Winter 2016-17

Issue 35 Volume Two

Price: €10.00
Price (Outside Ireland): €12.00

Fear & Fantasy issue | Guest Editor: Mia Gallagher

Delivery expected from printers on Tuesday October 25th. Copies will go out to contributors, subscribers and patrons etc this week. The issue will be in bookshops from Tuesday November 1st.


New Fiction

Oliver Arnoldi, Katharine

Darragh Cotter, For Silence

Trevor Fevin, Forrester

Ronan Flaherty, Re-Animator Tales

Anne Griffin, The Boy Who Left

Olivia Heal, The Guinea Fowl

James B.L. Hollands, Just What's For You, You'll Get It

Clara Kumagai, The Real Boys

Brendan Murphy, The Fire at the Ritz

Roisín O'Donnell, The Great Hunger

Maeve O'Lynn in collaboration with the artist Siobhán McGibbon, The Xenophon Tapes

Heather Parry, Amelia Magdalene

Oran Ryan, Joe the Aquanaut and the Aftermath Blue

Luke Sheehan, The House of Love

Ian Shine, Cute

Lucy Sweeney Byrne, To Cure a Body


Fiction in Translation

Vladimir Poleganov, The Feather (translated from the Bulgarian by Peter Bachev)


New Poems

Natasha Calder, Troll Song

Evan Costigan, The Shroud

Patrick Cotter, The Town of Checkers

Jonathan Greenhause, The ghost was not a normal one

Gerard Hanberry, Freckles

Caroline Hardaker, Gums

Simon Lewis, The Trade

Alex Harper, I was your Golem

David McLoghlin, Mixed Media

Paul McMahon, Milltown Cemetery, Belfast, March 16th, 1988

Susan Millar DuMars, In His Attic

Nessa O'Mahony, Bogeyman

Rachel Plummer, Dollhouse

Niamh Prior, Dr Jekyll

Jane Robinson, Radium Mother

Dace Rudden, Rambda Runs on Reddened Wheels

Matthew Sweeney, The Blind Clairvoyant

Jennie Taylor, There Is A Risk of Decay

Dawn Watson, Creep


Philip St John on Mark Z. Danielewski's House of Leaves



Bernice Murphy, Short, Sharp Shocks

Rachel Sneyd, Dead Baby v Dead Baby: The Power of Humanity in Creating Penny Dreadful’s Horror

Cover Art 
Gary Coyle

Cover Design
Fergal Condon