edited by Liz Bennefeld
Halloween by Day
"The Conqueror Worm"
Lost in the Forest
"Spirits of the Dead"
by David Lee Summers
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Written for the 2008 SFPA Online Halloween Poetry Reading and based on the story of the same name first published in Blood Sampler: Subtle Sips and Spicy Shots (Sam's Dot), a collection of stories by David Lee Summers and Lee Clark Zumpe. Learn more about David at davidleesummers.com.
"The Biology Building"
First appeared in Rogue Worlds 9, 2004. Please visit ravenelectric.com/sportyspecgls.html.
"A Maid Betray'd"
First published in Werewomen, a chapbook by Ann K. Schwader (Nocturnal Publications, 1990).
"The Quince Bedroom"
First published in Strange Horizons, 6 August 2007. Please visit Dreams and Nightmares.
"A Canoe in Night Waters"
Published originally in Dark Voices: A Collection of Poetry from the Writers of Wicked Verse (Flesh and Blood Press, 2002). Please visit Deborah at dkolodji.livejournal.com.
Not published previously. You can find Marie on the Internet at reasie.livejournal.com.
"Its Hour Come Round at Last"
First published in Raven Electrick, July 2008. Runolfson can be found on the Internet at seajules.livejournal.com.
Originally published in New Myths. Visit rhondaparrish.com.
First appeared in The Pedestal 21, 2004, and there's more about Peg at nashpanache.com.
"The Thirteenth Hell"
From Mike Allen's collection The Journey to Kailash (2008). Learn more about Mike Allen and his work at Descent Into Light.
Written for the 2008 SFPA Halloween Online Poetry Reading. You'll find more of Liz's poetry and photography at The Moments Between.
Not published previously. You can find out what irving's up to at twitter.com/irvingprime.
"The Bone Tree"
Written for the 2008 SFPA Halloween Poetry Reading. Julia Rios may be found online at juliarios.com.
"Famous Monsters of Filmland"
Not previously published. More works by Gwynne Garfinkle can be found at gwynnegarfinkle.com.
Thanks to the SFPA members who have contributed their poetry and art to this page.
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