The Object of Your Desire Comes Closer

It’s an honor to have a story chosen for the inaugural issue of Synth, the new quarterly anthology edited by CM Muller of Nightscript. Rather than chatter too much about this one, I’ll leave it here with an invitation for you to explore the voids of outer and inner space. And a reminder that when you gaze in to the void–

Never mind. You know the rest.

Read “The Object of Your Desire Comes Closer” in Synth, available for pre-order now, and out on March 15, 2019.


Published by: Joe

Joe Koch writes literary horror and surrealist trash. A Shirley Jackson Award finalist, Joe is the author of The Wingspan of Severed Hands, The Couvade, and Convulsive. Their short fiction appears in publications such as Vastarien, Southwest Review, Pseudopod, and Children of the New Flesh. He’s been a flash fiction judge for Cemetery Gates Media as well as co-editing the art horror anthology Stories of the Eye from Weirdpunk Books. Find Joe (he/they) online at and on Twitter @horrorsong.

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