part 2

DeLuzio, J.D. “Let There Be,”  On Spec #91.

Denton, Bradley “Blood Moccasins,” Impossible Monsters.

Dicken, Evan “Second to Last Stop,” Two: The Stupefying Stories Horror Special.

Dillon, Mark Fuller “Lamia Dance,” In a Season of Dead Winter.

Dillon, Mark Fuller “Who Would Remain,” In a Season of Dead Winter.

Dimbleby, Eric “The House That Wept Puddin’,” Arcane II.

Dines, Steven J. “Men Playing Ghosts, Playing God,” Black Static #35.

Dines, Steven J. “The Sounds of Constant Thunder,” Black Static #37.

Dines, Steven J. “The Space That Runs Award with You,” Crimewave #12.

Doolittle, Sean “Jawbreaker,” Bourbon Penn #7.

Dowling, Terry “The Sleepover,” Exotic Gothic 5 Volume II.

Dubois, Brendan “Hard Stars,” F&SF November/December.

Duffy, Frank “The Regression,” Wordland 3.

Duffy, Steve “Lives of the Saints,” The Moment of Panic.

Duffy, Steve “The A-Z,” The Moment of Panic.

Duffy, Steve “Vulnavia or, The Mechanical Princess,” The Moment of Panic.

Dunbar, Robert “Red Soil,” Cemetery Dance #70.

Dunwoody, David “Incarnate,” Undead and Unbound.

Eads, Sean “Eudon,” Read Short Fiction.

Edelman, Scott “The Trembling Living Wire,” Psycho-Mania.

Evans, Julia “Fiddle De Dee, Fiddle De Dee,” Black Candies: See Through.

Evenson, Brian “The Dust,” McSweeney’s 45.

Fei, Tang (trans Ken Liu) “Call Girl,” Apex #49.

Files, Gemma “Oubliette,” The Grimscribe’s Puppets.

Ford, Jeffrey “A Meeting in Oz,” Oz Reimagined.

Ford, Jeffrey “A Terror,” July.

Fowler, Christopher “Bryant & May and the Seven Points,” Psycho-Mania.

Franks, Jason “Butcher’s Hooks,” Aurealis #65.

Freeman, Brian James “An Instant Eternity,” Turn Down the Lights.

Freeman, Brian James “Marking the Passage of Time,” Cemetery Dance #69.

Frost, Gregory “No Others Are Genuine,” Asimov’s SF. Oct/November.

Frost, Sarah “The Deer Girl Hitches a Ride,” Analog December.

Fry, Gary “GG Luvs Pa,” Terror Tales of the Seaside.

Fry, Gary “The Pincers,” Shades of Nothingness.

Gaiman, Neil “A Lunar Labyrinth,” Shadows of the New Sun.

Garcia, Kami “ The Soul Collector,” Rags & Bones.

Gardner, Cate “The Binding of Memories,” Shimmer #16.

Gardner, Cate “This Foolish & Harmful…,”(novella)TheTransfigurationofMister Punch.

Gardner, P.K. “For Jack,” Shock Totem 6.

Gaskin, John “Wolvershiel,” Dark World: Ghost Stories.

Gavin, Richard “A Cavern of Redbrick,” Shadows & Tall Trees, #5.

Gavin, Richard “After the Final,” The Grimscribe’s Puppets.

Gavin, Richard “Tinder Row,” Shadows Edge.

Gaylin, Alison “Restraint,” EQMM March/April.

German, Wade “Black Sabbath Sestina,” (poem) Star*Line April.

Gerrold, David “Night Train to Paris,” F&SF January.

Giesbrecht, Jennifer “All My Princes Are Gone,” Nightmare #11, August.

Ginoza, Dennis Y. “Word and Flesh,” Shimmer #16.

Girón, Sèphera “A Weekend at a Haunted…,”(poem) The Haunted Mansion Project.

Goldsmith, Stephen “The Boys with the Ball,” Supernatural Tales 24.

Gonzales, Manuel “All of Me,” The Miniature Wife and Other Stories.

Gonzales, Manuel “The Miniature Wife,” The Miniature Wife and Other Stories.

Gonzales, Manuel “Wolf!,” The Miniature Wife and Other Stories.

Gonzalez, Michael Paul “Almost Heaven,” Appalachian Undead.

Goodfellow, Cody “The Flea Circus,” Dark Fusions.

Goodfellow, Cody, “Population: 2,” In Heaven, Everything is Fine.
Grau. T.E. “The Truffle Pig,” Tales of Jack the Ripper.

Gould, Jason “What Would You Say If I Asked You to Love Me?” Black Static #35.

Grant, John “Memoryville Blues,” Memoryville Blues.

Graves, Rain “Hades and its Five: Cocytus,” (poem) Four Elements.

Graves, Rain “Hades and its Five: The Ferryman,” (poem) Four Elements.

Graves, Rain “Punta del Tiburon,” (poem) Four Elements.

Graves, Rain “Ten Thousand Eyes,” (poem) The Haunted Mansion Project Year Two.

Grey, Orrin “Ripperology,” Tales of Jack the Ripper.

Grey, S. L. “Bingo,” End of the Road.

Griffin, Michael “Diamond Dust,” The Grimscribe’s Puppets.

Grimwood, Terry “Soul Masque,” Spectral Chapbook.

Grintalis, Damien Walters “Paskutinis Jliuzija,” Interzone 245.

Guignard, Eric J. “A Serving of Nomo Sashimi,” Eulogies II.

Gyre, Samael “The Ditch,” Deep Cuts.

Haldeman, Joe “Doing Emily,” F&SF May/June.

Hannett, Lisa “Morning Passages,” Shadows Edge.

Hannett, Lisa L. & Slatter, Angela “By Blood and Incantation,” One Small Step.

Hannett, Lisa L. “The Coronation Bout,” Electric Velocipede 27.

Hardy, K.S. “Skin Trade,” (poem) Lost and Lonely. Not One of Us, one-off.

Hardy, Peter “Cleavage,” Memoryville Blues.

Harman, Christopher “Bad Teeth,” The Silent Companion 8.

Harman, Christopher “Dark Tracks,” Supernatural Tales 25.

Harman, Christopher “Scrubs,” The Heaven Tree & Other Stories.

Harman, Christopher “Sleepers,” Rustblind and Silverbright.

Harman, Christopher “The Heaven Tree,” The Heaven Tree & Other Stories.

Harris, Charlaine “The Glitter of the Crowns,” Impossible Monsters.

Hawk, Rhodi “Raven’s Charm,” Barbers & Beauties.

Hawkins, Christopher “Falling Past Thessaly,” Blood Rites.

Hayes, David “Hack,” High Stakes.

Haynes, Michael “Awaiting the Captain’s Ghost,”  Deep Cuts.

Headley, Maria Dahvana  “Bit-U-Men,” The Book of the Dead.

Headley, Maria Dahvana “The Psammophile,” The Journal of Unlikely Ent. #7 Nov.

Headley, Maria Dahvana “What You’ve Been Missing,” Apex #55.

Henderson, Samantha “Hung from a Hairy Tree,”Zombies: Shambling Through the Ages.

Henderson, Samantha “Maybe the Stars” Lovecraft Ezine #22.

Henderson, Samantha “Nightfall,” (poem) Goblin Fruit fall.

Hieber, Leanna Rene “Charged,” Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells.

Hilt, Jessica “Kill Me Again,” Bourbon Penn #6.

Hirshberg, Glen “Pride,” The Imposter’s Monocle.

Hobson, M.K. “Baba Makosh,” F&SF November/December.

Hodge, Brian “Anything to Me is Sweeter, Than to Cross Shock-headed…,”Fearie Tales.

Hodge, Brian “Let Your Smile Be Your Umbrella,” Psycho-Mania.

Hodge, Brian “We, The Fortunate Bereaved,” Halloween.

Hoffmann, Ada “And All the Fathomless Crowds,”  Dead North.

Holman, Sheri “The Starvation Experiment,” Exotic Gothic 5 Volume I.

Hook, Andrew “Bullet,” Black Static #34.

Hook, Andrew “Interference,” Chiral Mad 2.

Hook, Andrew “Rain from  a Clear Blue Sky,” Black Static #33.

Hook, Andrew “Tetsudo Fall,” Rustblind and Silverlight.

Houarner, Gerard “A Hell of  a Woman,” Into the Darkness.

Houarner, Gerard “The Breath of Bygone Spirits,” Dueling Minds.

Houarner, Gerard “The Interview,” bonus story with The Road to Hell.

Howard, John “Buried Shadows,” Second City Scares.

Howard, John “To the Anhalt Station,” Rustblind and Silverlight.

Howard, Kat “Stage Blood,” Subterranean summer.

Hoyt, Sarah A. “Dragons,” In Space No One Can Hear You Scream.

Hughes, Rhys “The Swinger,” Dark World: Ghost Stories.

Humphrey, Andy “Silver,” (poem) Goblin Fruit winter.

Hunter, Ian “Afterwards,” (poem) Star*Line Autumn.

Insole, Colin “Ancestral Rooms,” Elegies & Requiems.

Insole, Colin “Blackthorn Cottage,” Elegies & Requiems.

Insole, Colin “The  Choice Child,” Elegies & Requiems.

Insole, Colin “The  Very Thought of You,” Elegies & Requiems.

Insole, Colin “The Bellman,” Elegies & Requiems.

Insole, Colin “The Dear Dead Days,” Elegies & Requiems.

Insole, Colin “Waving at the Train,” Elegies & Requiems.

Jablonsky, William “The Death and Life of Bob,” Shimmer #16.

Jacob, Charlee “An Unborn Peace,” (poem) Four Elements.

Jacob, Charlee “The Family Reunion,” (poem) Four Elements.

Jacob, Charlee “The Fire Within the Frame,” Four Elements.

Jakeman, Jane “The Answerers,” The Ghosts & Scholars newsletter 24.

Janes, Andrea “The Last Wagon in the Train,” The Tenth Black Book of Horror.

Jennings, Kathleen “Ella and the Flame,” One Small Step.

Jerome, Jennifer “Grief,” (poem) Goblin Fruit winter.

Jiang, Emily “The Binding of Ming-Lian Apex #48.

Johnson, Tyrell “Feathers for Tray,” On Spec #93.

Johnson, William P. “Little Man,” One Buck Horror volume 6.

Johnstone, Carole “21 Brooklands: Next to Old Western….”For the Night is Dark.

Joiner, Mat “The Fernery,” Not One of Us #50.

Jones, Benedict J. “Hungry is the Dark,” For the Night is Dark.

Jones, Katie “Walk On By,” Horror Without Victims.

Jones, Stephen Graham “Interstate Love Affair,” Three Miles Past.

Jones, Stephen Graham “Solve for X,” Mixer April.

Jones, Stephen Graham “The Coming of Night,” Three Miles Past.

Jones, Stephen Graham “Thirteen,” Halloween.

Jones, Stephen Graham “This is Love,” Icarus #15.

Julian, Kodiak “Not Even If I Wanted To,” Witches, Stitches, & Bitches.

Kadrey, Richard “Suspect Zero,” HarperVoyager ebook.

Kane, P.B. “The Rainbow Coat,” Dark Moon Digest YA Horror #1.

Kane, Paul “Creakers,” Chapbook.

Kane, Paul “Men of the Cloth,” The Spaces Between.

Kane, Paul “Shells,” Terror Tales of the Seaside.

Kasturi, Sandra “The Hair Dress,” Chilling Tales: In Words, Alas, Drown I.

Kaufman, Will “Caretaker,” Bourbon Penn #7.

Kaufmann, Nicholas “The Rest is Noise,” Dark Fusions.

Keevil, Tyler “The Herd,” Dead North.

Kelly, James Patrick “Soulcatcher,” Clarkesworld #80.

Kelly, Michael “Pieces of Blackness,” The Grimscribe’s Puppets.

Kelly, Michael “The Beach,” Psycho-Mania.

Ketchum, Jack & McKee, Lucky “Squirrely Shirley,” Cemetery Dance #70.

Kidd, Chico “Quantum of Darkness,” The Ghosts & Scholars newsletter 23.

Kiernan, Caitlín R. “Elegy for a Suicide,” Sirenia Digest 90.

Kiernan, Caitlín R. “In the Dreaming of Lady Resurrection,” Stoker Awards/HWA Con..

Kiernan, Caitlín R. “Pushing the Sky Away,” Sirenia Digest #91.

Kiernan, Caitlín R. “The Mote(L) (2032),” Sirenia Digest 94.

Kiernan, Caitlín R.” Black Helicopters,” (novella) chapbook.

Killen, Jamie “The Still Room,” Electric Velocipede 26.

Kilpatrick, Nancy “Gurrl Undeleted,” Dark Fusions.

King, Stephen “Summer Thunder,” Turn Down the Lights.

Knippling, DeAnna “Lord of Pigs,” Horror Without Victims.

Komor, Zoltán “Father and the Crows,” Phantom Drift #3.

Kress, Nancy “…and Other Stories,” Shadows of the New Sun.

Kress, Nancy “Frog Watch,” Asimov’s SF December.

Kurtz, Ed “Red Animal,” Shades of Blue & Gray.

Kurzawa, Greg “Dark Gardens,” Interzone 248.

Laben, Carrie “The Fledglings of Times,” Zombies: Shambling Through the Ages.

Laidlaw, Marc “Bonfires,” Nightmare #7 April.

Lake, Jay “Spendthrift,” Coins of Chaos.

Lane, Joel “Basement Angels,” The Grimscribe’s Puppets.

Lane, Joel “By Night He Could Not See,” Crimewave #12.

Lane, Joel “In This Blue Shade,” Black Static #34.

Lane, Joel “Reservoir,” Second City Scares.

Lane, Joel “The Last Train,” Rustblind and Silverbright.

Lane, Joel “The Long Shift,” Psycho-Mania.

Lane, Joel D. “The Choir,” Bad Seeds.

Langan, John “Bor Urus,” Shadows Edge.

Langan, John “Into the Darkness, Fearlessly,” The Grimscribe’s Puppets.

Langan, John “Mother of Stone,” (novella) The Wide, Carnivorous Sky.

Lansdale, Joe R. “Moon in a Cistern,” (poem). The Horror Zine December.

Lansdale, Joe R. “The Case of the Angry Traveler,” Impossible Monsters.

Lansdale, Joe R. “The Case of the Stalking Shadow,” Subterranean summer.

Lansdale, Joe R. “The Gruesome Affair of the Electric Blue…,” Beyond Rue Morgue.

Large, Chris “New York, New York,” A Killer Among Demons.

Lark, L “The Wailing Hills,” Zombies: Shambling through the Ages.

Laughton, Malcolm “Puttyskin,” Eulogies II.

LaValle, Victor “I Left My Heart in Skaftafell,” Mothership; Tales From Afrofuturism…

Lawrence, C. E. “The Vly,” The Mystery Box.

Le May, Clare “Missing Persons,” BFS Journal August.

Lebbon, Tim “The Gleeful Ones,” Barbers and Beauties.

Lee, Tanith “Doll Re Me,” Nightmare #8 May.
Lee, Tanith “Open Your Window, Golden Hair,” Fearie Tales.

Lee, Tanith “Their Monstrous Minds,” Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells.

Lees, Tim “Scenes from the Country Life,” Crimewave #12.

LeMay, Terra “Chasing Unicorns,” Daily Science Fiction April 26.

LeMoal, Daniel “Goldmine,” Chilling Tales: In Words, Alas, Drown I.

Lerman, Ilan “The King of Love My Shepard Is,” Black Static #34.

Leslie, V. H. “Namesake,” Black Static #36.

Lindquist, John Ajvide “Village on the Hill,” Let the Old Dreams Die.

Lindqvist, John Ajvide “Come Unto Me,” Fearie Tales.

Linson, Thad “Writer’s Block,” Eulogies II.

Lipkin, Shira “Becca at the End of the World,” Apex #53.

Little, Bentley “In the Room,” Turn Down the Lights.

Littlewood, Alison “The Song of the City,” The Alchemy Press Book of Urban Mythic.

Littlewood, Alison “Waiting for the Light,” Nightmare # 14 November.

Liu, Ken “A Brief History of the Trans-Pacific Tunnel,” F&SF January/February.

Llewellyn, Livia “Cinereous,” Zombies: Shambling Through the Ages.

Llewellyn, Livia “Furnace, “ The Grimscribe’s Puppets.

Llewellyn, Livia “Yours is the Right to Begin,” Suffered from the Night.

Logan, Sean “Dollhouse by the Sea,” Supernatural Tales 24.

Loory, Ben “The Hunter’s Head,” Space and Time #118.

Lord, Joel “The Oubliette,” BFS Journal winter 2012/13.

Ludwigsen, Will “She Sells,” In Search Of and Others.

Lumley, Brian “The Changeling,” Fearie Tales.

Maberry, Jonathan “Mister Pockets,” Dark Visions 1.

MacFarlane, Alex Dally “Out They Come,” Shimmer #17.

MacLeod, Catherine “The Salamander’s Waltz,”Chilling Tales: In Words, Alas, Drown I.

Madden, Ed “The House,” (poem) Where Thy Dark Eye Glances.

Malik, Usman T. “Blood Women,” Chiral Mad 2.

Mammone, Robert “Masks,” Ill at Ease II.

Mandelo, Brit “And Yet Her Eyes,” Nightmare #10, July.

Mann, Antony “The Simpson Frames,” Crimewave #12.

Mannetti, Lisa “The Hunger Artist,” Zippered Flesh 2.

Mantooth, John “The Chicken Farmer and His Boy,” Where Thy Dark Eye Glances.

Markov, Harry “Hurricane Drunk,” Arcane II.


  1. Ellen, I’m honored…and humbled to be in such illustrious company.

  2. Wow, Ellen, have just seen this. Thank you!!!!!!!!!


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