Thank You For Your Sperm" (MadHat Press, 2013) is Marcus Speh's debut collection of short fiction with 80 stories and an interview with the author. — Order the book now via Amazon.com.

Family

«November is a lazy month. It’s also the month when I recover from my brother’s visit which invariably takes place on Halloween. I might just as well get it out of the way now: my brother isn’t any man. He’s a vampire and (if he can be trusted) he is an important vampire wherever it is that vampires can be important, since obviously they don’t live among us. Except on Halloween. Very little happens on that night: my brother doesn’t eat so there’s no need for a meal. Mostly he asks me questions about my life and I try to answer them. We rarely finish a conversation, because when the doorbell rings, he will answer it: “I’m glad for the company,” he says. His Halloween manners are impeccable: “I get to spend a lot of time with very old aristocrats,” he says. It’s because of him, not because of my candy, that my apartment is so popular among the children that night. … » [Read entire story at Hobo Camp Review now][Photo: Wikimedia, World Bank Blood Suckers, Boston performance 2005]

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Family
«November is a lazy month. It’s also the month when I recover from my brother’s visit which invariably takes place on Halloween. I might just as well get it out of the way now: my brother isn’t any man. He’s a vampire and (if he can be trusted) he is an important vampire wherever it is that vampires can be important, since obviously they don’t live among us. Except on Halloween. Very little happens on that night: my brother doesn’t eat so there’s no need for a meal. Mostly he asks me questions about my life and I try to answer them. We rarely finish a conversation, because when the doorbell rings, he will answer it: “I’m glad for the company,” he says. His Halloween manners are impeccable: “I get to spend a lot of time with very old aristocrats,” he says. It’s because of him, not because of my candy, that my apartment is so popular among the children that night. … » [Read entire story at Hobo Camp Review now][Photo: Wikimedia, World Bank Blood Suckers, Boston performance 2005]
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