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The Dark

The December 2016 issue of The Dark includes work from wonderful writers Steve Rasnic the-dark-december-2016Tem, Cate Gardner and Thana Niveau. I’m thankful to be included with a reprint of “The Absent Shade”, a story that originally appeared in issue 44 of Black Static.

Read online here.

The Dark is edited by Sean Wallace and Silvia Moreno-Garcia. Jack Fisher is the assistant editor.

Sean Wallace is the founder, publisher, and managing editor of Prime Books. He has edited or co-edited a number of projects, including three magazines, Clarkesworld Magazine, The Dark, and Fantasy Magazine.

Table of Contents: December 2016

“Too Many Ghosts” by Steve Rasnic Tem
“The Curtain” by Thana Niveau (reprint)
“As Cymbals Clash” by Cate Gardner
“The Absent Shade” by Priya Sharma (reprint)


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Black Static 44

The January–February 2015 issue of Black Static is now out, containing novelettes by Simon Avery, Tyler Keevil, Jackson Kuhl, E. and Black Static 44Catherine Tobler. My short story, “The Absent Shade”, is also included.

The cover art is by Martin Hanford, and interior illustrations are by Martin Hanford, Richard Wagner, and George Cotronis. The usual features are present, including the regular comment columns by Stephen Volk (Coffinmaker’s Blues) and Lynda E. Rucker (renamed Notes From the Borderland); Blood Spectrum by Tony Lee (DVD/Blu-ray/VoD reviews); Case Notes by Peter Tennant (book reviews), which includes an extensive interview with Tim Waggoner.

The Absent Shade is illustrated by Richard Wagner.

More information about the story can be found here.

The Absent Shade, illustrated by Richard Wagner










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Story Acceptance

A massive thanks to Andy Cox for accepting my short story set in Hong Kong,  The Absent Shade, for Black Static magazine. This will appear in an issue out early in 2015.

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