Yardley, Mercedes M.


“Fracture” (Mother: Tales of Love and Terror) (Weird Little Worlds), Short Fiction, 2022

Little Dead Red” (Grimm Mistresses) (Ragnarok Publications), Long Fiction, 2015


Arterial Bloom (Crystal Lake Publishing), Anthology, 2020

“Loving You Darkly” (F(r)iction Magazine #8) (Tethered by Letters), Short Fiction, 2017

BIO: Mercedes M. Yardley is a dark fantasist who wears poisonous flowers in her hair.  She is the author of Beautiful Sorrows, the Stabby Award-winning Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love, Pretty Little Dead Girls, and Detritus in Love. She recently won the Bram Stoker Award for her novella Little Dead Red and was a Bram-Stoker nominee for her short story “Loving You Darkly.” Mercedes lives and creates in Las Vegas. You can reach her at http://www.abrokenlaptop.com.