Issue #20 Clive Barker’s The Books of Blood

Alana I. Capria
My Tumor’s Hunger
Alana is the author of the novel Mother Walked Into the Lake and and the story collection Wrapped in Red. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Fairleigh Dickinson University. 

Matt Carlin
Matt’s fiction has recently appeared in The Sea Letter. He has also made several short films, and has had film criticism pieces featured in Senses of Cinema. He is a regular contributor to MUBI Notebook

Elsa Carruthers
Scape-Goat Offering
Elsa is a writer, poet, and genre scholar. Her story “God Bless the Freaks” will appear in Amazing Stories, volume III, and she is editing an anthology of critical essays on Westworld which will be published next year.

Tracy Davidson
Tracy’s work has appeared in Poet’s Market, Mslexia, Atlas Poetica, Modern Haiku, The Binnacle, A Hundred Gourds, Shooter, Journey to Crone, The Great Gatsby Anthology, WAR and In Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights.

Morrow Dowdle
Morrow’s publication credits include River and South Review, Dandelion Review, and Poetry South. She was a Pushcart Prize nominee in 2018, and writes graphic novels, most recently with the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

Jordan Fash
The Blood on Tollington
Jordan is a graduate of English and creative writing in Kansas City. When not teaching, he works on short fiction. He has been featured on The Literary Whip.

Amelia Gorman
The City Your Father, The City Your Brother
Amelia is a horror poet, programmer and baker. Her recent poetry can be found in Vastarien and Liminality Magazine and her upcoming fiction in Sharp & Sugar Tooth from Upper Rubber Boot Books. 

Shannon Elizabeth Hardwick
From: The Yattering and Jack
Shannon’s work has appeared in Salt Hill, Stirring, Versal, The Texas Observer, Devil’s Lake, Four Way Review, Huffington Post UK, among others, and she serves as the poetry editor for The Boiler Journal.

Jamal H. Iqbal
Jamal is a RETIRED actorwriterpoetcomicartistentrepreneursingerproducercreativestrategist seeking valhalla. His poetry, flash fiction, essays and art, were once published in journals across multiple countries. 

Parker Jamieson
Creely wasn’t exaggerating
Parker’s fluid. They’ve been published in various journals and online formats. They go to school to study humans—how they think—and why philosophy matters to all people, whether they know that or not. 

Adrik Kemp
The Beautiful and the Macabre
Adrik has short stories out in a number of publications including Aurealis Magazine, Third Flatiron, Transmundane Press, CSFG Press, Alban Lake Publishing and Pride Publishing.

Evan Loehle-Conger
The Books of Bark
Evan makes mistakes with words and hopes they’re the mistakes that come out the other side as not-mistakes. He loves to watch surreality and mundanity live in peace and balance, but is still working out the logistics. 

Fabiyas M V
Fabiyas is the author of Kanoli Kaleidoscope, Eternal Fragments, and Moonlight And Solitude. His work has been published by Western Australian University, British Council, University of Hawaii, Rosemont College, Forward Poetry, and others.

Mack W. Mani
In the Mind of the People
Mack’s work has appeared in Strange Horizons, NewMyths, and The Pedestal Magazine. His screenplay You and Me and Dagon Make Three won Best Screenplay at the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival in 2018. 

Hanan Muzafar
Ink and Flame
Hanan is a research scholar in MTech Electronics & Communication Engineering at Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, Kerala. For him, a poet is a trash bin of the society, who converts junk into fragrant flowers.

W. T. Paterson
The Benefits of Southern Hospitality
W. T. wrote the novels Dark Satellites and WOTNA. His work has appeared in Fiction Magazine, The Gateway Review, and several anthologies. He is a current MFA candidate at the University of New Hampshire. 

Sarah Peploe
Sarah’s short stories have appeared in Snowbooks’ Game Over, Martian Migraine’s CHTHONIC, and the online horror/erotica journal Body Parts. She also writes and illustrates comics as part of Mindstain Comics co-operative. 

Brian Malachy Quinn
The Monster Within (cover)
Brian has illustrated children’s books, literary fiction anthologies, speculative fiction magazines and sci-fi, fantasy and horror magazines. His online portfolio can be found at: 

Lancelot Schaubert
Waiting for the Train
Lancelot’s work has appeared in The New Haven Review, McSweeney’s, The Poet’s Market, Writer’s Digest, The World Series Edition of Poker Pro, and others, and was chosen by Spark + Echo for a 2019 writer in residence grant.

Sean Woodard
Repertoire Screening
Sean’s writing has been featured in Los Angeles Review of Books, Cultured Vultures, The Cost of Paper, Found Polaroids, and Los Angeles Magazine. He is a staff writer for Drunk Monkeys’ Film Department.