ToC and Cover for Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 2

Kathe Koja and I are extremely pleased to announce the table of contents and reveal the cover for Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 2. We are thrilled to have these contributors on board. Cover art is by Tomasz Alen Kopera. Design by Vince Haig.

There may be one more addition, as there is still a story to which I am trying to secure the rights.

“The Atlas of Hell” by Nathan Ballingrud (Fearful Symmetries, ed. Ellen Datlow, ChiZine Publications)

“Wendigo Nights” by Siobhan Carroll (Fearful Symmetries, ed. Ellen Datlow, ChiZine Publications)

“Headache” by Julio Cortázar. English-language translation by Michael Cisco (, September 2014)

“Loving Armageddon” by Amanda C. Davis (Crossed Genres Magazine #19, July 2014)

“The Earth and Everything Under” by K.M. Ferebee (Shimmer Magazine #19, May 2014)

“Nanny Anne and the Christmas Story” by Karen Joy Fowler (Subterranean Press Magazine, Winter 2014)

“The Girls Who Go Below” by Cat Hellisen (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, July/August 2014)

“Nine” by Kima Jones (Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction From the Margins of History, eds. Rose Fox & Daniel José Older, Crossed Genres Publications)

“Bus Fare” by Caitlín R. Kiernan (Subterranean Press Magazine, Spring 2014)

“The Air We Breathe Is Stormy, Stormy” by Rich Larson (Strange Horizons Magazine, August 2014)

“The Husband Stitch” by Carmen Maria Machado (Granta Magazine, October 2014)

“Observations About Eggs From the Man Sitting Next to Me on a Flight from Chicago, Illinois to Cedar Rapids, Iowa” by Carmen Maria Machado (Lightspeed Magazine #47, April 2014)

“Resurrection Points” by Usman T. Usman T. Malik (Strange Horizons Magazine, August 2014)

“Exit Through the Gift Shop” by Nick Mamatas (Searchers After Horror: New Tales of the Weird and Fantastic, ed. S.T. Joshi, Fedogan & Bremer)

“So Sharp That Blood Must Flow” by Sunny Moraine (Lightspeed Magazine #45, February 2014)

“The Ghoul” by Jean Muno (, June 2014)

“A Stretch of Highway Two Lanes Wide” by Sarah Pinsker (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, March/April 2014)

“Migration” by Karin Tidbeck (Fearsome Magics: The New Solaris Book of Fantasy, ed. Jonathan Strahan, Solaris)

“Hidden in the Alphabet” by Charles Wilkinson (Shadows & Tall Trees 2014, ed. Michael Kelly, Undertow Publications)

“A Cup of Salt Tears” by Isabel Yap (, August 2014)


  13 comments for “ToC and Cover for Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 2

  1. Jodi Lester
    February 1, 2015 at 6:58 am

    Nice. Great cover. Congrats to everyone!

    • Michael
      February 1, 2015 at 7:31 am


  2. February 1, 2015 at 8:13 am

    Yes, it is a terrific cover. Hope it does well, Michael.

    • Michael
      February 1, 2015 at 4:05 pm

      Thanks so much!

  3. ilgiallomondadori
    February 2, 2015 at 7:46 am

    Beautiful cover, beautiful selections.
    Can’t wait.

    • Michael
      February 2, 2015 at 7:15 pm

      Thank you!!

  4. Theresa
    March 1, 2017 at 1:52 pm

    Hey! I love this cover, i was looking for the back cover tho for a school project… Is it available?

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