And, after a marathon reading session yesterday, I am done with every submission – all 338 of them. All accepted authors have been contacted and responded.
Three months of reading until my eyes bleed. Below is the final lineup for Volume 2 in no particular order.
Bristles – Meryl Stenhouse
Mockery – Patrick Lacey
Lorelei – Logan Noble
Cryptozoa – Aaron Worth
Darling Brother – Erin Jendras
The Grand Sacrifice – Sallie McDaniel
Salt on the Dance Floor – Nisi Shawl
With Covered Eyes – Johann Thorssen
The Client – B.T. Joy
Death of a Housefly – Shawn Francis
Apt Pupae – John F.D. Taff
One Mississippi – Leigh Harlen
Bempton – Richard Farren Barber
The Esurient Hyrst – Michael Picco
What Clayton Found – Betty Rocksteady
A List of Grey and Crimson – Jared Oliver Adams
Tiny Necks – Marlena Frank
Raja – Wednesday Lee Friday
Two Cheeseburgers and that Weird Little Kid – Jenny Orosel
16 short stories, 2 novellettes and 1 novella.
…and there might be one from yours truly as well