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Egg-Laying Queen

The bucket was half full of papery spit globs. Soon she’d be able to take it outside and add onto her project: an enormous wasp nest big enough to house a human body.

Trumped

The future was laid before her like a map. Every instinct shouted no! But somehow the road they were traveling had swallowed them up.

Kin Stories

Once he mistook a prostitute for a hitchhiker, and twice he has invited genies into his truck. All three asked him the same thing: “What do you want? More than anything? I can give it to you.”

An Interview with Dan Lopez

I was writing a book that was greatly influenced by the Southern Gothic tradition of depicting moral or social decay through physical houses, so in light of all that it felt like a natural fit to place the book in Florida...

Zombie Houses

Vicki Entreken salvages memories from her old Fort Myers home, which is now an abandoned house languishing in foreclosure.