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Issues

Jul. 2015 (Issue 34)

We have original fiction from Alison Littlewood (“Wolves and Witches and Bears”) and Nate Southard (“The Cork Won’t Stay”), along with reprints by Lisa Tuttle (“Replacements”) and Christopher Golden (“Under Cover of Night”). In our latest installment of our monthly column, “The H Word,” author Paul Tremblay explores the political in horror. Plus, we’ve got author spotlights with our authors, a showcase on our cover artist, and a panel interview on horror podcasts, featuring Kc Wayland and David Cummings.

Jun. 2015 (Issue 33)

We have original fiction from Maria Dahvana Headley (“The Cellar Dweller”) and Dale Bailey (“Snow”), along with reprints by Sarah Langan (“The Changeling”) and Chet Williamson (“The Music of the Dark Time”). We also have the latest installment of our column on horror, “The H Word,” plus author spotlights with our authors, a showcase on our cover artist, and a feature interview with Lucy A. Snyder.

May 2015 (Issue 32)

We have original fiction from Kealan Patrick Burke (“The Red Light Is Blinking”) and Sandra McDonald (“Rules for Ordinary Heroes”), along with reprints by Kaaron Warren (“Mountain”) and Stephen Graham Jones (“Raphael”). We also have the latest installment of our column on horror, “The H Word,” plus author spotlights with our authors, a showcase on our cover artist, and a feature interview with Bram Stoker Lifetime Achievement winner William F. Nolan.

Apr. 2015 (Issue 31)

We have original fiction from Desirina Boskovich (“The Island”) and Charles Payseur (“Spring Thaw”), along with reprints by Usman Malik (“Ishq”) and Nancy Kilpatrick (“The Age of Sorrow”).
We also have Seanan McGuire penning the latest installment of our column on horror, “The H Word,” plus author spotlights with our authors, a showcase on our cover artist, and a feature interview with author and founder of Cemetery Dance Publications, Richard Chizmar.

Mar. 2015 (Issue 30)

We have original fiction from Chesya Burke (“Please, Momma”) and Caspian Gray (“An Army of Angels”), along with reprints by Robert Shearman (“Featherweight”) and Lynda E. Rucker (“The Burned House”). For nonfiction, author S. G. Browne talks about the new flavor of zombies in the latest installment of our column on horror, “The H Word.” We’ve also got author spotlights on this month’s authors, a showcase on our cover artist, and a feature interview with up-and-coming author Helen Marshall — conducted by acclaimed author Kelly Link! Our issue this month is sponsored by our friends at Nightscape Press. Check out the excerpt of THE PATCHWORK HOUSE in our ebook edition this month, and visit nightscapepress.com to learn more.

Feb. 2015 (Issue 29)

We have original fiction from Karen Munro (“The Garden”) and Carmen Maria Machado (“Descent”), along with reprints by Halli Villegas (“Fishfly Season”) and Brian Evenson (“Cult”). We also have the latest installment of our column on horror, “The H Word,” plus author spotlights with our authors, a showcase on our cover artist, and a feature interview with award-winning author Chuck Palahniuk.

Jan. 2015 (Issue 28)

We have original fiction from Kat Howard (“Returned”) and Christopher Barzak (“The Trampling”), along with reprints by Norman Partridge (“The Hollow Man”) and Lucy Taylor (“Blessed Be the Bound”). Over at “The H Word,” the Stoker award-winning writer Lisa Morton explores the state of female protagonists in horror. We also have an interview with legendary filmmaker (and now novelist) David Cronenberg. Plus, of course, we have author spotlights with our authors and a showcase on our cover artist, Tran Nguyen.

Dec. 2014 (Issue 27)

We have original fiction from Tim Lebbon (“Embers”) and newcomer Seras Nikita (“Bog Dog”). For reprints, we have work from Christa Faust (“Bodywork”) and Michael Marshall Smith (“Night Falls, Again”).
In the latest installment of our column on horror, “The H Word,” Simon Strantzas talks about the strange and the weird. We’ve also got author spotlights with our authors, a showcase on our cover artist, and a feature interview with Robert Shearman.

Nov. 2014 (Issue 26)

We have original fiction from David Sklar (“Rules for Killing Monsters”) and Maria Dahvana Headley (“Who Is Your Executioner?”). For reprints, we have work from Karin Tidbeck (“Rebecka”) and David Morrell (“For These and All My Sins”). In the latest installment of our column on horror, “The H Word,” Stoker winner Eric J. Guignard talks about some up-and-coming trends in horror writing. We’ve also got author spotlights with our authors, a showcase on our cover artist, and a feature interview with Leslie S. Klinger.

Oct. 2014 (Issue 25) – Women Destroy Horror! Issue

This month, we have our Women Destroy Horror! special issue, with a special guest-editor at the helm: none other than the legendary editor-queen of the macabre, Ellen Datlow! This special issue, which contains twice the amount of regular fiction as a regular issue of NIGHTMARE, was entirely written (and edited by) women, and features original fiction by Livia Llewellyn, Pat Cadigan, Gemma Files, Katherine Crighton, Catherine MacLeod, along with reprints by Tanith Lee, A.R. Morlan, and Joyce Carol Oates. All that plus an array of destructive nonfiction, including feature interviews with the aforementioned Ms. Oates and American Horror Story’s Jessica Sharzer. (Take that, Horror!)