Welcome to Automatism Press

Publishers of Morbid Curiosity magazine, Ongaku Otaku magazine,
and books including Lend the Eye a Terrible Aspect and Death's Garden.


The final issue of Morbid Curiosity, issue #10, was published in 2006.

Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues, a collection drawn from the magazine, was published by Scribner in September, 2009.

Click on the cover to learn more about Morbid Curiosity magazine.
Morbid Curiosity   Called "The learned person's approach to all things dark and lovely" by the Azrael Project Newsletter, Morbid Curiosity magazine presented true, first-person accounts of unusual experiences.
The Paramental Appreciation Society   Chapbook featuring four short stories set in San Francisco by members of the Paramental Appreciation Society: Seth Lindberg, Claudius Reich, Loren Rhoads, Lilah Wild.
Ashes & Rust   Chapbook with four dystopian stories about sex, death, and rock'n'roll by Loren Rhoads.
Ongaku Otaku   The only English-language magazine devoted exclusively to covering the wide scope of Japan's independent music scene.
Lend the Eye
a Terrible Aspect
  A collection of essays, fiction and artwork by a variety of writers and artists addressing the state of the world at the twilight of the 20th century.
Death's Garden   Relationships with Cemeteries: over 270 photographs of cemeteries around the world, together with writing by authors about their feelings for and experiences with cemeteries. The book is currently out of print.

Ordering Information

Our catalog page is here, with the complete list of items available. To browse and order copies of Morbid Curiosity, please visit the Morbid Curiosity page.
For other items, you can browse and add items to your cart, or do so from the catalog page.

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