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Gothic Fantasy | Successful Submissions | Christmas Gothic

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

We are delighted to announce the list of authors featured in our Christmas Gothic book! New stories from emerging and established modern writers join classics from the genre, in an anthology full to the brim with spooky stories for the festive period. Including a foreword by Dr. Jerrold E. Hogle, the book will be available to buy from this August (UK) and October (USA/Canada). We’re very grateful to all the authors who submitted stories for consideration, and our congratulations go to the below:


Calling Card by Ramsey Campbell

The Shallows by Donna Cuttress9781804171646

Elvis Saves Christmas by James Dodds

Yule Cat by JG Faherty

Mr. Anders Meets a Stranger by Marina Favila

Bone Chill by Kevin M. Folliard

Aunt Hetty by John Linwood Grant

The Unforgiven by K.M. Hazel

Christmas Interrupted by Larry Hodges

Christmas at Trelawny by E.E. King

Tannenbaum by Jonathan Robbins Leon

Time and Tide by Clare Marsh

Workshop by Marshall J. Moore

Gray Christmas by Templeton Moss

The Last Christmas Tree by Jane Nightshade

In the Howling of the Wind by Marie O’Regan

Midnight for Clementine by Katherine Quevedo

The Dark-Eyed Boy by M.C. St. John

Snowman by Lamont A. Turner

And a Piece of Coal Where Her Heart Once Beat by Suzanne J. Willis

Ashes at Midnight by Cassondra Windwalker



These modern authors will appear alongside work by the following classic writers: Grant Allen, John Kendrick Bangs, S. Baring-Gould, J.M. Barrie, E.F. Benson, Algernon Blackwood, Sir Andrew Caldecott, Charles Dickens, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Elizabeth Gaskell, John Berwick Harwood, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Jane Margaret Hooper, M.R. James, Jerome K. Jerome, James Joyce, Charlotte Riddell, Frank Stockton.


This book will be available to buy later this year via book stores, Amazon, and our website page for Christmas Gothic!



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