The Sharp End of the Rainbow by Madeleine Swann


“A dazzling storm of bizarre daydreams and nightmares. Swann is an expert surrealist, and she yanks just the right cryptic nerves to check if they’ll flinch. Sometimes playful, other times shocking, these are stories of worlds and people twisted in their odd logic, much like our own, much like us.”

— Hailey Piper, author of The Worm and His Kings

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Podcast Appearances:

Madeleine Swann

Her recent novella, The Vine That Ate The Starlet, was published by Filthy Loot. Her collection, Fortune Box, was nominated for a Wonderland Award and her stories have appeared on various podcasts and anthologies, including Splatterpunk nominated The New Flesh: A Literary Tribute to David Cronenberg.

Praise for Madeleine Swann

“Swann drags classic absurdism into the current day with an effortless sense of dry, cheeky fun and, in so doing, earns a seat at the table with greats such as Kafka, Gogol and Kharms.”

— Matthew Revert, cover artist

“Malicious whimsy.”

— Nicholas Day, author of Grind Your Bones to Dust