Crime, Paranormal, and Horror Writing

The Wicked Come by P.J. Reed

The Wicked Come is an exploration of the darker side of humanity. Each character has their own dark tale to share, their lives unravelling before the reader in minimalistic, deadly verses.

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Pretty Wicked Creatures by P.J. Reed

Pretty Wicked Creatures is a selection of Gothic horror/ dark poems regarding the women and she-monsters of urban myth. Beautiful women get away with gruesome murders, you have been warned.

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Horror Books by P.J. Reed

BookYear PublishedPublished by
The Wicked Come2012Lost Tower Publications
Pretty Wicked Creatures2016Azoth Khem Publishing

The Wicked Book Collection

Anthologized work by P.J. Reed


Dream Girl,  A Clock Strikes Thirteen

The Storm, Big Art Book Digital Anthology

Lady In Black,  It’s A Colourful Life

The Chase, Animal Antics

Hypochondria,  Fear Itself

Voodoo,  Virtue or Vice

Lady In Black/ Ghost Girl/ Voodoo Doll/ Prayers/ The Statue/ The Black Dog,  Poems From the Witching Hour


Primrose Close,   Into the Shadows
Between the Lines, The Poetry Rivals Collection
The Rising / Floating on the Wind,  Hope Springs A Turtle 
Fizz Watching,  Dog Days 
A Desert Rose and Stolen Glances, The Gift of a Rose 
A Desert Rose, Scorpion’s Kiss and  Bistro Memories, The Black Rose of Winter 


Using Your Senses, Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror: Speculative Genre Exercises from Today’s Best Writers and Teachers
I Awake And  Choose To Live and The Choice of Trees, The Bridge of Fates 
The Living Mountain and  The Savage Mountain, Eastern Voices
Scoring Highly on the Psychopathy Scale, Purrfect Poetry


The Great Wall,  haiku- Japan, The Rising and haiku- Taiwan,  Journeys Along the Silk Road 
The Mystic Isle,  The Sea
Just Flotsam,  Five 2 One  (Ninth issue)
I Awake and Choose To Live, Treasury of Poetry 
Medusa,  Greek Fire 
I Awake And Choose To Live, Ripples In Verse 
I Awake And Choose To Live,  Shortlisted for the National Poetry Anthology Award
The Soldier’s Letter,  Great War volume II 
The Disappointments of Sammy, And the Tail Wagged On…

Elleswyth the Warrior, co-written with Nick Armbrister

Flidais,  Garland of the Goddess
Voodoo,  Karma Issue- Ealain Magazine
what is misery,  The Haiku Journal (Issue 40)


falling stars’,  cattails (January Issue) 
Drowning. Not Waving’,The Hourglass Magazine 
Drowning. Not Waving’, The Wider View Anthology
Turn/ Love Gazing/ A Desert Rose’, Mythical Poetry 
Voodoo’,  Route of All Evil
Drowning. Not Waving’, Degenerate Literature 
Miranda’s Grace’  Elite Critique Magazine (June Issue)
moon haiku sequence’/ ‘Girl Unmade’ Longsword 
freedom haiku sequence’/ ‘World in a Suitcase’, Indiana Voice Journal (July 216)
senryu sequence, The Borfski Press

The Disappointments of Sammy, The Best Pet Poems of 2016 
the earth lies darkened/ the tired birch speaks/ broken tree unleafed – haiku sequence, Whirlwind Volume 8
The Disappointments of Sammy, Purrfect Pets

‘Til Death Unparted, A Lovely Darkness 
left leaves cry and cling,  Haiku Journal (46) 
Primrose Close, Yellow Chair Review 

winter haiku sequence, The Magic of the Seasons, Marfa House Press


haiku, TigerShark Journal

poem #Sideshow, 5 to One Magazine