Emma E. Murray's (she/her) stories have appeared in anthologies like What One Wouldn’t Do, Obsolescence, and Ooze: Little Bursts of Body Horror, as well as magazines such as CHM and Pyre. Her chapbook, Exquisite Hunger, is available from Medusa Haus, and her novelette, When the Devil, as well as her debut novel, Crushing Snails, will be coming out Summer 2024. To read more, you can visit her website EmmaEMurray.com

June 1, 2024


“Mall’s closed, kid,” Rob said, purposely towering over the preteen in the most menacing way he could. The girl’s eyes ...