Watch a Video Reading of a Poem from CRUSHED VELVET

“My Sweet,” read by Mark McLaughlin in this video link,
is a selection from….
CRUSHED VELVET: Poems Of Horror & Beauty
by Mark McLaughlin. Available on Kindle/Kindle Unlimited and as a paperback.

CRUSHED VELVET: POEMS OF HORROR & BEAUTY features the best of Mark’s poetry throughout his career. McLaughlin was one of the authors of THE GOSSAMER EYE, a collection that won the 2002 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Poetry category. The authors featured in THE GOSSAMER EYE were Mark McLaughlin, Rain Graves and David Niall Wilson. McLaughlin is also the author of many other poetry collections, including PROFESSOR LAGUNGO’S EXOTIC ARTIFACTS & ASSORTED MYSTIC COLLECTIBLES, which was a nominee for the 2003 Bram Stoker Poetry Award.

CRUSHED VELVET features a wide variety of Mark’s poems from various anthologies, magazines, and collections of his work.


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Mark McLaughlin is the author of the novels, HUMAN DOLL, THE HELL NEXT DOOR, and INJECTABLES. His fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have appeared in many magazines, newspapers, websites, and anthologies, including Cemetery Dance, Black Gate, Galaxy, Fangoria, Writer’s Digest, Midnight Premiere, Dark Arts, and two volumes each of The Best of the Rest, The Best of HorrorFind, and The Year’s Best Horror Stories (DAW Books). Mark is the author of many books of horror, so be sure to visit his Amazon Author's Page at
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