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About William Tea
When William Tea was a boy, he thought monsters lived in the dark. So when the lights were out, he snarled and spat and twisted his hands into claws, trying to blend in with the things that went bump in the night.
He’s been friends with the monsters ever since.
Today, William Tea lives in the Northeastern Pennsylvania Coal Region. His work has been featured in anthologies published by Muzzleland Press, Wildside Press, Planet X Publications, StrangeHouse Books, and CLASH Books.
Find him online at WilliamTea.com.
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Our Table of Contents: Summoning Spirits by Michael Adams / The Stars are Black by D.L. Myers / The Woman in the Forge of Saturday Night by Joseph S. Pulver, Sr. / Evidence of Absence by H.S. Graves / I Am Become Death by William Tea & Ron Gelsleichter / The Judge by Philip Fracassi / The Snake Beneath My Skin by Sarah Walker / The Hands of Chaos by Ashley Dioses / The Nomenclature of Unnamable Horrors by Peter Rawlik / Golden Girl by S.L. Edwards / Scenes From a Forgotten Diorama by Brian O’Connell / You Can’t Go Wrong With Grass-Fed Beef by Jill Hand / Abettor by Ruth Asch / Work Group by Pete J. Carter / The Cliffside Tavern by Sean M. Thompson / One Evening in Whitbridge by Scott Thomas / The Velveteen Volvo by Nathan Carson / Outre Non-limitations &The Kumiho Question by Frederick J. Mayer / I’ve Lived in This Place a Long Time by Can Wiggins / The White Terror by Frank Coffman / Symptom of the Universe by John Claude Smith / Sustenance of the Stars by Scott J. Couturier / Alien Shore by Rob F. Martin / Ye Hermit’s Lay by Adam Bolivar / Bridge by Don Webb / Balls by Russell Smeaton / Call Me Corey by Matthew M. Bartlett / Hero Mother by Cody Goodfellow / Red-Eye by Stephen Mark Rainey / Séance by K.A. Opperman / Looking for Ghosts & Prosaic by Duane Pesice
Burn on the Bayou, by L.F. Falconer
The Mumbler, by Gillian French
Cleric at Sentinel Hill, by Franklyn Searight
Whores and Criminals, by Dean Macallister
The Quiet on the Water, by C. C. Adams
The Haggard Brothers Go to Town, by James Pratt
The Awakening, by Megan Neumann
Dead Line, by D.C. Lozar
The Waterman’s Song, by MB Vigil
Maleficium, by Kelly Gould
The Green Dome, by Joe DiCicco
We Who Walk on Worlds, by Matt Sullivan
Insect Song, by William Tea
The Harvest Moon Festival, by Gigi Eng
Like Falling Snow, by W.D. Clifton
The Oldest Story, by S. L. Edwards
Geronimo Versus Frankenstein, by Neal Privett
The Black-and-White Dozen, by Chris Kuriata
Omzetten, by C.M. Muller
Vandegald’s Globes, by Jeremy Hayes
• Iconoclasm, by Adrian Cole
• Have a Crappy Halloween, by Franklyn Searight
• Early Snow, by Samson Stormcrow Hayes
• The Dollhouse, by Glynn Owen Barrass
• Elle a Vu un Loup, by Loren Rhoads
• Bringing the Bodies Home, by Christian Riley
• Restored, by Marlane Quade Cook
• Nameless and Named, by David M. Hoenig
• Playing A Starring Role, by Paul Lubaczewski
• And the Living is Easy, by Mike Chinn
• The Prague Relic, by Paul StJohn Mackintosh
• The Circle, by Matt Sullivan
• Sanctuary, by John Linwood Grant
• The Giving of Gifts, by Matt Neil Hill
• The Santa Anna, by Jack Lothian
• The Dread Fishermen, by Kevin Henry
• Blind Vision, by Andrew Darlington
• The Thirteenth Step, by William Tea
• This Godless Apprenticeship, by Clint Smith
• Waiting, by John W. Dennehy
• Pouring Whiskey In My Soul, by Paul R. McNamee
• True Blue, by Darrell Schweitzer
• The Treadmill, by Rohit Sawant
• The Veiled Isle, by W. D. Clifton
• Gila King, by Jessica Amanda Salmonson (poem)
• Necro-Meretrix, by Frederick J. Mayer (poem)
• Grinning Moon, by Frederick J. Mayer (poem)
• The Burning Man, by Russ Parkhurst (poem)
• Silent Hours, by Russ Parkhurst (poem)
• The Old White Crone, by Maxwell I. Gold (poem)
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A talented array of writers, coming from the genres of Noir, Horror, Metafiction, Mythos, Crime, Weird and Bizarro Fiction, were all inspired by the existential themes from the first season of True Detective. Clash Books is very proud to present this collection of powerful and evocative stories about the humanity and inhumanity of modern man in an ever-shifting moral and cosmic landscape.