Ping's winning story in last fall's "Spooky Tales" competition falls pretty squarely into what those of us who read and write on the dark side call "body horror." Here is a nice piece on the subject from fantasy writer Cassandra Khaw including a couple recommendations. They have gone there a few times in their own writing. And if talking about body horror squicks you out, there's a lovely cat pic at the end for relief (one of Cassandra's kitties).
Tana must confront her past one last time on a quest to help her mother.
The Chronicles of Tana the Healer, part 3