Rachel Nussbaum


Rachel Nussbaum is a writer and artist from the Big Island of Hawaii (and recent California transplant). She writes horror, science fiction and urban fantasy--basically anything with monsters. Rachel's short fiction has appeared in multiple anthologies including Night Terrors III from Blood Bound Books and The Mammoth Book of Dieselpunk from Running Press.

Rachel likes her coffee at all times of the day, loves animals, and hopes one day to write and illustrate her own novels and comic books.

Where to find Rachel Nussbaum online

Twitter: @KarmaBaum
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Faux Paws
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,710. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2023 by Mannison Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Sometimes, life can be taken at face value; other times, there's more than meets the eye. Is your house pet just an average cat, or is she a witch's familiar searching for her companion? Was that animal you encountered in the woods just a bear, or was it a mysterious cryptid? Beware how you approach the animals in this collection of tales, because jumping to conclusions may prove to be a faux pas!
We Rotted in the Bitterlands
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,000. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2021 by Mannison Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Horror » General
What would be worse to lose, your body or mind? That’s the gamble one takes in the Bitterlands when they’re exposed to the toxic air: either catch the flesh rot and slowly rot to death, or catch the soul rot and go insane. It’s hard to be someone’s rock when everything else has crumbled and rotted away.
The Good, the Bad, & the Cute: The Secret Ways of Dolls
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,120. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2021 by Mannison Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Modern or antique; benign or malevolent; porcelain, stuffed, articulated, or life-size, dolls have long been a subject of fascination. This eclectic collection of diminutive tales explores the many enchanting facets of these inanimate curiosities and their secret ways. But then again, "inanimate" is just the assumption...
Little Girl Lost: Thirteen Tales of Youth Disrupted
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,900. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2019 by Mannison Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This anthology has brought together authors from across America and Canada, representing genres ranging from horror to fantasy to science fiction. What binds these authors and their stories together are the disruptions: losses of innocence, of people, of hope...of one’s way. Fraught with peril, emotion, and journeys most incredible, this collection of tales is sure to draw you in. Don’t get lost.