Hugh J. O'Donnell

Hugh J. O’Donnell (He/They) writes fiction, produces podcasts, and likes things. His work has appeared in Factor Four Magazine, Metastellar, and The NoSleep Podcast, among others. He is also the author of the novella “The City: A Story in 140 Characters,” and is currently producing “Everyday Drabbles,” an ongoing daily flash fiction project found at His greatest achievement thus far has been winning Carl Kasell’s voice on his voicemail.
Hugh lives in Western New York with his husband, cats, and obsolete video game consoles. You can find all of his projects via his Linktree:

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Published works

Short Fiction


Hugh J. O'Donnell

The day after the election, he carved a mask.
The day after that, he carved another.
It had never been more than a hobby; a craft passed down to him by his grandfather, who carved and painted all ... [+]