Fantasy & Gothic Blog

Terrifying Ghosts Anthology Submissions Announcement

Posted by Maria Tissot

We are very excited to announce a new call for submissions which is now open! Please read through the details for submissions carefully before submitting your stories and make sure to include the project name in the subject of your email. 

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Topics: Short Stories, submissions, Call For Submissions

FLAME TREE PRESS | September Releases | Upcoming Titles

Posted by Molly Rosevear

We have four great new titles coming out in September, so we wanted to talk about them! These include a new horror from Jonathan Janz called 'The Raven', Hunter Shea's 'Misfits', a new sci-fi called 'Fearless' by Allen Stroud and another amazing sci-fi by debut author Nadia Afifi called 'The Sentient'. Find out more here!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Science Fiction, crime fiction

Black Sci-Fi Short Stories | Call for Submissions

Posted by Maria Tissot

We are delighted to announce a new call for submissions which is now open! We are looking for twelve to twenty short stories by black contemporary writers to complement a selection of core classic tales by early black writers of speculative fiction.

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, Short Stories, short fiction, Science Fiction, Call For Submissions, anthologies, scifi

FLAME TREE PRESS | August Releases | Steven Hopstaken and Melissa Prusi Q&A

Posted by Molly Rosevear

Next up for our August author Q&As we have Steven Hopstaken and Melissa Prusi, authors of Stoker's Wilde West. They have some advice for new writers, share who influenced them in writing the book and the difference between writing the sequel and the original Stoker's Wilde! Be sure to check in later for more writing inspiration!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Horror Fiction History, historical fiction

FLAME TREE PRESS | August Releases | Jason Parent Q&A

Posted by Molly Rosevear

Next up for our August author Q&As we have Jason Parent, author of The Apocalypse Strain. He discusses some of the themes in the novel, whether he listens to music whilst writing and advice for new writers! Be sure to check in tomorrow for more writing inspiration!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Horror Fiction History, historical fiction

FLAME TREE PRESS | August Releases | JG Faherty Q&A

Posted by Molly Rosevear

In the first of this month's Q&As with our August authors, we have JG Faherty, author of Sins of the Father. He discusses some of the themes in the novel, who he based his characters on and advice for new writers! Be sure to check in tomorrow for more writing inspiration!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, Horror Fiction, Horror Fiction History, historical fiction

Stoker's Wilde West Longlisted for The Guardian's 'Not the Booker' Prize - How to Vote

Posted by Molly Rosevear

We are so excited to announce that Stoker's Wilde West, the very exciting sequel to Stoker's Wilde by Steven Hopstaken and Melissa Prusi has been longlisted for this year's Not the Booker prize! Three books will be chosen from the list by popular vote, with three others being added by the judges, so we really need your vote! As the voting system is not a simple 'click here to vote', we thought we'd give you a step-by-step on how to vote!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, Flame Tree Press Authors, Flame Tree Press Titles, book prize

Gothic Fantasy | Successful Submissions | Strange Lands

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

We’re pleased to announce the list of authors chosen for inclusion in Strange Lands Short Stories! Available from October 2020 in the UK, and November in the US/Canada, this is the latest title in our Gothic Fantasy anthology series. This new collection similarly casts stories by modern authors alongside early classic fiction on the theme. Our call for submissions was met with a fantastic response, so we have been kept busy over the last few months honing down a selection of tales of other worlds, daring adventure and rich imagination. We’re excited to share the results with you now – many thanks again to all who submitted and congratulations to the below:

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Topics: gothic and fantasy, Gothic Fantasy, Short Stories, dark fantasy, anthologies

Gothic Fantasy | Author List | Lovecraft Mythos

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

We’re delighted to announce the line-up of authors for our upcoming book Lovecraft Mythos: New & Classic Collection! Due for publication in October 2020 (November in the US/Canada), this anthology features a foreword by Ramsey Campbell and acts as a companion volume to our earlier collection: Lovecraft Short Stories. Along with a few key Lovecraft tales and early influences, this latest anthology includes work from a number of authors who have emulated or expanded on the Mythos since Lovecraft, among his contemporaries and also our own. See below for the selection of tales by modern authors chosen for inclusion…

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Topics: gothic and fantasy, Gothic Fantasy, gothic horror

After Sundown | The Authors | Part 5

Posted by Maria Tissot

Welcome back the last part of our author-focused After Sundown blog series! Following the announcement of the contents list for our new horror anthology, After Sundown, edited by Mark Morris, we are going to talk a little bit about the talented authors featured in this new book!

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Topics: Flame Tree Press, horror, Horror Fiction, anthologies

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