If you don’t know the name Ellen Datlow, you should. Ellen has won both the Hugo Award and Bram Stoker Award for her work editing supernatural horror anthologies, and she has a new terrifying collection on the way from Dark Horse Comics. The book will contain sixteen new tales of terror from talents such as Terry Dowling, Priya Sharma, Dennis Danvers, Nick Mamatas, and more.
Look for “Nightmare Carnival” in shops this September, and make sure to pre-order your copy now.
From the press release:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—Hugo and Bram Stoker Award–winning editor Ellen Datlow (Supernatural Noir, Lovecraft Unbound, Omni magazine, The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror) presents a new collection of insidious and shocking tales in the horrific and irresistible Nightmare Carnival!
Dark Horse is proud to bring you this masterwork of terror from such incredible creative talents as Terry Dowling, Priya Sharma, Dennis Danvers, and Nick Mamatas, featuring cover artwork by E. M. Gist (The Strain, Creepy)!
A washed-up wrestler goes toe to toe with a strange new foe. A young lad’s eleventh birthday heralds the arrival of his bizarre new entourage. A suicidal diva just can’t seem to die. All of these queer marvels and more can be found at the Nightmare Carnival!
For fans of horror, noir, fantasy, crime, and the short fiction format, sixteen stories for $19.99!
Praise for Ellen Datlow:
“I don’t think it’s news to anyone at this point that Ellen Datlow consistently puts together some of the best anthologies in the business.”—Innsmouth Free Press
“Editor Datlow has assembled a nice variety of stories that retain the spirit of HPL’s work without slavishly trying to emulate his style. That, in my experience, is quite the accomplishment.”—Lovecraft Is Missing
Nightmare Carnival is on sale September 24, 2014, in comic shops and October 7 in bookstores everywhere! Preorder your copy today!