“The Stray Bones Trap” in The Misbehaving Dead

“In all the lonely years I lay in the dirt—winnowing, turning yellow, itching from the bugs—it never occurred to me I might one day rise out of the ground.” (excerpt from “The Stray Bones Trap”) A dead woman rises from the ground to confront a serial-killer-in-training burying murdered animals by her grave. Part of A…

Listen to “The Corpse Child” on Pseudopod

“Did you know a person’s head is too dense to burn? The servants would use a big rock to smash your skull into smaller pieces. And all the while, I would sit at the breakfast table, listening to you go up in smoke.” (excerpt from “The Corpse Child” Pseudopod, the weekly horror podcast, includes my…