Fantasy & Gothic Blog

Chilling Crime Short Stories | Call for Submissions [NOW CLOSED]

Posted by Molly Rosevear

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.

*THE SUBMISSION WINDOW FOR THIS ANTHOLOGY IS NOW CLOSED*

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

FLAME TREE PRESS | February Releases | Upcoming Titles

Posted by Molly Rosevear

We have two exciting titles coming out in February and we wanted to talk about them! These include: The Searching Dead by Ramsey Campbell, book 1 in the horror trilogy entitled 'The Three Births of Daoloth' and book 2 in The Goblets Immortal series by Beth Overmyer called Holes in the Veil. 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

Gothic Fantasy | Successful Submissions | Black Sci-Fi

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

We’re pleased to announce the authors included in our upcoming anthology: Black Sci-Fi Short Stories! Earlier this year, we opened for submissions on this theme in order to focus on an area of science fiction that has not received the full attention it deserves. The book, due to be published in April 2021 (UK) and June 2021 (US), combines new stories with early speculative and proto-science fiction by Black writers of an older tradition. Alex Award-winning novelist Temi Oh provides the foreword, alongside an introduction by Sandra M. Grayson, author of Visions of the Third Millennium: Black Science Fiction Novelists Write the Future (2003). With invaluable promotion and editorial support from Tia Ross and the Black Writers Collective, we’re delighted to have chosen the stories below for inclusion:

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Topics: gothic and fantasy, Gothic Fantasy, Short Stories, dark fantasy, Science Fiction, anthologies, scifi, black sci-fi

Strange Lands | Author Q&A | Favourite Tales & Writing Practices

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

Escape into fantastic worlds: from tales of space to mythical islands, underwater realms and alternate realities, our latest anthology Strange Lands is packed with imaginative storytelling. Sitting alongside the likes of Jules Verne, Edith Nesbit, H.G. Wells, George MacDonald and more, a selection of modern authors offer up works dealing with exploration and survival in fascinatingly alien settings. In last week’s Q&A, authors from the book spoke a little about their stories. Get your gift ideas and reading lists ready, as they return here with story recommendations in the genre, plus tips on getting writing ideas down!

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Topics: gothic and fantasy, Short Stories, short fiction, Science Fiction, scifi

Strange Lands | Author Q&A | Story Inspirations

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

Strange Lands is one of our latest anthologies to combine new stories and modern authors with classic fiction on the theme. Ranging from tales about space, fantasy lands and lost worlds to underground and underwater homes, this collection brings together all manner of imaginative settings and fantastic voyages. Here to give us a little flavour of what’s in store in the book are the authors themselves, revealing the various inspirations behind their story!

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Topics: gothic and fantasy, Short Stories, short fiction, Science Fiction

FLAME TREE PRESS | November Releases | Upcoming Titles

Posted by Molly Rosevear

We have four great new titles coming out in November, so we wanted to talk about them! These include: Mondo Crimson by Andrew Post, City of Angels by Kenneth Bromberg, Second Chances, the sequel to Second Lives by P.D. Cacek and Human Resources, the sequel to Night Shift by Robin Triggs. 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

FLAME TREE PRESS | October Releases | Upcoming Titles

Posted by Molly Rosevear

We have four great new titles coming out in October, so we wanted to talk about them! These include
The Portal by Russell James, Voodoo Heart by John Everson, Greyfriars Reformatory by Frazer Lee and After Sundown edited by Mark Morris. 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

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.

*THE SUBMISSION WINDOW FOR THIS ANTHOLOGY IS NOW CLOSED*

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

FLAME TREE PRESS | May Releases | Upcoming Titles

Posted by Molly Rosevear

We have three great new titles coming out in May, so we wanted to talk about them! These include a new horror from Glenn Rolfe called 'Until Summer Comes Around', Brian Moreland's 'Tomb of Gods' and a new to Flame Tree sci-fi classic title called 'City Among Stars', by world-renowned French scientist, geologist, and archaeologist Francis Carsac. 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

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