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KILLERS

Lester-Clark May 18, 2021

Scuttle

Our protagonist is gradually driven mad by perceived sounds coming from within his apartment walls.

Gabrielle Harbowy and Leah Petersen May 27, 2021

Skin Deep

Although she suffers from serious allergic reactions, Indira refuses to get a med-tat. As a prosecutor who has won nine cases against the manufacturer of the implantable biotech, she knows better. But when epinephrine injectors are prohibited, Indira has no choice.

J.S. Watts October 20, 2020

Ritual

A man prepares to go out on the hunt with just one thing on his mind. He has his trusted rituals to achieve success, but there are other, older rituals at play, rituals that balance nature and can turn the hunter into the hunted

March 9, 2021

Eve

Your vision gets clearer when you’ve been in the ground with nothing but time.

Aisling Campbell October 31, 2020

Swallow

A predatory young man chooses the wrong girl to follow home from the Halloween disco.

MONSTERS

Cody-Mower May 4, 2021

Satan’s Ridge

In this true story, Cody and his best friend Kyle spend their final summer before adulthood finding the secret shame of their tiny town in rural Maine—Satan’s Ridge, a haunted site purposely removed from the map. Sometimes forbidden places are forbidden for a reason.

Ed Nobody June 19, 2021

The Skull in the Sky

A beautiful, lyrical, dark creation myth.

Perry-Ruh April 8, 2021

GASHADOKURO

An apocalyptic poem.

Avra Margariti October 29, 2020

The Brides of Dracula Ponder the Manson Murders

(What are humans but an amalgamation
of meat and electricity?) Read this unsettling poem by Avra Margariti.

MJ Mars October 20, 2020

In Bocca al Lupo

When climate change brings about the New Ice Age, along with the hatching of a hoard of monstrous Ningen, it is down to the five remaining members of the Polaris military base to lure the monsters to their doom. Only, the theory behind the lure isn’t all that sound. And the Ningen are like nothing they have ever faced before.

PARANORMAL

Jordan Hirsch October 20, 2020

Annie’s Alibi

These women and priests just don’t get it at all.

Ephiny-Gale July 22, 2021

Traces of Us, Hot Enough for Dinner

On the anniversary of her fiancee’s death, our protagonist finds herself in a time loop where demons flood in every night and tear everyone to shreds.

Avra Margariti March 23, 2021

Feast Your Eyes

Two sacrificial lambs.

JL Akagi December 24, 2021

Betobeto Teketeke

I’m going to tell you a story, but on one condition: it must be read out loud.

Christina Ladd October 15, 2021

Mona Luna

If you never met her, you’d think she was a real nice lady, yeah. Good with kids, never kicked no dog. Never sang a hymn out of tune. On Tuesdays and Thursdays she works down at the shelter, handing out socks and toothbrushes.

I go barefoot in my boots rather than take a single thing from Mona Luna.

POETRY

Gourab Hazra January 14, 2021

MANGOES

The poem depicts the plight of Medieval villagers who have fallen prey to witches. They visited the hamlet guised as damsels and allured them into consuming the mangoes they had brought as an offering. The rural settlers were unaware of the fact that while they were enjoying this new delicacy, their beating hearts were growing as crops in the witches’ lair.

Jordan Hirsch October 20, 2020

Annie’s Alibi

These women and priests just don’t get it at all.

Avra Margariti October 31, 2020

Honey Bear

“Come outside, dearest mine.
Come taste the spring honey
drip-drip-dripping from every hive.” Read this dark poem by Avra Margariti.

Avra Margariti October 29, 2020

The Brides of Dracula Ponder the Manson Murders

(What are humans but an amalgamation
of meat and electricity?) Read this unsettling poem by Avra Margariti.

Avra Margariti March 23, 2021

Feast Your Eyes

Two sacrificial lambs.

POST-APOCALYPTIC

Kamen Pavloff December 15, 2020

Tommy

Tommy is lost, walking along an abandoned road. He remembers his family and his normal life, but he fails to remember how he got himself on the road he is treading now.

Ephiny-Gale July 22, 2021

Traces of Us, Hot Enough for Dinner

On the anniversary of her fiancee’s death, our protagonist finds herself in a time loop where demons flood in every night and tear everyone to shreds.

E. E. King June 24, 2021

The Rediscovery of Plants

PS takes not only motion and sound; it takes everything. Every nerve, muscle, and neuron. Every thought, idea, and sentiment. By the time sufferers reach puberty, they are not human.

Chris Black January 5, 2021

The Corpsehulk

When the system’s outer colonists are subsumed by smartmetal gone rogue, Winnow finds herself aboard Earth’s makeshift defence fleet. But the Corpsehulk isn’t some simple flesh and chrome invader; it has a vision for humanity, perhaps one that Winnow shares.

Mark Towse December 3, 2021

A Holiday Romance

An alluring insect seduces an unhappily married man on a second honeymoon with his equally unhappy wife.

PSYCHOLOGICAL

Kamen Pavloff March 16, 2021

Shooting the Messenger

Paranoic Miles has a healthy fear of vampires, so he’s eager to get out of Italy ASAP, but when people around him start dropping dead, Miles begins to wonder if he’s the real monster.

Sloane December 15, 2020

Are You A Vessel?

A threatening email written by a hypnotic sender.

Lester-Clark May 18, 2021

Scuttle

Our protagonist is gradually driven mad by perceived sounds coming from within his apartment walls.

Clay-McLeod-Chapman October 29, 2020

TAKE ME

A cardboard box on the curbside. A magic marker missive: TAKE ME. Free books for someone to take. But what if these books shouldn’t be taken? What if they’re haunted?

Andrew Moore November 26, 2020

Somnambulant

After a waking nightmare that continues to haunt her, Elisa experiences increasing episodes of disassociation. As her sense of self unravels, she gets closer to the horrifying truth.

SCIENCE FICTION

Daniel W Gonzales July 15, 2021

Moments Broken in TIme

Hell is eternal consciousness.

Martín Merino December 17, 2021

Followers

The more followers you have, the more important you are.

Davide-Mana December 10, 2020

The Taste of Ashes

After a global pandemic, collecting the dead and bring them to the burning pits is a legit way to make a living. On her first day on the job, a young woman needs to learn the basics, and learn them fast.

P.G. Streeter August 20, 2021

Impurity

Bill has spent a lifetime surviving in a desolate world by whatever violent means each day necessitates. Now he seeks a new life beyond the walls of the enigmatic Colony—but he wonders: What will it cost him?

Ephiny-Gale June 8, 2021

Watchhouse

Jenna Blythe is queer, so her wealthy family builds a Watchhouse to teach her a lesson.

STAFF FAVES

Tiffany E. Wilson December 1, 2020

One Shot

What happens when a pandemic hits the failing US healthcare system? When Kiara becomes sick, she can’t afford to admit her infection and miss work or even go to the doctor to treat it. Failed by the system, she searches for any way to survive.

Christopher DeStefano October 20, 2020

An Exercise in Peddling Fear

A true master of a trade takes pride in their work and the demonic plying of human fear is no different! An artisan breaks down the industry and walks two unfortunate souls through its current project.

Osahon Ize-Iyamu January 7, 2021

And Songs Don’t End

A family must deal with the loss of their abusive mother, a constant singer who sang away all the monsters from attacking their dreams.

Keily Blair October 20, 2020

The Orchid’s Crimson Maw

After her mother’s suicide, lonely Melody returns home to fetch the family orchid; a plant capable of altering reality—for a price.

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