Below is a selection of current anthologies, which feature my fantasy and horror short stories and novellas.
Edited by Ellen Datlow and Lisa Morton, “Haunted Nights” unleashes sixteen never-before-published chilling tales that explore every aspect of our darkest holiday, Halloween. In addition to my original story “All Through the Night,” about a faery crossing paths with a lonely widow in 19th century New York, there are stories about scheming jack-o’-lanterns, vengeful ghosts, otherworldly changelings, disturbingly realistic haunted attractions, masks that cover terrifying faces, murderous urban legends, parties gone bad, cult Halloween movies, and trick or treating in the future.
MOTHERS OF ENCHANTMENT New Tales of Fairy Godmothers
The authors in this anthology have crafted new tales that re-imagine the fairy godmother and her role. Retellings of Pinocchio, Rumpelstiltskin, Beauty and the Beast, and The Frog Prince show the magic of these stories in a whole new light. Infused with modern sensibilities but honoring the tradition of fairy tales, these dozen stories will enchant and inspire you.
AIR: SYLPHS, SPIRITS AND SWAN MAIDENS
Edited by Rhonda Parrish and published by Tyche books, this volume has twenty-one stories and poems about air spirits including one of mine, set in the world of Sixties folk musicians and featuring a vengeful Greek goddess.
WATER: SELKIES, SIRENS AND SEA MONSTERS
My story, “After Ariel” about a teenager who finds a stranded mermaid is in this volume edited by Rhonda Parrish. Discover the transforming power of Water and the creatures that thrive on it in these twenty-four stories and poems.
THE YOUNG EXPLORERS ADVENTURE GUIDE VOLUME 6
“If You Find This, Please Give It To Gretchen Doheny,” about a girl who can talk to space aliens, is in this collection, along with 23 other wonderful stories by award-winning authors. Monsters! Spaceships! Aliens! Mad scientists! Published by Dreaming Robot Press.
KRAMPUSNACHT: TWELVE NIGHTS OF KRAMPUS
KRAMPUSNACHT holds within its pages twelve tales of Krampus triumphant, usurped, befriended, and much more, featuring my story, “The Wicked Child,” and eleven other great holiday tales.
Edited by Rosalie Parker, 17 new stories that celebrate the diversity of the fantastic spectrum and attest to Parker’s exceptional taste. This fifth volume of Strange Tales from Tartarus includes my short story “You-Go-Back” about a demon set loose in P.T. Barnum’s American Museum.
A deluxe edition of original and classic short stories, packed with monsters, vampires and a host of weird creatures. Tales of shadows and voices in the dark from the likes of H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, Nathaniel Hawthorne and William Hope Hodgson are cast with previously unpublished stories by some of the best writers of horror today.CHILLING HORROR SHORT STORIES features new and classic authors. My original story “Leonora” is in this book. You can order your copy here.
The best science fiction and fantasy stories from Metaphorosis magazine’s first year. Mysterious languages, unusual dogs, solitude, alien communications, and magic. This volume features my science fiction short story “Heard,” along with fantastic tales by the likes of Joshua Phillip Johnson, Vanessa Fogg, Gerald Warfield, Meryl Stenhouse, Jeremy Packert Burke, Molly Etta, Jack Noble, Aatif Rashid, L. Chan, Kato Thompson, Jarod K. Anderson, and Octavia Cade.
“As you sit warm and cozy in your chair by the fire, comforted by the pretty lights and decorations of your holy nights, a chill runs up your spine. At this time of the year, many terrors lie just beneath the tinsel. They bring a special kind of fear that can only be found in “Winter Horror Days.” From Omnium Gatherum, this volume features my story “Mother Night,” about an old man who has been kidnapped by faeries.