Author: Ben

I co-host the Words About Books podcast with my writing partner Nate.

Short Story Review – The Wemategunis by James Edward O’Brien

The Wemategunis is a story about a creature from Native American folklore (pronounced: weh-mah-teh-guh-neese) that struck me as being similar to the huldufólk from Icelandic folklore. Our main character, Otto, is desperate to be rid of a supernatural entity that has been lurking in his apartment at night. The story skips over the traditional horror trope of a modern intellectual...