Month: April 2015

Review of Sensorama

The Rising Shadow website has a Review of Sensorama edited by Allen Ashley. Very nice comment about my story “Blinding a Few Dogs”:

Gary Budgen’s “Blinding a Few Dogs” is a fantastic story about obsession.

Read the full review here:


Three new stories out in two new anthologies


Three new stories out in two anthologies from Thirteen O’clock Press.

“The Robing of the Bride” in Get Me Out of Here

“The Entire City” in Crossing Over

“The Children of the Essential” also in Crossing Over 

Both titles are edited by Dorothy Davies and available on Lulu.


Review of Fugue on the Bookmunch site.

Review of the Fugue: A Collection of Contemporary Short Stories from Siren Press. The reviewer, Sarah-Clare Conlon, says this about my story, ‘The Institute’:

“Gary Budgen’s The Institute presents a dystopian alternative existence using intelligent but unfussy language and a strong narrative drive, underscored with a real sense of nausea-inducing dizziness and losing touch with reality.”

Read the full review here: