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Pique Dame by Mark Orr

Queen of Spades is not only one of the greatest short ghost stories of all time, but it is, as far as I have been able to determine, the most adapted into other media. And yet, I venture to guess that the majority of modern horror fiction readers are barely aware of it, if at all.

Kate Morgan on the Written Apocalypse – Podcast

Join our very own, Kate Morgan as she discusses her life, her writing, her love of Swedish Death Metal, and her book THE REDEEMERS

Dark Recesses Acquires Belfire Press!

Dark Recesses Press is excited to announce the acquisition of Belfire Press as of April 1, 2017! Please join me in welcoming the following authors who have joined the DR Family, adding 20 varied titles to the DR library. Kim Paffenroth David Dunwoody Michael Hultquist KV Taylor Mark Orr Shawn Oetzel Christine Morgan David Day J. […]

Reading Slush – On the importance of critical analysis and variety

Beyond critical analysis skills, slush reading provides a writer variety and exposure to a variety of ideas, narrative styles, prose styles, grammatical techniques, story telling techniques. This is invaluable.

Looking for Slush Slashers

Dark Recesses Press needs Slush Slashers (readers). If you are interested, please fill out this questionnaire. We are currently looking to build our slush slasher group for the resurrection of the Dark Recesses Press Magazine.  We will only be pulling from those who fill out the questionnaire.  Once the positions are filled, anyone who has filled […]

Welcome Simon Dewar – New Executive Editor

Executive Editor – Simon Dewar is a writer and editor of horror and dark fiction. He is the editor of the Suspended in Dusk anthology series, and his own writing can be found in various anthologies. He lives in Canberra, Australia, with his wife and 3 daughters.

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  • Pique Dame by Mark Orr

    Pique Dame by Mark Orr

    Queen of Spades is not only one of the greatest short ghost stories of all time, but it is, as far as I have been able to determine, the most adapted into other media. And yet, I venture to guess that the majority of modern horror fiction readers are barely aware of it, if at all.

  • Kate Morgan on the Written Apocalypse - Podcast

    Kate Morgan on the Written Apocalypse – Podcast

    Join our very own, Kate Morgan as she discusses her life, her writing, her love of Swedish Death Metal, and her book THE REDEEMERS

  • Dark Recesses stops by Zombiepalooza Radio Live

    Dark Recesses stops by Zombiepalooza Radio Live

    Come hang out with me (Bailey Hunter)! Tonight (Saturday, April 8, 2017) on Zombiepalooza Radio Live from 12am – 1am EST (9pm – 10pm PST) I will be chatting with Jackie Chin about all the good stuff going down at Dark Recesses Press. Where we came from, where we’re going, and things you may not […]

  • Dark Recesses Acquires Belfire Press!

    Dark Recesses Acquires Belfire Press!

    Dark Recesses Press is excited to announce the acquisition of Belfire Press as of April 1, 2017! Please join me in welcoming the following authors who have joined the DR Family, adding 20 varied titles to the DR library. Kim Paffenroth David Dunwoody Michael Hultquist KV Taylor Mark Orr Shawn Oetzel Christine Morgan David Day J. […]

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