A TRANSCENDENT Excerpt: “The Dream Lover” by Lindsay Zibach

“We’re good together,” I said. “Perfect together,” you sighed. “I wish we could be together every night for the rest of my life.” I surged with equal parts ecstasy and despair. What did you mean, “every night?” I couldn’t have imagined you would be ashamed to be with someone like me. I thought nothing of…

Banshee by Ken McGrath

This is a true story. When I was ten years old, growing up in Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland, a banshee haunted my town. Thurles back then had a population of seven and a half thousand. It was a good-sized country town, bustling and alive. It’s where my story, “The Astronaut’s Ghost,” is set. This was…

Our TRANSCENDENT Authors: a Featured Interview with Chris Campeau

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 Chris Campeau and his story “Candlesticks.”   ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? I used to visit my grandparents’ nursing home when I was a kid. Some of the…

Our Looming Monster by Trevor Abbud

We all have a looming monster hidden within the complex labyrinth of our mind. Here, our monster sits and waits in our darkest shadows, impatient but with no other choice. Are we fully aware that it’s there? Some of us might not be remotely conscious of this predator. Or perhaps, we choose to ignore it,…

Our TRANSCENDENT Authors: a Featured Interview with Trevor Abbud

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 Trevor Addud and his story “Face to Face.”   ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? I was driving to work early one morning down a dark backwoods road thinking…