Japanese Translation News

Carina Bissett is excited to announce the Japanese translation of her story “An Embrace of Poisonous Intent.” This piece was originally published by Egaeus Press in Bitter Distillations: An Anthology of Poisonous Tales (2020). The theme of Night Land Quarterly vol. 25 is “Memento Mori.” Bissett is joined by TF Powys, Johannes Ilmari Auerbach, Jan Gerhard … More Japanese Translation News

Publication Announcement by Nearby Universe Founder Brook Bhagat

Brook Bhagat is thrilled to share the news that her poetry collection, Only Flying, due for release in November of this year, is now available for preorder. From the publisher’s website: “Only Flying is a collection of surreal free verse and prose poetry that celebrates transformation and paradox, exploring both the silence of the seeker and the outrageous wilderness … More Publication Announcement by Nearby Universe Founder Brook Bhagat

Publications, Panels, and an Award

Carina Bissett is pleased to announce that she accepted the Silver Hammer Award at the Bram Stoker Awards on Saturday night, May 22. “The Horror Writers Association (HWA) periodically gives the Silver Hammer Award to an HWA volunteer who has done a truly massive amount of work for the organization, often unsung and behind the scenes. It was instituted … More Publications, Panels, and an Award

Award Finalist & Author Appearance

Carina Bissett is pleased to share the news that the themed anthology WILD: Uncivilized Tales from Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers is a finalist for the 2021 Colorado Book Awards in the Anthology category. Her story “An Authentic Experience” opens the collected works. AnthologyStories That Need to Be Told 2020: A Tulip Tree Anthology edited by Jennifer … More Award Finalist & Author Appearance

“Gluttony”–Seven Deadly Sins Series

Carina Bissett‘s story “Serpents and Toads” is included in Gluttony: An inordinate desire to consume more than that which one requires (Seven Deadly Sins Book 6), which was published by Black Hare Press. This is her first Australian publication credit. “Serpents and Toads” is a contemporary retelling of the fairy tale “Diamonds and Toads.” In this version, the … More “Gluttony”–Seven Deadly Sins Series

SM Lindberg on the Theme of “White”

Stephanie M. Lindberg (SM Lindberg)’s flash nonfiction essay, “There Will Be Blood,” was published in the Summer 2020 edition, Volume 1.2, of Assure Press’s Iris Literary Journal. Due to the pandemic, publishing was delayed, and the edition was printed in early 2021. The theme was “White”, featuring “work that creatively addresses purity: innocence, idealism, fidelity, … More SM Lindberg on the Theme of “White”

Women in Horror Month

February is Women in Horror Month (WIHM), something Carina Bissett looks forward to each year. It is a celebration of women and female-identifying authors in a genre that is often misunderstood and overlooked. Although there is a negative preconception that often follows the mention of “horror,” the genre is actually diverse and multi-faceted. It’s true … More Women in Horror Month