Tiny Nightmares

Tiny Nightmares

Very Short Tales of Horror

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In this playful, spine-tingling collection, leading literary and horror writers spin unforgettably chilling tales in only a few pages. Tiny Nightmares brings to life broken-hearted vampires, Uber-taking serial killers, mind-reading witches, and monsters of all imaging, as well as stories that tackle the horrors of our modern world from global warming and racism to social media addiction and online radicalization. -- Jacket flap.
Contents: Heads. Guess / Meg Elison
Rearview / Samantha Hunt
Grimalkin / Andrew F. Sullivan
Doggy-dog world / Hilary Leichter
Twenty first-century vetala / Amrita Chakraborty
We've been in enough places to know / Corey Farrenkopf
Lifeline / J.S. Breukelaar
Jane death theory / Rion Amilcar Scott
Blue room / Lena Valencia
Unbeknownst / Matthew Vollmer
Lone / Jac Jemc - Hearts. Pipeworks / Chavisa Woods
Owner / Whitney Collins
Resplendence of disappearing / Iván Parra Garcia; translated by Allana C. Noyes
Wheat woman / Theresa Hottel
Harold / Selena Gambrell Anderson
Candy Boii / Sam J. Miller
Unhaunting / Kevin Nguyen
Marriage variations / Monique Laban
Family dinner / Michele Zimmerman
Afterlives / Bennett Sims
Story and the seed / Amber Sparks - Limbs. Fingers / Rachel Heng
Carbon footprint / Shelly Oria
We came here for fun / Alana Mohamed
Barrow wight / Josh Cook
Katy bars the door / Richie Narvaez
Pincer and tongue / Stephen Graham Jones
Mask, the ride, the bag / Chase Burke
Cedar Grove Rose / Canisia Lubrin
#Mothermayhem / Jei D. Marcade
Leg / Brian Evenson - Viscera. Veins, like a system / Eshani Surya
Caravan / Pedro Iniguez
Downpour / Joseph Salvatore
Human milk for babies / Lindsay King-Miller
Pictures of heaven / Ben Loory
Gabriel Metsu, man writing a letter, c. 1664-66 / Helen McClory
Instrument of the ancestors / Troy L. Wiggins
Joy, and other poisons / Vajra Chandrasekera
Visiting hours / Lilliam Rivera
Parakeets / Kevin Brockmeier
Publisher: New York : Catapult, [2020]
Copyright Date: ©2020
Branch Call Number: 813.08738 TIN PBK
Characteristics: x, 289 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Alternative Title: Tiny night mares
ISBN: 9781948226622


From Library Staff

I love short stories and, as a newcomer to the horror genre, I loved this collection, as it gave me a chance to discover horror authors and to read some truly scary tales! While some of the stories deal with supernatural horror, my favorite story, Jac Jemc’s “Lone,” was about a woman camping alon... Read More »

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