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Ellen Datlow’s Honorable Mentions for 2013

Ellen Datlow has released her longlist of Honorable Mentions for 2013, which includes work by Nina Allen, Stephen Bacon, Laird Barron, Elizabeth Bear, Georgina Bruce, Ramsey Campbell, Adam Nevill, Stephen King, John Llewellyn Probert, Steve J. Dines, Stephen Volk,  Ilan Lerman, James Cooper, John Ajvide Lindqvist, Alison Littlewood, Livia Llewellyn, James Cooper, Carole Johnstone, Cate Gardner, Simon Bestwick, Gary Fry, Michael Kelly, Joel Lane…to name a few.

Ellen says of the list, “Some readers might find it useful to see the range of publications that are publishing worthwhile horror stories. Although this list is long, it’s a tiny percentage of the stories I actually read. So if you find your story and name on this list, that’s a good thing.”

I am delighted to be included with the following:

“After Mary” Alt History 5.

“Rag and Bone,” Tor.com April.

 “The Beatification of Thomas Small, Arcane II.

 “The Sunflower Seed Man,” Black Static #37.

Rag and Bone. Illustrated by John Jude Palencar  Arcane 2 Alt Hist Issue 5 Black Static 37

Thanks, as ever, to Ellen Datlow, and editors, Mark Lord, Nathan Shumate and Andy Cox.

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Arcane II now in print

Arcane 2Arcane II has arrived in print!

It contains my story, “The Beatification of Thomas Small”, and it’s published by Cold Fusion Media and the collection is edited by Nathan Shumate. After a recent technical hitch, their site is now up and running.

Arcane II can be bought at Amazon UK and Amazon US.

 

 

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Arcane II

Arcane II, an anthology of horror, dark fantasy and weird fiction, edited by Nathan Shumate of Cold Fusion Media, is out on Monday 21st January 2013. It contains my story, “The Beatification of Thomas Small”.  The ebook will be available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Smashwords.  The print book (which will follow in a couple of weeks) will be on CreateSpace and Amazon.

The cover art is by a French artist, Nihil.

Arcane 2Table of Contents

  • Libby Cudmore and Matthew Quinn Martin, “Convention of Ekphrasis”
  • Michael Haynes, “In the Paint”
  • Milo James Fowler, “Beneath the Surface”
  • Andrew Bourelle, “What It Means to Love”
  • Priya Sharma, “The Beatification of Thomas Small”
  • Craig Pay, “His City”
  • Patrick McGinnity, “The Dubious Apotheosis of Baskin Gough”
  • Adele Gardner, “Triptych”
  • Jean Graham, “Nightcrawlers”
  • Nicole M. Taylor, “The Pianist’s Wife”
  • Suzanne Sykora, “Palace of Rats”
  • Michael R. Fletcher, “Fire and Flesh”
  • Steve Toase, “Fate’s Mask”
  • Miranda Ciccone, “Orpheus and Eurydice”
  • Joanna Parypinski, “Lakeshore Drive”
  • Harry Markov, “Hurricane Drunk”
  • Brooke Miller, “The Last Laugh”
  • Gef Fox, “Tree Hugger”
  • Philip Roberts, “90 Day Notice”
  • Eric Dimbleby, “The House That Wept Puddin’”
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