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FLAPPERHOUSE 2nd Annual Halloween Reading, In Pictures

A million howling thank-yous to everyone who helped make last night’s reading such a deliciously dark affair: Lisa, Joanna, Stephen, Bud, Deirdre, Keegan, and Cooper for performing your flappy lits; Alibi Jones for your spooktacular singing & photography; Pacific Standard for your always-gracious hospitality; and all you beautiful creatures who came to witness our mischief.

Let’s do this again in January…

photos by Alibi Jones

Alibi Jones prepares to sink her fangs into Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”

Lisa Marie Basile gets things brewing with a reading from Nympholepsy

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FLAPPERHOUSE 2nd Annual Halloween Reading

Join us as we bark at the moon & revel in the macabre with our 2nd Annual Halloween Reading, this Wednesday, October 25, 7-9 PM at Pacific Standard (82 Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn).

starring
LISA MARIE BASILE
DEIRDRE COYLE
ALIBI JONES
STEPHEN LANGLOIS & BUD SMITH
KEEGAN LESTER
JOANNA C. VALENTE
COOPER WILHELM
and the late SHIRLEY JACKSON

Admission is FREE, and you can get your claws on copies of our Fall 2017 issue for the special price of $5.

Click here for the Facebook event page.

FLAPPERHOUSE Halloween Reading, In Pictures

A million creepy-crawly thank-yous to everyone who helped make our first-ever Halloween reading such a graveyard smash: Cooper, Michael, Shawn, Joanna, Darley, and Stephen for performing your spookily flappy lits; the late Rod Serling for guest-hosting; Alibi for your sinister singing & stellar photography; Pacific Standard for their always-gracious hospitality; and all you beautiful freaks who came out to enjoy the show. We hope y’all have a Happy Halloween, and we’ll be back for reading #12 early next year…

(photos by Alibi Jones, except where noted)

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Alibi Jones prepares for a herky-jerky performance of “People Are Strange”
(photo by Rebecca Robison)

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Cooper Wilhelm terrifies us with a transcript of true-life horror

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Michael Seymour Blake reads “Mediocre Company,” his haunted-house tale from FLAPPERHOUSE #11 Continue reading FLAPPERHOUSE Halloween Reading, In Pictures

FLAPPERHOUSE Halloween Reading

flapperhouse-halloween-readingHalloween isn’t just our favorite holiday here at FLAPPERHOUSE, it’s also our birthday! So we’re gonna celebrate & conjure the spirit of the season at our 11th reading on 10/26 at Brooklyn’s Pacific Standard by sharing some spooky & supernatural lit…

Starring MICHAEL SEYMOUR BLAKESHAWN FRAZIERALIBI JONESSTEPHEN LANGLOISDARLEY STEWARTJOANNA C. VALENTECOOPER WILHELM and
the late ROD SERLING.

(facebook event page here)

Our 2016 Best of the Net Nominees Are…

The Skating Minister - Henry Raeburn, 1784
The Skating Minister – Henry Raeburn, 1784

Our nominations for the 2016 Best of the Net anthology, which honors literary work that originally appeared on the internet between 7/1/2015 & 6/30/2016, are:

“CREATURE  FEATURE : CALIGYNACHTMARE : DREAD  the  BEAUTY” – poetry by Shannon  Moore  Shepherd

“CHAPEL  of  SACRED  MIRRORS” – poetry  by  Joanna  C.  Valente

“The  WITCH  THESE  DAYS” – poetry  by  E. H.  Brogan

“HOW  to  be  a  SMALL  PRESS  SUCCESS” – poetry  by  Catfish  McDaris

“HELPFUL  NOTES  REGARDING  YOUR PURCHASE” – short  fiction  by  Brandon  Barrett

Congratulations & best of luck to all our nominees, as well as our eternal gratitude for contributing their amazing work to our weird little zine.

FLAPPERHOUSE Podcast #2 – Reading #6

In case you missed our 6th reading— or if you didn’t miss it but would like to relive the experience in podcast form– you may now stream or download it through the Soundcloud file below!

FLAPPERHOUSE Reading #6, In Pictures

A galaxy of gracious thank-yous to everyone who helped make Reading #6 such a trip: WilliamStephenChristinaLeonaMazzaraJoanna, and Anthony for performing your flappy lits; Pacific Standard for your warm & welcoming hospitality; Alibi Jones for your sparkly singing & fine photography; and all you beautiful star-children who came to watch us boogie. Let’s do this again, say, sometime before Memorial Day…?

(photos by Alibi Jones)

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William Lessard reads from his space-agey story “Transmission”

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Stephen Langlois reads his unsettling short story “Redfield” from FLAPPERHOUSE #9
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