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Fiction by Dylan Nicholson, Joanna Theiss, Billy Stanton, Heather Webb, Alec Glisson, Caleb Coomer, Dan Dellechiaie, Mansi Rathore, Chloe Spector, Sarah Muldowney, Elizabeth J. Wenger, Titus Green, Rhema Sayers, and Josh Hanson Flash Fiction by N.V. Devlin, Douglas Gwilym, Madison Randolph, S. Eamma, and Joseph Townsend Poetry by Thomas Piekarski, Jay Horan, and Alistair Thaw

“Household Gods” Horror by Josh Hanson

Josh Hanson is a teacher and a graduate of University of Montana MFA program, and his first novel, King’s Hill is forthcoming from Wicked House. His previous work has appeared or is forthcoming in Sinister Smile Press, BlackPetals, Dance Cry Dance Break, Stoneboat,Fast Flesh, and Diagram. 

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“Late Night Recitation” Dark Poetry by Thomas Piekarski

Thomas Piekarski is a former editor of the California State Poetry Quarterly. His poetry has appeared in such publications as Poetry Quarterly, Literature Today, The Journal, Poetry Salzburg, Modern Literature, South African Literary Journal, and Home Planet News. His books of poetry are Ballad of Billy the Kid, Monterey Bay Adventures, Mercurial World, and Aurora…

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“Grinny: Free to a Good Home” Monster Tale/Micro Horror by Douglas Gwilym

Douglas’s story “Poppy’s Poppy” is on the preliminary ballot for a Bram Stoker Award this year, and “Year Six” appeared on Ellen Datlow’s Best Horror #14 recommended reading list after making the preliminary ballot last year. He is co-editing The Midnight Zone’s upcoming first edition, Novus Monstrum, which is jam-packed with modern legends of weird fiction, but is also a showcase…

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Dark Poem by Alistair Thaw

Alistair Thaw is a poet who has work due for publication with The Piker Press. Thaw is also an electronic musician who has recorded numerous horror-themed projects, such as hole house and kindred spirits. Currently, he records as the haunters. 

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“Dispassionate” Dark Fiction by Joseph Townsend

JP Townsend is a writer of crime, science fiction and horror.  Originally born in Terre Haute, Indiana, he migrated to Australia as a teenager and currently resides in Brisbane, Queensland, with his partner and a very talkative cat from whom he gets most of his ideas.  Currently employed as a motor winder, he has previously…

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“HMO” Social-Realist-Horror by Billy Stanton

Billy Stanton is a young working-class writer and filmmaker based in London, and originally from Portsmouth. His story ‘Screwfix’ was recently published in ‘New Towns’ (Wild Pressed Books). His short fiction has also appeared in Horla, The Chamber, Tigershark and (soon) Wyldblood magazines. His latest short film ‘Noli is currently in post-production. His blog can…

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“Frost” Horror by Dena Linn

Dena Linn, ex-urban, thriver, commune child, not to be one of ‘those’ girls, diving into hate, loss, rage, heartbreak, and insanity. First-Place: “The Problem Is”, published by Also appearing in Down in the Dirt Magazine and Ariel Chart International Literary Journal, she’s a story judge for and published six shorts in anthologies.

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