Queer Little Nightmares by David Ly, Daniel Zomparelli

Queer Little Nightmares

David Ly, Daniel Zomparelli with Jessica Cho (Contributor), Amber Dawn (Contributor), Matthew Stepanic (Contributor), Anuja Varghese (Contributor), Victoria Mbabazi (Contributor), David Demchuk (Contributor), Kai Cheng Thom (Contributor), Emrys Donaldson (Contributor), jaye simpson (Contributor), Tin Lorica (Contributor), Levi Cain (Contributor), Ryan Dzelzkalns (Contributor), Kelly Rose Pflug-Back (Contributor), Andrew Wilmot (Contributor), Anton Pooles (Contributor), Hiromi Goto (Contributor), Justin Ducharme (Contributor), Steven Cordova (Contributor), Ben Rawluk (Contributor), Avra Margariti (Contributor), Saskia Nislow (Contributor), Eddy Boudel Tan (Contributor), Beni Xiao (Contributor), Matthew J. Trafford (Contributor), Kayla Czaga (Contributor), Cicely Belle Blain (Contributor), Kai Cheng Thom (Contributor), Jane Shi (Contributor), Danielle Verayo (Narrator)

7 hours, 20 minutes first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction horror lgbtqia+ poetry short stories adventurous dark funny fast-paced


The fiction and poetry of Queer Little Nightmares reimagines monsters old and new through a queer lens, subverting the horror gaze to celebrate ideas and identities canonically feared in monster lit. Throughout history, monsters have appeared in p...

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Community Reviews Summary of 142 reviews


dark 89%
funny 54%
mysterious 48%
emotional 29%
reflective 29%
tense 28%
adventurous 21%
challenging 20%
lighthearted 6%
sad 6%
hopeful 3%
informative 1%
inspiring 1%
relaxing 1%


medium 50%
fast 45%
slow 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 61% | N/A: 20% | Character: 9% | Plot: 9%

Strong character development?

N/A: 38% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 16% | No: 14%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 52% | Yes: 23% | N/A: 21% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 42% | N/A: 28% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 9%

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