receive a copy of The Hollywood Screenwriter’s Directory from the Writer’s Store. Other awards will be announced soon! Women in Horror Film Festival is proud to announce that it is sponsored by Terror Films, Minutemen Press, Jungle Software, The Writers Store, and Dead, Buried, and Back!