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Gothic Fantasy: Successful Submissions | Lost Worlds; Supernatural Horror

Posted by Maria Tissot


We're delighted to announce the full list of successful submissions for the first two of our 2017 Gothic Fantasy deluxe anthologies: Lost Worlds and Supernatural Horror. These join our growing collection of popular hardcover anthologies, which so far include the titles: Dystopia Utopia, Swords & Steam, Crime & Mystery, Murder Mayhem, Horror, Ghosts, and Science Fiction. 

We received an overwhelmingly positive response to our call for submissions this year, making narrowing down the final selection a difficult but immensely rewarding process. The Supernatural Horror volume, which attracted over 900 submissions alone, brings an array of nightmarish monsters, sinister happenings and creepy tales, while Lost Worlds carries with it the thrill of unexplored lands and mysterious civilisations. We are proud to be publishing this selection of exciting contemporary writers alongside works by iconic authors that have helped shape and inspire these genres.

Congratulations to all!

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An Echo of Gondwana by Mike Adamson

Tears of the Gods by Sarah L. Byrne

The Temple of the Cat by Thomas Canfield

Baryonyx Crossing by Kevin M. Folliard

Wolf Brother's Song by Ronald D. Ferguson

The Shell-Spire by Sara M. Harvey

In Ice Entombed by K.G. McAbee

The Matter Concerning Mr. Symmes and the Hollow World by Michael Penncavage

Short Straw by Rebecca Schwarz

The Road to Cathacara by James C. Simpson

A Map of Illusions by David Sklar

The Sign in the Moonlight by David Tallerman

Adlivun (The Beneath) by Rachel Verkade

The Lady of the Lost Valley by John Walters

These new authors will appear alongside the following classic and essential writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, H. Rider Haggard, Robert E. Howard, Rudyard Kipling, H.P. Lovecraft, A. Merritt, James De Mille, Fitz-James O'Brien, Jonathan Swift, Jules Verne, H.G. Wells.

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Bones of the Dead by Daniele Bonfanti

Crossroads by Carolyn Charron

The Mourning Woman by E.E.W. Christman

The Fifth Gable by Kay Chronister

She's Gone by Morgan Elektra

Swim At Your Own Risk by Matthew Gorman

Merry-Go-Round, Never Broke Down by Jason L. Kawa

The Murmur of Its Name by Stephen Kotowych

An Idle Dream, Quite Gone Now by G.L. McDorman

This Time, Forever by Michelle Muenzler

Tracks in the Snow by Cody Schroeder

John Johnson by Oliver Smith

Magdala Amygdala by Lucy A. Snyder

My Brother Tom by Mariah Southworth

The Bride by Angela Sylvaine

The Floating Girls: A Documentary by Damien Angelica Walters

The Final One Percent by Desmond Warzel

Midnight Snack by Michaël Wertenberg

Manipulation by Trisha J. Wooldridge

These new authors will appear alongside the following classic and essential writers: E.F. Benson, Ambrose Bierce, Robert W. Chambers, Wilkie Collins, F. Marion Crawford, Arthur Conan Doyle, Hanns Heinz Ewers, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman, Elizabeth Gaskell, Nathaniel Hawthorne, William Hope Hodgson, Robert E. Howard, M.R. James, H.P. Lovecraft, A. Merritt, Edith Nesbit, Fitz-James O'Brien, Edgar Allan Poe, John Polidori, Bram Stoker, H.G. Wells, Edward Lucas White.

So again, congratulations to all! We will provide further updates when we have them.

•    Our post announcing the Call for Submissions is here.
•    To see the full Gothic Fantasy Short Story series, click here.

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Topics: Gothic Fantasy, Short Stories, short fiction

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