Pseudopod 422: Necrosis01/23/15
by Dale Bailey. “Necrosis” first appeared in the May/June 2012 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction and reprinted in The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 24. DALE BAILEY lives in North Carolina with his family, and has published three...
Pseudopod 421: The Three Chimes
by David Longshore. This is the first time “The Three Chimes” has been published. “Historical horror isn’t a new subgenre, but it does remain terra incognita for many of today’s horror and dark fiction writers. While it can be a challenging...
PSEUDOPOD Award Eligibility 2015
Thank you for listening to PseudoPod. Since it’s a new year, discussions arise of award eligibility. If you enjoyed our work, we’d love you to consider us for any awards you feel are appropriate. For example, with the Hugos we are eligible for Best...
Pseudopod 420: Lost In The Fog
by J.D. Beresford. “Lost In The Fog” first appeared in the collection NINETEEN IMPRESSIONS (1918). John Davys Beresford was a British novelist now remembered for his early science fiction like THE HAMPDENSHIRE WONDER (1911), but who wrote supernatural...
Pseudopod 419: Nurse
by Thomas Kearnes. “Nurse” first appeared in the now-defunct print magazine Wicked Hollow and was featured in the horror anthology TRUE DARK. Thomas Kearnes is a 37-year-old author living in Houston, where he’s studying to become a licensed chemical...
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Pseudopod 418: Shadow Transit
by Ferrett Steinmetz. “Shadow Transit” was originally published in Buzzy Mag. FERRETT STEINMETZ is a Nebula-nominated author who’s appeared on PSEUDOPOD before (“Riding Atlas,” “Suicide Notes, Written By An Alien Mind” and “The Sound of Gears“), in...
Pseudopod Christmas 2014 Bonus Flash: Tradition
by L.M. Ball. “Tradition” is original to Pseudopod! “It was at WriterHouse in Charlottesville, Virginia that I founded a member group for sci fi, fantasy and horror writers to meet and support each other. It’s a fantastic group and they helped...
Pseudopod 417: The Blistering
by Johnnie Alward. “The Blistering” is original to Pseudopod! JOHNNIE ALWARD hails from a small town in southern Ontario where he lives with his girlfriend, their cat Vincent Price and a vague but omnipresent sense of self-loathing. Your reader – Matt...
Pseudopod 416: Punksnotdead
by Eric Czuleger. “Punksnotdead” was first published in Eric’s first novel Immortal L.A. which was inspired by listening to Pseudopod in the Albanian Alps for two years. “It makes me uncomfortable to share this story. It was supposed to be one thing...
Pseudopod 415: Night’s Foul Bird
by Orrin Grey. “Night’s Foul Bird” was originally printed in the 14th issue of Innsmouth Magazine which was themed around “wings.” “I’m obviously a fan of the aesthetics of early horror films, and this story was all about that, especially the...
Pseudopod 414: The Photographer’s Tale
by Daniel Mills. “The Photographer’s Tale” was first published in Theaker’s Quarterly Fiction #36 in 2011 and later reprinted in The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 23. It currently appears in the author’s 2014 collection The Lord Came at Twilight....
Pseudopod 413: Variations Of Figures Upon The Wall
by Silvia Moreno Garcia “Variations Of Figures Upon The Wall” was published in Where Thy Dark Eye Glances: Queering Edgar Allan Poe, edited by Steve Berman. SILVIA MORENO-GARCIA is a Mexican writer now living in Canada. Her first collection, This...
Pseudopod 412: Rule Of Five
by Eleanor Wood “Rule Of Five” first appeared in Bete Noire in May 2012 and hasn’t yet been reprinted. “Obsessive compulsive disorder is far from the trivial, quirky condition it’s often made out to be. It’s a serious psychiatric disorder that can...
Pseudopod 411: Flash On The Borderlands XXIII: Grief
“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.” – C.S. Lewis ************************************************************************ “Poor Me and Ted” by Kate Jonez “Poor Me, and Ted” first appeared in ATTIC TOYS an anthology published by Evil...
Pseudopod 420: Flash On The Borderlands XXII: Britshock
by Francesca Haig, Lou Morgan, Den Patrick, Andrew Reid, Richard Kellum, Severity Chase & Peter Newman A gaggle of new Flash Fiction to warm your heart and chill your bones… The Day The Words Took Shape by Francesca Haig Read by Alasdair Stuart...
Pseudopod 409: Sideshow
by Catherine MacLeod This story first appeared in John Joseph’s Adams’ WOMEN DESTROY HORROR, published this month by NIGHTMARE MAGAZINE. CATHERINE MACLEOD lives and writes in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, where she also spends too much time watching “One...
Bonus Pseudopod Halloween Flash Episode: Jack And The Bad Man
by Annie Neugebauer A slightly different version of this story was first published in the October 2011 issue of Underneath the Juniper Tree, accompanied by original artwork by Ken Lamug. ANNIE NEUGEBAUER is a short story author and award-winning poet....
Pseudopod 408: Knife Fight
by David Nickle “My piece of advice: look seriously at all the candidates in the next election wherever you live, because your vote counts.” DAVID NICKLE is a Bram Stoker award winning author of several novels and numerous short stories–most recently,...
Pseudopod 407: Train Tracks
by W.P. Johnson “Train Tracks” was first published in Weird Noir by Fox Spirit Books and edited by Katy Laity. It’s a wonderful anthology of crime noir stories with elements of weird fiction, and is still available through Amazon as a kindle download...
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