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Table of Contents: Nightmare Magazine, October 2015 (Queers Destroy Horror!)

Nightmare-2015-10Nightmare Magazine sent along the table of contents for their new issue, and this one is special! It’s the Queers Destroy Horror! issue, with guest editor Wendy N. Wagner. Enjoy!


  • On the Destruction of Horror: Notes from Your Queer Editors

FICTION (edited by Wendy N. Wagner)

  • “Golden Hair, Red Lips” by Matthew Bright (illustration by KG Schmidt)
  • “Alien Jane” by Kelley Eskridge
  • “The Lord of Corrosion” by Lee Thomas (illustration by Eliza Gauger
  • “Rats Live on No Evil Star” by Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • “Dispatches from a Hole in the World” by Sunny Moraine (illustration by Elizabeth Leggett)
  • “Bayou de la Mère” by Poppy Z. Brite
  • “Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers” by Alyssaa Wong (illustration by Plunderpuss)
  • “Let’s See What Happens” by Chuck Palahniuk (illustration by Elizabeth Leggett)

POETRY (edited by Robin Lupo)

  • “On Moving Into Your New Home” by Brit Mandelo
  • “The Great Unknown” by Joel Lane
  • “In Memoriam: Robert Nelson” by W.H. Pugmire
  • “Worm and Memory” by Lucy A. Snyder
  • “Flourless Devil’s Food” by Shweta Narayan
  • “The Skin Walker’s Wife” by Amal El-Mohtar
  • “The Rotten Leaf Contata” by Rose Lemberg

NONFICTION (edited by Megan Arkenberg

  • The H Word: A Good Story by Lucy A. Snyder
  • Creatures of the Night: A Short History of Queer Horror by Catherine Lundoff
  • Effecting Change and Subversion Through Slush Pile Politics by Michael Matheson
  • Putting It All the Way In: Naked Lunch and the Body Horror of William S. Burroughs
  • Queers Destroy Horror! Roundtable Interview by Megan Arkenberg
  • Artists’ Spotlight: Five Queer Artists Destroying Horror Art by Cory Skerry and Megan Arkenberg
  • Artists’ Gallery: Eliza Gauger,KG Schmidt,AJ Jones,Elizabeth Leggett, and Plunderpuss

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHTS (edited by Traci Castleberry

  • Matthew Bright
  • Kelley Eskridge
  • Lee Thomas
  • Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • Sunny Moraine
  • Alyssa Wong
  • Chuck Palahniuk


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About Kristin Centorcelli (842 Articles)
Kristin Centorcelli is the Associate Editor at SF Signal, proprietor of My Bookish Ways, a reviewer for Library Journal and Publisher’s Weekly, and has also written for Crime Fiction Lover, Criminal Element, and Mystery Scene Magazine. She has been reviewing books since late 2010, in an effort to get through a rather immense personal library, while also discussing it with whoever will willingly sit still (and some that won’t).
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