Weird Fiction Review #7
I have a new poem, "Last Justice," in the Fall 2016 issue (released in December, however). This trade paperback
annual from Centipede Press continues to be both massive -- 359 pp.! -- and elegant, with full-color art by four artists along
with stories, essays, & poems celebrating all things weird. Edited by S.T. Joshi, this year's issue features fiction
by Steve Rasnic Tem, Mark Howard Jones, Jonathan Thomas, John Shirley, & Nicole Cushing; nine poems by leading poets
of the dark, & seven essays.
For more information, or to order at a discount:
Autumn Cthulhu (edited by Mike Davis) is now available from Lovecraft eZine Press.
406 pp., 19 tales & poems-including my sonnet "Lavinia in Autumn" -- celebrating the Lovecraftian side
of the season. Available in print or Kindle format.
Mark of the Beast
Mark of the Beast edited by Scott David Aniolowski, is now available from Chaosium in Kindle format. Paperback version available
soon. New tales & poems of lycanthropy, including my poetic take on "The Vestals."
Editor Joe Pulver's groundbreaking anthology of Robert W. Chambers-inspired tales by an all-women lineup is out now from Chaosium.
I'm proud to have a tale of mine --
"Dancing the Mask" - included in this King in Yellow spectacular. Available in both paperback & Kindle
For a full TOC & more details, or to order:
Review of Cassilda's Song on Dreamcatcher
Weird Fiction Review #6
I have two new poems "The Language of Forgotten Gods" & "Mercurial Musings" in this latest issue.
This trade paperback annual from Centipede Press just keeps on growing every year (375 pp.!). Edited by S.T. Joshi, it features
a full-color artwork gallery, interviews with Clive Barker & T.E.D. Klein, and a wide selection of essays, fiction, &
For more information, or to order:
She Walks In Shadows
(eds. Silvia Moreno-Garcia & Paula R. Stiles), an all-woman celebration of Lovecraftian writing & art, is available
now from Innsmouth Free Press.
This anthology features a diverse international group of writers, plus twelve mind-blasting illustrations. My sestina
"Ammutseba Rising " appears as the only poem.
For full TOC and all ordering information:
Reviews for She Walks in Shadows
Smart Bitches Trashy Books
Mad Scientist Journal
I have a cosmic horror poem, "The City in the Sands," in the historic relaunch of Weirdbook. Weirdbook #31 (ed.
by Doug Draa) offers 160 pp. of darkly fantastic prose & poetry, in a nicely produced trade paperback format.
For full TOC or to order:
My second collection of (mostly) Lovecraftian fiction, Dark Equinox & Other Tales of Lovecraftian Horror, is out now from
Hippocampus Press. This collection includes sixteen stories (four previously unpublished), with Southwestern cover art by
For ordering information:
Review of Dark Equinox on Lovecraft eZine
Cthulhu Fhtagn! (ed. Ross E. Lockhart) is available now from Word Horde, independent booksellers, & online retailers.
This Lovecraft-inspired anthology contains my Mars-themed tale "Dead Canyons," set in Boulder, CO.
Signed copies can be ordered direct from Word Horde.
For ordering information:
Dark Energies, my most recent collection of weird verse, is out now from Australia's P'rea Press. It's 100+ pages of Lovecraftian,
cosmic, archaeological, historical, & just plain weird darkness, featuring a brand-new sonnet sequence for Keziah Mason.
Preface & afterword are by S.T, Joshi and Robert M. Price, respectively. There is also a short interview with me,
done by editor Charles Lovecraft. Full-color cover and interior black & white illustrations are by David Schembri.
Dark Energies is currently available in both paperback & hardback formats, with an ebook edition coming soon. For
more information, or to order:
Dark Energies is a Bram Stoker Award Finalist for 2015!
Dark Energies wins 3rd place in the Science Fiction Poetry Association's 2016 Elgin Awards
Amazon customer review!
Review of Dark Energies (with 4 audio poems) on Amazing Stories site
Review of Dark Energies at The Tomb of Dark Delights
2 reviews of Dark Energies on the SFPA website
Review of Dark Energies at Nameless Digest
Black Wings IV (PS Publishing, February 2015) is available now. Edited by S.T. Joshi, this latest in a series of excellent
Lovecraftian anthologies contains "Night of the Piper," my first new Cassie Barrett tale to appear in several years.
The Starry Wisdom Library (ed. Nate Pederson) is now available from PS Publishing. Billed as "the catalogue of the
greatest occult book auction of all time," this facsimile edition includes essays on many of the most notorious books
in the Lovecraftian Mythos-including one on Robert Bloch's Black Rites, contributed by me.
I have two new poems, "Frost Ghosts" & "Fatal Constellations,' in The Weird Fiction Review #5 (listed
as Fall 2014). This trade paperback annual keeps getting bigger every year - this one just topped 300 pages! #5 includes
a full-color artist portfolio by Travis Louie, plus fiction, articles / interviews, poetry, & columns. Edited by S.T.
Joshi, available now from Centipede Press.
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
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
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:
To order from Amazon:
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).
For the complete table of contents & more information on this "anthology of all things mycotic":
in Dream: The Collected Weird Poetry of Ann K. Schwader
December 2011 by Hippocampus Press.
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
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
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
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
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
Now is Gone review
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
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
My Lovecraftian haiku appear in Cthulhu Haiku & Other Mythos Madness, edited by Lester Smith & out now from Popcorn Press.
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)
Table of Contents
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: