Anthologies

Please contact Sally Harding of the Cooke Agency for information on foreign or reprint rights. You may also query the author at vanderworld at hotmail.com. All anthologies are co-edited with my wife, Ann VanderMeer.

New or Recent: The Time Traveler’s Almanac, The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories (Atlantic/Tor), The New Weird (Tachyon), Steampunk 1, 2, and 3 (Tachyon).

Out-of-Print: Leviathan 1, Leviathan 2, Album Zutique 1.

Best American Fantasy 2007

Best American Fantasy 2007. This year’s best anthology from Prime Books collects fantasy fiction from the likes of Kelly Link, Kevin Brockmeier, Elizabeth Hand, Chris Adrian, Tony D’Souza, and Daniel Alarcon. Michael Chabon has blurbed the anthology and Publishers Weekly gave it a starred review. In addition, BAF made NPR All Things Considered’s Summer Recommended Reading list.

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Bantam LambsheadBritish edition of Lambshead

The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases. Featuring contributions from Neil Gaiman, Michael Moorcock, Alan Moore, Cory Doctorow, Kage Baker, Rikki Ducornet, and dozens of others, this fake disease guide now out in trade paperback from Bantam Books (Pan Macmillan in the UK) is a modern cult classic. A BookSense 76 selection, reviewed in over 120 publications, and a finalist for both the Hugo Award and the World Fantasy Award, the pocket guide continues to be bought all over the world by readers of fantasy as well as doctors and doctors-in-training. A Greek edition has appeared and a Portuguese edition is in the works.

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Leviathan 3

Leviathan 3 (with Forrest Aguirre). Featuring fiction from Michael Moorcock, James Sallis, Rikki Ducornet, Carol Emshwiller, Jeffrey Ford, Scott Thomas, Tamar Yellin, Zoran Zivkovic, and dozens more, this World Fantasy Award-winning anthology from Prime Books epitomized the goals and achievements of the Leviathan series. Still available in trade paperback, it remains a landmark anthology for surreal, dark fiction.

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