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Black in Whiteface Black

We had a family doctor ---called Merrick---who came round whenever one of us was sick, and somehow always made us well again. That’s medicine at its…


The Shadow Men, Part 1 — Excerpt 2

John Savage and Marlon Trent walked in perfect syncopation as they made their way through the conical hallway. When they finally reached the end,…


Gilipollas’ Lovers

Gilipollas (Douchebag) Is a city, village, block or corral From any City in any Country From any Continent. Here, lovers are always In a trance of…


The Story of It, Part 1

I. Mejita, Did you know that I was born in November? Our birthdays are one month and three days apart. You’re a Libra. The Scales. Balance. Me, I’m a…


“The Hell Scar,” “God and the Devil Live in Kentucky; or, a Pedophile’s Prayer,” “Soma Holiday,” and “Herman Melville Wrestles with White Fragility via Moby-Dick”

The Hell Scar ---after Sylvia Plath My madness is mercurial. I can prove it. The floor will soon be littered with glittery thermometer shards, as I…


Brotherly Love, Part 1

I stood at the counter of the corner store for several minutes, eyeing the numerous cigarette brands. The clerk was staring at me, wondering why I…


Under the Nihil Audiobook Out Now: Buy it for 40% Off This Weekend Only

Terror House Press is pleased to announce its third audiobook release: Under the Nihil by Andy Nowicki. Released in paperback and e-book editions…


Tunc Scitote Desolatio Est

The wind swept unhindered across the dark desolate barren plain. Here was no expiation, no succor, no relief, no life, no light, and no inhabitants,…


“The Door at the End of the Hall,” “Memoir,” “Playing Baseball,” and “The Best She’s Ever Had”

The Door at the End of the Hall I walk toward the door at the end of the hall behind which all of the trouble starts I watch my hand reach toward the…


Eternal Beauty

For Kate, the world of cosmetics was her whole life. She had been working in her aunt's perfumery in New York since she was a child, and after…