The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror: 2013 Paula Guran et al.
The darkness creeps upon us and we shudder, or it suddenly startles and we scream. There need be no monsters for us to be terrified in the dark, but if there are, they are just as often human and as supernatural. Join us in … More
Realms 1: The First Year of Clarkesworld Magazine Ken Scholes et al.
Step into a world of wonder, epiphany, and danger. From the return of old gods to the adventures of the last dragon on Earth, from quantum physics to manticores trained for the circus, this unique anthology takes readers… More
Ghosts: Recent Hauntings Paula Guran et al.
The spirits of the dead have walked among our legends, myths, and stories since before recorded history. Ghostly visitations, hauntings, unquiet souls seeking the living, vengeful wraiths, the possibility of life… More
Creatures: Thirty Years of Monsters John Langan et al.
Monsters: As old as the oldest of stories, as new as our latest imaginings. From the ancient stone corridors of the labyrinth to the graffitied alleyways of the contemporary metropolis, they stalk the shadows. Leering… More
Halloween: Magic, Mystery, and Macabre Paula Guran et al.
The farther we’ve gotten from the magic and mystery of the past, the more we’ve come to love Halloween—the one time each year when the mundane is overturned in favor of the bizarre, the “other side” is closest,… More
The Ones That Got Away Stephen Graham Jones
These thirteen stories are our own lives, inside out. A boy’s summer romance doesn’t end in that good kind of heartbreak, but in blood. A girl on a fishing trip makes a friend in the woods who’s exactly what… More
Zombies: Shambling Through the Ages Steve Berman et al.
It’s a wonder humanity ever survived into the twenty-first century. Even Neanderthals knew to bury the dead beneath stones to prevent corpses from rising. Ancient civilizations feared slain warriors would return… More
The Children of Old Leech Ross E. Lockhart et al.
There are Things — terrifying Things — whispered of in darkened forests beyond the safe comfort of firelight: The Black Guide, the Broken Ouroboros, the Pageant, Belphegor, Old Leech . . .
These Things … More
Phantom Paul Tremblay et al.
No ax murderers hunting sexy teens . . . no brutal torture for torture’s sake . . . because Phantom goes beyond the scare: Paul Tremblay and Sean Wallace have collected fourteen stories by today’s most thoughtful… More
Nightmare Magazine Issue 32 John Joseph Adams et al.
NIGHTMARE is an online horror and dark fantasy magazine. In NIGHTMARE’s pages, you will find all kinds of horror fiction, from zombie stories and haunted house tales, to visceral psychological horror.
This … More
The Dark Issue 5 Stephen Graham Jones et al.
The Dark is a quarterly magazine co-edited by Jack Fisher and Sean Wallace, with the fifth issue featuring all-original short fiction by Stephen Graham Jones, Octavia Cade, Emily B. Cataneo, and Darja Malcolm-Clarke.… More
The Big Click Issue 15 Molly Tanzer et al.
In our special Bizarro Crime issue we start things off with Cameron Pierce’s “Drop the World,” the tale of a young woman hoping to heal her life through taking hits to the face in the boxing ring. Then,… More
Bad Seeds: Evil Progeny Steve Berman et al.
Children are supposed to be all sugar and spice and everything nice . . . but we know that’s not the truth. Dark tales of wicked tykes and dangerous kids playing vicious games that lead adults—sometimes their own parents—to… More
All the Beautiful Sinners Stephen Graham Jones
Deputy Sheriff Jim Doe plunges into a renegade manhunt after the town’s sheriff is gunned down. But unbeknownst to him, the suspect—an American Indian—holds chilling connections to the disappearance… More
The Cutting Room: Dark Reflections of the Silver Screen Datlow Ellen et al.
The credits have rolled, but the lights are still off. Something is lurking on the other side of the screen. There are dark secrets, starving monsters, and haunted survivors who refuse to be left on the cutting room floor.… More
Icarus 15: Winter 2012-13 Steve Berman et al.
Winter has arrived with Icarus 15 and with it ghosts and doppelgangers. The Magazine of Gay Speculative Fiction welcomes stories by our old friends Peter Dube and Lambda Literary Award winning author Richard Bowes … More