May 5, 2020

This Day in Halloween: Anne Rice's "Interview With A Vampire" is published in 1976. / Illustration by CJ Lindblad

Interview With A Vampire is published in 1976. The first novel by Anne Rice receives mixed reviews but slowly grows a devoted following. The novel’s eventual success spawns a movie version in 1994 and several comic book versions. The novel is the first of what later becomes known as The Vampire Chronicles.