British Fantasy Awards 2020 Nomination
My collection, The Boughs Withered (When I Told Them My Dreams), published by NewCon Press, has been nominated for Best Collection in the British Fantasy Society's British Fantasy Awards 2020.
The Best of British Fantasy 2019 is out now
My story ‘Wake the Dead' is in The Best of British Fantasy 2019, edited by Jared Shurin, which is published today.
Comet Weather is a joy
I thoroughly enjoyed reading Comet Weather, by Liz Williams,
‘Wake the Dead’ in The Best of British Fantasy 2019
My short story 'Wake the Dead' has been selected for The Best of British Fantasy 2019, edited by Jared Shurin. It is now available for pre-order.
Pre-order The Boughs Withered
You can now pre-order my collection, The Boughs Withered (When I Told Them My Dreams), from NewCon Press.
The Boughs Withered Cover
I'm delighted to announce that the cover art for my forthcoming collection from NewCon Press is by artist Daniele Serra.
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.
Ten Tall Tales
I’m happy to say that my dark fantasy story ‘The Fruit of the Tree’ will be in the Ten Tall Tales anthology from NewCon Press, edited by Ian Whates. You can pre-order it online now. The book will launch at 3.00 pm on Saturday, 24 September at Fantasycon in Scarborough, and I’ll be there (along with many of the other authors). The ToC is: Introduction – Ian Whates Ten Twisted Limericks – Ramsey Campbell The Power Of… – Paul Kane We Know By the Tenth Day Whether They Live or Die – Simon Clark One Little Mouth to Kiss You Goodnight – Lynda E. Rucker The Fruit of the Tree…
A story in Obsidian
In 2016 NewCon Press celebrates its 10th anniversary, and to mark that achievement it’s releasing a number of publications next year, including an eBook-only retrospective anthology of horror short fiction written by women that NewCon published during its first decade. Thus we have Obsidian: A Decade of Horror Stories by Women, which is now available to pre-order on Amazon. You can get it at a specially discounted price which will go up once the book launches on 29 January 2016. I’m delighted that editor and publisher Ian Whates is including my short story, ‘Valerie’, in this anthology with such a strong line-up of talent. The story originally appeared in NewCon’s…
la femme signs
Today I received 150 signing sheets for the forthcoming anthology La Femme, in which my story ‘Valerie’ is appearing. That’s just half the contributors. The entire Table of Contents is: Frances Hardinge, Storm Constantine, Ruth EJ Booth, Andrew Hook, Stewart Hotston, Holly Ice, Adele Kirby, Maura McHugh, Jonathan Oliver, Stephen Palmer, John Llewellyn Probert, and Benjanun Sriduangkaew. It’s an odd experience writing your name out 150 times – after a short period your own signature looks odd, and then you have bizarre moments when your brain suddenly doubts itself and shrieks, ‘Is that how you really spell it?’ My apologies to anyone who gets a sheet in which my signature…