Old Book About The Ozark Howler Available Again

It was over 80 years ago, in 1936, that Saul Ashton published Tales of the Ozark Howler. It was also over 80 years ago, in 1938, that Ashton's family withdrew the book from distribution, embarrassed by Ashton's atheism and Communist politics. Only a small number of copies of the book survived the purge, and the … Continue reading Old Book About The Ozark Howler Available Again

An Ozark Howler Story… With a Heron

Slightly up and to the left of the Bible Belt is America's love handle, the Ozark Mountains. There, hidden in the hills, they say, lives the Ozark Howler, a creature with strange, twisted horns, razor sharp claws, dark shaggy fur and glowing red eyes. Two and a half years ago, an artist using the pseudonym … Continue reading An Ozark Howler Story… With a Heron

Ozark Howler Out Front In New Book

"The one aspect every witness agrees upon is the Ozark Howler's piercing, terrifying cry." This description of the Ozark Howler comes from Jason Offutt, in a new book about American mythological monsters, Chasing American monsters : over 250 creatures, cryptids, and hairy beasts, due to be released on March 7 this year. Offutt writes, "The Ozark Mountains in north central Arkansas are covered in … Continue reading Ozark Howler Out Front In New Book