Paula Guran : Theme Anthologies


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Paula Guran, one of the most prolific anthologists of the 2010s, has done year's-best annuals, a dozen or so original anthologies, and 20 reprint anthologies, compiled here, on various themes, mostly fantasy and horror. All were published as trade paperbacks by Prime Books and recently also by Night Shade Books.

Most reprinted authors in this group: Elizabeth Bear (12), Caitlin R. Kiernan and John Shirley (10 each), then Tanith Lee (8) and Neil Gaiman (7).

  • Zombies: The Recent Dead, (Prime Books, 2010) [isfdb]
  • Vampires: The Recent Undead, (Prime Books, 2011) [isfdb]
  • Extreme Zombies, (Prime Books, 2012) [isfdb]
  • Ghosts: Recent Hauntings, (Prime Books, 2012) [isfdb]
  • Witches: Wicked, Wild & Wonderful, (Prime Books, 2012) [isfdb]
  • Rock On: The Greatest Hits of Science Fiction & Fantasy, (Prime Books, 2012) [isfdb]
  • Season of Wonder, (Prime Books, 2012) [isfdb]
  • Weird Detectives: Recent Investigations, (Prime Books, 2013) [isfdb]
  • After the End: Recent Apocalypses, (Prime Books, 2013) [isfdb]
  • Future Games, (Prime Books, 2013) [isfdb]
  • Halloween: Magic, Mystery, and the Macabre, (Prime Books, 2013) [isfdb]
  • Time Travel: Recent Trips, (Prime Books, 2014) [isfdb]
  • Magic City: Recent Spells, (Prime Books, 2014) [isfdb]
  • Warrior Women, (Prime Books, 2015) [isfdb]
  • Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran, (Prime Books, 2015) [isfdb]
  • Beyond the Woods: Fairy Tales Retold, (Night Shade Books, 2016) [isfdb]
  • New York Fantastic: Fantasy Stories from the City That Never Sleeps, (Night Shade Books, 2017) [isfdb]
  • Ex Libris: Stories of Librarians, Libraries, and Lore, (Prime Books, 2017) [isfdb]
  • Swords Against Darkness, (Prime Books, 2017) [isfdb]
  • Mythic Journeys: Retold Myths and Legends, (Night Shade Books, 2019) [isfdb]



Combined Contents by Author and Title


Rachael Acks
  • They Tell Me There Will Be No Pain -- Warrior Women
  • Saladin Ahmed
  • Where Virtue Lives -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Edoardo Albert
  • The Last Librarian: or A Short Account of the End of the World -- Ex Libris
  • Charlie Jane Anders
  • The Time Travel Club -- Time Travel
  • Kelley Armstrong
  • Zen and the Art of Vampirism -- Vampires
  • Peter Atkins
  • Between the Cold Moon and the Earth (Postscripts May 2007) -- Ghosts
  • Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Pump Six (Pump Six, 2008) -- After the End
  • Dale Bailey
  • Mating Habits of the Late Cretaceous -- Time Travel
  • Kage Baker
  • The Books -- After the End
          -- Ex Libris
  • The Carpet Beds of Sutro Park -- Time Travel
  • John Balestra
  • The Swords of Her Heart -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Steven Barnes
  • Trickster (by SB & Tananarive Due) (The Darker Mask, 2008) -- Mythic Journeys
  • Laird Barron
  • Black Dog -- Halloween
  • The Lagerstatte (The Del Rey Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2008) -- Ghosts
  • Christopher Barzak
  • The Drowned Mermaid (Realms of Fantasy Jun 2003) -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Paranormal Romance (Lightspeed Jun 2013) -- Magic City
  • Peter S. Beagle
  • The Queen Who Could Not Walk -- Beyond the Woods
  • The Rock in the Park -- New York Fantastic
  • Salt Wine (Fantasy Magazine #3 2006) -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Elizabeth Bear
  • The Cold Blacksmith (Jim Baen's Universe (online) Jun 2006) -- Witches
  • Cryptic Coloration (Jim Baen's Universe (online) Jun 2007) -- Weird Detectives
          -- New York Fantastic
  • Follow Me Light (Sci Fiction website Jan 12 2005) -- Beyond the Woods
  • The Ghost Makers -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Hobnoblin Blues (Realms of Fantasy Feb 2008) -- Rock On
  • The Horrid Glory of Its Wings -- New York Fantastic
  • The Ile of Dogges (by EB & Sarah Monette) (Aeon Aug 2006) -- Time Travel
  • In Libres -- Ex Libris
  • Love Among the Talus (Strange Horizons (online) Dec 11 2006) -- Warrior Women
  • The Slaughtered Lamb -- Magic City
  • Swell -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Gregory Benford
  • The Sigma Structure Symphony -- Ex Libris
  • Lauren Beukes
  • Chislehurst Messiah -- After the End
  • Ilsa J. Bick
  • The Key (Sci Fiction website Aug 11 2004) -- Weird Detectives
  • Laura Bickle
  • From Dust -- Halloween
  • Holly Black
  • The Coat of Stars (So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction, 2007) -- Beyond the Woods
  • The Coldest Girl in Coldtown (The Eternal Kiss, 2009) -- Vampires
  • The Land of Heart's Desire -- Magic City
          -- New York Fantastic
  • Paper Cuts Scissors (Realms of Fantasy Oct 2007) -- Ex Libris
  • Francesca Lia Block
  • Farewell, My Zombie -- Zombies
  • Leah Bobet
  • The Ground Whereon She Stands -- Witches
  • Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
  • Distance (Analog Feb 2003) -- Future Games
  • Brooke Bolander
  • Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies (Uncanny Nov/Dec 2016) -- Mythic Journeys
  • Richard Bowes
  • Blood Yesterday, Blood Tomorrow -- New York Fantastic
  • A Huntsman Passing By (F&SF Jun 1999) -- New York Fantastic
  • The King of the Big Night Hours -- Ex Libris
  • Mortal Bait -- Weird Detectives
  • The Queen and the Cambion -- Beyond the Woods
  • There's a Hole in the City (Sci Fiction website Jun 15 2005) -- Ghosts
  • Leigh Brackett
  • Black Amazon of Mars (Planet Stories Mar 1951) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Ray Bradbury
  • Exchange (Quicker than the Eye, 1996) -- Ex Libris
  • Gary A. Braunbeck
  • Glorietta -- Zombies
  • Patricia Briggs
  • Seeing Eye -- Magic City
  • Star of David (Wolfsbane and Mistletoe, 2008) -- Weird Detectives
  • Poppy Z. Brite
  • Arise (Imagination Fully Dilated, 1998) -- Rock On
  • Max Brooks
  • The Great Wall: A Story from the Zombie War -- Zombies
  • Edward Bryant
  • Stone (F&SF Feb 1978) -- Rock On
  • Tobias S. Buckell
  • Trinkets -- Zombies
  • Emma Bull
  • De La Tierra (The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm, 2004) -- Magic City
  • Jesse Bullington
  • Charlie's Hole (The Book of More Flesh, 2002) -- Extreme Zombies
  • Karl Bunker
  • Caisson -- New York Fantastic
  • Jim Butcher
  • Curses -- Magic City
  • Love Hurts -- Weird Detectives
  • Blake Butler
  • The Disappeared -- After the End
  • Octavia Cade
  • The Mussel Eater -- Beyond the Woods
  • Pat Cadigan
  • Rock On (Light Years and Dark, 1984) -- Rock On
  • RACHEL CAINE
  • Dead Man Stalking: A Morganville Vampires Story -- Vampires
  • Dana Cameron
  • The Night Things Changed -- Season of Wonder
  • Swing Shift -- Weird Detectives
  • Orson Scott Card
  • Ender's Game (Analog Aug 1977) -- Future Games
  • Wise Men -- Season of Wonder
  • Lillian Stewart Carl
  • The Necromancer's Apprentice (Murder by Magic, 2004) -- Weird Detectives
  • Jay Caselberg
  • Angelic -- Halloween
  • C. J. Cherryh
  • A Thief in Korianth (Flashing Swords! #5, 1981) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Simon Clark
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Diving Bell -- Weird Detectives
  • Nancy A. Collins
  • At First Only Darkness -- Extreme Zombies
  • Lawrence C. Connolly
  • Mercenary -- Rock On
  • Pumpkin Head Escapes -- Halloween
  • Brenda Cooper
  • All Hallows in the High Hills -- Halloween
  • Paul Cornell
  • The Ghosts of Christmas (Tor.com 19 Dec 2012) -- Time Travel
  • Albert E. Cowdrey
  • Twilight States (F&SF Jul 2005) -- Vampires
  • Aliette de Bodard
  • The Days of the War, as Red as Blood, as Dark as Bile (Subterranean Magazine Spr 2014) -- Warrior Women
  • Ys (Interzone Jun 2009) -- Mythic Journeys
  • Charles de Lint
  • Dog Boys -- Magic City
  • Merlin Dreams in the Mondream Wood (Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine Issue 7, 1990) -- Mythic Journeys
  • The Moon Is Drowning While I Sleep (Snow White, Blood Red, 1993) -- Beyond the Woods
  • Pal o' Mine (Christmas Forever, 1993) -- Season of Wonder
  • Sisters -- Vampires
  • That Was Radio Clash (The Hour Before Dawn and Two Other Stories from Newford, 2005) -- Rock On
  • Stephen Dedman
  • Waste Land (Agog! Fantastic Fiction, 2002) -- Vampires
  • Samuel R. Delany
  • Driftglass (If Jun 1967) -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • The Tale of Dragons and Dreamers (Tales of Neveryon, 1979) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Anya Johanna DeNiro
  • Faint Voices, Increasingly Desperate -- Mythic Journeys
  • Bradley Denton
  • The Adakian Eagle (Down These Strange Streets, 2011) -- Weird Detectives
  • We Love Lydia Love (F&SF Oct/Nov 1994) -- Rock On
  • Cory Doctorow
  • Anda's Game (Salon Nov 15 2004) -- Future Games
  • Beat Me Daddy (Eight to the Bar) (Black Gate Sum 2002) -- After the End
  • Amanda Downum
  • Flotsam (Strange Horizons (online) Aug 14 2006) -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Snake Charmer (Realms of Fantasy Oct 2006) -- Magic City
  • Gardner Dozois
  • Fairy Tale (Sci Fiction website Jan 15 2003) -- Beyond the Woods
  • Tananarive Due
  • Trickster (by Steven Barnes & TD) (The Darker Mask, 2008) -- Mythic Journeys
  • Steven Duffy
  • Bears: A Fairy Tale of 1958 -- Beyond the Woods
  • Lie Still, Sleep Becalmed (At Ease with the Dead, 2007) -- Zombies
  • The Rag-and-Bone Men (Shadows and Silence, 2000) -- Ghosts
  • Andy Duncan
  • Zora and the Zombie (Sci Fiction website Feb 4 2004) -- Zombies
  • Scott Edelman
  • The Last Supper (The Book of Final Flesh, 2003) -- Zombies
  • George Alec Effinger
  • Breakaway (F&SF Jan 1981) -- Future Games
  • Harlan Ellison
  • Go Toward the Light (F&SF Jan 1996) -- Season of Wonder
  • Amal El-Mohtar
  • The Green Book (Apex) -- Ex Libris
  • P. N. Elrod
  • Hecate's Golden Eye -- Weird Detectives
  • Ruthanna Emrys
  • Those Who Watch -- Ex Libris
  • James Enge
  • Payment Deferred (Black Gate Fll 2005) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Steven Erikson
  • Goats of Glory (Swords & Dark Magic, 2010) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Timons Esaias
  • Pawn (Interzone Jun/Jul 2002) -- Future Games
  • Dennis Etchison
  • The Blood Kiss (The Blood Kiss, 1988) -- Extreme Zombies
  • Brian Evenson
  • The Adjudicator -- After the End
  • Jeffrey Ford
  • The Trentino Kid (The Dark, 2003) -- Ghosts
  • Alan Dean Foster
  • Kabu Kabu -- Magic City
  • Karen Joy Fowler
  • Booth's Ghost (What I Didn't See and Other Stories, 2010) -- Ghosts
  • Halfway People -- Beyond the Woods
  • Esther M. Friesner
  • Death and the Librarian (Asimov's Dec 1994) -- Ex Libris
  • Neil Gaiman
  • Bitter Grounds (Mojo: Conjure Stories, 2003) -- Zombies
  • The Case of Death and Honey (A Study In Sherlock, 2011) -- Weird Detectives
  • Chivalry (Grails: Quests, Visitations and Other Occurences, 1992) -- Mythic Journeys
  • Diamonds and Pearls: A Fairy Tale -- Beyond the Woods
  • October in the Chair (Conjunctions #39 2002) -- Ghosts
  • The Sea Change (Overstreet's FAN 1995) -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • The Witch's Headstone (Wizards, 2007) -- Witches
  • Stephen Gallagher
  • The Box (Retro Pulp Tales, 2006) -- Ghosts
  • Mary Gentle
  • Anukazi's Daughter -- Warrior Women
  • Cody Goodfellow
  • We Will Rebuild -- Extreme Zombies
  • Theodora Goss
  • England Under the White Witch (Clarkesworld Oct 2012) -- Warrior Women
  • Lessons with Miss Gray (Fantasy Magazine #2 2006) -- Witches
  • Princess Lucinda and the Hound of the Moon (Realms of Fantasy Jun 2007) -- Beyond the Woods
  • Steven Gould
  • A Story, With Beans (Analog) -- After the End
  • Simon R. Green
  • The Nightside, Needless to Say (Powers of Detection, 2004) -- Weird Detectives
  • Street Wizard -- Magic City
  • Eileen Gunn
  • Thought Experiment -- Time Travel
  • Justin Gustainis
  • Deal Breaker -- Weird Detectives
  • Elizabeth Hand
  • Calypso in Berlin (Sci Fiction website Jul 13 2005) -- Mythic Journeys
  • The Erl-King (Full Spectrum 4, 1993) -- Rock On
  • Wonderwall (Flights: Extreme Visions of Fantasy, 2004) -- Ghosts
  • Lisa L. Hannett
  • Forever, Miss Tapekwa County -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Seeds -- Mythic Journeys
  • Charlaine Harris
  • Dahlia Underground -- Vampires
  • Death by Dahlia -- Weird Detectives
  • Maria Dahvana Headley
  • Give Her Honey When You Hear Her Scream (Lightspeed Jul 2012) -- Mythic Journeys
  • The Tallest Doll in New York City -- New York Fantastic
  • Glen Hirshberg
  • The Muldoon (American Morons, 2006) -- Ghosts
  • Brian Hodge
  • Dead Giveaway (Book of the Dead, 1989) -- Extreme Zombies
  • We, the Fortunate Bereaved -- Halloween
  • Nina Kiriki Hoffman
  • Home for Christmas (F&SF Jan 1995) -- Season of Wonder
  • Zombies for Jesus (Strained Relations, 1989) -- Extreme Zombies
  • Nancy Holder
  • The Only Way to Fly (100 Wicked Little Witch Stories, 1995) -- Witches
  • Nalo Hopkinson
  • The Glass Bottle Trick (Whispers from the Cotton Tree Root: Caribbean Fabulist Fiction, 2000) -- Beyond the Woods
  • Soul Case (Foundation) -- Warrior Women
  • Nik Houser
  • First Kisses from Beyond the Grave (Gargoyle 51, 2006) -- Zombies
  • Chris Howard
  • The Mermaid Game -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Kat Howard
  • Painted Birds and Shivered Bones -- New York Fantastic
  • Robert E. Howard
  • The Tower of the Elephant (Weird Tales Mar 1933) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Tanya Huff
  • No Matter Where You Go -- Vampires
  • Not That Kind of War -- Warrior Women
  • See Me -- Weird Detectives
  • Harper Hull
  • An Unfortunate Incident at the Slaughterhouse -- Extreme Zombies
  • Faith Hunter
  • Signatures of the Dead -- Weird Detectives
  • Kameron Hurley
  • The Plague Givers -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Wonder Maul Doll (From the Trenches, 2007) -- Warrior Women
  • Elaine Isaak
  • Joenna's Ax -- Warrior Women
  • Del James
  • Mourningstar -- Rock On
  • N. K. Jemisin
  • The City Born Great (Tor.com 28 Sep 2016) -- New York Fantastic
  • Xia Jia
  • If on a Winter's Night a Traveler -- Ex Libris
  • Alaya Dawn Johnson
  • The Score -- Ghosts
  • Stephen Graham Jones
  • Thirteen -- Halloween
  • Uncle -- Ghosts
  • Graham Joyce
  • Last Rising Sun (In Dreams, 1992) -- Rock On
  • Janet Kagan
  • The Nutcracker Coup (Asimov's Dec 1992) -- Season of Wonder
  • Brian Keene
  • Captive Hearts -- Extreme Zombies
  • Three Scenes from the End of the World -- Zombies
  • James Patrick Kelly
  • The Best Christmas Ever (Sci Fiction website May 26 2004) -- Season of Wonder
  • Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • —30— -- Magic City
  • Apokatastasis -- Ghosts
  • The Belated Burial -- Vampires
  • The Maltese Unicorn -- Weird Detectives
  • The Mermaid of the Concrete Ocean -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Paedomorphosis -- Rock On
  • La Peau Verte (To Charles Fort, With Love, 2005) -- New York Fantastic
  • The Road of Needles -- Beyond the Woods
  • The Sea Troll's Daughter -- Warrior Women
  • Whilst the Night Rejoices Profound and Still -- Halloween
  • Greg Kihn
  • Then Play On (Horror Garage #5 2002) -- Rock On
  • Nancy Kilpatrick
  • Going Down (Mondo Zombie, 2006) -- Extreme Zombies
  • Trick or Treat -- Halloween
  • Vampire Anonymous -- Vampires
  • Alice Sola Kim
  • Beautiful White Bodies (Strange Horizons) -- Zombies
  • Ellen Klages
  • Basement Magic (F&SF May 2003) -- Witches
  • In the House of the Seven Librarians (Firebirds Rising, 2006) -- Ex Libris
  • J. A. Konrath
  • The Screaming (The Many Faces of Van Helsing, 2004) -- Vampires
  • Mary Robinette Kowal
  • First Flight (Tor.com) -- Time Travel
  • Nancy Kress
  • Eaters -- Warrior Women
  • Stone Man (Wizards, 2007) -- Magic City
  • Katherine Kurtz
  • Swords Against the Marluk (Flashing Swords! #4, 1977) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Ellen Kushner
  • Dulce Domum (Eclipse Three, 2009) -- Season of Wonder
  • Mercedes Lackey
  • Nightside (MZBFM Fll 1989) -- Witches
  • Out of the Deep (Masters of Fantasy, 2004) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Marc Laidlaw
  • Cell Call (By Moonlight Only, 2003) -- Ghosts
  • Pearlywhite (by ML & John Shirley) (Carved in Rock, 2003) -- Magic City
  • Wunderkindergarten (In Dreams, 1992) -- Rock On
  • Margo Lanagan
  • Catastrophic Disruption of the Head -- Beyond the Woods
  • The Fifth Star in the Southern Cross (Dreaming Again, 2008) -- After the End
  • The Goosle (The Del Rey Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2008) -- Witches
  • The Proving of Smollett Standforth -- Ghosts
  • Sea-Hearts (Xsup>6/sup>, 2009) -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • John Langan
  • The Third Always Beside You -- Ghosts
  • The Wide, Carnivorous Sky (By Blood We Live, 2009) -- Vampires
  • Joe R. Lansdale
  • The Case of the Lighthouse Shambler -- Ghosts
  • The Case of the Stalking Shadow -- Weird Detectives
  • Deadman's Road (Weird Tales Feb/Mar 2007) -- Zombies
  • On the Far Side of the Cadillac Desert with Dead Folks (Book of the Dead, 1989) -- Extreme Zombies
  • Robin D. Laws
  • Susan (The Book of All Flesh, 2001) -- Extreme Zombies
  • Ursula K. Le Guin
  • April in Paris (Fantastic Sep 1962) -- Witches
  • Tim Lebbon
  • Naming of Parts -- Zombies
  • Ann Leckie
  • The God of Au (Helix (online) Spr 2008) -- Mythic Journeys
  • Edward Lee
  • Makak -- Extreme Zombies
  • Sharon Lee
  • Naratha's Shadow (by SL & Steve Miller) (Such a Pretty Face, 2000) -- Warrior Women
  • Tanith Lee
  • Beauty (Red As Blood, 1983) -- Beyond the Woods
  • The Gorgon (Shadows, 1982) -- Mythic Journeys
  • A Hero at the Gates (Shayol #3 1979) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Magritte's Secret Agent (Twilight Zone May 1981) -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Mirage and Magia (Hecate's Cauldron, 1982) -- Witches
  • Northern Chess (Amazons!, 1979) -- Warrior Women
  • Red as Blood (F&SF Jul 1979) -- Beyond the Woods
  • La Vampiresse (Interzone Apr 2000) -- Vampires
  • Yoon Ha Lee
  • Blue Ink (Clarksworld (online) Aug 2008) -- Time Travel
  • The Coin of Heart's Desire -- Beyond the Woods
  • Foxfire, Foxfire (Beneath Ceaseless Skies Mar 2016) -- Mythic Journeys
  • The Knight of Chains, the Deuce of Stars -- Warrior Women
  • Murray J. D. Leeder
  • The Traumatized Generation (Open Space, 2003) -- Extreme Zombies
  • Fritz Leiber
  • Ill Met in Lankhmar (F&SF Apr 1970) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Madeleine L'Engle
  • Poor Little Saturday (Fantastic Universe Oct 1956) -- Witches
  • Kelly Link
  • Catskin (McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales, 2003) -- Witches
  • The Hortlak (The Dark, 2003) -- Zombies
  • Magic for Beginners (Magic for Beginners, 2005) -- Ex Libris
  • Travels with the Snow Queen (Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet Win 1996) -- Beyond the Woods
  • Darcie Little Badger
  • Owl vs. the Neighborhood Watch -- Mythic Journeys
  • Ken Liu
  • Good Hunting (Strange Horizons Oct 2012) -- Beyond the Woods
  • In the Loop -- Warrior Women
  • The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary -- Time Travel
  • Summer Reading -- Ex Libris
  • The Ten Suns -- Mythic Journeys
  • Livia Llewellyn
  • Horses (Postscripts Spr 2009) -- After the End
  • M. J. Locke
  • True North -- After the End
  • Scott Lynch
  • The Effigy Engine: A Tale of the Red Hats -- Swords Against Darkness
  • In the Stacks (Swords & Dark Magic, 2010) -- Magic City
          -- Ex Libris
  • Jonathan Maberry
  • Like Part of the Family -- Weird Detectives
  • Long Way Home -- Halloween
  • Spellcaster 2.0 -- Magic City
  • John Mantooth
  • The Cecilia Paradox -- After the End
  • Louise Marley
  • Diamond Girls (Sci Fiction website Jun 8 2005) -- Future Games
  • George R. R. Martin
  • The Lonely Songs of Laren Dorr (Fantastic May 1976) -- Warrior Women
  • Meathouse Man (Orbit 18, 1976) -- Extreme Zombies
  • Run to Starlight (Amazing Dec 1974) -- Future Games
  • Shell Games (Wild Cards, 1987) -- New York Fantastic
  • Elizabeth Massie
  • Abed (Still Dead, 1992) -- Extreme Zombies
  • Graham Masterton
  • Voodoo Child (Shock Rock, 1992) -- Rock On
  • Kirstyn McDermott
  • By the Moon's Good Grace -- Beyond the Woods
  • Jack McDevitt
  • The Fort Moxie Branch (Full Spectrum, 1988) -- Ex Libris
  • Seanan McGuire
  • Dying with Her Cheer Pants On -- Warrior Women
  • Each to Each (Lightspeed Jun 2014) -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Red as Snow -- New York Fantastic
  • Maureen F. McHugh
  • After the Apocalypse (Small Beer Press) -- After the End
  • Ancestor Money (Sci Fiction website Oct 1 2003) -- Ghosts
  • Gary McMahon
  • Dead to the World -- Zombies
  • William Meikle
  • The Beast of Glamis -- Weird Detectives
  • Steve Miller
  • Naratha's Shadow (by Sharon Lee & SM) (Such a Pretty Face, 2000) -- Warrior Women
  • Sarah Monette
  • The Ile of Dogges (by Elizabeth Bear & SM) (Aeon Aug 2006) -- Time Travel
  • Impostors -- Weird Detectives
  • The Inheritance of Barnabas Wilcox (Lovecraft's Weird Mysteries #7 2004) -- Ex Libris
  • Somewhere Beneath Those Waves Was Her Home (Fantasy, 2007) -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • The Watcher in the Corners -- Ghosts
  • David Moody
  • Home (The Undead, 2005) -- Extreme Zombies
  • Elizabeth Moon
  • First Blood -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Hand to Hand (Women at War, 1995) -- Warrior Women
  • Michael Moorcock
  • The Lost Canal -- Time Travel
  • While the Gods Laugh (Science-Fantasy Oct 1961) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • C. L. Moore
  • Hellsgarde (Weird Tales Apr 1939) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Simon Morden
  • Never, Never, Three Times Never -- After the End
  • Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Bloodlines -- Witches
  • James Morrow
  • The Fate of Nations (Sci Fiction website May 14 2003) -- Future Games
  • Walter F. Moudy
  • The Survivor (Amazing May 1965) -- Future Games
  • Yvonne Navarro
  • For the Good of All -- Extreme Zombies
  • Kim Newman
  • Castle in the Desert: Anno Dracula 1977 (Sci Fiction website Jun 14 2000) -- Vampires
  • Andre Norton
  • The Way Wind (Sisters in Fantasy, 1995) -- Witches
  • Naomi Novik
  • Priced to Sell -- New York Fantastic
  • Nnedi Okorafor
  • Tumaki -- After the End
  • Daniel José Older
  • Salsa Nocturna -- New York Fantastic
  • Reggie Oliver
  • Mrs. Midnight -- Ghosts
  • An Owomoyela
  • And Wash Out by Tides of War -- Warrior Women
  • Paul Park
  • Ragnarok -- After the End
  • Richard Parks
  • Fox Tails -- Weird Detectives
  • The Plum Blossom Lantern (Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet #12 2003) -- Ghosts
  • Skin Deep (Eclipse Two, 2008) -- Witches
  • Norman Partridge
  • In Beauty, Like the Night -- Extreme Zombies
  • The Mummy's Heart -- Halloween
  • Special Collections -- Ex Libris
  • Diana Peterfreund
  • Stray Magic -- Magic City
  • Rachel Pollack
  • Immortal Snake (F&SF May 2008) -- Mythic Journeys
  • Tim Powers
  • A Soul in a Bottle -- Ghosts
  • Tim Pratt
  • Ill Met in Ulthar -- Witches
  • David Prill
  • Dating Secrets of the Dead (F&SF Jun 2002) -- Zombies
  • Tom Purdom
  • The Mists of Time (Asimov's) -- Time Travel
  • Cat Rambo
  • The Mermaids Singing Each to Each -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Tina Rath
  • A Trick of the Dark (The Mammoth Book of Vampires, 2004) -- Vampires
  • Kit Reed
  • Weston Walks -- New York Fantastic
  • The Zombie Prince (F&SF Jun 2004) -- Zombies
  • Robert Reed
  • Prayer -- Warrior Women
  • A Woman's Best Friend (Clarksworld (online) Dec 2008) -- Season of Wonder
          -- Ex Libris
  • Jessica Reisman
  • Boy Twelve -- Warrior Women
  • Alastair Reynolds
  • At Budokan -- Rock On
  • Joel Richards
  • Listen (Warriors of Blood and Dream, 1995) -- Future Games
  • M. Rickert
  • The Christmas Witch (F&SF Dec 2006) -- Season of Wonder
  • Leda (F&SF Aug 2002) -- Mythic Journeys
  • David A. Riley
  • Romero's Children -- Extreme Zombies
  • Tansy Rayner Roberts
  • How to Survive an Epic Journey -- Mythic Journeys
  • What Books Survive -- Ex Libris
  • Linda Robertson
  • Marlboros and Magic -- Witches
  • Thomas S. Roche
  • Viva Las Vegas -- Extreme Zombies
  • Barbara Roden
  • All Souls Day -- Halloween
  • Endless Night -- Vampires
  • The Palace (At Ease with the Dead, 2007) -- Ghosts
  • Mary Rosenblum
  • The Egg Man (Asimov's Feb 2008) -- After the End
  • The Woman Who Walked with Dogs -- Magic City
  • Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • The Application of Hope -- Warrior Women
  • Loop (Aboriginal SF Win 1997) -- Season of Wonder
  • The Midbury Lake Incident -- Ex Libris
  • September at Wall and Broad -- Time Travel
  • Joanna Russ
  • Bluestocking (Orbit 2, 1967) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Karen Russell
  • Vampires in the Lemon Grove (Zoetrope All-Story Win 2007) -- Vampires
  • Sofia Samatar
  • Ogres of East Africa (Long Hidden, 2014) -- Mythic Journeys
  • Sarban
  • A Christmas Story (Ringstones and Other Stories, 1951) -- Season of Wonder
  • E. Saxey
  • The Librarian's Dilemma -- Ex Libris
  • Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
  • Name That Planet! (You Bet Your Planet, 2005) -- Future Games
  • Veronica Schanoes
  • Rats (Interfictions: An Anthology of Interstitial Writing, 2007) -- Beyond the Woods
  • Ken Scholes
  • If Dragon's Mass Eve Be Cold and Clear -- Season of Wonder
  • David J. Schow
  • Jerry's Kids Meet Wormboy (Book of the Dead, 1989) -- Extreme Zombies
  • Obsequy (Subterranean #3 2006) -- Zombies
  • Odeed (Shock Rock, 1992) -- Rock On
  • Ekaterina Sedia
  • Simargl and the Rowan Tree (Mythic 2, 2006) -- Mythic Journeys
  • Tin Cans -- Ghosts
  • Priya Sharma
  • Lebkuchen -- Beyond the Woods
  • Thesea and Astaurius -- Mythic Journeys
  • Nisi Shawl
  • Cruel Sistah -- Ghosts
  • To the Moment -- Vampires
  • Wallamelon (Aeon) -- Magic City
  • Wonder-Worker-of-the-World -- Mythic Journeys
  • Michael Shea
  • Epistle from Lebanoi -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Lucius Shepard
  • '...How My Heart Breaks When I Sing This Song...' (Asimov's) -- Rock On
  • Delia Sherman
  • Grand Central Park (The Green Man: Tales from the Mythic Forest, 2002) -- Magic City
          -- New York Fantastic
  • How the Pooka Came to New York City -- New York Fantastic
  • Miss Carstairs and the Merman (F&SF Jan 1989) -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Walpurgis Afternoon (F&SF Dec 2005) -- Witches
  • Lewis Shiner
  • Jeff Beck (IASFM Jan 1986) -- Rock On
  • John Shirley
  • Aftertaste (Bones of the Children Fll 1996) -- Extreme Zombies
  • ... And the Angel with Television Eyes -- New York Fantastic
  • And When You Called Us We Came to You -- Halloween
  • Faces in Walls -- Ghosts
  • Freezone -- Rock On
  • Isolation Point, California (Horrors Beyond II: Stories of Strange Creations, 2007) -- After the End
  • Pearlywhite (by Marc Laidlaw & JS) (Carved in Rock, 2003) -- Magic City
  • Two Shots from Fly's Photo Gallery -- Time Travel
  • Will the Chill (Universe 9, 1979) -- Future Games
  • Zhuyin -- Mythic Journeys
  • Vandana Singh
  • With Fate Conspire -- Time Travel
  • Susan Sizemore
  • Dancing with the Star (The Mammoth Book of Vampire Romance, 2008) -- Vampires
  • Cory Skerry
  • The World Is Cruel, My Daughter -- Witches
  • Angela Slatter
  • The Bone Mother -- Beyond the Woods
  • A Good Husband -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Words (The Lifted Brow) -- Magic City
  • Clark Ashton Smith
  • The Dark Eidolon (Weird Tales Jan 1935) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Michael Marshall Smith
  • The Things He Said (Travellers in Darkness: World Horror Convention 2007 Souvenir Book, 2007) -- Zombies
  • This is Now -- Vampires
  • Maria V. Snyder
  • The Halloween Men -- Halloween
  • Norman Spinrad
  • The Big Flash (Orbit 5, 1969) -- Rock On
  • Jeanne C. Stein
  • The Ghost of Leadville -- Vampires
  • Bruce Sterling
  • Goddess of Mercy -- After the End
  • We See Things Differently (Semiotext(e) #14 1989) -- Rock On
  • James Stoddard
  • Christmas at Hostage Canyon -- Season of Wonder
  • Emma Straub
  • Lost Lake -- Mythic Journeys
  • Peter Straub
  • The Juniper Tree (Prime Evil, 1988) -- Beyond the Woods
  • Mr. Aickman's Air Rifle (McSweeney's Enchanted Chamber of Astonishing Stories, 2004) -- Ghosts
  • Pork Pie Hat (Orion 1999) -- New York Fantastic
  • Lucy Sussex
  • Alchemy -- Magic City
  • Michael Swanwick
  • The Feast of Saint Janis (New Dimensions 11, 1980) -- Rock On
  • Rachel Swirsky
  • Beyond the Naked Eye -- Beyond the Woods
  • A Memory of Wind (Tor.com) -- Mythic Journeys
  • Sonya Taaffe
  • A Wolf in Iceland Is the Child of a Lie -- Mythic Journeys
  • Anna Taborska
  • Rusalka -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Melanie Tem
  • Dhost (At Ease with the Dead, 2007) -- Ghosts
  • Lesser Fires -- Halloween
  • Steve Rasnic Tem
  • The Ex -- Ghosts
  • Twember -- Time Travel
  • Shveta Thakrar
  • Lavanya and Deepika -- Beyond the Woods
  • Paul G. Tremblay
  • We Will Never Live in the Castle -- After the End
  • Mary A. Turzillo
  • When Gretchen Was Human -- Vampires
  • Catherynne M. Valente
  • The Maiden Tree -- Beyond the Woods
  • Urchins, While Swimming (Clarksworld (online) Dec 2006) -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • A Voice Like a Hole -- Magic City
  • White Lines on a Green Field (Subterranean Fal 2011) -- Mythic Journeys
  • Genevieve Valentine
  • Abyssus Abyssum Invocat -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Armless Maidens of the American West -- Mythic Journeys
  • Bespoke -- Time Travel
  • Monica Valentinelli
  • Tomorrow's Precious Lambs -- Extreme Zombies
  • James Van Pelt
  • Savannah is Six (Dark Terrors 5: The Gollancz Book of Horror, 2000) -- Ghosts
  • Jack Vance
  • Liane the Wayfarer (The Dying Earth, 1950) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Jeff VanderMeer
  • Greensleeves -- Beyond the Woods
  • Carrie Vaughn
  • Amaryllis (Lightspeed Jun 2010) -- After the End
  • The Arcane Art of Misdirection -- Magic City
  • Conquistador de la Noche -- Vampires
  • Defining Shadows -- Weird Detectives
  • The Girls from Avenger -- Warrior Women
  • Unternehmen Werwolf -- Halloween
  • Evelyn Vaughn
  • The Winter Solstice -- Season of Wonder
  • Kevin Veale
  • Twisted -- Zombies
  • Tim Waggoner
  • Disarmed and Dangerous -- Zombies
  • Provider (The Book of Final Flesh, 2003) -- Extreme Zombies
  • Karl Edward Wagner
  • Undertow (Whispers Aug 1977) -- Swords Against Darkness
  • Howard Waldrop
  • Flying Saucer Rock & Roll (Omni Jan 1985) -- Rock On
  • The King of Where-I-Go (Sci Fiction) -- Time Travel
  • Man-Mountain Gentian (Omni Sep 1983) -- Future Games
  • Cynthia Ward
  • The Robbery (100 Wicked Little Witch Stories, 1995) -- Witches
  • Don Webb
  • Afterward (Not One of Us Mar 1999) -- Witches
  • David Wellington
  • Chuy and the Fish (The Undead, 2005) -- Extreme Zombies
  • Dead Man's Land -- Zombies
  • Scott Westerfeld
  • Unsportsmanlike Conduct (Sci Fiction website Apr 9 2003) -- Future Games
  • Leslie What
  • Magic Carpets (Realms of Fantasy Oct 1995) -- Witches
  • Kate Wilhelm
  • Ladies and Gentlemen, This Is Your Crisis (Orbit 18, 1976) -- Future Games
  • Conrad Williams
  • Outfangthief -- Vampires
  • Genevieve Williams
  • Kip, Running (Strange Horizons (online) Mar 10 2008) -- Future Games
  • Connie Willis
  • Newsletter (Asimov's Dec 1997) -- Season of Wonder
  • Suzanne J. Willis
  • Number 73 Glad Avenue -- Time Travel
  • F. Paul Wilson
  • Bob Dylan, Troy Jonson, and the Speed Queen (Shock Rock, 1992) -- Rock On
  • Robert Charles Wilson
  • Julian: A Christmas Story (PS Publishing) -- Season of Wonder
  • A. C. Wise
  • For the Removal of Unwanted Guests -- Halloween
  • Letters to a Body on the Cusp of Drowning -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • The Thief of Precious Things -- Magic City
  • With Tales in Their Teeth, from the Mountain They Came -- Ex Libris
  • Gene Wolfe
  • How the Bishop Sailed to Inniskeen (Spirits of Christmas, 1989) -- Season of Wonder
  • In the House of Gingerbread (The Architecture of Fear, 1987) -- Beyond the Woods
  • The Nebraskan and the Nereid (IASFM Dec 1985) -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
  • A Gentleman of the Old School (Dark Delicacies, 2005) -- Vampires
  • Quadruple Whammy -- Halloween
  • Jane Yolen
  • Become a Warrior (Warrior Princesses, 1998) -- Warrior Women
  • Boris Chernevsky's Hands (Hecate's Cauldron, 1982) -- Witches
  • The Corridors of the Sea (F&SF Sep 1981) -- Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep by Paula Guran
  • Memoirs of a Bottle Djinn -- Beyond the Woods

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