Please welcome T.M. De Vos and Alan Garvey

Uhm, what’s up, Doc? From the start Gloom Cupboard has grown and the moment has come this magazine can’t be run anymore by one person, that’s why I gladly announce two new editors-in-chief: T.M. De Vos and Alan Garvey! Us three will assist you with all general and sometimes more specific compliments, problems, questions andContinue reading “Please welcome T.M. De Vos and Alan Garvey”

2010 in review some stats

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 38,000 times in 2010. If it were the TajContinue reading “2010 in review some stats”

Pushcart Nominations 2010

The votes are cast and the stamp is licked.  The best poems and stories on Gloom Cupboard for 2010 have been nominated.  Since 1976, the Pushcart Prize has been awarded to the best “poetry, short fiction, essays or literary whatnot”. Founded by such famous persons as Buckminster Fuller, Joyce Carol Oates, Ralph Ellison, and GordonContinue reading “Pushcart Nominations 2010”

Submission Call – Sex and Murder Magazine

Message from poetry editor Joseph M. Gant Sex and Murder Magazine is seeking poetry, dark fiction, art, and now Mp3s of music and spoken word. Check us out at We’re growing fast and seeking talent to come on board. Joseph M. Gant Poet in Residence / Poetry Editor Sex and Murder Magazine

From chaos into order and from order into chaos …

For those who noticed and those who didn’t … We could have taken the silent road … but we didn’t. With great pain and grief I announce the departure for personal reasons of our editor Richard Wink, who handed me the torch to keep the flame of unconventionality burning. Gloom Cupboard will not disappear (as soContinue reading “From chaos into order and from order into chaos …”