Welcome to Popcorn Press’s seventh annual Halloween celebration of horror poetry and short fiction! Each year, on October 1, we host an open call for horror-themed poems and stories. By October 31, we have a finished document published in ebook form, with a print version close on its heels. What you hold in your hands is the result of that creative marathon. Inside are works from... [click here for more]
“Hungry are the dead, unable to be sated. Still their nation grows.”
Every culture has its tales of ghosts and ghoulies, dead things that stalk the night to prey upon the living. Stories of these creatures have been told around campfires from time immemorial, lending an added chill to the darkness beyond. They have been the subject of countless... [click here for more]
Popcorn Press’s fourth annual celebration of horror poetry, this year focused on the mythos of H. P. Lovecraft, and in particular his most famous creation, Cthulhu, the monstrous cosmic entity that lies dreaming beneath the ocean, waiting for the stars to align and free him.
Old fans of Lovecraftian tales will find here fresh visions to darkly delight. For neophytes, the collection serves as... [click here for more]
Come celebrate All Hallows Eve in Popcorn Press’s third annual anthology of horror poetry.
Come trick-or-treating with two dozen celebrated poets, in ninety-five haiku and related poems, plus a bonus monster card game!
Come spend the night in a haunted house of verse dedicated to the Halloween holiday. We dare you!
grave exhalationsof seventeen syllablessure to make... [click here for more]
Popcorn Press’s sixth annual Halloween celebration, with poems and short stories by 44 different writers!
Foreword by Elaine Cunningham.
dark cemetery towering, an angel cries its grave now empty
—Jason L. Blair
Small superheroes Give pause to the evil things Watching in the dark.
There once was a fellow named... [click here for more]