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Ann K Schwader's Official Website

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Welcome to my web site!

On this home page, you'll find my recently published works and future works.
 
 
 
 

My Goodreads Profile

An interview with me on the Weird Tales web site

My interview in Innsmouth Free Press's "Innsmouth Inktank"

Recently Published

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I have two new  poems – “Climate of Fear” & “The Laundrymen” -- in Spectral Realms No.1,  a new journal of weird verse from Hippocampus Press.  This exciting new project is edited by Lovecraftian scholar S.T. Joshi, and will be published twice each year.   The first issue offers 140 pages of new verse & classics from the tradition, plus related reviews & essays. 

 For table of contents, or to purchase:

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My dark archaeology sonnet  “To the Next Priest” is one of the four Featured Poems in The HWA Poetry Showcase Volume I.   It’s edited by Peter Adam Salomon,  with cover art by Marge Simon.   The HWA’s first-ever book of dark poetry is available now on Kindle, & includes 38 dark poems originally submitted for May’s HWA Poetry Showcase.

For details / purchase:

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I have two new  poems, "Eating Mummy" & "Desert Nocturne," in The Weird Fiction Review  #4 (listed as Fall 2013).  This trade paperback annual   -- over 270 pages! -- includes an 8 page full-color artist portfolio by Bob Eggleton, plus fiction, articles, poetry, & reviews.  Edited by S.T. Joshi, available now from Centipede Press.

The Weird Fiction Review #4

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Tales of Jack the Ripper

I have two reprint poems in Tales of Jack the Ripper (Word Horde Press), edited by Ross Lockhart of Book of Cthulhu fame. 

The official release date is August 31, 2013, but copies (print and e-book) are now available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other online retailers.

For more details  including TOC and a book trailer  check the Word Horde web site

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Fungi #21

 My short fiction piece, “Her Beloved Son,” appears in the 30th anniversary issue of Pierre Comtois’ legendary Lovecraftian magazine, Fungi.   Fungi #21 offers more than 400 pages of fiction & nonfiction, & is fully illustrated.

For more information:

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Dreams of Fear

My Lovecraftian poem “The Coming of Chaos” will be reprinted in Dreams of Fear,  edited by S. T. Joshi and Steven J. Mariconda (Hippocampus Press 2013).

Hippocampus Press

My formal horror poem “Wind Shift” appears in The Weird Fiction Review #3 (Fall 2012), edited by S.T. Joshi and available now from Centipede Press.

This trade paperback annual -- over 230 pages, including a 16-page art gallery -- offers seven original stories, poetry by five poets of the dark fantastic, and scholarly essays examining weird and supernatural literature.  A previously-unpublished interview with Karl Edward Wagner is also featured. 

The Weird Fiction Review

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My dark SF sestina “Cordyceps zombii” appears in Fungi (edited by Orrin Grey & Silvia Moreno-Garcia), published  by Innsmouth Free Press in December 2012.

For the complete table of contents & more information on this "anthology of all things mycotic":

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Twisted in Dream: The Collected Weird Poetry of Ann K. Schwader

December  2011 by Hippocampus Press.

Edited by S.T. Joshi, with a Foreword by Robert M. Price. Photomontage cover by Loretta Young-Gautier, plus interior illos by Steve Lines. 204 pp., trade paperback.

For orders or more information

Innsmouth Free Press review

Lovecraft eZine review

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My Lovecraftian sonnet "Mother's Night" appears in Horror for the Holidays (Miskatonic River Press).

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2010 Bram Stoker Award Nominee

My dark SF poetry collection, Wild Hunt of the Stars, is now available from Sam’s Dot  Publishing.

Sams Dot Publishing.

Ebook (multiple formats) now available at Smashwords

This collection includes fifty poems, with color cover and black & white interior illustrations by noted speculative artist Marge Simon.

Review at The Tomb of Dark Delights (scroll down)

My Lovecraftian Mythos story "Objects From the Gilman-Waite Collection" has been reprinted in Cthulhu's Creatures (ed. by Steve Lines & John B. Ford), JnJ Publishing/Rainfall Books.

This trade paperback of Mythos fiction and poetry is available from www.jeffnjoys.co.uk or Rainfall Books

 

 

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My cosmic horror tale "Dark Equinox" appears in Searchers After Horror: New Tales of the Weird and Fantastic, edited by S.T. Joshi.  (Fedogan & Bremer 2014).  Focused on the theme of weird places, it includes 21 strange tales -- all but one appearing for the first time. 

Searchers After Horror: New Tales of the Weird and Fantastic

John L. Probart's review of Searchers After Horror

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Dark Fusions: Where Monsters Lurk

My dark science fiction tale "When the Stars Run Away" appears in Dark Fusions: Where Monsters Lurk (PS Publishing 2013), edited by Lois Gresh.

Dark Fusions: Where Monsters Lurk

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My Lovecraftian short story “Objects from the Gilman-Waite Collection” has been reprinted in The Book of Cthulhu II, from Night Shade Books.

Night Shade Books

Amazon

Now is Gone review

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My terza rima poem, “Finale, Act Two,” appears in A Season in Carcosa (Miskatonic River Press), edited by Joseph S. Pulver

Table of contents

Miskatonic River Press info

"A Season In Carcosa" Book Trailer

Another "A Season In Carcosa" Book Trailer

Reviews for A Season in Carcosa:

Top Ten Dark Lit Books of 2012

The Arkham Digest

Horror World

Bibliomancy

Hellbound Times

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Deepest, Darkest Eden

My Clark Ashton Smith-inspired poems, "Yhoundeh Fades" & "Weird of the White Sybil," appear in Deepest, Darkest Eden (New Tales of Hyperborea),  out now from Miskatonic River Press &  edited by Cody Goodfellow. 

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My Lovecraftian haiku appear in Cthulhu Haiku & Other Mythos Madness, edited by Lester Smith & out now from Popcorn Press.

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My dark science fiction villanelle “In This Brief Interval” appears in Future Lovecraft, an anthology of futuristic Lovecraftian fiction & poetry from Innsmouth Free Press.   (December 2011)

Future Lovecraft

Table of Contents

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My dark Egyptology sonnet, “The Ba-Curse,” appears in Candle in the Attic Window, an anthology of new Gothic horror from Innsmouth Free Press (September 2011).

Table of Contents

Read an Innsmouth Free Press micro-interview with me:

Forthcoming

You can e-mail me at:
HPL4Ever

Last updated on 29 July 2014