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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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Carmen Oscuro by Rhoads Brazos

Garden of the Gods by Ed Burkley

Hearing Is Believing by Ramsey Campbell

City Planning by Victoria Dalpe

The Martian Tango by Philip Ellis

5:47 on a Tuesday by Marissa Harwood

Thicker than Water by R. Leigh Hennig

The Pool of Xoctl by Gordon Linzner

Deepest, Darkest by Christian Macklam

There Is No Place for Them on This Planet by S.R. Masters

Gemini Syndrome by P.L. McMillan

Conception by Hannah Onoguwe

The Little Angler by Alex Penland

The Right Sort of Monsters by Kelly Sandoval

Wondrous Grot and Secret Cell by Sam Stark

The Endless Bazaar by M. Elizabeth Ticknor


These contemporary authors will appear alongside short stories and novel extracts from the following classic writers: Hans Christian Andersen, Fenton Ash, Cyrano de Bergerac, John Buchan, Samuel Butler, Daniel Defoe, Homer, Washington Irving, Frederic Arnold Kummer, David Lindsay, H.P. Lovecraft, George MacDonald, A. Merritt, Edward Page Mitchell, Kenneth Morris, Edith Nesbit, Francis Stevens, Robert Louis Stevenson, Jonathan Swift, Jules Verne, Stanley G. Weinbaum, H.G. Wells, Fred M. White.


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



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

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