AURELIA LEO

AURELIA LEO

is creating global horror, science fiction & fantasy

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Established in 2016 AURELIA LEO is an independent publisher and bookseller. Located in Louisville, Kentucky we specialize in diverse speculative fiction, namely: horror, fantasy, science fiction, alternate history, and paranormal romance. Our flagship titles are Helios Quarterly Magazine, Selene Quarterly Magazine, and Invictus: Quarterly Comics and Illustrations.

We're publishing diverse speculative fiction for a global audience. We've published over 100 creators from around the world. However, we need your help to sustain our publications. We maintain free online archives of our literary magazines and publish a variety of authors and poets throughout the year. However, we believe in paying our contributors a fair rate.

Subscribe to our quarterly publications Helios and Selene and consider supporting our independent press as a whole! Payment is processed upfront and reoccurs monthly on the 1st. You can cancel at anytime prior to the next month's payment.



AURELIA LEO STUDIOS

2021

ASTAROTA: An Otome RPG Visual Novel



ARCANA

Zelda Knight (Speculative Romance)

Olympia Queen (Speculative Erotica)

Odyssey Rose (Speculative Erotic Romance)

Iris Sword (Speculative LGBTQIA+ Romance)



AURELIA LEO

2016

Helios Quarterly Magazine Launched

2017

Selene Quarterly Magazine Launched

Fragile Chaos by Amber R. Duell

Hyperion & Theia: An Illustrated Anthology, edited by Leah T. Brown & Zelda Knight
  • "Dreaming Saturn" © James Dorr
  • "In the Festival Tent" © Dennis Mombauer
  • "Heartless" © Krystal Claxton
  • "Feast on the Sun" © Jessie Volk
  • "The Wizard of the Woods" © Tyler Bourassa
  • "In the Shadow of Fire" © C. W. Blackwell
  • "Scripto Inferior" © Victor H. Rodriquez
  • "Shadows at Dawn" © Jamie Ryder
  • "Goatway Drug" © B. Morris Allen
  • "End of the World Talk Show" © Rachel Brittain

The Last Goodbye: A Fragile Chaos Novelette by Amber R. Duell (Self-Published)

2018

Old Hollow by Ambrose Stolliker

Ignited (Dance of the Elements, Book One) by A.M. Deese

The She-Wolf of Kanta by Marlena Frank

2019

The Catalog of Lost Objects by David Gallay

The Death Chute by Ambrose Stolliker

The Unnamed Bears Favor by J. Lyon Layden

Secrets of the Great Fire Tree by Justine Laismith, illustrated by Lenny Wen

Fetch the Flame: Kay's Interlude (A Dance of the Elements Short Story) by A.M. Deese (Self-Published)
 
Submerged (Dance of the Elements, Book Two) by A.M. Deese

encounter. © Lynus (Adults Only)

Dark Palace: A Chapbook by L.C. Douglass, photography by Alexandra Soman (PsycheAnamnesis)

Symphony of the Night: A Chapbook by Samuel Marzioli, illustrated by Luke Spooner

Hitchhiking Through Fire
by Brent McKnight


Cold, Cold Water by Marie S. Crosswell

The Bias War by Søren R. Staugaard

Uchronia: Alternate Histories & Alternate Worlds, edited by Lesley Sabga & Zelda Knight
  • "Armed Against the Ageless One" © Quinn Parker
  • "Tickie-Tockers" © David Castlewitz
  • "A Better Life" © Lawrence Dagstine
  • "Dusty Arrival" © KC Grifant
  • "The Revolution Engine" © Pedro Iniguez
  • "Hell on the High Plains" © C. W. Blackwell
  • "A Slow Inoculation" © Dale Carothers
  • "Winslow's Last Meal" © Jeremy Megaree
  • "A Song to Charm the Beasts" © Wendy Nikel
  • "The Bronze Gods" © Jeremy Szal
  • "The Last Night of Pangea" © Irene Puntí
  • "Los Lunas" © Nicole Givens Kurtz
  • "The Colossus at Blue Sands" © Gregory L. Norris
  • "Huntsman" © Stephen Mark Rainey
  • "Episode 10: A MOON CALLED TERROR (A Rex Kane Adventure)" © Chuck Regan
  • "The Maher of Drowned Horse" © David Boop
  • "A Fifth World" © Matthew Maxwell

2020

Invictus: Quarterly Comics & Illustrations Launching
  • Nyza and Inpu © Sonia Liao
  • Mythless © TheObliviousOwl
  • Luna Piena ~ Descent into Darkness ~ © Weslee Mok, illustrated by Anki Immersköld
  • Fairest: A Reverse Harem Fantasy (Beastly Realm, Book One) © Zelda Knight

Infinite Metropolis by Edmund Schluessel and Mikko Rauhala, narrated by James Reynolds, Zelda Knight, Thomas Deckard Croix & Bradley Pittman

MYSTIQUE: Lesbian and Gay Fantasy Romance, edited by Zelda Knight (Adults Only)
  • "The Naked Truth of Fools" © E. M. Eastick (M/M)
  • "The Tribute" © Rhidian Brenig Jones (M/M/M)
  • "The Passion of Her Sleep" © T.C. Mill (F/F)

Gargoyles & Absinthe by Eric Avedissian

The Best of Helios Quarterly (Volume One), edited by Zelda Knight
  • "Night of the Lurking Moon" © Alexis Henderson
  • "How the Dun-In Man Got His Name" © Stephen Scott Whitaker
  • "And We Shall Inherit the Sea" © H.L. Fullerton
  • "The Second Adam" © Louis Rakovich
  • "Black Flowers Grow" © Jack Lothian
  • "We Are Looking for the Beautiful Horses" © Jenny Blackford
  • "Red Tide Rising" © Sara Codair
  • "Idyll of Chiroptera" © Todd H. C. Fischer
  • "New Earth" © Christopher Benamati
  • "Last Flight of the Gryphon Rider" © Melion Traverse
  • "Mother Time, Father Death" © Clayton Snyder
  • "Vestiges" © Angela Boswell
  • "There Are an Infinite Number of Stories in the Naked City" © Edmund Schluessel
  • "Transfer" © J.B. Riley
  • "The Cult of Gravity" © David M. Chevalier

Impact by K. Maze

Realm of Wraiths by Taylor Balasavage

A Season of Whispers by Jackson Kuhl

2021

The Best of Helios Quarterly (Volume Two), edited by Zelda Knight
  • "Hive" © Cam McGlynn
  • "Compulsive Compiling" © D.A. Xiaolin Spires
  • "The Last Laugh of the Tuscarora" © Linda H. Codega
  • "The Homunculus" © L. Rose Reed
  • "The Imperfect Metal Lover" © Elizabeth Davis
  • "Big Water Protect You" © Arasibo Campeche
  • "Bismuth Glance" © Tiffany Morris
  • "On Cruelty and Clemency" © Priya Chand
  • "The Taming of the Tongue" © Russell Nichols
  • "A Sliver in the Vein" © Angela England
  • "The Alamo Remembers" © Lauren Ring
  • "A Cruelty That Cut Both Ways" © Amiee Ogden
  • "Vasilisa and the Night Witches" © Laurel Beckley
  • "An Oubliette for Angels" © Graham Scott
  • "The Fire, as it Eats Itself" © Brandon Butler

The Best of Selene Quarterly (Volume One), edited by Zelda Knight
  • "The Emissary" © Morgan Crooks
  • "Two Hearts, One Soul" © Mark A. Mihalko
  • "While Some Thought Yemaya Slept" © Aline-Mwezi Niyonsenga
  • "Rosemary and Jasmine" © Eleanor Hawtin
  • "Death and the Princess" © Annie Percik
  • "A Scarcity of Angels" © Robert Guffey
  • “A Dry River Runs with Blood” © Eileen Gunnell Lee
  • “The Singing Pearl” © Anjum N. Choudhury
  • “The Galaxy’s Cube” © Jeremy Szal
  • “Winter of the Scavengers” © David Blake
  • “The Sailor’s Salt, The Gaoler’s Rust” © L. P. Melling
  • “Ife-Iyoku” © Ekpeki Oghenechovwe
  • “Magic, Flowing Through Our Hands Like Water” © George Nikolopoulos
  • “Becalmed” © Kurt Hunt
  • “Anatomy of Psychic Impediments” © Jason Kimble
Tiers
Solar Charioteer
$1.99 or more per month
  • Your name will be published inside of our ebooks and on our website


  • You'll receive DRM-free issues of Helios Quarterly Magazine (.epub or .mobi for Kindle™) and you'll support marginalized contributors through Eos✦Quarterly


  • You'll receive DRM-free issues of Selene Quarterly Magazine (.epub or .mobi for Kindle™) and you'll support marginalized contributors through Astraeus✦Quarterly
Lunar Warrior
$3.99 or more per month
  • Your name will be published inside of our ebooks and on our website


  • You'll receive DRM-free issues of Helios Quarterly Magazine (.epub or .mobi for Kindle™) and you'll support marginalized contributors through Eos✦Quarterly 


  • You'll receive DRM-free issues of Selene Quarterly Magazine (.epub or .mobi for Kindle™) and you'll support marginalized contributors through Astraeus✦Quarterly


  • Your pick of the "ebook of the Month" selected from our back catalog and current catalog
Dawn's Archer
$5.99 or more per month
  • Your name will be published inside of our ebooks and on our website


  • You'll receive DRM-free issues of Helios Quarterly Magazine (.epub or .mobi for Kindle™) and you'll support marginalized contributors through Eos✦Quarterly 


  • You'll receive DRM-free issues of Selene Quarterly Magazine (.epub or .mobi for Kindle™) and you'll support marginalized contributors through Astraeus✦Quarterly


  • Your pick of the "ebook of the Month" selected from our back catalog and current catalog


  • Access to Patreon exclusive short stories and advance reader editions of our publications
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Established in 2016 AURELIA LEO is an independent publisher and bookseller. Located in Louisville, Kentucky we specialize in diverse speculative fiction, namely: horror, fantasy, science fiction, alternate history, and paranormal romance. Our flagship titles are Helios Quarterly Magazine, Selene Quarterly Magazine, and Invictus: Quarterly Comics and Illustrations.

We're publishing diverse speculative fiction for a global audience. We've published over 100 creators from around the world. However, we need your help to sustain our publications. We maintain free online archives of our literary magazines and publish a variety of authors and poets throughout the year. However, we believe in paying our contributors a fair rate.

Subscribe to our quarterly publications Helios and Selene and consider supporting our independent press as a whole! Payment is processed upfront and reoccurs monthly on the 1st. You can cancel at anytime prior to the next month's payment.



AURELIA LEO STUDIOS

2021

ASTAROTA: An Otome RPG Visual Novel



ARCANA

Zelda Knight (Speculative Romance)

Olympia Queen (Speculative Erotica)

Odyssey Rose (Speculative Erotic Romance)

Iris Sword (Speculative LGBTQIA+ Romance)



AURELIA LEO

2016

Helios Quarterly Magazine Launched

2017

Selene Quarterly Magazine Launched

Fragile Chaos by Amber R. Duell

Hyperion & Theia: An Illustrated Anthology, edited by Leah T. Brown & Zelda Knight
  • "Dreaming Saturn" © James Dorr
  • "In the Festival Tent" © Dennis Mombauer
  • "Heartless" © Krystal Claxton
  • "Feast on the Sun" © Jessie Volk
  • "The Wizard of the Woods" © Tyler Bourassa
  • "In the Shadow of Fire" © C. W. Blackwell
  • "Scripto Inferior" © Victor H. Rodriquez
  • "Shadows at Dawn" © Jamie Ryder
  • "Goatway Drug" © B. Morris Allen
  • "End of the World Talk Show" © Rachel Brittain

The Last Goodbye: A Fragile Chaos Novelette by Amber R. Duell (Self-Published)

2018

Old Hollow by Ambrose Stolliker

Ignited (Dance of the Elements, Book One) by A.M. Deese

The She-Wolf of Kanta by Marlena Frank

2019

The Catalog of Lost Objects by David Gallay

The Death Chute by Ambrose Stolliker

The Unnamed Bears Favor by J. Lyon Layden

Secrets of the Great Fire Tree by Justine Laismith, illustrated by Lenny Wen

Fetch the Flame: Kay's Interlude (A Dance of the Elements Short Story) by A.M. Deese (Self-Published)
 
Submerged (Dance of the Elements, Book Two) by A.M. Deese

encounter. © Lynus (Adults Only)

Dark Palace: A Chapbook by L.C. Douglass, photography by Alexandra Soman (PsycheAnamnesis)

Symphony of the Night: A Chapbook by Samuel Marzioli, illustrated by Luke Spooner

Hitchhiking Through Fire
by Brent McKnight


Cold, Cold Water by Marie S. Crosswell

The Bias War by Søren R. Staugaard

Uchronia: Alternate Histories & Alternate Worlds, edited by Lesley Sabga & Zelda Knight
  • "Armed Against the Ageless One" © Quinn Parker
  • "Tickie-Tockers" © David Castlewitz
  • "A Better Life" © Lawrence Dagstine
  • "Dusty Arrival" © KC Grifant
  • "The Revolution Engine" © Pedro Iniguez
  • "Hell on the High Plains" © C. W. Blackwell
  • "A Slow Inoculation" © Dale Carothers
  • "Winslow's Last Meal" © Jeremy Megaree
  • "A Song to Charm the Beasts" © Wendy Nikel
  • "The Bronze Gods" © Jeremy Szal
  • "The Last Night of Pangea" © Irene Puntí
  • "Los Lunas" © Nicole Givens Kurtz
  • "The Colossus at Blue Sands" © Gregory L. Norris
  • "Huntsman" © Stephen Mark Rainey
  • "Episode 10: A MOON CALLED TERROR (A Rex Kane Adventure)" © Chuck Regan
  • "The Maher of Drowned Horse" © David Boop
  • "A Fifth World" © Matthew Maxwell

2020

Invictus: Quarterly Comics & Illustrations Launching
  • Nyza and Inpu © Sonia Liao
  • Mythless © TheObliviousOwl
  • Luna Piena ~ Descent into Darkness ~ © Weslee Mok, illustrated by Anki Immersköld
  • Fairest: A Reverse Harem Fantasy (Beastly Realm, Book One) © Zelda Knight

Infinite Metropolis by Edmund Schluessel and Mikko Rauhala, narrated by James Reynolds, Zelda Knight, Thomas Deckard Croix & Bradley Pittman

MYSTIQUE: Lesbian and Gay Fantasy Romance, edited by Zelda Knight (Adults Only)
  • "The Naked Truth of Fools" © E. M. Eastick (M/M)
  • "The Tribute" © Rhidian Brenig Jones (M/M/M)
  • "The Passion of Her Sleep" © T.C. Mill (F/F)

Gargoyles & Absinthe by Eric Avedissian

The Best of Helios Quarterly (Volume One), edited by Zelda Knight
  • "Night of the Lurking Moon" © Alexis Henderson
  • "How the Dun-In Man Got His Name" © Stephen Scott Whitaker
  • "And We Shall Inherit the Sea" © H.L. Fullerton
  • "The Second Adam" © Louis Rakovich
  • "Black Flowers Grow" © Jack Lothian
  • "We Are Looking for the Beautiful Horses" © Jenny Blackford
  • "Red Tide Rising" © Sara Codair
  • "Idyll of Chiroptera" © Todd H. C. Fischer
  • "New Earth" © Christopher Benamati
  • "Last Flight of the Gryphon Rider" © Melion Traverse
  • "Mother Time, Father Death" © Clayton Snyder
  • "Vestiges" © Angela Boswell
  • "There Are an Infinite Number of Stories in the Naked City" © Edmund Schluessel
  • "Transfer" © J.B. Riley
  • "The Cult of Gravity" © David M. Chevalier

Impact by K. Maze

Realm of Wraiths by Taylor Balasavage

A Season of Whispers by Jackson Kuhl

2021

The Best of Helios Quarterly (Volume Two), edited by Zelda Knight
  • "Hive" © Cam McGlynn
  • "Compulsive Compiling" © D.A. Xiaolin Spires
  • "The Last Laugh of the Tuscarora" © Linda H. Codega
  • "The Homunculus" © L. Rose Reed
  • "The Imperfect Metal Lover" © Elizabeth Davis
  • "Big Water Protect You" © Arasibo Campeche
  • "Bismuth Glance" © Tiffany Morris
  • "On Cruelty and Clemency" © Priya Chand
  • "The Taming of the Tongue" © Russell Nichols
  • "A Sliver in the Vein" © Angela England
  • "The Alamo Remembers" © Lauren Ring
  • "A Cruelty That Cut Both Ways" © Amiee Ogden
  • "Vasilisa and the Night Witches" © Laurel Beckley
  • "An Oubliette for Angels" © Graham Scott
  • "The Fire, as it Eats Itself" © Brandon Butler

The Best of Selene Quarterly (Volume One), edited by Zelda Knight
  • "The Emissary" © Morgan Crooks
  • "Two Hearts, One Soul" © Mark A. Mihalko
  • "While Some Thought Yemaya Slept" © Aline-Mwezi Niyonsenga
  • "Rosemary and Jasmine" © Eleanor Hawtin
  • "Death and the Princess" © Annie Percik
  • "A Scarcity of Angels" © Robert Guffey
  • “A Dry River Runs with Blood” © Eileen Gunnell Lee
  • “The Singing Pearl” © Anjum N. Choudhury
  • “The Galaxy’s Cube” © Jeremy Szal
  • “Winter of the Scavengers” © David Blake
  • “The Sailor’s Salt, The Gaoler’s Rust” © L. P. Melling
  • “Ife-Iyoku” © Ekpeki Oghenechovwe
  • “Magic, Flowing Through Our Hands Like Water” © George Nikolopoulos
  • “Becalmed” © Kurt Hunt
  • “Anatomy of Psychic Impediments” © Jason Kimble

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Solar Charioteer
$1.99 or more per month
  • Your name will be published inside of our ebooks and on our website


  • You'll receive DRM-free issues of Helios Quarterly Magazine (.epub or .mobi for Kindle™) and you'll support marginalized contributors through Eos✦Quarterly


  • You'll receive DRM-free issues of Selene Quarterly Magazine (.epub or .mobi for Kindle™) and you'll support marginalized contributors through Astraeus✦Quarterly
Lunar Warrior
$3.99 or more per month
  • Your name will be published inside of our ebooks and on our website


  • You'll receive DRM-free issues of Helios Quarterly Magazine (.epub or .mobi for Kindle™) and you'll support marginalized contributors through Eos✦Quarterly 


  • You'll receive DRM-free issues of Selene Quarterly Magazine (.epub or .mobi for Kindle™) and you'll support marginalized contributors through Astraeus✦Quarterly


  • Your pick of the "ebook of the Month" selected from our back catalog and current catalog
Dawn's Archer
$5.99 or more per month
  • Your name will be published inside of our ebooks and on our website


  • You'll receive DRM-free issues of Helios Quarterly Magazine (.epub or .mobi for Kindle™) and you'll support marginalized contributors through Eos✦Quarterly 


  • You'll receive DRM-free issues of Selene Quarterly Magazine (.epub or .mobi for Kindle™) and you'll support marginalized contributors through Astraeus✦Quarterly


  • Your pick of the "ebook of the Month" selected from our back catalog and current catalog


  • Access to Patreon exclusive short stories and advance reader editions of our publications