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“The Harvesting of Jackson Cade” by Robert Davies

This story from Black Static #23 was the first appearance in the magazine of American writer Robert Davies, who was previously published in Interzone back in 2006. The story was the winner of a competition Black Static ran in conjunction … Continue reading

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“A Summer’s Day” by K. Harding Stalter

This brief story from Black Static #24 marked the fiction debut of American writer K. Harding Stalter. The opening line pretty much lays out the agenda – ‘I have named each of the doctor’s instruments’ – implying both that the first … Continue reading

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Pete’s Picks for 2011 – Part One

I’m cross-posting this from the Case Notes blog at TTA, as that way I get to have a blog post without doing any work:- Okay, it’s that time of the year when I get to hand out a few bouquets … Continue reading

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“At Night, When the Demons Come” by Ray Cluley

Published in Black Static #20, this story was selected by Ellen Datlow for The Best Horror of the Year Volume Three. Ray Cluley‘s third story in the magazine, it is somewhat more plot driven and in your face than the … Continue reading

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“Extraneus Invokat” by Ed Grabianowski

This short, sharp shocker from Black Static #21 was Ed Grabianowski’s first published fiction. The unnamed male narrator and his partner Laura are on the brink of moving to a larger apartment ‘after two years in the same tiny space’, … Continue reading

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The First Principle of Observation

Here’s a story for the TTA Advent Calendar. It was originally posted on the old Whispers of Wickedness website, if memory serves, after languishing for many years in the files of a magazine that accepted stories but never got round … Continue reading

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“Black Feathers” by Alison J. Littlewood

This piece from Black Static #22 was Alison Littlewood‘s third appearance in the magazine, and she’s since gone on to greater things, with a novel titled A Cold Season due out from Quercus imprint Jo Fletcher Books in January 2012. (In … Continue reading

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