Big Pulp

Publisher info

Published online since March 2008, Big Pulp began appearing in print and e-book versions in December 2010.

Bill Olver (editor) is a long-time writer and editor from Baltimore, MD. He has written for OutNow! (San Jose, CA) and the San Jose Metro (CA), and was a co-founder and editor of the small press literary magazines Wilde Oaks and Salome. Bill founded Big Pulp in 2008.

Where to find Big Pulp online

Website: http://bigpulp.com
Twitter: bigpulp
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Where to buy in print


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Child of Words Issue 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,240. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Child of Words is the new SF&F magazine from Big Pulp. Published twice annually, each issue contains a mix of science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. This issue features fiction by Alexander F. Burns; Conda V. Douglas; Mira Desai; Willis Couvilier; Tony Haynes; Shane M. Gavin; Shaun O. McCoy; Clay Waters; and Robert Quinlivan; and poetry by L.B. Sedlacek and Daniel W. Galef.
Thirst Issue 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Thirst is where romance meets fantasy…and science fiction and mystery and horror. You won’t find heaving bosoms or torn bodices, nor wilting wallflowers waiting for love to complete them. Instead, you’ll meet characters driven by purpose, a need they must fill, a thirst they’ll do anything to slake. Thirst is about desire of all kinds—for love, sex, fame, money, power, beauty…Indulge.
Black Chaos: Tales of the Zombie
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,110. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
In Black Chaos, Big Pulp has assembled 25 frightening, funny, gloomy, and grim SF, fantasy, and horror tales of the zombie. Some of the best indie and small press writers around will take you from the burbs to the racetrack, from New York to the UK, from the Civil War to the near future to show you their visions of the undead. You think you know zombies? Not until you've read this collection!
Apeshit
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,110. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Giant apes, detective chimps, astronauts, and missing links collide in APESHIT! We begin with the story of a winged monkey who sets off to find adventure and follow his true nature, and conclude with a tale of apes who run the world. Along the way, monkeys meet presidents and write novels, support America's space program and and help the disabled, go to war and fall in love.
Clones, Fairies & Monsters in the Closet
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,680. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Celebrate pride with gay warlocks, lesbian warriors, transgender femmes fatale, bi-curious neighbors, dyke drug addicts, super-queeroes, fag bashers, freedom fighters, bug chasers, boys in uniform, doctors, astronauts, murderers, prison bitches, survivors, drag queens and CLONES, FAIRIES, and MONSTERS IN THE CLOSET! Queer Fantasy, Mystery, Adventure, Science Fiction, Horror & Romance!
Big Pulp: Catskin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,710. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The son of a smalltown sheriff takes crime prevention into his own hands, but curiosity may kill the cat in Arley Sorg's "Catskin", the lead story in the summer 2013 issue of Big Pulp!
M Issue 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The debut issue of M, the new horror and mystery magazine from Big Pulp! Published twice annually, each issue contains a mix of horror, macabre, crime & mystery fiction and poetry.
Child of Words Issue 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Child of Words is the new SF&F magazine from Big Pulp. Published twice annually, each issue contains a mix of science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry.
Big Pulp: A Question of Storage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,080. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A massive collection of pornography inspires a brilliant MIT student to explore the limits of the human mind in "A Question of Storage" by John Bowker, the featured story in the Spring 2013 issue of Big Pulp (cover art by Phil Good). This issue also features more than 25 more great stories and poems from the best emerging and established genre writers from around the world!
Big Pulp: Lot's Crawlers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,870. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A string of grisly murders and missing persons cases puts a young police officer at risk of becoming food for worms in "Lot's Crawlers" by Joel V. Kela, the featured story in the Winter 2012 issue of Big Pulp (cover art by Ken Knudtsen). This issue also features 25 more great stories and poems from the best emerging and established genre writers from around the world!
Big Pulp: We Honor Those Who Serve
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A military archivist documents the memorial tattoos adorning the war heroes of a dystopian future, in Steve Singleman’s “We Honor Those Who Serve,” the featured story in the Fall 2012 issue of Big Pulp. This issue also features 25 more great stories and poems from the best emerging and established genre writers from around the world!
The Ghost Writer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A police detective turned reporter investigates a string of arsons with the help of a mysterious informant in “The Ghost Writer,” the debut novella in Will Jaeger's series of “First Encounters.” But even with inside help, this former cop may not have a chance against a firebug armed with super-sophisticated incendiary devices, the likes of which Earth has never seen.
Big Pulp: The Purloined Pearl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,660. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
In "The Purloined Pearl," a young fisherman steals a dragon's pearl for his lover, unaware of the toll his avarice will take on all he holds dear. This issue also features 27 more great stories and poems from the best emerging and established genre writers from around the world!
Big Pulp: The Biggin Hill Duel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,680. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
A modern amalgam of the classic newsstand of the golden age of pulp and popular fiction, this issue of Big Pulp begins with the steampunk mystery "The Biggin Hill Duel" by Adrian Ludens.
Big Pulp: Interrogate My Heart Instead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,660. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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A modern version of the golden age of pulp fiction, Big Pulp publishes work by the best emerging and established genre writers from around the world. This collection begins with "Interrogate My Heart Instead," a heartrending tale of a torturer and the man who loves him, by Iranian student Elaheh Steinke.
Big Pulp: Ted Bundy's Beetle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,210. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
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Big Pulp publishes exciting, challenging and thought-provoking fiction and poetry by the best new and emerging genre writers from around the world. Our writers weave tales of horror, fantasy, mystery, science fiction and romance with both heart and depth, lots of thrills and sometimes a bit of humor. Every issue of Big Pulp has something for every reader.
Big Pulp: On the Road From Galilee
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,870. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Big Pulp publishes exciting, challenging and thought-provoking fiction and poetry by the best new and emerging genre writers from around the world. Our writers weave tales of horror, fantasy, mystery, science fiction and romance with both heart and depth, lots of thrills and sometimes a bit of humor. Every issue of Big Pulp has something for every reader.


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