And I’ve acquired another tale for Shadows & Tall Trees. Delighted to announce I’ve taken ‘The Space Between,’ by Ralph Robert Moore and Ray Cluley.
Very pleased to say I’ve bought Eric Schaller’s story ‘To Assume the Writer’s Crown: Notes on the Craft,” for volume 6 of Shadows & Tall Trees.
Happy to announce I’ve bought Myriam Frey’s ‘The Statue’ for volume 6 of Shadows & Tall Trees.
I never met Joel Lane, but I felt like I knew him. That is powerful testament to his work. His writing was, I think, very personal. Like all great writers he put it all on the page. I think the first story of his I encountered was ‘The Country of Glass,’ in the late 90’s, and it floored me. At the time, I’d been binging on Ray Bradbury, and Raymond Carver. This then, ‘The Country of Glass,’ was something else entirely. Dense, dark, bleak, and humane, all at once. I sought out all the Joel Lane stories I could find. A few years later I was putting together an anthology, “Songs From Dead Singers.” I knew I wanted a story from Joel, and he was the first author I approached about contributing to the anthology. I was a very green editor. This was my first book. Yet Joel was gracious and enthusiastic about the project and contributed the terrific story ‘An Unknown Past.’ Six years later I edited my second anthology, “Apparitions,” and again the first author I approached was Joel Lane. At the time, around 2008, I sensed from our communication that Joel was going through some personal difficulties. As we all do. Despite this, Joel contributed another fabulous story, ‘High Water.’ The anthology went on to be a finalist for The Shirley Jackson Award, thanks in no small part to Joel. Shortly after this I decided I was going to publish a small literary magazine, ‘Shadows & Tall […]
Call For Submissions: Year’s Best Weird Fiction This is a reprint fiction anthology. Editor Laird Barron is only seeking material that was first published in 2013. Publishers only are encouraged to send PDF’s to: firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline for all material is January 7, 2014, but sooner (much sooner) is better. Late submissions may not receive proper consideration, especially if we receive a majority of the material at deadline. Writers: Please do not send unsolicited material. Urge your publisher to send in any relevant work. Feel free to query with any questions or recommendations. Please note: Only writers whose work is selected for the volume will be contacted.
Delighted to announce I’ve taken “Shaddertown” by Conrad Williams for volume 6 of Shadows & Tall Trees.
Very happy to report I’ve bought David Surface‘s story ‘Writings Found in a Red Notebook’ for Shadows & Tall Trees #6.
I’ve a few stories published recently: “The Beach” appears in Psycho Mania!, edited by Stephen Jones. “October Dreams” appears in The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror #24. (Stephen Jones, ed.) “Something Red, Something Ruined” appears in Here Be Monsters #8.
Just a quick note to let everyone know that I am going to have to temporarily close submissions to Shadows & Tall Trees until I catch up on the back-logged material.
Happy to announce I’ve bought Robert Levy’s “The Vault of the Sky, the Face of the Deep” for volume 6 of Shadows & Tall Trees.