The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror by Ellen Datlow
Sixth Annual Collection

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For more than a decade, readers have turned to The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror to find the most rewarding fantastic short stories. The critically acclaimed and award-winning tradition continues with another stunning collection, including stories by Jack Cady, Ramsey Campbell, Susanna Clarke, Jack Dann, Terry Dowling, Dennis Etchison, Greer Gilman, Nalo Hopkinson, Kelly Link, Kathe Koja, Paul J. McAuley, Delia Sherman. Rounding out the volume are the editors' invaluable overviews of the year in fantasy and horror, and a long list of Honorable Mentions, making this an indispensable reference as well as the best reading available in fantasy and horror.
 

About Ellen Datlow

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Multiple award-winning editor ELLEN DATLOW has been editing science fiction, fantasy, and horror short fiction for almost thirty years. She was fiction editor of OMNI magazine and SciFiction and has edited more than fifty anthologies. She lives in New York City. TERRI WINDLING is a writer, artist, and book editor interested in myth, folklore, and fairy tales. She lives in a little village at the edge of Dartmoor in Devon, England.
 
Published August 1, 1993 by St Martins Pr.
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The variety of this top-flight annual never fails to appeal, in part because it covers so much material, including, along with the best stories, obituaries of writers whose files have closed, a review of the year's best fantasy in film, television, and comic books, and summations of the year's ac...

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Publishers Weekly

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This volume, the sixth in this series, is made up of a wide array of international voices--including a welcome contingent of stories by and about women--and combines traditional horror and fairy stories with magical realism and other uses of the supernatural and spiritual.

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"The Least Trumps" by Elizabeth Hand, centered on a female tattoo artist's shaky grip on reality, translates the iconography of tarot cards and the reader's relationship to the written word into a luminous fantasy on the interpenetration of life and art.

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The delicious promise of the first piece, ""Home for Christmas,"" a lyrical tale of modern-day magic by Nina Kiriki Hoffman, is fully realized in this year's offering of the best fantasy and horror by today's finest writers, including Terry Bisson, Joyce Carol Oates, A.S.

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SCIFI.COM ISFDB Bibliography Terri Windling Terri Windling is a five-time World Fantasy Award winner, a consulting fantasy editor at Tor, the author of The Wood Wife (winner of the Mythopoeic Award) and other fiction, and writes a popular folklore column for Realms of Fantasy magazine.

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Terri Windling Website ISFDB Bibliography As Terri Windling points out in her summation of 1997, although only one fantasy story in The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Eleventh Annual Collection comes from the traditional genre magazines (and only one horror story comes from those same mag...

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ISFDB Bibliography SF Site Review: Trampoline SF Site Review: 4 Stories The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror is a stunning anthology of short fiction from a variety of authors both well known (Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, Ursula K.

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Terri Windling Website ISFDB Bibliography While the title, The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, may conjure up images of unicorns and wizards, ghouls and bloodsuckers, Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling's selection of stories and poems demonstrates that the two genres, fantasy...

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Regardless of your personal taste, a good portion of these stories are bound to keep your brain churning long after you've closed to the book, and in my mind, that's what good fiction should do.

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Strange Horizons

This story, justly praised by the collection's editors, also plays with the importance of finding new language for seeing the world new.

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Strange Horizons

This volume contains forty-four short stories, eight poems, extensive summations of last year's fantasy and horror, a look at fantasy and horror in last year's media and comic markets, obituaries for the year 2000, a listing of honorable mention stories and poems, two turtle doves, and a partridg...

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The Zone

Here it comes the 18th annual anthology by Datlow and friends, collecting what is supposedly the best horror and fantasy fiction appeared in 2004.

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