Monique Laban is a writer from New York. Her fiction has appeared in Tiny Nightmares: Very Short Stories of Horror. Her nonfiction has appeared in Catapult and Electric Literature. She can be summoned with comfortable midcentury furniture and particularly grisly tales of revenge.


Monique Laban has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

The Failed Dianas

FICTION by Monique Laban in Issue 173 – February 2021

The hostess adjusts her glasses when I repeat my name and reservation time. “Of course,” she says. “We’ve switched you from the balcony seating to the chef’s table. We hope you don’t mind.” I follow her past the bar and four-tops to the back of the restaurant, where a row of line cooks mince parsley […]