Sarah Read is a dark fiction writer in the frozen north of Wisconsin. Her short stories can be found in Gamut, Black Static, and other places, and in various anthologies including Suspended in Dusk, BEHOLD! Oddities Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders, and The Best Horror of the Year
Today’s blog guest is the lovely Sarah Read, talking about “Still Life with Natalie”, from the the new Suspended in Dusk II anthology.
1. What was the inspiration for your SiD2 story?
A friend of mine (hi Torii!) told me about a
Happy to see the cover for the latest Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror from Paula Guran and Prime Books!
“Sunflower Junction,” Simon Avery (Black Static #57)
“Swift to Chase,” Laird Barron (Adam’s Ladder: An Anthology of Dark Science Fiction)
“Fallow,” Ashley Blooms (Shimmer
Today’s SiD2 guest is Mr Stephen Graham Jones.
1. What was the inspiration for your SiD2 story, “Love is a Cavity I Can’t Stop Touching”?
Being fourteen and in love, pretty much.? And then being fifteen and in love. And sixteen. On down
Karen Runge is an author and visual artist based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her works have appeared in various anthologies and other publications around the world. Her first solo short story collection, ‘Seven Sins’ was published by Concord Free
Once upon a time there was The Starlit Wood, edited by Dominik Parisien and Navah Wolfe. It won the Shirley Jackson Award, was shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award, the British Fantasy Award, and a whole slew of other awards. It re-imagined seventeen
And this new anthology from Ellen Datlow is up for pre-order, Mad Hatters and March Hares: All-New Stories from the World of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.
Gentle Alice – Kris Dikeman (poem)
My Own Invention – Delia Sherman
Lily-White & The Thief of
This is a fantastic essay by the amazing Stephen Graham Jones on age-old horror.
So two guys are walking across the moors.
Yeah, you’ve heard this one.
Couple of young Americans are backpacking through Europe, and they duck in out of the
JS Breukelaar’s Aletheia is one of the finest, strangest novels I’ve read in a long time. There’s bone and blood magic in it, and it drips strangeness. Highly recommended.
She’s resident of Sydney, Australia via San Diego, New York and New Zealand. Born in Berkeley,
Huzzah! Final cover art for the new Ellen Datlow anthology, Mad Hatters and March Hares, which contains stories inspired by the Alice mythos.
Table of Contents
“A Comfort, One Way” by Genevieve Valentine
“Alis” by Stephen Graham Jones
“All the King’s Men” by Jeffrey