8 Days of Halloween: Short Stories
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8 Days of Halloween: Short Stories

Short stories are kind of like potato chips, once you start you can’t stop. These bite sized stories come with a bite. Whether; it is an anthology or a collection the LOHF has you covered.


Sing Your Sadness Deep – Laura Mauro
Mouthful of Birds – Samanta Scweblin trans. by Megan McDowell
Sleeping with the Monster – Anya Martin

Something Borrowed, Something Bloodsoaked – Christa Carmen
Garden of Eldritch Delights – Lucy A Snyder
Collision – JS Breukelaar

The Samhanach and other Halloween Treats – Lisa Morton
Dead Girls and Other Stories – Emily Geminder
Everything That’s Underneath – Kristi DeMeester

And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe – Gwendolyn Kiste
Her Body and Other Parties – Carmen Maria Machado
Get in Trouble – Kelly Link

Little Paranoias – Sonora Taylor
Black Magic Women – edited by Sumiko Saulson
Cruel Works of Nature – Gemma Amor

Monstrous Domesticity – R.J. Joesph
Fright Into Flight – edited by Amber Fallon
Furnace – Livia Llewellyn

Daymares – Kenya Moss-Dyme
Fist of the Spider Woman – edited by Amber Dawn
Ghosts of You – Cathy Ulrich

The Houseguest: And Other Stories – by Amparo Davila trans. by Audrey Harris and Matthew Gleeson
Revenge – Yoko Ogawa trans. by Stephen Snyder
Things we Lost in the Fire – Mariana Enriquez trans. by Megan McDowell

New Music for Old Rituals – Tracy Fahey
This House of Wounds – Georgina Bruce
Hex Life: Wicked New Tales of Witchery – edited by Christopher Golden and Rachel Autumn Deering


If you have any recommendations leave them in the comments.

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