REVIEW: See S2

In one of the coolest, most visually appealing, and different pieces of SF I've watched in a while, See S2 really ramps up the scale of risk, the family drama,...
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REVIEW: See S2

An Interview With Author Zoje Stage

Pittsburg native and former filmmaker Zoje Stage is a USA Today and international bestselling author of Baby Teeth, Wonderland and now her newest release Getaway. A story where two sisters,...
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An Interview With Author Zoje Stage

REVIEW: Spear by Nicola Griffith

Spear by Nicola Griffith is a gorgeous queer Arthurian novella out from Tor.com in April 2022. And if it sounds even the slightest bit like something you’d enjoy, this is...
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REVIEW: Spear by Nicola Griffith

REVIEW: Elder Race by Adrian Tchaikovsky

I know Adrian Tchaikovsky best from works like Children of Time, Children of Ruin and Dogs of War where he uses other creatures, often affected by humanity’s meddling to talk...
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REVIEW: Elder Race by Adrian Tchaikovsky

REVIEW: Warhawk by Chris Wraight

Warhawk is the sixth (of eight) in the Siege of Terra series and 60th Horus Heresy novel in Black Library’s ongoing marathon exploring and expanding the foundational myth of the...
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REVIEW: Warhawk by Chris Wraight

A public apology to authors recently published by GdM

When I started Grimdark Magazine I was a self-published author whose attempts at short story sales and books had not gone well. Whatever the reasons, I wanted to set up...
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A public apology to authors recently published by GdM

REVIEW: Hammer and Bolter Episode 4: Fangs

In episode 4 of Warhammer TV's Hammer and Bolter, Fangs, we finally get to my favourite 40k faction, the Space Wolves space marines. On the death world of Fenris three veteran...
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REVIEW: Hammer and Bolter Episode 4: Fangs

REVIEW: Dark Dawn by Brian O’ Sullivan

Brian O' Sullivan's “Dark Dawn” is a work of interactive fiction about a dying man and a desperate final stand. Set in the world of the author’s Fionn series, readers/players...
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REVIEW: Dark Dawn by Brian O’ Sullivan

REVIEW: Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling

Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling started incredibly strong with great atmospheric detail and a very creepy vibe but puttered out and ended with a whimper.  Evelyn Perdanu is a shipping...
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REVIEW: Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling

REVIEW: Beasts & Beauty by Soman Chainani

Beasts & Beauty by Soman Chainani is an interesting collection. It's probably the youngest book I've reviewed for Grimdark Magazine, as these retold fairy tales sit between middle grade and...
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REVIEW: Beasts & Beauty by Soman Chainani
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An Interview With Author Zoje Stage An Interview With Author Zoje Stage
REVIEW: Spear by Nicola Griffith REVIEW: Spear by Nicola Griffith
REVIEW: Elder Race by Adrian Tchaikovsky REVIEW: Elder Race by Adrian Tchaikovsky
REVIEW: Warhawk by Chris Wraight REVIEW: Warhawk by Chris Wraight
A public apology to authors recently published by GdM A public apology to authors recently...
REVIEW: Hammer and Bolter Episode 4: Fangs REVIEW: Hammer and Bolter Episode 4:...
REVIEW: Dark Dawn by Brian O’ Sullivan REVIEW: Dark Dawn by Brian O’...
REVIEW: Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling REVIEW: Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling
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Dragon Hunters by Marc Turner

Marc Turner’s Devil Watching Competiton

Marc Turner is the author of When the Heavens Fall, which we reviewed here. His second book, Dragon Hunters, hits the shelves in the US and the UK on the 9th of February, 2016,...

Red Kent from Mark Lawrence’s Bad Seed

Jason Deem has done it again with his new cover for Grimdark Magazine Issue 1. We were incredibly fortunate to secure a short story from one of the premier authors in the fantasy genre...

A Crown for Cold Silver by Alex Marshall

Review: A Crown for Cold Silver by Alex Marshall

A Crown for Cold Silver is a fantastic first dip of the toe into grimdark fantasy for for the author hidden behind the pseudonym Alex Marshall (best online theory I could find on who that is...

Hassebrand by Jason Deem

Excerpt: A Fair Man by Peter Orullian featured in GdM Issue 6

As a part of GdM #6 we were lucky enough to publish The Vault of Heaven series author Peter Orullian. If you haven’t checked out Peter’s books, make sure to head over to amazon...

Hassebrand by Jason Deem

Lineup for GdM Issue 6

Issue 6 has an absolutely cracking lineup of fiction and non-fiction, covered with a beautiful piece of artwork based on one of Michael R. Fletcher’s hassebrands, by Jason Deem. Issue #6 will be available...

Hassebrand by Jason Deem

One of Michael R. Fletcher’s Hassebrands

As a part of developing his Manifest Delusions world for Beyond Redemption, Michael R. Fletcher wrote a series of short stories. We were lucky enough to snag one for Issue 6 (due out 15 Jan 216)....

When the Heavens Fall by Marc Turner

Review: When the Heavens Fall by Marc Turner

Can traditional high-fantasy be grimdark? Apparently, yes. Marc Turner’s debut novel When the Heavens Fall showed me that fantasy can be saturated with magic without losing any of the grit. It manages to deliver...

Grimdark Magazine Issue 6 Release Delay (and Other Bits of Good News)

The Bad: Issue 6 Pushed Back Trying to release an issue on the 1st of Jan, right on the back end of the busiest time of year at our day jobs, Christmas, New Year’s...

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The GdM Team Pick Their Grimdark Favourites for 2015

The year 2015 has been a pretty damned epic year for grimdark fiction. Our team has spent the last year reading about hundreds of gritty anti-heroes fighting their way through plenty of dark worlds. In our...

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GdM Closed to Submissions for the Holidays

Our submissions team have been working their collective hides off for a year and a half without break to find the best in short grimdark fiction to put in front of you. I reckon they’ve...