CHIRAL MAD contents to include “scariest guy in America”

Written Backwards Editor Michael Bailey has released the complete table of contents for the upcoming psychological horror anthology, CHIRAL MAD, and even casual fans of the genre will see some very familiar names:
  1. White Pills – Ian Shoebridge
  2. Lost in a Field of Paper Flowers – Gord Rollo
  3. The Perfection of Symmetry – Andrew Hook
  4. Some Pictures in an Album – Gary McMahon
  5. Five Adjectives – Monica J. O’Rourke
  6. Enchanted Combustion – Amanda Ottino
  7. There are Embers – Chris Hertz
  8. Brighter Her Aura Grows – David Hearn
  9. Underwater – Barry Jay Kaplan
  10. Inevitable – Meghan Arcuri
  11. Experiments in an Isolation Tank – Eric J. Guignard
  12. Need – Gary Braunbeck
  13. Not the Child – Julie Stipes
  14. The White Quetzal – Gene O’Neill
  15. Send Your End – Patrick Lacey
  16. Mirror Moments – Christian A. Larsen
  17. Alderway – Patrick O’Neill
  18. Sigil – P. Gardner Goldsmith
  19. The Persistence of Vision – Jon Michael Kelley
  20. The Bad Season – A.A. Garrison
  21. Storm of Lightning – Aaron J. French
  22. Cubicle Farm – R.B. Payne
  23. A Flawed Fantasy – Jeff Strand
  24. The Apologies – Erik T. Johnson
  25. The Shoe Tree – Pat. R. Steiner
  26. Gaia Ungaia – John Palisano
  27. Amid the Walking Wounded – Jack Ketchum
  28. Underwater Ferris Wheel – Michael Bailey

Jack Ketchum alone is worth the price of admission. For the uninitiated, Ketchum is the guy Stephen King called “the scariest guy in America.” Read Ketchum’s “Amid the Walking Wounded” along with the work of Gord Rollo, Gene O’Neill, and John Palisano and others and scare yourself silly for a great cause. Proceeds go toward Down’s syndrome charities.

This anthology will be officially released at Anthology 2012 in New Hampshire, with initial promotion starting at KillerCon in Las Vegas this September.

CHIRAL MAD, coming this fall from Written Backwards.

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