Matthew Allen

Matthew Allen writes short stories to keep the demons away. Occasionally he falls asleep at his keyboard and a couple get through, but they’re usually rounded up in short order.

Stories by Matthew Allen

Chuck the Canadian Corpse

Illustrated by Jessica Wilson

As the alien’s mandibles waved hungrily in Chuck’s face, kind of like a hermit crab soaked in the blood of demons and hand-reared from a young age on nothing but human flesh, he knew one thing for sure: this was not the good night’s rest he had promised himself. Chuck was a Canadian, and although the …