Review: Our Hearts Will Burn Us Down

Our Hearts Will Burn Us Down by Anne Valente Thirty-five mixtape. Thirty-five baby books of first words, first steps, first songs sung in the bathtub among rubber toys. Thirty-five hearts that beat the… Continue reading

Interview: McKenzie Hightower

Writer McKenzie Hightower answered questions from editorial intern Daniel Heslep about writing, reading, and her story “The Village of Hands and Feet,” a Psychopomp Magazine Short Fiction Award finalist in 2016. You can… Continue reading

Issue 4.3 | Spring 2017

Dear Readers, We’re excited to release the Spring 2017 issue of Psychopomp Magazine, along with a few changes. Stories from Hannah Lackoff, Kathryn McMahon, and Rob McClure Smith are the first to be published in Psychopomp‘s… Continue reading

March Reprints: Week 4

The two shared a monster. The monster shared the two. Duplicates of the monster, which were still the monster, lived in each of the two, in their sternums. Usually. The two were named… Continue reading

March Reprints: Week 3 pt. 2

I half-hear Paz say something about the air conditioning from the passenger seat, and all I can say is, “We’re not here for you. We’re here for the mermaids. Do you have to act like it’s all about you?”

March Reprints: Week 3

Larry dresses his tiger in handmade shirts from Bali. When Michael got drafted, he tried to take his tiger with him, but the army said the tiger might scare the enemy. Roberto, a magician, taught his tiger how to disappear.

March Reprints: Week 2

  If the egg splits, its sides falling open just enough for the fuzz-capped head of the child to emerge, then the story might be allowed to end. When the egg is found… Continue reading

March Reprints: Week 1

Darrell has two choices, one good choice and one bad choice. We cannot be sure which is which, however, perhaps because we are only as human as Darrell, which is to say, seven-eighths human and one-eighth alien.

Submission Call: Previously Published Work

Are you by any chance looking for someplace to send a story that you’ve already had published? We may be able to help with that.

Winter 2017 Issue

Our Winter 2017 issue of Psychopomp Magazine is available now. Featuring fiction by Julia Coursey, Lindsay Fowler, James R. Gapinski, and Nikki Stein. You can read the full issue on your computer or… Continue reading