Quick question for y’all: is “my brain has been hijacked by this fictional story and I no longer know how to live in the real world” a valid reason to call in sick to work? I’ve always gotten immersed in stories in a way that blurred the lines […]
Library of America has Dashiell Hammett’s story, “Creeping Siamese” as it’s story of the week. ‘Based on the scantiest of evidence—a red silk sarong—the detectives, including the Continental Op, begin working under the assumption that they should be looking for ‘brown men,’ that is, Asian immigrants. ‘This short […]
At Graveyard Shift Sisters, friend of the Gutter Ashlee Blackwell considers the horrific, Black horror, the white gaze and the Black subject among other things in her profile of Dianca London Potts. “Dianca’s exemplary analysis makes her an exciting, sobering voice in pop culture criticism. This Bucks County, Pennsylvania dropout […]
Daniel Lavery has been inspired by “Untitled Goose Game” from House House. His goose monologue is excellent. “I am the horrible creeping bag of sound that is the most worst to you! I will use my beak to mischief you and I will press B. I wobble my […]
Download this free fiction summer sampler from our good friends at Fox Spirit Books!
Check out this free sampler from Fox Spirit Books featuring two stories from the Gutter’s own Carol! Just click through, scroll down to Fearless Genre Warriors and use the password “FoxTweets” in the Twitter giveaway section. (If you know the passwords for the other sections, feel free to […]