Uncanny Conversations: Eric Schaller and Matthew Cheney Stop by WFR

Eric Schaller and Matthew Cheney are two of the most interesting voices in weird fiction today.  Together, they co-edit The Revelator, an online magazine that has featured work from the likes of Laird Baron, Sofia Samatar, John Chu, Mikki Kendall, Jeffrey Ford, and a diverse array of other material that includes nonfiction, poetry, and comics.  This […]

The Lake

The following story originally appeared in Matthew Cheney’s new collection, Blood: Stories (Black Lawrence Press, 2016). It originally appeared in Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet #21 (2007). This is the first time it has appeared online. — Weird Fiction Review Editors They wouldn’t allow us near the lake when they hauled the bodies out. We stood, huddled against each […]

Stories in the Key of Strange: A Collage of Encounters, Featuring Leena Krohn's Tainaron

1. More and more, I find myself attracted to innovative writing that isn’t afraid to leave great gaps within itself, that doesn’t try to stick the world onto a postage stamp, but rather puts a postage stamp in the middle of the world’s unfathomable complexities. There was Leena Krohn’s short “sort-of novel” Tainaron, a book that I preferred to various […]