Welcome to The Deadlands

Issue 05 of The Deadlands contains original fiction from Lauren Ring, and Jordan Taylor, a fiction reprint from Isabel Cańas, poetry from Ewen Ma, Henry “Hank” Greenspan, Bethany Fine, and E. Lev Arbeter, as well as non-fiction from Francesca Tacchi, and our recurring Ask A Necromancer feature from Amanda Downum.


Spiders’ webs stitch shut her lips. Dirt weights her eyelids. Her hair has long turned to mold and leaves. The forest shifts around her, cycling through the seasons. She thaws. She freezes.

She sleeps.

Her roots tangle with those of the trees.


What Remains to Wake, Jordan Taylor

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About The Deadlands

The Deadlands is a new monthly speculative fiction magazine. We will publish short stories, poems, and essays about the other realms, of the ends we face here, and the beginnings we find elsewhere. It will be a journey into the unknown, to meet those who live there still, even though they may be dead. Death is a journey we all will take, but we’d like to peek at the map before we go.


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