Category: short stories

Free Hardcover book

Free Hardcover book Welcome to the 2017 Hardback Subscription Offer from Undertow Publications. This year we’ll be publishing 4 terrific volumes of short stories: “Shadows & Tall Trees, Vol. 7,” edited by Michael Kelly (April 2017) “The Dream Operator,” by Mike O’Driscoll (July 2017) “I Will Surround You,” by Conrad Williams (October 2017) “Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 4,” edited by… Read more →

Review of The Dream Operator

Mike O’Driscoll’s ‘The Dream Operator’ is very favourably reviewed by Peter Tennant in issue #60 of Black Static. Here are some snippets:   ” …O’Driscoll building up the picture one step at a time and merging influences from all over the literary and genre shop, so that you think of work like Dick’s A Scanner Darkly and the film V… Read more →

Cover reveal

I am very pleased to present the cover for the trade edition of “I Will Surround You,” the forthcoming collection by Conrad Williams. Artwork by Mikio Murakami. Design by Vince Haig. The hardcover will have a different cover. Please feel free to, you know … purchase a 2017 Undertow subscription to get all our 2017 titles. Read more →

Great review

Incredible review of Sunny Moraine’s “Singing With All My Skin and Bone,” in the latest Black Static, courtesy the inimitable Peter Tennant.   “Straddling the speculative genres with consummate artistry and a seemingly effortless panache, Singing With All My Skin and Bone is one of the best collections I’ve read in recent years. The stories are haunting and lyrical, written… Read more →

future titles

Hey, I know some of you aren’t that familiar with the work of Mike O’Driscoll. He’s featured in a number of anthologies edited by the great Ellen Datlow, and his story ‘Sounds Like’ was adapted and filmed by Brad Anderson as part of the Masters of Horror TV series. He’s a great storyteller. His new collection is terrific. And I… Read more →

Clearance sale

Summer Clearance Madness! Spread the word! For just $50 (world-wide shipping included) you can get all four of our fantastic 2016 titles in Trade: Meet Me in The Middle of The Air, by Eric Schaller (Starred review in Publishers Weekly) Almost Insentient, Almost Divine, by D.P. Watt (Shirley Jackson Award Finalist) Singing With All My Skin and Bone, by Sunny… Read more →

Kindle program

Hey, all, reminder that you can read most Undertow titles for free if you have Kindle Unlimited, and that if you buy a print copy from Amazon you can get the Kindle version for 99 cents.   Also, it’d be pretty cool (and beneficial to me), if you bought our first two releases this year, or took out a subscription… Read more →

The Dream Operator now available

Mike O’Driscoll’s thrilling new collection, ‘The Dream Operator,’ is now available and shipping in hardcover, trade, and Kindle editions from this site or your favourite online vendor. If you’ve pre-ordered, your copy will be going out this week.   The enthralling new short story collection from acclaimed writer Mike O’Driscoll, featuring the powerful and moving original novellas ‘The Dream Operator,’… Read more →