Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2010
World Fantasy Convention is happening this weekend in the USA, and in conjunction with that event I’ve received word from editor Paula Guran that Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2010 is now available.
Here is the Table of Contents:
- THE HORRID GLORY OF ITS WINGS, Elizabeth Bear
- LOWLAND SEA, Suzy McKee Charnas
- COPPING SQUID, Michael Shea
- MONSTERS, Stewart O’Nan
- THE BRINK OF ETERNITY, Barbara Roden
- FROST MOUNTAIN PICNIC MASSACRE, Seth Fried
- SEA-HEARTS, Margo Lanagan
- A HAUNTED HOUSE OF HER OWN, Kelley Armstrong
- HEADSTONE IN MY POCKET, Paul Tremblay
- THE COLDEST GIRL IN COLDTOWN, Holly Black
- STRANGE SCENES FROM AN UNFINISHED FILM,Gary McMahon
- A DELICATE ARCHITECTURE, Catherynne M. Valente
- THE MYSTERY, Peter Atkins
- VARIATIONS OF A THEME FROM SEINFELD, Peter Straub
- THE WIDE, CARNIVOROUS SKY, John Langan
- CERTAIN DEATH FOR A KNOWN PERSON, Steve Duffy
- THE ONES WHO GOT AWAY, Stephen Graham Jones
- LENG, Marc Laidlaw
- TORN AWAY, Joe R. Lansdale
- THE NOWHERE MAN, Sarah Pinborough
- THE BONE’S PRAYER, Caitlín R. Kiernan
- THE WATER TOWER, John Mantooth
- IN THE PORCHES OF MY EARS, Norman Prentiss
- THE CINDERELLA GAME, Kelly Link
- THE JACARANDA SMILE, Gemma Files
- THE OTHER BOX, Gerard Houarner
- WHITE CHARLES, Sarah Monette
- EVERYTHING DIES, BABY, Nadia Bulkin
- BRUISE FOR BRUISE, Robert Davies
- RESPECTS, Ramsey Campbell
- DIAMOND SHELL, Deborah Biancotti
- NUB HUT, Kurt Dinan
- THE CABINET CHILD, Steve Rasnic Tem
- CHERRYSTONE AND SHARDS OF ICE, Ekaterina Sedia
- THE CREVASSE, Dale Bailey and Nathan Balingrud
- VIC, Maura McHugh
- HALLOWEEN TOWN, Lucius Shepard
- THE LONG, COLD GOODBYE, Holly Phillips
- WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU WAKE UP IN THE NIGHT, Michael Marshall Smith
I’m somewhat stunned to among this list of writers, some of whom have been very influential on establishing my love of the genre. Thanks again to Andy Cox at Black Static for publishing ‘Vic’ last year, and to Paula for believing ‘Vic’ was worthy for inclusion.
Plus, on the back of yesterday’s blog post about women’s contribution to horror anthologies, it’s brilliant to see such a high percentage of women writers selected for this Year’s Best anthology.
I’m looking forward to receiving my contributor’s copies so I can read these stories. If any of you would like to buy the book you can do so at Amazon.com. It weighs in at 544 pages so you’ll certainly be getting value for money.
I’m look forward to this! Well done!
Aw, thanks Paul. 😀
I scanned the list three times, knowing you should be on there but not being able to see your name (visited link colour observation fail, doh!) before I read the paragraph where you said you were.
Congratulations. Richly deserved.
Aw, thanks! 😀