Short Fiction

Burial Day Books is a boutique publisher of supernatural horror short stories.  Once a month we feature an established or emerging horror writer. These short supernatural horror stories deal with elements of superstition, folklore or myth. We look for writers that are innovative but can also give a nod to past – classic horror. We feature scary stories with limited gore and limited extreme violence because of the belief that fear, true fear, comes from the unknown.

If your phone rings tonight with an unknown number you will have to pick it up, because it may be
Do you ever worry you've been driving too long? Those road stripes can become hypnotic. Maybe they're a sign of
Selected Poems By Joris Soeding   Joris Soeding's third chapbook, In Between the Places Where Night Falls, is forthcoming from Lummox Press. His poems
By: Sam JT Butterworth There are corners where secrets linger and hide, warehouses are those types of places.
Jerome Teelucksingh is a lecturer from the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago. His poems have been
Winter seems so long ago but its wicked ways are not forgotten. Read "Dibs" by Kurt C. Schuett
By: C.G. Fewston Your parents told you to beware of strangers. Did they ever tell you why? Read C.G. Fewston's
The Clearing
By: Nicholas Bowen Bad things can happen on an open road. Terrible things can happen off of them. Read Nicholas
John Grey is an Australian born poet. Recently published in The Lyric, Vallum and the science fiction anthology, “The Kennedy
Security Monitors
By: Philip M. Roberts At night when buildings are still, and those who occupy its offices are gone one person