Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2014

Cover of Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2014
Cover of Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2014

Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene have compiled 28 amazing stories and poems first published in 2014, from New Zealand and Australia’s finest writers.

Edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene. Released in 2015.

Contents:

  • Alan Baxter, “Shadows of the Lonely Dead” [Suspended in Dusk]
  • James Bradley, “The Changeling” [Fearsome Magics]
  • Imogen Cassidy, “Soul Partner” [Aurealis 74]
  • David Conyers & David Kernot, “The Bullet & The Flesh” [World War Cthulhu]
  • Terry Dowling, “The Corpse Rose” [Nightmare Carnival]
  • Thoraiya Dyer, “The Oud” [Long Hidden Anthology]
  • Jason Franks, “Metempsychosis” [SQ Mag]
  • Michelle Goldsmith, “Of Gold and Dust” [Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine 60]
  • Michael Grey, “1884” [Cthulhu Lives: An Eldrich Tribute to H.P.Lovecraft]
  • Stephanie Gunn, “Escapement” [Kisses by Clockwork]
  • Lisa L. Hannett & Angela Slatter, “Vox” [The Female Factory]
  • Gerry Huntman, “Of The Colour Tumeric, Climbing on Fingertips” [Night Terrors III]
  • Rick Kennett, “Dolls for Another Day” [The Ghosts & Scholars Book of Shadows: Vol 2]
  • Charlotte Kieft, “Chiaroscuro” [Disquiet]
  • SG Larner, “Kneaded” [Phantazein]
  • Claire McKenna, “Yard” [Use Only As Directed]
  • Andrew J. McKiernan, “A Prayer for Lazarus” [Last Year, When We Were Young]
  • Faith Mudge, “Signature” [Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fi]
  • Jason Nahrung, “The Preservation Society” [Dimension6]
  • Emma Osborne, “The Box Wife” [Shock Totem: Curious Tales of the Macabre & Twisted #9]
  • Angela Rega, “Shedding Skin” [Crossed Genres]
  • Tansy Rayner Roberts, “The Love Letters of Swans” [Phantazein]
  • Angela Slatter, “The Badger Bride” [Strange Tales IV]
  • Cat Sparks, “New Chronicles of Andras Thorn” [Dimension6 Annual Collection 2014]
  • Anna Tambour, “The Walking-stick Forest” [Tor.com]
  • Kyla Ward, “Necromancy” [Spectral Realms #1]
  • Kaaron Warren, “Bridge of Sighs” [Fearful Symmetries: An Anthology of Horror]
  • Janeen Webb, “Lady of the Swamp” [Death at the Blue Elephant]

In addition to the above incredible tales, the volume includes a review of 2014 and a list of highly recommended stories.

Design by Russell B. Farr

Awards:

  • Shortlisted for Aurealis Award for Best Anthology
  • Nominated for Tin Duck Award for Best Professional Production

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3.8 rating based on 9 ratings (all editions)

ISBN-10: 1925212181
ISBN-13: 9781925212181
Goodreads: 26780068

Author(s): Publisher: Ticonderoga Publications
Published: 10//2015

Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene have compiled an impressive list of fantastic stories first published in 2014, from New Zealand's and Australia's finest writers.

The 28 stories selected are

Alan Baxter, “Shadows of the Lonely Dead” [Suspended in Dusk]
James Bradley, “The Changeling” [Fearsome Magics]
Imogen Cassidy, “Soul Partner” [Aurealis 74]
David Conyers & David Kernot, “The Bullet & The Flesh” [World War Cthulhu]
Terry Dowling, “The Corpse Rose” [Nightmare Carnival]
Thoraiya Dyer, “The Oud” [Long Hidden Anthology]
Jason Franks, “Metempsychosis” [SQ Mag]
Michelle Goldsmith, “Of Gold and Dust” [Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine 60]
Michael Grey, “1884” [Cthulhu Lives: An Eldrich Tribute to H.P.Lovecraft]
Stephanie Gunn, “Escapement” [Kisses by Clockwork]
Lisa L. Hannett & Angela Slatter, “Vox” [The Female Factory]
Gerry Huntman, “Of The Colour Tumeric, Climbing on Fingertips” [Night Terrors III]
Rick Kennett, “Dolls for Another Day” [The Ghosts & Scholars Book of Shadows: Vol 2]
Charlotte Kieft, “Chiaroscuro” [Disquiet]
SG Larner, “Kneaded” [Phantazein]
Claire McKenna, “Yard” [Use Only As Directed]
Andrew J. McKiernan, “A Prayer for Lazarus” [Last Year, When We Were Young]
Faith Mudge, “Signature” [Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction]
Jason Nahrung, “The Preservation Society” [Dimension6]
Emma Osborne, “The Box Wife” [Shock Totem: Curious Tales of the Macabre & Twisted #9]
Angela Rega, “Shedding Skin” [Crossed Genres]
Tansy Rayner Roberts, “The Love Letters of Swans” [Phantazein]
Angela Slatter, “The Badger Bride” [Strange Tales IV]
Cat Sparks, “New Chronicles of Andras Thorn” [Dimension6 Annual Collection 2014]
Anna Tambour, “The Walking-stick Forest” [Tor.com]
Kyla Ward, “Necromancy” [Spectral Realms #1]
Kaaron Warren, “Bridge of Sighs” [Fearful Symmetries: An Anthology of Horror]
Janeen Webb, “Lady of the Swamp” [Death at the Blue Elephant]

In addition to the above incredible tales, the volume includes a review of 2014 and a list of highly recommended stories.