The final flash story for Horror Matsuri is by one of my favorite Asian writers...one of my favorite people, in fact, the incredible Joyce Chng! I asked for a werewolf story for Horror Matsuri and she delivered. Enjoy! I SHOULD BE ASLEEP Joyce Chng I should be asleep. They are real. They are out there.... Continue Reading →
Horror Matsuri #8: ‘Night with the Batibat’ by Maggie D. Brace
Welcome to Week 5 of Horror Matsuri! We'll have another flash story and a poem coming up on Thursday and Friday, plus a blog tour stop on Saturday. Check the calendar here for more details. Today's wonderful contributor, Maggie D. Brace, also had a Persian horror poem published on October 15th. You can check it... Continue Reading →
HORROR MATSURI #7: ‘DECEPTION’ BY THERESE CHOON
It's Week 4 of Horror Matsuri, and this is Therese Choon's second publication in the series! Check out her poem 'Qingming; Clarity' if you haven't already. Today, enjoy a very creepy yōkai story 🙂 DECEPTION Therese Choon Yokohama comes alive at nine PM, thriving on flickering neon signs and the faint buzz from low-lying electric... Continue Reading →
HORROR MATSURI #4: ‘House #197, Argyll Road’ by Deborah Wong
I hope you're all enjoying Horror Matsuri so far! Today we have a horror story by Malaysian writer, Deborah Wong. Deborah was featured in our Author Spotlight earlier this week, and is a contributor in the Southeast Asian Fantasy Drabbles anthology (links follow the story). HOUSE #197, ARGYLL ROAD by Deborah Wong Beware of the... Continue Reading →
Pre-order ‘Japanese Fantasy Drabbles’!
The Kindle pre-order link for 'Japanese Fantasy Drabbles' is now live! Releasing on April 16th, this anthology features 80 drabbles (100-word stories) inspired by Japanese folklore and yokai tales, as well as original fantasy and science fiction pieces. CONTRIBUTORS: Amy Clare Fontaine - A.S. Charly - Bayveen O’Connell - Beth W. Patterson Carmen Indalecio -... Continue Reading →
Author Spotlight: KELLY MATSUURA
Continuing our Author Spotlight series, I'd like to share my own interview this week! (Excuse the following use of third-person...) Kelly Matsuura grew up in Victoria, Australia, but always dreamed she would live abroad. She has lived in northern China, Michigan in the US, and over ten years in Nagoya, Japan, where she... Continue Reading →
Author Spotlight: ANITA GOVEAS
Happy September everyone! Continuing our Author Spotlight series, let me introduce UK writer, Anita Goveas. Anita Goveas is British-Asian, based in London, and fueled by strong coffee and paneer jalfrezi. She was first published in the 2016 London Short Story Prize anthology, most recently in Lost Balloon, Terse and JMWW. She’s on the editorial team at... Continue Reading →
Submissions are Now Open!
It's September 1st, and that means we have a new submission call open! It's for a new anthology: volume 7 in The Insignia Series. See our Submissions Page for instructions on how to submit. If you're not familiar with our series, please browse our previously published anthologies - there are six volumes, which you... Continue Reading →