Dark Dreams was a small press publication by David Cowperthwaite, Jeffrey Dempsey, and Mark Valentine.
Dark Dreams was a literary zine devoted to horror, supernatural and weird fiction, and was published in the 1980s.
Contributors of fiction include Peter Bayliss, Ruskin Bond, Malcolm Furnass, Dallas Clive Goffin, Nic Howard, Roger Johnson, Joel Lane, Geoffrey K. Nelson, Jessica Amanda Salmonson (Fantasy Macabre), Mark Valentine, and Ron Weighell.
Poetry was contributed by Norman Boothroyd, Ramsey Campbell, David Johnstone, Dave Reeder, Jessica Amanda Salmonson, William Sharp as 'Fiona Macleod', and Steve Sneyd (Data Dump).
Mark Valentine went on to publish the annual Aklo.
In 1990, David Cowperthwaite released the special one issue only publication, Transactions of the Doppelganger Society.