October 5th, 2021

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Under Her Skin Cover Reveal & TOC

Behold, the cover and table of contents for Under Her Skin, which is a showcase of poetry from some of the darkest and most lyrical voices of women (cis and trans) and non-binary femmes in horror.

Debuting on April 5th, 2022, Under Her Skin is available for pre-order from Indie Bound as well as from various ebook providers. Don't forget to add this one to your Goodreads!

Black Spot Books presents its inaugural Poetry Showcase, featuring the best in never-before-published dark verse and lyrical prose from the voices of Women in Horror. Edited by Lindy Ryan and Toni Miller, the inaugural collection features work from Bram-Stoker award-winning and nominated authors, as well as dozens of poems from women (cis and trans) and non-binary femmes in horror.



Interior illustrations
by Marge Simon
Cover design by Qamber Designs and Media

Table of Contents


  • HER by Tabatha Wood   

  • WE by Morgan Sylvia

  • BEAUTIFUL by L. Marie Wood 

  • SKINCARE ROUTINE by Cynthia Pelayo

  • MY SKIN by Cindy O’Quinn

  • ACCEPTABLE FEMME by Tiffany Meuret

  • INSIDE OF ME by Betsy Nicchetta

  • METAMORPHOSIS by Caitlin Marceau

  • IT HURTS WHEN I BREATHE by Mercedes M. Yardley

  • DESIGNER GIRLS by Elsa M. Carruthers

  • SANCTIFICATION by Amanda Kirby    

  • I CUT AWAY THE PARTS THAT OFFEND YOU by Elsa M. Carruthers

  • SOMETHING THAT NEEDS DESTROYED by Linda M. Crate

  • MAGNIFICENT by Desiree Abalos

  • SMILE by Nico Bell

  • UNBECOMING PORCELAIN by Nikki R. Leigh

  • WHAT THE DEAD GIRL IS TRYING TO SAY THROUGH WHAT’S LEFT OF HER MOUTH by Lindsay King-Miller

  • ANYTHING BUT WHAT IS by Linda M. Crate  

  • WITH BLOOD by Jennifer Crow

  • HARM by Emily Ruth Verona    

  • SNAKESKIN by Stephanie M. Wytovich

  • THESE MEN ARE ALL ONE MONSTER by Cassondra Windwalker   

  • WHEN THE WITCHES CAME OUT OF US by Donna Lynch   

  • PROSERPINE by Antonia Rachel Ward

  • WINNOW by Tiffany Michelle Brown    

  • MY TAINTED TOUCH by Mary Rajotte

  • UNTOUCHED by Marilyn Fabiola

  • NIGHTFALL by Stephanie Athena Valente

  • THE RIGHT FREQUENCY by Jessica McHugh

  • WORDS UNSPOKEN by Mary Rajotte  

  • TO BLOOM IN BLOOD by Sara Tantlinger

  • SHREDDED ALTERATIONS by Sara Tantlinger

  • THE DEEPEST CUT by Nancy Brewka-Clark    

  • STRANGE BEDFELLOWS by Angela Sylvaine  

  • SOFT BOX by Amy Grech   

  • ELDRITCH MOTHER by Melodie Bolt  

  • OUTSIDE IN by Dalena Storm   

  • ZOMBIFICATION by Roni Stinger

  • MOLTING by Roni Stinger

  • INTIMATE COMMUNION by Roni Stinger

  • MIDNIGHT MAELSTROM by Monique Snyman

  • SYMBIOTIC BEASTS by Marge Simon  

  • CONJURING REGRETS by Eva V. Roslin

  • WHEN YOU by Miriam H. Harrison

  • FINGERS OF FEATHERS by Rie Sheridan Rose

  • WOMB HEART HEAD by Raven Isobel Plum   

  • MY BODY, MY BOOK by Carina Bissett

  • I CARRY by Maureen O’Leary    

  • THE EDGE by Annie Neugebauer

  • PIECES by Annie Neugebauer    

  • SHAMEFUL by Lee Murray

  • DRIRIMANCY by Tiffany Morris

  • EVERY MORNING by Aimee Lowenstern

  • REGENERATION/COLLAPSE by Tiffany Morris

  • LOVELY LIKE HONEY by Brianna Malotke

  • LILIES LEFT FOR MOM by Brianna Malotke   

  • GROWING PAINS by Amy Lowenstern 

  • THE VOID by Julieanne Lynch  

  • SPLIT by Blaise Langlois

  • SKIN CHANGER by Blaise Langlois

  • CONCEPTION by EV Knight

  • BROKEN FINGERS by Emma Kathryn 

  • A HOME TO THOSE WHO FLY by Naching T. Kassa   

  • SHED by Vivian Kasley  

  • DANSE DE LA MORT by R. J. Joseph   

  • BETRAYER by R.J. Joseph

  • RELIGION FOR WOMEN by Patricia Gomes   

  • WAVE BREAKER by Vanessa Jae

  • I BEGIN TO BECOME NUMINOUS by Juleigh Howard-Hobson

  • THE DARK COCOON by Samantha Holland

  • AMESTRIS by Shira Haus

  • MEDUSA IN FACE AND FORM by Cordelia Harrison 

  • BLOODROOT by Amanda Kirby

  • A CARNIVAL OF SUFFERING by H. Grim

  • A RECURRING NIGHTMARE by Abigail Gray 

  • TRAPPED by Kerri-Leigh Grady

  • CLAM BASKETS RETURNED by Patricia Gomes

  • BONE KEY by Emma J. Gibbon 

  • QUEEN by Alyson Faye  

  • DEAR BAPTIST by Tracy Fahey

  • BETTER BY NOW by N. J. Ember

  • DISSOLVING CONNECTIONS by Stephanie Ellis

  • CORPSE CONSORTIUM by Darien Dillon

  • AETOS DIOS by Darien Dillon   

  • BITS OF YOU, STILL KEPT by Maggie Shurtleff

  • OUR LADY’S BIRD by Carina Bissett

  • THE LAST WOMAN by Tiffany Michelle Brown

  • THE CARRION FLOWERS by Morgan Sylvia