‘You Just Don’t Come Here’ by J. Ryan Sommers

HCE received a lot of high-quality submissions for The Brutal Issue – sadly, too many to fit inside the magazine! So we offered some of our shortlisted contributors the chance to be published on our website. Check out our social media as we’ve posted more great...

‘Seal Cub’ by Ion Corcos

HCE received a lot of high-quality submissions for The Brutal Issue – sadly, too many to fit inside the magazine! So we offered some of our shortlisted contributors the chance to be published on our website. Check out our social media, as we’ve posted more great...

‘Diplomacy’ by Wesley O. Cohen

HCE received a lot of high-quality submissions for The Brutal Issue – sadly, too many to fit inside the magazine! So we offered some of our shortlisted contributors the chance to be published on our website. Keep an eye on our social media for more great writing like...

Announcement: Contributors to The Brutal Issue

In The Brutal Issue (December 2017), “everyone” was…       CHARLES JOSEPH ALBERT – A Deity’s Brutality Charles Joseph Albert is a physicist and owner of a metallurgy shop in San Jose, California, where he lives with his wife and three boys. In the...

‘The Hat’ by Stuart Stromin

HCE received a lot of high-quality submissions for The Brutal Issue – sadly, too many to fit inside the magazine! So we offered some of our shortlisted contributors the chance to be published on our website. Keep an eye on our social media for more great writing like...