Books and Publications

Dale L. Sproule : Selected Books and Publications


The Human Template

Published by Arctic Mage 2020

Short Fiction  

Collection from Arctic Mage Publishing

Eight stories including three original to this collection 

17 stories including five original to this collection

Fiction, in order of publication

Labour Relations” 
Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine 1984, 
Psychedelia Gothique 2013


Dark Visions 1985

On the Punko Beat, Beat, Beat” 

Sign of the Times (Magazine) 1986 
Sign of the Times Ten Year Anthology 1994


Sign of the Times (Magazine) 1986
Psychedelia Gothique 2013


Waves (Magazine) 1986 
Pulphouse Weekly (Magazine)1995
Psychedelia Gothique 2013

Nice Day for a Trip” 

Sign of the Times (Magazine) 1987
Psychedelia Gothique 2013

The Bleeding Grounds” 

Book of Shadows 1987


Ouroborous 1987

All Along the Jabberwalk” 

Sign of the Times (Magazine) 1987

Songs of the Way Station” 

Noctulpa (Magazine) 1987

The Onion Test” 

Pulphouse #1 (Magazine)- 1988


Portents (Magazine) - 1988

On Fire for You, Baby” 

Standing Stone (Magazine) 1991


EOTU (Magazine) 1989, 
Best of EOTU (Anthology) 1990

Fourth Person Singular” 

Northern Frights 2 (Anthology)1995, 
Nominated for Aurora Award “Best Short Form Fiction”
Wild Things Live Here – The Best of Northern Frights (Anthology) 2001
Pseudopod (Podcast) 2010
Psychedelia Gothique 2013 

Razorwings” (a Jaynie Razorwings story)

Terminal Frights (Magazine) 1995  
Psychedelia Gothique 2013

Memory Games” 

Tesseracts 5 (Anthology) 1996 
Nominated for Aurora Award “Best Short Form Fiction”
Psychedelia Gothique 2013

At Fort Assumption 
Northern Frights 4 (Anthology) 1996 
Nominated for Aurora Award “Best Short Form Fiction”
Revised, retitled and republished as 
Psychedelia Gothique 2013

Showdown in Kitschtown” 

The Urbanite (Magazine) 1996
Psychedelia Gothique 2013

When the Children Misbehave” 

Parsec (Magazine) 1997


Northern Frights 5 (Anthology) 1998
Psychedelia Gothique 2013

Roots of the Soul” 

North of Infinity (Anthology)1998

Speaking Parts 

EOTU 2000

Bad Copies

Psychedelia Gothique 2013
Reprinted in Stories from the Near Future 2016

Corrosive Agents

Psychedelia Gothique 2013

Masks of Flesh

Psychedelia Gothique 2013

Touching the Screams

Psychedelia Gothique 2013

White on White

Psychedelia Gothique 2013

The Children of Bonetown
Nine Tale Series (Anthology) 2014

Nunavut Thunderfuck 

Exile Book of New Canadian Noir (Anthology) 2015
Nominated for the Pushcart Prize
That is SO Wrong - Anthologies of Offbeat Horror 2022

The Ones Your Mother Gives You

Black Treacle #9 (E-magazine) 2015

Along Dominion Road

The Colored Lens (Magazine) Autumn 2015

“The Unravelling”

Strange Mysteries 7 (Anthology) 2016

“The Trouble with UPCs”

Three Minute Plastic (Webzine) 2016

“The Birthing Blades”

with Sally McBride (a Jaynie Razorwings story)
Unbound II - Changed Worlds (Anthology) 2017

“Ladder of Ashes”

The Colored Lens (Magazine) Spring 2017

“Two Yurts”

Hidden Animals: A Collection of Cryptids 
Dragon's Roost Press Winter 2017

"The World's First Fireproof Woman"

"The Night Reclaims Its Shadows"

"Behind the Blue Door"
That is ALL Wrong, Offbeat Horror Anthology from Black Hart Publishers May 2022

"Boomer Trap"
Dark Recesses Online (Webzine) Upcoming 2022


TransVersions - Literature of the Fantastic 1994-1999

The Phone Card Magazine 2002-2003

Canadian Newcomer Magazine The How to Magazine for New Canadians 2004-2014



2 AM (magazine) 1986

Non Fiction 

Madly into the Future” (Article) – Books in Canada 1997

"Nostalgia for the Future" (William Gibson Interview) - Books in Canada 1998

"Dead Asleep" - (About Pillow Scenes an art installation by Mark Laliberte) Rue Morgue 2000

How to Find a Job in Canada (Non-Fiction Book) with Efim Cheinis Oxford University Press 2008

And I will leave You a Trail of Crumbs - The Evolution of Sean Stewart – AESciFi

Stepping Into a Possible Future - Interview with Karl Schroeder – AESciFi

Reviews of William Gibson, Helen Marshall etc. at  AESciFi

Selected llustrations

Northern Frights 5 (Mosaic Press) - cover 
Mulengro - (Frontispiece) by Charles De Lint

Nova Express -  Summer 1989 interior art
Poking the Gun - Collected Poetry of John Grey (Dark Regions) 2000

TransVersions 4 Covers, 5 back covers, 23 interior illos (Art Director) 1994-1999 
Kissing Carrion(Prime Books)/The Worm in Every Heart (Prime Books) by Gemma Files Covers 2003/2006
Psychedelia Gothique 2013
Plus illos in DeathRealm, Noctulpa, Scavengers Newsletter, Portents and many others.
Back cover: The Human Template 2020
Psychedelia Noir 2021


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