An elderly man aggressively defends his private domain against all comers?including his daughter;a policeman investigates an impossible horror show of a crime; a father witnesses one of the worst things a parent can imagine; the abuse of one child fuels another’s yearning; an Iraqi war veteran seeks a fellow soldier in his hometown but finds […]
Ellen Datlow has been editing science fiction, fantasy, and horror short fiction for over thirty-five years as fiction editor of OMNI Magazine and editor of Event Horizon and SCIFICTION. She currently acquires short fiction for Tor.com. In addition, she has edited more than a hundred science fiction, fantasy, and horror anthologies, including the annual The Best Horror of the Year, Lovecraft’s Monsters, Fearful Symmetries, Nightmare Carnival, The Doll Collection, The Monstrous, Nightmares: A New Decade of Modern Horror, and Black Feathers. Forthcoming are Haunted Nights (with Lisa Morton), and Mad Hatters and March Hares (stories inspired by Alice’s Adventures in in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There).
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Here is what you can expect from Mad Hatters and March Hares: “An all original anthology of stories inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There. ‘Alice’ has been read, enjoyed, and savored by generations of children and adults since its publication. It’s hallucinogenic, weird, imaginative […]
A dazzling anthology of avian-themed fiction guaranteed to frighten and delight, edited by one of the most acclaimed horror anthologists in the genre. Birds are usually loved for their beauty and their song. They symbolize freedom, eternal life, the soul. There’s definitely a dark side to the avian. Birds of prey sometimes kill other birds […]
Howard Phillips Lovecraft’s stories shaped modern horror more than any other author’s in the last two centuries: Cthulhu, the Old Ones, Herbert West: Reanimator, and more terrifying nightmares emerged from the mythos of this legendary writer. Dark Horse teams up with Hugo and Bram Stoker Award–winning editor Ellen Datlow to bring you this anthology of […]
Unlucky thieves invade a house where Home Alone seems like a playground romp. An antique bookseller and a mob enforcer join forces to retrieve the Atlas of Hell. Postapocalyptic survivors cannot decide which is worse: demon women haunting the skies or maddened extremists patrolling the earth. In this chilling twenty-first-century companion to the cult classic […]
A man determined to kill a clown. A child’s eleventh birthday heralds the arrival of a bizarre new entourage. A suicidal performer just can’t seem to die. All of these weird marvels and more can be found at the Nightmare Carnival! Featuring an introduction by Katherine Dunn (Geek Love).
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For those interested: What I’ve worked on as an editor in 2017: I acquired and edited the novellas The Twilight Pariah by Jeffrey Ford and Mapping the Interior by Stephen Graham Jones for Tor.com Books. Edited the anthologies Black Feathers (avian horror) Pegasus Haunted Nights (Halloween horror) (with Lisa Morton) for HWA/Blumhouse The Best Horror […]
Romantic Times was only able to use a very small portion of the responses to two questions about Alice in Wonderland and its influence on me and my contributors. Here is the link to what they published http://tinyurl.com/yamfg4lf Here are the rest of the Q&As with Katherine Vaz, RIchard Bowes, C.S.E. Cooney, Stephen Graham Jones, […]
Raab, Jonathan “The Secret Goatman Spookshow,” The Lovecraft ezine #38. Rath, Tina “Barefoot Withouten Shoon,” A Midwinter Entertainment. Reed, Nathaniel “The Serpent Borne of Helios,” (poem) Spectral Realms #5. Reed, Nicasio Andres “Painted Grassy Mire,” Shimmer #32, July. Reid, Forrest “Furnished Apartments,” The Valancourt Book of Horror Stories. Renino, Danielle “I’m Better Now,” Black Candies: […]