Tag: weird fiction

Mysterium Tremendum Issue Two Release and a Word on the Series

Our second issue of Mysterium Tremendum has finally arrived! We’re proud to publish the only quarterly we’re aware of (and we’ve looked for others) dealing directly with the intersection of horror and the holy. If you’re uninitiated to the theme, you can find the introduction to Mysterium Tremendum’s first issue below.  In issue two, we’ve

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The Big Book of Little Deaths

2021’s been one hell of a year for us. We’re looking at the release of a limited hardback edition of Philip Fracassi’s Altar illustrated by François Vaillancourt in May; Hymns of Abomination: Secret Songs of Leeds, our tribute anthology to the work of Matthew M. Bartlett, is scheduled for publication in July, and debut collections

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Hymns of Abomination Cover Reveal

At long last, we’re thrilled to show you Yves Tourigny’s cover to Hymns of Abomination: Secret Songs of Leeds, our tribute anthology to Matthew M. Bartlett scheduled to release in July of this year.  For those who don’t know, Bartlett is a beloved voice in contemporary weird fiction known for his richly nightmarish tales of

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Ten Weird Writers to Save Us in 2020

It’s that time again, and we’ve never needed saving like we have in 2020. Thankfully, these authors provided us with some exceptional work. It may not solve all the world’s problems, but we firmly believe that burdens grow a little lighter with the weight of a good weird book in hand. The writers listed below

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Hymns of Abomination: Secret Songs of Leeds, a Tribute to Matthew M. Bartlett

With our second anthology, The Nightside Codex, available for preorder and nearing its release date (8/24), you may be wondering what’s next for SMM. For our 2020 open call, we’re putting a temporary hold on Mysterium Tremendum to publish a more-than-deserved tribute anthology that readers and writers alike have demanded for quite a while now.

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Classic Review: Kwaidan

There’s no doubt that weird fiction easily bears comparison to the folk tale. I imagine that many readers and writers of weird fiction developed their initial attraction to the more unsettling dimensions of literary creation by way of a particularly well-told folk tale. I vividly remember my own initial tinge of the uncanny gleaned from

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Kindle Kult: Women in Horror, Volume II

This is the second Kindle Kult post devoted exclusively to WiHM. Do your part to support these authors by following a link, reading, and most importantly, discussing their work with other readers (one easy way to do the latter is taking a second to leave them a review on Amazon–every review helps more than you’d

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Kindle Kult: Stephen Graham Jones, Jonathan Raab, Ottessa Moshfegh, and More

“The Last Final Girl is like Quentin Tarantino’s take on The Cabin in the Woods. Bloody, absurd, and smart. Plus, there’s a killer in a Michael Jackson mask.” – Carlton Mellick III, author of Apeshit. It’s also going for a nice $4.95 right now. Grab it while you can! My god, this looks like a romp. Just look

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Kindle Kult: Christopher Slatsky, Cody Goodfellow, Brian Hodge and more!

With the highly-anticipated release of The Immeasurable Corpse of Nature looming in the near horizon, now would be a great time to check out the book that put Christopher Slatsky on the map. Even better, Alectryomancer and Other Weird Tales  is only $2.99 on Kindle. What else could you possibly want? In case you missed it,

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10 Weird Fiction Books You Definitely Shouldn’t Miss from 2019

To Rouse Leviathan by Matt Cardin This magnificent collection of weird fiction with a spiritual twist is certainly a must-read of the year. A compilation of many old, new, and reworked stories from Matt Cardin, To Rouse Leviathan dissolves just the right dose of theological and metaphysical speculation into the bleak medium of Ligottian pessimism.

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