Queers Destroy Horror is live!

Queers Destroy Horror, the latest in the Destroy series from Lightspeed/Nightmare, is now available!

Portions of it are online for free, and you can purchase the entire issue at the link above.

I, personally, suggest buying the issue, as the essay I wrote for the magazine is part of the buy-only section.

In case you need a reminder, here’s the ToC:

ORIGINAL FICTION – EDITED BY WENDY N. WAGNER

Golden Hair, Red Lips — Matthew Bright
Dispatches from a Hole in the World — Sunny Moraine
The Lord of Corrosion — Lee Thomas
Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers — Alyssa Wong
Let’s See What Happens — Chuck Palahniuk

REPRINT FICTION – SELECTED BY WENDY N. WAGNER

Bayou de la Mère — Poppy Z. Brite
Alien Jane — Kelley Eskridge
Rats Live on No Evil Star — Caitlín R. Kiernan

REPRINT POETRY – SELECTED BY ROBYN LUPO

The Skin-Walker’s Wife by Lisa M. Bradley
No Poisoned Comb — Amal El-Mohtar
The Rotten Leaf Cantata — Rose Lemberg
On Moving Into Your New Home — Brit Mandelo
Flourless Devil’s Food — Shweta Narayan
In Memoriam: Robert Nelson — W. H. Pugmire
Worm and Memory — Lucy A. Snyder
The Great Unknown — Joel Lane

NONFICTION – EDITED BY MEGAN ARKENBERG

Roundtable Interview with Meghan McCarron, Brit Mandelo, Rahul Kanakia, and Carrie Cuinn — Megan Arkenberg
Creatures of the Night: A Short History of Queer Horror — Catherine Lundoff
The H Word: A Good Story — Lucy A. Snyder
The Language of Hate — Sigrid Ellis
Effecting Change and Subversion Through Slush Pile Politics — Michael Matheson
Putting It All the Way In: Naked Lunch and the Body Horror of William S. Burroughs — Evan J. Peterson
Artists’ Spotlight: Five Queer Artists Destroying Horror Art — Cory Skerry and Megan Arkenberg

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHTS – EDITED BY TRACI CASTLEBERRY

Matthew Bright
Kelley Eskridge
Lee Thomas
Caitlin R. Kiernan
Sunny Moraine
Alyssa Wong
Chuck Palahniuk

ILLUSTRATORS – ART DIRECTION BY CORY SKERRY

A.J. Jones (Cover)
Elizabeth Leggett (Dispatches from a Hole in the World, Let’s See What Happens)
Cory Skerry (Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers)
Eliza Gauger (Lord of Corrosion)
KG Schmidt (Golden Hair, Red Lips)

Queers just keep on destroying things, and it’s pretty damn awesome. Go ye forth and check it out!

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