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Zoom reading from A SINISTER QUARTET + new stories showcased at Decameron Project

/ May 19th, 2020 / No Comments »

The COVID-19 crisis has required us to get creative as we promote our forthcoming anthology A Sinister Quartet, as live events remain out of the question for the moment and review venues deal with disruptions in schedule and income. We’ve had some good breaks to

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The Outer Dark now and The Outer Dark then

/ May 7th, 2020 / No Comments »

I am honored to return to The Outer Dark podcast to take part in the latest episode their Quarantine Readings series, alongside (so to speak, in virtual space) my great friend (and Mythic Delirium alumna) Christina Sng. She reads from her new poetry collection from

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The Theodora Goss Collection + ongoing e-book sale [Mythic Delirium Books]

/ May 6th, 2020 / No Comments »

In a thrilling bit of news that ideally I would have announced a month ago — but the times are what they are and my lack of time is what it is, so I am belatedly getting around to it now — Mythic Delirium Books

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A SINISTER QUARTET: four long stories of wonder and horror from C. S. E. Cooney, Amanda J. McGee, Jessica P. Wick and me

/ May 5th, 2020 / No Comments »

Cross-posted from Mythic Delirium Books: Mythic Delirium Books is proud at last to announce our next release, A Sinister Quartet, scheduled to drop June 9, 2020. It’s the biggest book we’ve ever put together, gathering four stories that, combined, amount to more than 150,000 words

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Announcing AFTERMATH OF AN INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT + Publishers Weekly starred review

/ May 5th, 2020 / No Comments »

It’s been six years since my last (and first) collection of horror stories, Unseaming, appeared in the world and fared shockingly well on multiple fronts. My second collection of horror tales (and third story collection overall), Aftermath of an Industrial Accident, will debut July 7;

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Acclaimed NOWHEREVILLE anthology (featuring my tale “Nolens Volens”) available on Netgalley

/ March 8th, 2020 / No Comments »

I’m quite honored to be part of the ensemble gathered in Nowhereville, the latest anthology of dark fiction from Broken Eye Books (and not just because appearing in the book got me name-checked in USA Today, though that was still really cool!) Editors Scott Gable

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My 2019 Award Eligibility Post

/ November 25th, 2019 / No Comments »

After a couple of years of what has felt to me like relative dormancy, I actually have a reasonably extensive list of shiny new stories and poems to highlight for the consideration of those who concern themselves with nominating and voting for awards, genre-related and

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A double horror special

/ November 19th, 2019 / No Comments »

Over at my low key Patreon page, I have begun serializing the latest draft of my new horror novella of more than 30,000 words, “The Comforter,” the third installment in the series that began with my Nebula Award-nominated story “The Button Bin” and continued in

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When it rains … (new stories, new podcasts, new poem, & more)

/ November 4th, 2019 / No Comments »

Rain has been a theme here in Roanoke this Halloween season. As sometimes happens to everyone in this business, a number of things going on behind the scenes have kind of built into thunderheads at once, resulting in something of a downpour of publication news

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Morgan Scorpion presents “Let There Be Darkness”

/ October 2nd, 2019 / No Comments »

Vlogger Morgan Scorpion has a YouTube channel in which she narrates new and classic horror tales in her delightfully stentorian voice. The likes of Edgar Allan Poe, Oliver Onions and M. R. James mingle with many of today’s most fascinating writers of horror and the

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