Interview: Eric LaRocca talks about Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke

Christina Ladd has Eric LaRocca in the hot seat today, chatting about LaRocca’s latest work, Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke. Christina Ladd: Thank you so much for agreeing to answer some questions for Dark Dispatch! I absolutely adored Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke, although—or especially because—it’s not for the […]

Review: Inheriting Her Ghosts by S.H. Cooper

Inheriting Her Ghosts is an atmospheric story set in a time of traditions and clearly defined gender roles. Eudora Fellowes is fortunate to have independent means, enabling her to avoid marriage and indulge her independent streak. It’s that independent streak that prompts her to accept an opportunity to move to the country, and it’s that […]

Review: Unburied – A Queer Dark Fiction Anthology

When you read horror that embraces representation, you’re emerged in horror that reflects all parts of society and leaves you unsettled, taking a second look at the faces in the grocery store and the fine print on the work contracts you sign. There’s no need for a masked man to run around hacking people to […]

Submission Call: Deadly Love

Dark Dispatch will open to subs for Deadly Love, the second issue of Dark Dispatch, which will be published later this year. Submission guidelines can be found here. Subs open May 5!

#BookSigning – The Living Night by John McFetridge

Ten years after the near total devastation of the Earth, the survivors who have settled in Batteryville have got the solar and wind power up and running and are building a community. Erin and Walter work in the charging station with the other teenagers, salvaging old phones and other devices. They’ve heard rumours about the rest […]

#Review – Boys from County Hell

Okay, I didn’t know Bram Stoker was Irish, and I was surprised by how much I enjoyed Boys from County Hell, because I’m not a huge vampire fan. This one inverts some of the tropes and makes the vampire story its own. You just know that when the government approved an overpass that will require […]

Art & Race with Jordan Peele

By Destinee Schriner Art is more than an expression of oneself, it is and can be used to express an entire group ofpeople. Jordan Peele is a prime example of doing this, not only in his movies but in television aswell. What drew most American’s attention was his very successful movie, Get Out whichpremiered in […]

#Interview: In Conversation with Gwendolyn Kiste

by Christina Ladd Christina Ladd: “When the first crows fall from the sky, the villagers know I’m to blame.” When and how did that amazing first line come to you in the process of writing the book? Gwendolyn Kiste: I love that you asked about the first line of the book, because I’ve been carrying […]

Dark Dispatch Issue #1 Out Now

Dark Dispatch publishes dark fiction, including dark fantasy, sci-fi, horror, and crime fiction. The first issue of Dark Dispatch features short stories centered on the theme of redemption by writers Rebecca Burton, Christina Delia, Lena Ng, and dave ring. Nonfiction articles by Laurel Hightower, Donyae Coles, Brian Lindenmuth, Lena Ng, Christina Delia, and David Webb […]


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