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A feeling has been tearing up the underground of the fiction world. It’s a nightmare reflection of the society you inhabit, a surreal explosion of pop, punk, and the post-apocalypse. Over the last decade, Bizarro Fiction has changed the definition of avant garde, it’s abolished the traditional prose of yesterday and established a new precedent for awesome. Collected in this anthology is some of the best weird fiction from the past decade. Award-winning writers, cult prodigies and burgeoning talents all collected together in one place. This is what you’ve done with the last ten years of your life.

With stories by:

D. Harlan Wilson, Alissa Nutting, Joe R. Lansdale, Carlton Mellick III, Kevin L. Donihe, Blake Butler, Ryan Boudinot, Vincent Sakowski, Cody Goodfellow, Amelia Gray, Robert Devereaux, Mykle Hansen, Athena Villaverde, Matthew Revert, Garrett Cook, Roy Kesey, Jeremy Robert Johnson, Aimee Bender, Ian Watson & Roberto Quaglia, Jeremy C. Shipp, Andersen Prunty, Jedediah Berry, Andrea Kneeland, Kurt Dinan, David Agranoff, Ben Loory, Kris Saknussemm, Stephen Graham Jones, Bentley Little, David W. Barbee, and Tom Piccirilli.

Published by Eraserhead Press. Edited by Cameron Pierce.

Order The Best Bizarro Fiction of the Decade today.

Free Fiction Roundup!

Here is a list of free bizarro and/or weird fiction made available in the last week:

Ricky’s Spine by Blake Butler

A great little story from the author of Scorch Atlas.

Pablo Riviera, Depressed, Overweight, Age 31, goes to the Mall by Cameron Pierce

A new short story from the author of Abortion Arcade.  Published by The Barcelona Review.

Neighbors by Jeremy C Shipp

Also found in The Barcelona Review, a new one by the author of Cursed, Jeremy C Shipp.


The latest issue, featuring a plethora of weird short fiction and poetry.

The New Landlord by Andre Farant

A bizarre tale found posted up at Weirdyear.

Jim Parades a Toy by Josh Myers

Mr. Myers is a bright young talent of the weird fiction scene.  Read more of his stories here.