Pauline Yates


Likes to write about things that go bump in the dark side of the mind.

Coming Soon:

The Dig Tree (Historical Fiction) – The Casket of Fictional Delights

Breathe (Horror) – Iron Faerie Publishing

The Fox’s Cry – Black Hare Press – Dark Speculative Poetry

New Sight – Black Hare Press – Punk/Drabbles

Destiny – Black Hare Press – Dark Speculative Poetry

Blindsided – Black Hare Press – Punk/Drabbles

Recent Publications

The Best Medicine –

Midnight Echo #16 (AHWA) – Horror/anthology/

Translated: The Bar Immediately After, Mondi Incantanti, series, RiLL (Italy) – anthology


– Black Hare Press – Dark Moments/Myths & Legends

Pumpkin Head

– Black Hare Press – Dark Moments/Halloween

The Jump

– The Lost Librarian’s Grave/Redwood Press (Horror/Short Story/Anthology)

“Stranger Danger’

– Black Hare Press/Patreon (Dark Moments/Drabble/Underwater)


– Black Hare Press (Dark Moments/Drabble/War)

Well Done

– Black Hare Press (Dark Moments/Drabble/666 Anthology)

“Clean Sheet”

– Black Hare Press (Dark Moments/Drabble/Purge)

“The Secret Keeper”

– Metaphorosis Magazine (Fantasy/Short Story/ReadOnline/Podcast)

“Embracing Fate” Sirens Call EZine (Horror/ReadOnline)

“Drop Zone” Sirens Call Ezine (Horror/ReadOnline)

“Trick or Treat” Sirens Call Ezine (Horror/ReadOnline)

“When the Tide Turns” The Casket of Fictional Delights (ReadOnline/Reprint)

“Rock Bottom” Sirens Call EZine (Thriller/ReadOnline)

“Renescent”, Aurealis (Horror)

“Cooked”, The Casket of Fictional Delights, (Comedy/Podcast/ReadOnline)

“Seven”, Bete Noire, (Horror)

“When the Tide Turns” Elena Hartnell (Literary/ReadOnline)

“Replica”, Abyss & Apex, (SciFi/ReadOnline)

“An Aftertaste of Earth”, Metaphorosis (SciFi/ReadOnline)

“Partners In Crime”, Short Fiction Break, (Thriller/ReadOnline)

Flash Fiction

“Love & Cherish”, 101words, (Thriller/ReadOnline)

“Steps”, The Casket of Fictional Delights (ReadOnline)

“Missing Anna”, The Casket of Fictional Delights (ReadOnline)

“The Sweetest Thing” The Casket of Fictional Delights (Comedy/REadOnline)

“Toil and Trouble” The Casket of Fictional Delights, (Comedy/ReadOnline)


“When the Tide Turns”, 1001LANights

“Cooked” The Casket of Fictional Delights (Comedy)

Cooked by Pauline Yates (abridged) Narrated by Ana Clements


“Raising Mira”, Score: an SFF symphony, Metaphorosis (SciFi)

Score – an SFF symphony: an anthology of emotion – YouTube

“In the Absence of Time”, Reading 5X5: Writers’ Edition, Metaphorosis, (SciFi)

“Replica”, Best Vegan Science Fiction & Fantasy 2018 (Best Vegan SFF Book 3), Metaphorosis, Reprint, (SciFi)

GOA Billboards:

In 2018, Queensland Writers Centre ran an 8-word short story contest. A short list of winning stories was chosen for display on GOA Billboards around Brisbane. The images below are two of my winning stories:

Digital Interactive Stories:

‘Rumours Uncut’, a fun PG thriller/adventure choose-you-own-adventure story, produced by StoryCity Creatives, Brisbane. You can enjoy the entire story for free via the link:

“Rumours Uncut”

StoryCity Creatives, (Thriller/Adventure PG)

Rumours Uncut
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