Bookshots: 'Nightmares: A New Decade of Modern Horror' Edited By Ellen Datlow

Bookshots: 'Nightmares: A New Decade of Modern Horror' Edited By Ellen Datlow

Review by Keith Rawson
A brief review of the new anthology, 'Nightmares: A New Decade of Modern Horror'.
Bookshots: 'The Invaders' Edited by Jacob Weisman

Bookshots: 'The Invaders' Edited by Jacob Weisman

Review by Leah Dearborn
Short stories that include a rocket-building squid and a man whose sex life alters time.
Bookshots: Dead Letters: An Anthology edited by Conrad Williams

Bookshots: 'Dead Letters: An Anthology of the Undelivered, the Missing, the Returned…' edited by Conrad Williams

Review by Dean Fetzer
An anthology of stories about objects found in a dead letter office or misdirected mail — and what happens when the wrong person opens it.

Bookshots: 'The Monstrous' edited by Ellen Datlow

Column by Richard Thomas
Electrifying tales that redefine monsters from mere things that go bump in the night to inexplicable, deadly reflections of our day-to-day lives.
Charity, Anthology, News

New Protectors Anthology, To Raise Money For PROTECT, Is Now Available

News by Rob Hart
'Protectors 2: Heroes' is here—an anthology of art and stories that will benefit an organization that protects children from physical, sexual, and emotional abuse.
Dark Screams: Volume 4

Bookshots: 'Dark Screams: Volume 4' edited by Richard Chizmar and Brian James Freeman

Review by Christopher Shultz
The latest entry to the 'Dark Screams' series features several big names in horror—including Clive Barker and Lisa Morton.

Bookshots: 'The Doll Collection' edited by Ellen Datlow

Column by Richard Thomas March 11, 2015
Stories about dolls that will certainly get under your skin.
Bookshots: 'Shotguns v. Cthulhu' by Various Authors

Bookshots: 'Shotguns v. Cthulhu' by Various Authors

Review by BH Shepherd
A concise review of the short story collection "Shotguns v. Cthulhu" from Stone Skin Press.
Bookshots: 'Dark Screams Volume Two' edited by Richard Chizmar and Brian James F

Bookshots: 'Dark Screams Volume Two' edited by Richard Chizmar and Brian James Freeman

Review by Christopher Shultz March 3, 2015
Part two in the 'Cemetery Dance'-related 'Dark Screams' series tops its predecessor with five horror tales from big name authors.

How NOT to Edit a Shared-World Anthology

Column by Max Booth III December 9, 2014
With a shared-world anthology, continuity is critical. Too bad Max was too busy getting drunk and watching Netflix to actually pay attention the first time around.
Dark Screams: Volume One

Bookshots: 'Dark Screams: Volume One' edited by Brian James Freeman and Richard Chizmar

Review by Christopher Shultz
Five tales that blur reality to some degree, featuring Stephen King and Ramsey Campbell, amongst others.

Burnt Tongues: A Behind the Scenes Chronicle

Column by Brandon Tietz August 12, 2014
A behind the scenes chronicle of 'Burnt Tongues,' the Chuck Palahniuk anthology, as recounted by one of the authors.
Bookshots: The Very Best Fantasy & Science Fiction, Volume 2

Bookshots: 'The Very Best Fantasy & Science Fiction, Volume 2' Edited by Gordon Van Gelder

Review by Chris Rosales
'The Very Best Fantasy & Science Fiction, Volume 2' selects the best from over 65 years of stories published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction.

Storyville: How to Put Together an Anthology

Column by Richard Thomas June 5, 2014
Tips and information about how to put together an anthology of short stories.
Bookshots: 'FaceOff' Edited by David Baldacci

Bookshots: 'FaceOff' Edited by David Baldacci

Review by Leah Dearborn
The stories in 'FaceOff' include a chase for a pervert who really likes milk, the deathbed confession of a Mod punk from sixties Brighton, and a cameo by R.L. Stine’s Slappy the Dummy.
LitReactor Book Club

June Book Club Selection: 'The New Black: A Neo-Noir Anthology'

News by Joshua Chaplinsky
June's selection for the LitReactor Book Club is 'The New Black: A Neo-Noir Anthology,' edited by Richard Thomas.
Chuck Palahniuk Co-Edits 'Burnt Tongues' Literary Anthology

Chuck Palahniuk Co-Edits 'Burnt Tongues' Literary Anthology

News by Sean May January 20, 2014
The Fight Club author has co-edited a hefty tome of transgressive fiction, set to release later this year.
Bookshots: 'Dark Duets'

Bookshots: 'Dark Duets - All-New Tales of Horror and Dark Fantasy'

Review by Cath Murphy
Editor Christopher Golden describes this horror anthology as a 'mad experiment'. But does this strange rough beast have real teeth, or just dentures?
October Book Club Selection: 'The Booked. Anthology'

October Book Club Selection: 'The Booked. Anthology'

News by Joshua Chaplinsky
October's selection for the LitReactor Book Club is 'The Booked. Anthology,' edited by Pela Via, featuring stories by Craig Clevenger, Richard Thomas, Paul Tremblay, Nik Korpon and many more.
Stieg Larsson

Short Story From 17 Year-Old Stieg Larson To Appear In New Anthology

News by Christopher Shultz August 8, 2013
The unpublished work will appear alongside twenty other Swedish writers in a collection exploring the darkside of their mother country.
Medallion Press Acquires Anthology From Chuckpalahniuk.net

Medallion Press Acquires Anthology From ChuckPalahniuk.net

News by Rob Hart April 4, 2013
Medallion Press has acquired the anthology, edited by Palahniuk, Richard Thomas, and Dennis Widmyer. 'Burnt Tongues' will include an intro from Palahniuk and 20 awesome stories.
Anthology to Raise Money For Protecting Children

New Anthology Will Raise Money For Organization Charged With Protecting Children

News by Rob Hart
'Protectors: Stories to Benefit PROTECT' will donate 100 percent of its proceeds to a group that protect children from physical, sexual, and emotional abuse. The lineup of writers is very impressive.

Ask The Lit Coach: "Should A New-To-Publishing Writer Seek The Safer Submission Route, Or Routes That Pay More?" and More

Column by Erin Reel November 21, 2011
In issue 4 of 'Ask The Lit Coach,' Erin saves one fresh MFA student from branding herself too soon and gives another writer direction on how to approach the publishing world with an anthology.