The Bestiary Anthology: Progress

Jeff VanderMeer • February 21st, 2011 @ 10:00 am • News

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Those of you who read this blog carefully will have noticed mentions of a bestiary anthology Ann and I are putting together. It’s in an A-Z format, all-originals, but will also include some surprises—like an invisible letter, a 27th letter, and a secret appearance by a Special Guest. Heh.

Here’s the TOC thus far, with some entries still coming in.

Auricle – Gio Clairval
Bartleby’s Typewriter – Corey Redekop
Counsellor Crow – Karen Lord
Daydreamer by Proxy – Dexter Palmer
Enkantong-bato – Dean Francis Alfar
Figmon – Michael Cisco
Guest – Brian Conn
Hadrian’s Sparrikan – Stephen Graham Jones
Ible – Brian Evenson
Jason Bug – Joseph Nigg
Mosquito Boy – Felix Gilman
Pyret – Karin Tidbeck
Quintus – Michal Ajvaz
Rapacis X. Loco Signa – L.L. Hannett
Tongues of Moon Toad – Cat Rambo
Ugly-Nest Rat – Eric Schaller
Vanga – Rikki Ducornet
Xaratan – Rhys Hughes
Yakshantariksh – Vandana Singh
Zee – Richard Howard

We should have several more to announce shortly, including from Leena Krohn, Reza Negarestani, Cat Valente, Micaela Morrissette, and Rochita Loenin-Ruiz.

6 Responses to “The Bestiary Anthology: Progress”

  1. Demon Theory » Blog Archive » Anthologies says:

    [...] lucky enough to be in posted today, Crea­tures, edited by Paul Trem­blay and John Lan­gan, and Bes­tiary, edited by Ann and Jeff Van­der­meer. Posted: 02|21|11 at 4:30 pm. Filed under: Main. New here? [...]

  2. Things you should look at | … pure salt of the earth says:

    [...] go to Jeff VanderMeer’s blog where you will see that I am part of an upcoming anthology that he’s putting together with his wife, the award-winning editor Ann VanderMeer. I have [...]

  3. sarah says:

    Nice! I really like that fantastic drawing! I kept an eye in this project and Thackery T. Lambshed Cabinet of Curiosities. Is there any chance we can see some Thackery T. Lambshed Cabinet… new entries soon?

  4. jukkahoo says:

    How typical Anglo-American hubris to think that there are only 27 letters in the alphabet. *Pshaw*

  5. Les VanderMeers’ Bestiary Anthology (*squeeeeee!*) « Lisa Hannett says:

    [...] VanderMeers’ Bestiary Anthology (*squeeeeee!*) Jeff VanderMeer has announced the ToC (thus far) of the bestiary anthology he and Ann are putting [...]

  6. Sharky says:

    Free knowledge like this doesn’t just help, it promote deccrmaoy. Thank you.

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