A TRANSCENDENT Excerpt: Alistair Rey’s “Sightseeing”

We entered through the gates, passing the old crumbling structures. Behind these, a network of deserted streets fanned out before us, snaking in odd directions with little sense of structure or design. Dust littered each avenue, and debris crunched under our feet as we advanced further into the medina. The height of the surrounding buildings…

A Horror So Sublime: from Poe to The Elephant Man by Alistair Rey

“To transform perceptions of ordinary life into an infinite source of nightmares is the wild hope of every writer of weird fiction.” The verdict belongs to Michel Houellebecq, although it is in reference to the work of H. P. Lovecraft. What can we take from such a judgement? It would seem Houellebecq sees the author…

Our TRANSCENDENT Authors: a Featured Interview with Alistair Rey

In our new author series, we’ll be offering a clairvoyant peek behind the veil of who and what makes up TRANSCENDENT. Here’s a glimpse at Alistair Rey and his story “Sightseeing.” ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? A few years ago, I was forced to leave Europe and temporarily settled in Morocco. I was…