published:  Don't Cry to mama

Jolly Horror Press

February 12, 2019

Following Sadie

Sadie brings a special message from beyond the lake. That is, if she is telling the truth. 

published:  hello horror literary journal

October 31, 2018

looking for mr carl

Mr. Carl has gone missing and almost everyone wants to find him.


published:  Literally Stories

November 27, 2018


Satan has a few things he needs to get off of his chest. It’s time to set the record straight, because you’ve got it all wrong.


published:  The Broadkill Review

March 1, 2019

Very Stable Genius

Enjoy a first class flight to Cleveland sitting next to a very stable genius. 

published:  submitted          


A fifth grade teacher decides to walk across the country for a good cause.

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Jeff Barker

Jeff Barker has four short stories being published in literary journals and anthologies in the next six months including The Broadkill Review, Hello Horror, Literally Stories, and Jolly Horror Press. His work will appear in the forthcoming anthology: Don’t Cry to Mama.

Jeff has spent many years in the field of mental health and psychiatry. Before that, he had a nine year career as a television news anchor and reporter in Texas, Alabama, Florida, and Oregon Jeff has interviewed three U.S. Presidents, and stood in the middle of five major hurricanes. His vast life experiences and study of human behavior shape his writing. He has completed a novel manuscript and is beginning the process of looking for a literary partner to help him find constant and loyal readers.

Jeff is married and has four children. He lives on the Gulf Coast in Daphne, Alabama. You can follow him on twitter: @JB_JeffBarker.