New collection from NewCon Press

NewCon Press in the UK will be publishing the first collection of my original short stories. It will contain a mixture of previously published work along with new stories, with an introduction by Kim Newman. The collection is called The Boughs Withered (When I Told Them my Dreams), and is scheduled to be launched at Worldcon in Dublin in August 2019.

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The Moon Will Look Strange – review

Since February is Women in Horror month, I’ve decided to post the full review I wrote of Lynda E. Rucker‘s collection The Moon Will Look Strange (Karōshi Books, 2013). My piece was published in the Green Book journal last year. I will note that Lynda is a friend of mine, but since my general policy…

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The Green Book – issue 3

Today I received my contributor’s copies of The Green Book: Writings on Irish Gothic, Supernatural and Fantastic Literature, issue 3. The Green Book is a handsome anthology of essays and reviews published regularly by The Swan River Press, edited by Brian J. Showers. Issue 3 is devoted to examining the work of Ireland pre-eminent 19th…

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Twisted Myths in the house

It’s been a bit of an open secret that I’ve written a sequel of sorts to Twisted Fairy Tales, which is called Twisted Myths. It’s been up for pre-order on Amazon.com for a few months, and the eagle-eyed among you will have seen it mentioned at the end of my last interview with Dennis Abrams.…

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Return from Brighton

I returned from a long, intense, fun-filled weekend at FantasyCon in Brighton to a package. This was inside: As usual thanks to Martin Stiff for his fabulous design, Jane Laurie for her interior art (a collage of which you can see here), and our editor Samantha Warrington. It will be a couple of months yet…

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Twisted Fairy Tales

I’m delighted to announce that my first collection, Twisted Fairy Tales, will be published by Barron’s in the USA in Spring 2013.

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