Australian Dark Fantasy & Horror 2007 edition


It’s here: the second installment in Brimstone Press’ ‘year’s best’ Australian Dark Fantasy & Horror series. It also has my spider story, first published in Borderlands #7, “The Garden Shed Pact”.

The anthology includes award-winners and nominees from some of the best in the business, plus an exhaustive overview of Australian horror publishing in 2006 and appendices on awards and Australian horror resources.

The full table of contents includes:

  • “Surrender 1: Rope Artist” by Deborah Biancotti
  • “Tarans” by Simon Brown
  • “The Sidpa Bardo” by Nathan Burrage
  • “Empties” by Jay Caselberg
  • “Finding the Words” by Steven Cavanagh
  • “The Garden Shed Pact” by Shane Jiraiya Cummings
  • “Dead of Winter” by Stephen Dedman
  • “Cheat Light” by Terry Dowling
  • “The Red Priest’s Vigil” by Dirk Flinthart
  • “Father Father” by Paul Haines
  • “In the Service of the Flesh” by Robert Hood
  • “Under Hell, Over Heaven” by Margo Lanagan
  • “Hieronymus Boche” by Chris Lawson
  • “Cold” by Kirstyn McDermott
  • “Pain Threshold” by Jason Nahrung
  • “The Bat’s Boudoir” by Kyla Ward
  • “Iron Shirt” by Susan Wardle
  • “Ache” by David Witteveen

ADFH 2007 is a LIMITED EDITION – so it is only available for purchase through the Brimstone Press website (click on the Books link) for the excellent price of $24.95 (which includes postage to anywhere in the world). Writers: find out what makes a story ‘the best’ and use the appendices as a handy resource. Readers: get your horror freak on with a selection of the best and darkest all in one book!

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