Dennis Cooper Blog Feature

Dennis Cooper was kind enough to mention THE WINGSPAN OF SEVERED HANDS on his blog today. As a budding writer and avid longtime reader of his fiction, it means the world to me.

He includes some of my wild speculations about the origins of language in ancient hunting culture, and an excerpt from Fright Girl Autumn that gives you a taste of WINGSPAN’S hallucinatory style and content.

I’m honored. Here’s the link:


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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