Alyson Faye co-runs the indie horror press Black Angel, with business partner Stephanie Ellis. They have a new witch anthology up for pre-order on Amazon, Daughters of Darkness 2 , which will be out on October 1, 2021.

Kay Smith-Blum is among the finalists for the 2021 Page Turner Writing Award for her unpublished novel, The House on Desco Drive. A short story, drawn from the novel, will be published at Minerva Rising Press in its “Suffrage” issue in October 2021.

Felix Imonti’s short story “In the Details” is in the anthology Dark City Crime Magazine. He also has a short story, “Student Teaching”, in the anthology Artificial Divide.

Nancy Kay Clark’s short story, “Felt in her Bones” appears in an anthology of dragon stories, Crunchy with Ketchup.

Listen to an audio recording of Purabi Sinha Das read her poem “My Father’s House.”

New contributor A. K. Cotham recently had another flash fiction piece accepted into Brilliant Flash Fiction‘s anthology, scheduled for publication this fall.

Sharon Frayne’s YA novel, The Sound of a Rainbow, which won the 2020 Muskoka Novel Marathon, has just landed a publishing contract with Latitude 46 Publishing. The novel will be launched in 2023.

Connie Lynn Cook‘s new novel Follow the Money, a Diana Darling Private Investigator Novel is a rom-com mystery. It’s available to purchase online. 

Douglas J. Ogurek edited UNSPLATTERPUNK! 4, published by Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction. The anthology features six stories that “unite the gruesome contents of the splatterpunk subgenre with the millennia-old notion that art should offer moral instruction.” Learn more.

Wes Payton’s new novella, Oblong, is now available both in print as well in an eBook format.

Harry Posner‘s award winning novella Peggy Lee’s Delicious Lips is now available as an audiobook from

Phyllis Humby, Frank T. Sikora, Michael Joll and Nancy Kay Clark are among those who collaborated on a publication of a new short story anthology called Our Plan to Save the World. Read about the anthology on Phyllis’ blog.

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  1. “Read and vote for Mitchell’s story here.” Thx NKC! I died on Deathmatch. A noble death, but still – I’m out. Kinda like Francis Macomber, it felt good to take myself out of my comfort zone and write in a different style. Also, meeting my alter-ego, “Arlo” was interesting! He may return, to speak his foul-mouthed truth. Cheers – m

  2. Looking forward to the paper edition.

    Doug Hawley (smart car)

  3. Wes Payton’s new book Downstate Illinois is now available:

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