The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror 2007: 20th Annual Collection

The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror 2007: 20th Annual Collection

Paperback Year's Best Fantasy & Horror (Paperback)

Edited by Ellen Datlow, Edited by Kelly Link, Edited by Gavin J. Grant

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  • Publisher: Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
  • Format: Paperback | 608 pages
  • Dimensions: 155mm x 229mm x 43mm | 612g
  • Publication date: 19 November 2007
  • Publication City/Country: California
  • ISBN 10: 0312369425
  • ISBN 13: 9780312369422
  • Edition: 20
  • Edition statement: 2007 ed.
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 907,572

Product description

Witches and warlocks, fairy rings and gothic tales, "The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror 2007" presents the best short stories and poetry published in this genre. Culled from thousands of annuals, acclaimed writers and genre specialists Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link and Gavin Grant offer a broad range of fantastical and horrific fiction, including work from Terry Dowling, M. Rickert, Gene Wolf, Margo Lanagan, and many more. In addition, this critically renowned series offers an extensive overview of the year in fantasy and horror. "The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror 2007" is the best source for fans or nascent readers of fantasy and horror.

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Author information

Ellen Datlow was editor of SCI FICTION, the multi award-winning fiction venue of SCIFI.COM for six years, and before that fiction editor of OMNI and OMNI.com for many years. She continues to edit anthologies for adults, young adults, and children. Her horror anthology "Inferno" will be out in December. Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant started Small Beer Press in 2000. They have published the zine "Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet" ("Tiny, but celebrated" --Washington Post) for ten years. An anthology, "The Best of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet," will be published this autumn.Kelly Link is the author of two collections, "Stranger Things Happen," and "Magic For Beginners" (one of Time Magazine's Best Books of the Year). Stories from her collections have won the Nebula, Hugo, World Fantasy, Tiptree, and Locus awards, and her work has recently appeared in "A Public Space, Firebirds Rising," and "Best American"" Short Stories 2005."Originally from Scotland, Gavin J. Grant regularly reviews fantasy and science fiction. Publications where his work has appeared include "Los Angeles Times, BookPage, " SCI FICTION, "Strange Horizons," and "Salon Fantastique."

Review quote

"The best anthology I have read in a while, this is great for keeping up with what is going on in the worlds of fantasy and horror, or simply as a collection of fine stories."--The Zone "This is the anthology to pick up every year if you want to read the best short fiction from the previous year and get overviews of the best fiction, non-fiction, films and video, anime, and music that was released in that year."--Green Man Review "Long lived and always outstanding." --"Science Fiction Chronicle" "A standard that... will be the one to beat in the future." --"Locus" Treasures abound here." --"Minneapolis Star Tribune"" ""You can't improve on the "best," but as the editors of this landmark anthology series show in its most recent volume, you can find fresh new angles from which to present it.. . . The usual generous survey essays only enhance the volume's reputation as indispensable for the year.""--Publishers Weekly"

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Featuring: M. T. Anderson, Laird Barron, Simon Bestwick, Simon Brown, Stepan Chapman, Douglas Clegg, D. Ellis Dickerson, Terry Dowling, Andy Duncan, Jean Esteve, John Farris, Melanie Fazi, Jeffrey Ford, Christopher Fowler, Stephen, Gallagher, Theodora Goss, Elizabeth Hand, Alice Hoffman, Shelley Jackson, John Kessel, Margo Lanagan, Tanith Lee, Bentley Little, Elizabeth A. Lynn, Gregory Maguire, China Mieville, Richard Mueller, Joyce Carol Oates, Frances Oliver, Chuck Palahniuk, Tina Rath, Philip Raines and Harvey Welles, M. Rickert, Anna Ross, Alison Smith, R.T. Smith, Peter Straub, Lucy Sussex, Catherynne M., Valente, Greg Van Eekhout, Conrad Williams