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S.P. Miskowski
Rated by Black Static reviewer Peter Tennant as "one of the most interesting and original writers to emerge in recent years," S.P. Miskowski has a short story collection Strange is the Night and a novel I Wish I Was Like You forthcoming from JournalStone in 2017. Her debut novel Knock Knock and... show more



Rated by Black Static reviewer Peter Tennant as "one of the most interesting and original writers to emerge in recent years," S.P. Miskowski has a short story collection Strange is the Night and a novel I Wish I Was Like You forthcoming from JournalStone in 2017. Her debut novel Knock Knock and novella Delphine Dodd were Shirley Jackson Award finalists, and are part of the Skillute Cycle which includes novellas Astoria and In the Light. The series is published by Omnium Gatherum, with cover art by Russell Dickerson.Miskowski's short stories appear in the magazines Supernatural Tales, Black Static, Identity Theory and Strange Aeons, and in the anthologies The Madness of Dr. Caligari, Little Visible Delight, October Dreams 2, Autumn Cthulhu, Cassilda's Song, The Hyde Hotel, and Darker Companions: Celebrating 50 Years of Ramsey Campbell. Her writing has received a Swarthout Award and two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships.Dim Shores published "Stag in Flight" as one of their limited edition chapbooks, with cover art and illustrations by Nick Gucker. Muscadines is included in the Dunhams Manor Press hardcover series, with cover art and illustrations by Dave Felton.

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Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it 6 months ago
I wrote a review. It's a freaking miracle.“This is the one. She’s no good, you’ll see.” (Ooops, I feel called out, lol)Tasha doesn’t have any close friends. She doesn’t fit the mold of the overly tanned and waxed crew in her school and when she catches the eye of new girl Briar, she feels an instant...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 2 years ago
Small town living-it's just the best, right? There's none of that violence you hear about in big cities and the people are friendlier too or so we've all heard. Unfortunately, none of that applies to Skillute. A couple and their young daughter move to Skillute for exactly the reasons listed above....
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 6 years ago
-Please forgive this duplicate review. Booklikes is telling me that I didn't review this, but I know I did, since it appears on my blog. I'm just trying to make sure my shelf is accurate. The last installment of the Skillute Cycle delivered more of the lovely prose I'm used to getting from S. P....
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it 6 years ago
This is a pretty good anthology of strange tales about obsession. There are two brilliant stories, a few good ones, and one absolute piece of bullshit. The two best stories are Calligraphy by James Everington and This Many by S.P. Miskowski, the latter being one of the most chilling ghost stories...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it 7 years ago
I just read "Knock Knock" and I noticed this book also takes place in the town of Skillute, WA. Since I enjoyed the characters from KK, I picked up this novella to learn more about them. The setting of Skillute is almost a character itself. Ms. Miskowki paints vivid pictures of the woods, streams, p...
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