Interview: David Busboom chats about life, Narnia, Lovecraft and ambiguity in writing.

      TGR: Where did your love of reading and writing come from? DB: I guess my love of reading came from my parents. They read me fairy tales and children’s books before I was old enough to read myself and then continued to read with me pretty often as my tastes matured. I…

Interview: The Grim Reader talks to Mercedes Murdock Yardley

  Mercedes M. Yardley is a whimsical dark fantasist who wears stilettos, red lipstick, and poisonous flowers in her hair.  She is the author of many diverse works, including Beautiful Sorrows, the Stabby Award-winning Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love, Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Novel of Murder and Whimsy, Detritus in Love, and the BONE…

Book review: Greener Pastures – Michael Wehunt

There has been quite the buzz surrounding Michael Wehunt’s debut collection of dark, weird fiction. Blurbs from some of the best in the genre have been waxing lyrical about his literary prose, unnerving themes and originality. But, what did I think? ‘Greener Pastures’ is one of the best collections of dark fiction I have read…