Have you read “A Rose for Emily”? Replace racism with circumcision, and you have some idea what to expect from my new short story, which appears in Twisted Anatomy, a charity anthology of body horror from the editors at Sci-Fi and Scary.
Read More New Fiction in the Twisted Anatomy anthology
Doomed zeppelins floating aimlessly among a sea of a chemicals. A hansom-driver turned captain. A prohibition on coffee.
Read More New Fiction in The Cafe Irreal
The man smiled, dimpled, ruddy cheeks like two sugar plums. “Little Ollie’s on the top of my list this year. I just can’t disappoint him. And his letter was very specific.”
Read More All I Want for Christmas is You
Dinah inspected the withered trunk, the dry, shriveled limbs. “Fucking shit, dude,” she said. “How long you had this thing, since the Dark Ages?”
Read More Shedding
A cluster of flies, like black grapes, swarmed over the sherry-stained carpet, seduced by its fermented sweetness, though any liquid had long since evaporated.
Read More I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
“Shhh-shh-shhhhh.” Warner held up a ruddy finger. “Hear that?”
Read More Silent Night
Even today, I’m not certain how I managed to lose 27 pounds in seven months. I suppose it was all my own fault.
Read More My Weight Loss Journey
This is Trump’s America: Hate has risen from the basement of our politics to the top of our society, and we are all complicit in it. There is much to be said, but first let us mourn.
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You don’t steal from a pumpkin patch, especially not one run by a hundred-year-old Romanian with an affinity for Old World curses.
Read More The Pumpkin Patch
Most people call it “boiling” because they think that boils are something caused by boiling water.
Read More Of Boiling and Boils