I'll be at a signing for the editors and authors in the Cursed anthology at Forbidden Planet Megastore in London on Saturday, 7 March 2020 from 13:00 to 14:00.
My short story 'Y' will be in the anthology, Nowhereville: Weird Is Other People, edited by Scott Gable and C. Dombrowski, and published by Broken Eye Books on 17 December.
I'll have a story in the forthcoming Cursed anthology, edited by Paul Kane and Marie O'Regan, coming from Titan Books in March 2020.
You can now pre-order my collection, The Boughs Withered (When I Told Them My Dreams), from NewCon Press.
I'm delighted to announce that the cover art for my forthcoming collection from NewCon Press is by artist Daniele Serra.
For Mark West's 70s & 80s Horror Mixtape I picked 'In The Squalus' by Kit Reed, which was originally published in 1972 in The Transatlantic Review.
Newly arrived in Chester, UK for the start of the always-fun Fantasycon weekend, I’m dressed appropriately. I’ll be on the following panels: 5 pm on Saturday, 20 October The Horror Writers Association Panel I’m moderating, and also attending is Marie O’Regan, Ramsey Campbell, CC Adams and Phil Sloman 6 pm on Saturday, 20 October Screenwriting for TV I’m moderating a panel with Stephen Volk, Terry Grimwood, Gavin Williams and Stephen Gallagher. 8 pm on Saturday, 20 October Brave New Words I’m on the Brave New Words podcast with Ed Fortune, Anna Stephens, Rebecca Derrick, Anne Fortune and Claire North 1 pm on Sunday, 21 October Strange Fictions I’m on the…
I’m delighted to be part of the Outside comic book anthology, published by Ash Pure Press, which launched today in Topics Berlin in Berlin. My short story is called ‘Colours’ and is drawn and coloured by British artist John Riordan. Here’s a shot of the first page. And here’s an image of the Table of Contents page, you can see see all the contributors: It’s a beautiful book with a fantastic array of interesting and different comic book styles, so it’s a huge pleasure to be among their number. Thanks to editors Amir Naaman and Doron Hamburger for including me, and for producing such a fantastic anthology.
I’m pleased to hear that Cassilda’s Song: Tales Inspired by Robert W. Chambers King in Yellow Mythos, edited by Joe S. Pulver, has been nominated for a World Fantasy Award in the Anthology category. Congratulations to Joe for assembling such a super line-up of writers, and I’m so glad to be part of the project. The book is published by Chaosium Inc. and the artwork is by Steve G Santiago. It contains my story, ‘Family’. And congratulations to Selena Chambers, whose story in the anthology, ‘The Neurastheniac’, has also been nominated for a WFA, in the Short Fiction category. Here’s the entire Table of Contents of the anthology: Black Stars on Canvas,…
I noticed that Poets & Writers magazine is making a case for the concept of May being National Short Story Month. Well, as someone who writes and reads short fiction I think it’s a fine idea. The Emerging Writers Network is behind the campaign, and is blogging all month with reviews of short fiction to lend momentum to the movement. There are a multitude of online sources for short speculative fiction, and here is just a small sample: E-Zines Abyss & Apex Arkham Tales Beneath Ceaseless Skies Brain Harvest ChiZine Clarkesworld Magazine Fantasy Magazine Farrago’s Wainscot Hub Magazine Ideomancer Jim Baen’s Universe Lone Star Stories Strange Horizons Podcast Magazines EscapePod…