Hareendran Kallinkeel (he/him) writes from Kerala, India, after serving in a police organization for 15 years and 5 years in the Special Forces; plus, 3 years as an online tutor for a US portal collaborating with American Universities. His fiction tends to be dark with some fantastic or magic realism elements, and rarely a hint of humor. Recent publications include Bryant Literary Review (Bryant University), El Portal Journal (Eastern New Mexico University), Cardinal Sins Journal (Saginaw Valley State University), Night’s End Podcast, and 34 Orchard. His story will appear shortly in Hyphen Punk Magazine. A finalist of Best of the Net 2020, he has also been nominated for Pushcart Prize.

June 1, 2024

The Boogeyman

Priya walked toward the cave, glancing around. She didn’t want to reveal her rendezvous with John. Dewdrops fell off mist-laden ...