The Periodical, Forlorn is a bi-monthly literary magazine that specializes in horror, science fiction, speculative fiction, and weird fiction. They publish all varieties of short fiction and celebrate the subversion of traditional literary forms.
The Periodical, Forlorn itself subverts the format of a normal literary journal. Alongside submissions from contributing authors, each issue features excerpts from the magazine’s archive. These stories are told from the perspective of editor Carlisle and his intrepid reporters, Danger Callahan and Ceilidh Campbell. In this literary world, The Periodical, Forlorn is not just a magazine, but an investigative agency, probing the weird and bringing succor to those who run afoul of it.