• Welcome!

    Welcome to the web site for Maura McHugh - an author of horror and dark fantasy fiction living in the West of Ireland.

  • Story in Best New Horror 31

    You can now pre-order the anthology Best New Horror #31, edited by Stephen Jones, and published by PS Publishing, which includes my story 'Wake the Dead'.

  • Gravedirt Mouth

    My short story 'Gravedirt Mouth' is in The Mammoth Book of Folk Horror, edited by Stephen Jones and published by Skyhorse Publishing.

  • Story in No More Heroes

    My story, 'Naught's Reckoning' - inspired by the iconic song, 'Zombie', written by Dolores O'Riordan for The Cranberries - will be in the forthcoming anthology edited by Ian Whates, and published by PS Publishing, called No More Heroes.

  • Women (RI)visible in Rijeka

    The Wom@rts roaming exhibition, titled 'Women (RI)visible', is opening tonight in Tower Center Rijeka, in Croatia. My piece, 'Interview with a Sphinx', is part of the exhibition.

  • Storysellers Auction

    For the #Storysellers auction, to raise funds to help Irish independent booksellers and comic book stores during this COVID-19 emergency period, I'm offering a bundle of items.