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For more information on our contributors, see their bio at the end of each story (link), or visit their author website (➚).

Brian Ames Prayer for the Dying - Issue 8

Julia August Delia’s Door - Issue 28 |

Daniel Ausema Scolyard’s “The Constructs Forsee Their Doom” - Issue 23 |

Neil Ayers In the Rose Garden - Issue 16 | Coma - Issue 10

D. Morgan Ballmer That Old Family Tree - Issue 25

Kelly Barnhill Tabula Rasa - Issue 18 |

Laird Barron Hour of the Cyclops - Issue 6 |

M. Bennardo The Night Nurse - Issue 31 | The Book in Dutch - Issue 22 |

H. David Blalock To Our Brothers - Issue 7

R.S. Bohn Judith of Lions - Issue 22 |

Jennifer Hollie Bowles Inside the Ganges - Issue 20

Lisa M. Bradley The Starfish - Issue 12 |

Lida Broadhurst Miyagu - Issue 17

Adam Browne A Retrospective - Issue 27 | The Biologie of Paradise - Issue 19 |

Georgina Bruce Witchwood - Issue 19

Andi C. Buchanan A Consensus Told in Chromatophores - Issue 32 |

Kealan Patrick Burke The End of Mr. Blame - Issue 12 |

Nadia Bulkin The Five Stages of Grief - Issue 17 |

Octavia Cade Imago - Issue 32

Seth Cadin No Signal - Issue 20

Woody Carsky-Wilson The Felon - Issue 13

Dixon Chance The Murmurous Paleoscope - Issue 23

Vajra Chandrasekera The Bombardier - Issue 32 | Terminus - Issue 29 | The Calf - Issue 24 |

Michael Christie The Stinking Creep - Issue 2

Miranda Ciccone And Their Hearts As Engines - Issue 17

Jai Clare Mascots and Martyrs - Issue 14 | The Roof of God - Issue 5 |

Brendan Connell Orach - Issue 9

Gary W. Conner Swim In Sediment - Issue 12 | These Stand for Me - Issue 1

Brian J. Conrad Angel of the Sand - Issue 8

Laura Cooney The Rubee - Issue 15

Lawrence Conquest Big in Japan - Issue 23 |

John Craig The Belly of the Night - Issue 1

Ward Crockett Doors of Seconds - Issue 18

Matthew Chrulew Burning in the Banshee's Absence - Issue 17 |

Tim Curran The Moon in Their Eyes - Issue 11 | Noctulos - Issue 6 |

Thomas Deja Rats From Spain - Issue 11

Michael J. DeLuca Decay - Issue 28 |

Kristi DeMeester The Bee Queen - Issue 32 | Learning to Drown - Issue 29 | The Marking - Issue 27 |

Corrine De Winter Tuesdays After Midnight - Issue 2 |

Lauren Dixon Floating Feathers, Wings Red and Wild - Issue 29 | Sheela of the Good Shepherd - Issue 25 |

Michael S. Dodd The Madwoman - Issue 2

Dorothea Duenow Abilene - Issue 13

Mae Empson The Eel Question - Issue 22 |

Jaq Evans Scales - Issue 30 |

Isaac Fellows Fighting Fate - Issue 17

Gemma Files One in the Morning and One at Night - Issue 23 | Pretend That We’re Dead - Issue 7 |

AJ Fitzwater Fault Lines - Issue 29 |

April French Oddities - Issue 13

R. David Fulcher The Bogeyman, Pt. II - Issue 2

C.S. Fuqua The Occasional Demon - Issue 7 |

Cody Goodfellow The Touring Car - Issue 30 | Feast of the Ixiptla - Issue 15 |

Amy Grech Rampart - Issue 10 |

Brenden Haukos Isabelle - Issue 15

Markus Harmon Papers from a Deserted House - Issue 3

Jason Hauser A Thorn in Nevelshelle’s Side - Issue 16 |

Alex Hernandez The Jicotea Princess - Issue 28

Christopher Hivner The Silence - Issue 4

Tory Hoke The Body in the Narrows - Issue 24 |

Miles Hurt The Burning One - Issue 21 |

Marc Hutcheson William’s Relic - Issue 8

Mel Kassel Negligible Senescence - Issue 28 |

Keffy R. M. Kehrli She Dances on Knives - Issue 26 |

Gwendolyn Kiste Something Borrowed, Something Blue - Issue 27 |

DeAnna Knippling Bad House Spirit - Issue 26 | The Edge of the World - Issue 20 |

Claude Lalumière Prelude to Byzantium - Issue 26 | At the World Tree Hotel - Issue 26 | The Hecate Centuria - Issue 23 |

Justin Lee Totentanz - Issue 20

D.F. Lewis Murky’s Tales - Issue 5 | Dark House Lane - Issue 3 |

Rich Logsdon The Impaling of Jenny Curtis - Issue 5

Edward C. Lynskey Zombie - Issue 15

Darja Malcolm-Clarke Of Cog and Feather - Issue 15

J.M. McDermott Fox in the Fields - Issue 26 | I Will Trade With You - Issue 23 | The End of Her World - Issue 19 |

John Medaille Union Member #448 - Issue 18

Kyle E. Miller Ringing the Changes - Issue 30 |

Stephen Minchin All That’s Best - Issue 9

Samuel Minier Reflecting House - Issue 14 |

Sunny Moraine The Cold Death of Papa November - Issue 21 |

Edward Morris Jihad Over Innsmouth - Issue 16 |

Michelle Muenzler Hoarfrost - Issue 22 |

Alexandra Munck Beast Do - Issue 30

Mary Musselman Eye of the Beholder - Issue 10

Shweta Narayan Kohl-lined - Issue 20 |

Mari Ness Offgrid - Issue 26 | Dreams of Elephants and Ice - Issue 18 |

Christi Nogle Cocooning - Issue 31 |

Nikki J. North What a Wolf Wants - Issue 28 |

Dirk van Nouhuys The Swan - Issue 16 |

Kevin Oatley Demon Seed - Issue 14 | The Excelsior

Simon Owens There Are Kittens Better Than These - Issue 14 |

Dru Pagliassotti Peter, Peter - Issue 13 |

Cameron Pierce On Lonesome Tides - Issue 29

Graeme Penman Forever - Issue 16 |

Cat Rambo At the End of the Song, a Ghost is Waiting - Issue 31 | Eggs of Stone - Issue 25 |

Claudius Reich Snowdrift - Issue 6

Jessica Reisman The Demon of Russet Street - Issue 27 | A Feather’s Weight - Issue 19 |

Zandra Renwick Elephant Teeth - Issue 31 |

Andrew Penn Romine No God West of Pearceville - Issue 24 |

Xan van Rooyen Sonata Apocalyptica - Issue 32 |

Cheryl W. Ruggiero Botch’s Astronomy - Issue 19

Sara Saab Little Seller of La Quarantaine - Issue 27

Vicki Saunders Carpe Chelonian - Issue 27 | Whale Woman Watches - Issue 24

Steven Saus Hard Lesson - Issue 21 |

Brett A. Savory A Room of Incense - Issue 2 |

Vera Searles The Same Song Every Midnight - Issue 16

Steve Sidor Snowcatters - Issue 9 |

Beecher Smith The Burrower From the Bluff - Issue 4 |

Thomas Lee Joseph Smith The Last Idea - Issue 11

H. Turnip Smith Toyland - Issue 1

Darren Speegle Porta Nigra - Issue 8

Jennifer Stakes The Birdstories of Jaywalker - Issue 20

Prashanth Srivatsa A Girl at the End of the World - Issue 31

Ferrett Steinmetz The Bliss Machine - Issue 25 | Riding Atlas - Issue 22 | Dead Prophecies - Issue 19 |

David Stevens The Gods of the Gaps - Issue 29 | Some Corner of a Dorset Field that is Forever Arabia

Issue 25 |

Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam Where You Come From - Issue 26 |

Bret Tallman The Far Bank - Issue 21 | The Tab - Issue 17

Lester Thees The Kartoupelos - Issue 3

Leah Thomas The Drove - Issue 25

Steve Toase The Silent Brush of Wings - Issue 30 |

E. Catherine Tobler True in His Fashion - Issue 31 | In the Otherwise Dark - Issue 28 | Ladybird - Issue 22 |

Nick Tramdack The Smile - Issue 21 |

Chuck Von Nordheim Apotheosis of Deacon J - Issue 18

Tim Waggoner Simulacrum - Issue 4 |

Wendy N. Wagner The Last Doll War - Issue 21 |

Kali Wallace The Virtue Retreats from the Land of Snow and Sky - Issue 30

D. Elizabeth Wasden Convergence - Issue 18

Clay Waters Ten-foot Two, Eyes of Blue - Issue 15 |

Aliya Whiteley Glum Dreams - Issue 24 |

A.C. Wise Her Last Breath Before Waking - Issue 24 |

David J. Wright Contract Work - Issue 12

Lee Clark Zumpe Saurian Bridge - Issue 10 |

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Mar. 26, 2021 — Volume VII print anthology (issues 25–28) is coming in May. Pre-order now in the store.

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