Category Archives

Fiction

The Law and the Profits

In retrospect, maybe trafficking souls for the raw material to disguise her own was the mistake…

Cities of Emerald, Deserts of Gold

I avoid the golden lands, where the wind travels alone for miles…

Man of Bone and Fame

His fees were high but his failure rate was low…

If God Is Watching

I killed a man when I was 13…

Stories I Tell to Friends

“As a kid I had a crush on Captain Kangaroo…”

Lovecraft in Brooklyn

The scratching in the walls bothered one roommate in particular…

More Dark

On the afternoon train from Poughkeepsie to New York City for a thing at the Kremlin Bar — John and me and an empty seat that should’ve been Jack’s…

Nick Kaufmann, Last of the Red-Hot Superwhores

Every farmboy was a red-hot superwhore once upon a time…

Gaslight

We first heard about the child one evening at The Monday Afternoon Club from old Matterson, last heir to an empire of sweatshops …