April 11th, 2010


Full Honorable Mention list from Best Horror of the Year volume 1 (2008 stories)

I've been meaning to do this here as the Night Shade Message board, where I originally posted them, is not active....I'll see if I can do it in several sections...then if that works, I'll post the Best Horror of the Year volume 2.

Abel, Colleen “The Anatomist,” (poem) West Branch 63.
Addison, Linda “The Road,” (poem) Desolate Souls.
Alexander, William “Clockwork Iris,” Postscripts 16.
Alexander, William “Something Borrowed, Something Red,” Postscripts 14.
Allen, Mike “deathmask,” Helix: A Speculative Fiction Quarterly, winter.
Allen, Mike “Der Maulkorb,” The Journey to Kailash.
Allen, Mike “Ghosts of the Apocalypse,” Ibid.
Allen, Mike “Midnight Rendezvous, Philly,” Ibid.
Allen, Mike “Time Triptych,” Ibid.
Allen, Nina “Amethyst,” A Thread of Truth.
Allan, Nina “Ryman’s Suitcase,” A Thread of Truth.
Al-Mohamad, Day “Of Orishas and Saints,” Space and Time 102.
Anderson, Gail-Nina “The Tale Untold,” The Werewolf Pack.
Angell, R. R. “Clinical Delicacies,” Stress City.
Arnold, Joel “Rotten Fruit,” Bits of the Dead.
Arthur, Keri “To Die For,” Hotter Than Hell.
Asther, Idun “Ice Might Break,” Nossa Morte 3.
Atkins, Peter “The Girl in the Blue Volcano,” KRDR, Welcome to the Ether.
Avery, Simon “101 Ways to Leave Paris,” Crimewave, Now you See Me 10.
Bailey, Michael “Without Face,” Something Wicked 6, May-July.
Barlas, Tarkan “A Woman, Any Woman,” Istanbul Noir.
Barnhill, Kelly “Notes on the Untimely Death of Ronia Drake,” Fantasy, January 14.
Barnhill, Kelly “The Stone-Hearted Queen,” Weird Tales 350.
Barron, Laird “The Occultation,” Clockwork Phoenix.
Battersby, Lee “In From the Snow,” Dreaming Again.
Battersby, Lee “Rabbit, Run,” Scary Food.
Battersby, Lee “The Claws of Native Ghosts,” The Beast Within.
Battersby, Lyn “As We Know It,” Borderlands 10.
Bear, Elizabeth “Seven Steeds,” (poem) Lone Star Stories 28.
Bear, Elizabeth “Shoggoths in Bloom,” Asimov’s Science Fiction March.
Bear, Elizabeth “Sonny Liston Takes the Fall,” The Del Rey Book of SF & F.
Bear, Elizabeth and Monette, Sarah “Boojum,” Fast Ships, Black Sails.
Beaudoin, Penny-Anne “Drowning in Air,” Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine 37.
Beaulieu, Bradley P. “Shadows in the Mirrors,” The Dimension Next Door.
Bell, Karl “Kali’s Kiss,” (poem) Dark Horizons 53.
Benedict, Pinkney “The Beginnings of Sorrow,” Sonora Review 54.
Berliner, Janet “High Kicks and Misdemeanors,” Blood Lite.
Bestwick, Simon “Cold Reading,” Shades of Darkness.
Bestwick, Simon “Left Behind,” Midnight Street 10.
Bestwick, Simon “The School House,” (novella) Houses on the Borderland.
Biancotti, Deborah “Pale Dark Soldier,” Midnight Echo 1.
Bird, Allyson “The Bone Grinder,” Bull Running for Girls.
Bird, Allyson “Bull Running,” Ibid.
Bird, Allyson “The Caul Bearer,” Ibid.
Bird, Allyson “The Conical Witch,” Ibid.
Bird, Allyson “Hunter’s Moon,” Ibid.
Bird, Allyson “In the Hall of the Mountain King,” Ibid.
Bishop, Anne “Stands a God Within the Shadows,” Imaginary Friends.
Bishop, Michael “Vinegar Peace, or, the Wrong-Way Used-Adult Orphanage,” ASF July.
Black, John “Devil’s Pork,” A Field Guide to Surreal Botany.
Blamire, Larry “The Line Shack,” Tales of the Callamo Mountains
Blamire, Larry “Old Rhiney’s Tale,” Ibid.
Blamire, Larry “The Trouble at Poysadine,” Ibid.
Blamire, Larry “The Unexpected Stop,” Ibid.
Blevins, Brenta “Beyond,” ChiZine, 38.
Block, Lawrence “Keller the Dogkiller,” EQMM May.
Bobet, Leah “Bell, Book, and Candle,” Clockwork Phoenix.
Bodard, Aliette de “The Dancer’s Gift,” Fictitious Force 5.
Bogdan, Al “The Girl Who Whispered Beauty,” Writers of the Future, XXIV.
Boland, John C. “Sargasso Sea,” Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, September.
Boston, Bruce “California Noir,” (poem), The Nightmare Collector.
Boston, Bruce “They Say the Lion is Dead,” (poem), The Nightmare Collector.
Bowes, Richard “Aka St. Mark’s Place,” The Del Rey Book of S. Fiction and Fantasy.
Boyce, Frank Cottrell “Continuous Manipulation,” The New Uncanny.
Boyle, T. Coraghessan “Thirteen Hundred Rats,” The New Yorker, July 7&14.
Bradbury, Ray “The Drothldo,” Masks.
Bradbury, Ray “The Face of Natalie,” Ibid.
Bradbury, Ray “They Never Got Mad,” Ibid.
Brooke, Keith “Hannah” Extraordinary Engines.
Brown, John “From the Clay of His Heart,” OSC’s Intergalactic Medicine Show 8.
Brown, Kevin “Angela’s Rising,” Space and Time 103.
Brown, Simon “A Thousand Natural Shocks,” Borderlands, 10.
Brown, Simon “Empire,” Dreaming Again.
Browne, Adam “The Final Writings of Baron Sir Heinrich Proteus von Z…”Aurealis 40.
Brozik, Matthew David “What the Redmond Men Found,” Zahir16.
Brugioni, Daniel “Roaring Seraph, Singing Thunder,” Zahir, 16.
Bulkin, Nadia “Intertropical Convergence Zone,” ChiZine 37.
Bull, Scott Emerson “End Time,” OSC’s Intergalactic Medicine Show 8.
Bunn, Austin “Bonsai Kitten,” West Branch 63.
Bunn, Cullen “Cry of the Machine,” Desolate Souls.
Bunn, Cullen “Remains,” (novella) Like a Chinese Tattoo.
Burns, Luke “Selections From H. P. Lovecraft’s Short Tenure as a...”McSweeney’s.
Burrage, Nathan “Spirals in the Sky,” Aurealis 40.
Butcher, Jim “Day Off,” Blood Lite.
Byatt, A. S. “Doll’s Eyes,” The New Uncanny.
Cacek, P.D. “Dead End,” Traps.
Campbell, J. R. “The Entwined,” Gaslight Grimoire.
Campbell, Ramsey “Double Room,” The New Uncanny.
Campbell, Ramsey “The Long Way,” PS chapbook.
Carreiro, Lisa “Those Among Us,” On Spec 73.
Casson, Tim “The Second Death of Johan Kluge,” Black Static 5.
Castro, Adam-Troy “The Shallow End of the Pool,” chapbook.
Cevasco, Christopher M. “Less a Dream Than This We Know,” Black Static 5.
Cheney, J. Kathleen “Masks of War,” Fantasy July 28.
Chinn, Mike “All Under Hatches Stow’d,” The Second Black Book of Horror.
Chinn, Mike “Like a Bird,” The Third Black Book of Horror.
Choo, Mary E. “Killing Daniel,” Snafu Anthology 1.
Chwedyk, Richard “The Ambiguities,” Hell in the Heartland.
Clark, George Makana “Blood Reader,” Exotic Gothic 2.
Clements, Dominy “Angel Zero,” Cone Zero: Nemonymous 8.
Cluley, Ray “Viva Las Vegas,” Black Static 6.
Colangelo, Michael R. “Dust and Bibles,” ChiZine 35.
Collins, Nancy A. “The Ice Wedding,” Exotic Gothic.
Connelly, Tina “On the Eyeball Floor,” Strange Horizons, June 2.
Conyers, David “Homo Canis,” 2008 Award Winning Australian Writing.
Cook, C. Michael “The Boys of Bald Cove,” Unspeakable Horror.
Cook, C. Michael “The Living World,” Horror Library, volume 3.
Cooney, S.C.E. “My Body Your Banquet,” Hell in the Heartland.
Cooper, James “There’s Something Wrong with Pappy,” Black Static 8.
Cooper, Ryan “Wendy,” Read by Dawn, volume 3.
Copley-Woods, Haddyr “Dead,” Strange Horizons, February 25.
Couch, Stephen “The Birdie,” Horror Library, volume 3.
Cowdrey, Albert “The Overseer,” (novella) The Magazine of Fantasy & Science March.
Cowdrey, Albert E. “Poison Victory,” The Magazine of Fantasy & Science July.
Cowdrey, Albert E. “Thrilling Wonder Stories,” The Mag. of Fantasy & Science May.
Crandall, Edward P. “The Arrangement,” Exotic Gothic.
Crow, Jennifer “Midnight in the Panopticon,” (poem) Illumen, autumn.
Crow, Jennifer “The Probability of Ruin,” (poem) Space and Time 103.
Currier, James “The Bloomsbury Nudes,” Unspeakable Horror.
D’Ammassa, Don “The Natural World, Analog January/February.
Dalrymple, Scott “Enfant Terrible,” The Magazine of Fantasy & Science July.
Dann, Jack “Under the Shadow of Jonah,” Postscripts 15.
Decker, Sherry “The Proper Application of Pressure to a Wound,” AHMM, Dec.
Dedman, Stephen “Teeth,” Clarkesworld 18.
Deonandan, Raywat “Midnight Shift,” Toronto Noir.
DeYoung, Jason “Mariska’s Tongue,” Gargoyle 53.
Dikeman, Kris “Nightmare Lotus,” A Field Guide to Surreal Botany.
Dikeman, Kris “Nine Sundays in a Row,” Strange Horizons, October 27.
Dinan, Kurt “Ashes of the Dad,” Horror Library, volume 3.
Dix, Shane “The Man Who Murdered Love,” Borderlands 10.
Douglass, Sara “This Way to the Exit,” Dreaming Again.
Dowling, Terry “The Fooly,” Dreaming Again.
Downum, Amanda “Ghostlight,” Not One of Us 39.
Downum, Amanda “Pinion,” Not One of Us 40.
Drummond, Oz “Re\Creation,” Analog, November.
Duffy, Steve “The Oram County Whoosit,” Shades of Darkness.
Edelman, Scott “Petrified,” Desolate Souls.
Edwards, Sarah L. “Simulacrum’s Children,” Writers of the Future, XXIV.
Elliott, M. J. “The Finishing Stroke,” Gaslight Grimoire.
Emshwiller, Carol “Wilmer or Wesley,” Asimov’s Science Fiction August.
Evans, Kendall “Rufio’s Song,” Space and Time 102.
Evenson, Brian “Angel of Death,” Conjunctions 50: Fifty Contemporary Writers.
Farris, John “Like Father,” Subterranean online spring.
Faulkner, Ian R. “Shadows on the Wall,” Something Wicked 7.
Faust, Christa “Firebird,” Sins of the Sirens.
Fazi, Melanie “Back on the Road,” Black Static 6.
Femling, Jean “After Babygirl,” EQMM, September/October.
Ferris, Joshua “The Dinner Party,” The New Yorker, August 11&18.
Fields, L.A. “Bluff,” Unspeakable Horror.
Files, Gemma “Mrs. Margery Lovett, Her Book,” (poem) Mythic Delirium 18.
Files, Gemma “Sown From Salt,” The Harrow volume 11, number 12.
Finch, Paul “Bloody Essex,” Ghost Realm.
Finch, Paul “In the Thicket,” The Third Black Book of Horror.
Finch, Paul “The Crannog,” Ghost Realm.
Finch, Paul “The Killing Ground,” (novella) Ghost Realm.
Finch, Paul “The Pumping Station,” We Fade to Grey.
Fishler, Barry “This Much I Remember, “Black Static 4.
Fonseca, Rubem “The Taker,” The Taker and Other Stories.
Ford, Jeffrey “Daltharee,” The Del Rey Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy.
Ford, Jeffrey “The Golden Dragon,” The Drowned Life.
Foster, Eugie “Beautiful Summer,” Killers.
Fowler, Christopher “Arkangel,” Exotic Gothic.
Fowler, Christopher “The Velocity of Blame,” The 2nd Humdrumming Bk of Horror Sto.
Frame, Janet “ Gorse is Not People,” The New Yorker, September 1.
Franks, Stone “Into the Woods We Go,” Supernatural Tales 14.
Fulbright, Christopher “Mechanix,” Bound For Evil.
Gage, Joshua “The Kappa,” (poem), Goblin Fruit, summer.
Gailey, Jeannine Hall “Sure, Beauty Sleeps (poem) Mythic Delirium 18.
Garfinkle, Gwynne “Scarlet Ode,” (poem) Goblin Fruit, summer.
Gemio, Waldo “Company of Cannibals,” Premonitions: Causes For Alarm.
Gillespie, Jonathan C. “The Eighteenth Floor,” Something Wicked #8.
Goelman, A.B. “God’s Country,” Subtle Edens.
Goelman, Ari “The Annie Oakley Show,” Fantasy, September 29.
Golaski, Adam “A String of Lights,” Worse Than Myself.
Golaski, Adam “The Animator’s House,” Worse Than Myself.
Golaski, Adam “The Dead Gather on the Bridge to Seattle,” Worse Than Myself
Goodfellow, Cody “Atwater,” Black Static 4.
Goodwin, Steve “The Cold Harvest,” The Second Black Book of Horror.
Grant, Helen “Grauer Hans,” Shades of Darkness.
Grant, John “Will the Real Veronica LeBarr Stand Down,” Postscripts 16.
Greaves, Edward “Sucker Kiss,” Dark Territories.
Green, Christopher “Lakeside,” Dreaming Again.
Greenhut, Michael “Think Fast,” GUD 3.
Gregory, Eric “Blood God Blood,” Black Static 7.
Grey, Orrin “The Reading Room,” Bound For Evil.
Guthridge, George and Ayne, Blythe “Hatoey,” Space and Time 104.
Gutiérrez, Peter “A Different Kind of Sunshine,” Read by Dawn, volume 3.
Gwaltney, Jane “Corrections, Beneath the Stones.
Haines, Paul “Taniwha, Swim with Me,” Midnight Echo 1.
Haines, Paul “The Festival of Colour,” GUD 2.
Hambly, Barbara “Repossession,” Hellboy: Oddest Jobs.
Hand, Elizabeth “Up North, “ (poem) Lone Star Stories 25.
Harland, Richard “A Guided Tour in the Kingdom of the Dead,” Dreaming Again.
Harvey, Colin “Just Another Day,” Killers.
Hatcher, Brian J. “The Monster with the Shape of Me,” (poem) Weird Tales 351.
Heluk, J.M. “Two Miles as the Crow Flies,” Traps.
Henderson, C. J. “Body and Soul,” Degrees of Fear.
Henderson, Mark P. “East Norham,” Rope Trick: Thirteen Strange Tales.
Henderson, Mark P. “Genius Loci,” Ibid.
Henderson, Mark P. “Return Ticket,” Ibid.
Henderson, Mark P. “The Well Dresser,” Ibid.
Henderson, Samantha “Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Stage IV,”(poem) GUD 2.
Henderson, Samantha “Hungry: Some Ghost Stories,” Lone Star Stories 27.
Henderson, Samantha “The Seasons’ Dying,” (poem) Goblin Fruit, summer.
Hendrix, Laura “A Record of Our Debts,” McSweeney’s 29.
Henry, Loïc “Celadon Green,” ASIM 33.
Herbertson, Craig “Synchronicity,” The Third Black Book of Horror.
Heuler, Karen “Landscape, with Fish,” Weird Tales, 348.
Heuler, Karen “The Difficulties of Evolution,” Weird Tales 350.
Heuler, Karen “The Inner City,” Cemetery Dance 58.
Hickey, Laurel “Red and the Machine,” Space and Time 105.
Higgins, Peter “Listening for Submarines,” Asimov’s Science Fiction November.
Hines, Gene “Dead Boys,” Swill 3.
Hirshberg, Glen “Like Lick em Sticks, Like Tina Fey,” KRDR.
Hiss, Sandy “Guardian,” (poem) Illumen, spring.
Hobson, M.K. “The Hand of the Devil on a String,” Shimmer 9.
Hoffmeister, Curtis “Passed,” Thinner than Mist.
Holness, Matthew “Possum,” The New Uncanny.
Holness, Matthew “The Toad and I,” Black Static 3.
Hood, Robert “Kulpunya,” Exotic Gothic.
Houarner, Gerard “Devoured by her Enigmatic Smile,” Abominations.
Howard, Andrew “Molting,” Kaleidotrope 4.
Howison, Del “The Necrosis Factor,” Traps.
Huff, Tanya “Music Hath Charms,” Hotter than Hell.
Humphrey, Andrew “Butter Wouldn’t Melt,” Other Voices.
Humphrey, Andrew “Old Wounds,” Midnight Street 10.
Hunt, Todd “Apparel for Hopelessness,” Sinister Tales, volume 3 issue 1.
Hunter, Ian “The Fox and the Trickster,” Lips of Scarlet.
Hunter, Ian “Where I Went on My Holidays,” Postscripts 17.
İplikçi, Müge “The Hand,” Istanbul Noir.
Ireland, Davin “Maryland,” The Second Humdrumming Book of Horror Stories.
Irvine, Alex “Black Lagoon,” Crimewave, Now you See Me 10.
Isitt, Martin “A Bridge to Nowhere,” Quercus One, The West Pier Gazette.
Jackson, Shelley “Early Dispatches from the Land of the Dead,” Conjunctions 51.
Jamieson, Trent “The New Deal,” Dreaming Again.
Jessup, Paul “A Word Without Ghosts,” Fantasy, April 28.
Jessup, Paul “The Ghosts We Have Become,” Postscripts 14.
Jones, Stephen Graham “Captain’s Lament,” Clarkesworld 17.
Jones, William “The Whispering Dead,” The Strange Cas

2nd half of Best Horror of the Year volume 1 HMs

Kaiden, Chandler “Geist,” On the Premises, March.
Kane, Paul “Red,” (novella) chapbook.
Kasischke, Laura “Search Continues for Elderly Man,” The MagazineofF&SFSeptember.
Kaye, Marvin “The Haunted Single Malt,” (novella) The Ghost Quartet.
Kaysen, Daniel “Talent Girl,” Black Static 7.
Kaysen, Daniel “The Opening,” Crimewave, Now you See Me 10.
Keeney, Belea T. Lure of the Wolf,” The Beast Within.
Keevil, Tyler “Masque of the Red Clown,” On Spec 72.
Kelly, Michael “Chelsea Grin,” The Second Humdrumming Book of Horror Stories.
Kelly, Michael “Nervous Goats, Huddling in the Dark,” Nossa Morte 2.
Keohane, Daniel G. “Box,” Relief, volume 2, issue 2.
Kessel, John “Pride and Prometheus,” The Mag. of Fantasy & Science Fiction January.
Kidd, Chico and Kennett, Rick “The Grantchester Grimoire,” Gaslight Grimoire.
Kiernan, Caitlín R. “Beatification,” Sirenia Digest 27.
Kiernan, Caitlin R. “Derma Sutra (1891),” Sirenia Digest 32.
Kiernan, Caitlín R. “Pickman’s Other Model (1929),” Sirenia Digest 28.
Kiernan, Caitlín R. “The Steam Dancer (1896),” Subterranean.
Kiernan, Caitlín R. “The Z Word,” Sirenia Digest 33.
Kiernan, Caitlín R. “Unter den Augens des Monde,” Sirenia Digest 31.
Killen, Jamie “Blind Spot,” Read by Dawn, volume 3.
Kilpatrick, Nancy “Bitches of the Night,” Blood Lite.
Kilpatrick, Nancy “Ecstasy,” Traps.
King, Gillian “The Dead Kid,” Carve, winter.
King, Laurie R. “The House,” Unusual Suspects.
King, Stephen “A Very Tight Place,” (novella) McSweeney’s 27.
King, Stephen “N.” Just After Sunset.
King, Stephen “The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates,” F&SF, Oct/Nov.
Kirby, A. J. “How to Kill an Hour,” Cone Zero: Nemonymous 8.
Kirk, John “The Talion Moth,” Weird Tales 349, March/April.
Konrath, J. A. “The Necro File,” (novella) Like a Chinese Tattoo.
Kontis, Alethea “Blood and Water,” OSC’s Intergalactic Medicine Show 9.
Kosmatka, Ted “The Art of Alchemy,” The Magazine of Fantasy and Science June.
Kowal, Mary Robinette “Scenting the Dark,” Apex online, August.
Kum, Tessa “Bitter Elsie Mae,” Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine 34.
Künsken, Derek “Beneath Sunlit Shallows,” Asimov’s Science Fiction June.
Laidlaw, Marc “Childrun,” The Magazine of Fantasy & Science, August.
Lake, Jay “America, Such as She Is,” (novella) Alembical.
Lake, Jay “Two All Beef Patties,” Better off Undead.
Lalumière, Claude ‘The Sea, at Bari,” On Spec 72.
Lanagan, Margo “Night of the Firstlings,” Eclipse Two.
Lanagan, Margo “The Fifth Star in the Southern Cross,” Dreaming Again.
Lane, Joel “A Mouth to Feed,” Shades of Darkness.
Lane, Joel “Alouette,” Subtle Edens.
Lane, Joel “Behind the Curtain,” Dark Horizons 52.
Lane, Joel “Even the Pawn,” Crimewave 10.
Lane, Joel “Into the Garden,” Midnight Street 10.
Lane, Joel “Last Night,” The Third Black Book of Horror.
Lane, Joel “Winter Journey,” Black Static 5.
Langan, Margo “The Cheese Thing,” Scary Food.
Langan, Sarah “The Agathas,” Unspeakable Horror.
Langolf, James Walton “Post Apocalypse,” Apex online, January.
Lanham, Carole “Keepity Keep,” Fantasy, December 29.
Larson, Richard “Good Night,” ChiZine 37.
LaValle, Victor “The Angel of Loneliness,” The Darker Mask.
Lawson, B.V. “The Devil to Play,” Static Movement, April.
Lawson, Lucinda “Night Augur,” (poem) Goblin Fruit winter.
Lebbon, Tim “Making Room,” Dark Discoveries, spring.
Lebbon, Tim “The Reach of Children,” novella chapbook.
Lee, Rand B. “Litany,” The Magazine of Fantasy & Science, June.
Lee, Tanith “The Beautiful and the Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald,” Asimov’s SF Jan.
Lees, Philip J. “Virtual Analysis,” Killers.
Lejano-Massebieau, Apol “Psychic Family,” Philippine Genre Stories 4.
Linzner, Gordon “The Professor’s New York Adventure,” Space and Time 103.
Livings, Martin “Piggies,” Midnight Echo 1.
Llewellyn, Livia “The Engine of Desire,” Unspeakable Horror.
Lloyd, Rebecca “Shuck,” Read by Dawn, volume 3.
Lovell, Tony “Mary and Sue,” Supernatural Tales 14.
Loy, Jaime Lee “Bury Your Mother,” Trinidad Noir.
Ludwigsen, Will “In Search Of,” Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine June.
Lynch, Mark Patrick “The Apartment of Bryony Hartwood,” Shades of Darkness.
MacKay, Erin “Letters Home,” Bound for Evil.
MacLeod, Alison “Family Motel,” The New Uncanny.
MacLeod, Ian R. “The Hob Carpet,” (novella) Asimov’s Science Fiction June.
Maitland, Sara “Seeing Double,” The New Uncanny.
Maloney, Geoffrey “The Tingler’s Tale,” Canterbury 2100.
Mamatas, Nick and Pratt, Tim “The Dude Who Collected Lovecraft,” ChiZine 36.
Mann, George “The Nature of Blood,” Apex online, August.
Mantchev, Lisa “The Stolen Word,” Fantasy, May 5.
Mantooth, John “On the Mountain,” Shroud 4.
Marchand, Joy “Black Annis,” Unspeakable Horror.
Marchand, Joy “The Shape of her Sorrow,” Shimmer 9.
Marek, Adam “Tamagotchi,” The New Uncanny.
Marlowe, Paul “The Resident Member,” Something Wicked 7.
Maxey, James “Silent as Dust,” OSC’s Intergalactic Medicine Show 7.
Maynard, L. H. & Sims, M.P.N. “Onion,” The Second Black Book of Horror.
McDermott, Kirstyn “Painlessness,” GUD 2.
McDibble, Bren “Being Bella Wang,” Shiny 4.
McDonald, Keris “In Old Oaks,” Shades of Darkness.
McGachey, Daniel “The Crimson Picture,” The Second Black Book of Horror.
McGalliard, Julie “Persephone Eats Winter,” Talebones 37.
McHugh, Ian “Bitter Dreams,” Writers of the Future volume XXIV.
McHugh, Maura “Home,” Shroud 2.
McIntosh, Will “The Fantasy Jumper,” Black Static 3.
McMahan, Gary “Charles Urban’s Brutal Spirits,” Chapbook.
McMahon, Gary ‘Brokenback Isle,” Shades of Darkness.
McMahon, Gary “ Guidance,” Bound for Evil.
McMahon, Gary “Black Glass,” The Second Black Book of Horror.
McMahon, Gary “Seen Through Flame,” City Slab 12.
McMahon, Gary “Takashi’s Last Symphony,” The Third Black Book of Horror.
McMahon, Gary “Through the Cracks,” How to Make Monsters.
McMillan, Franetta “The Klanman’s Daughter,” (poem) Gargoyle 53.
Meaney, John “Via Vortex,” Sideways in Crime.
Meloy, Paul “All Mouth,” Black Static 6.
Meloy, Paul “The Vague,” Islington Crocodiles.
Miéville, China “A Room of One’s Own,” Hellboy: Oddest Jobs.
Miller, Scott Stainton “The Last Ditch,” Read by Dawn, volume 3.
Mills, Alice “Roast Fallopian Tubes,” Human Cuisine.
Mills, Calvin “The Stone and Bone Boy,” Weird Tales, 348.
Miner, Samuel “Treats,” Read by Dawn, volume 3.
Mock, Sharon “All Beautiful Things,” Realms of Fantasy, October.
Monette, Sarah “Darkness, as a Bride,” Cemetery Dance 58.
Monette, Sarah “The World Without Sleep,” Postscripts 14.
Monette, Sarah “The Yellow Dressing Gown,” Weird Tales 349.
Monk, Devon “That Saturday,” Better off Undead.
Moorcock, Michael “Black Petals,” (novella) Weird Tales 349.
Moosa, Tauriq “The Final Guest,” Something Wicked 7.
Morton, Lisa “Golden Eyes,” Horror Library, volume 3.
Mosley, Walter “The Picket,” The Darker Mask.
Mueller, Richard “A Ten-Pound Sack of Rice,” The Magazine of Fantasy & SF March.
Mueller, Richard “But Wait! There’s More,” The Magazine of Fantasy & SF August.
Muslim, Kristine Ong “Dolls,” (poem) GUD 2.
Nagy, Steve “Ye Shall Eat in Haste,” Black Static 4.
Nahrung, Jason “Smoking, Waiting for the Dawn,” Dreaming Again.
Nelson, Shane “One Man Home,” Not One of Us 40.
Neube, Ryck “Feverish Solutions,” Apex 12.
Newcomer, Caitlin “Only This Torn Room Forever Sleeps,” Hayden’s Ferry Review 42.
Newman, Paul “Widow’s Weeds,” The Third Black Book of Horror.
Nicholson, Scott “Sewing Circle,” Scattered Ashes.
Nicholson, Scott “The Endless Bivouac,” Scattered Ashes.
Nutick, Mia “Cruella,” (poem) ChiZine 38.
O’Rourke, Monica “Lachesis,” Experiments in Human Nature.
Oates, Joyce Carol “Dear Joyce Carol,” Boulevard 68 & 69.
Oates, Joyce Carol “Labyrinth,” McSweeney’s 29.
Oates, Joyce Carol “Split/Brain,” EQMM, September/October.
Odgen, Helen “St. Lucia,” (poem), Goblin Fruit winter.
Odishoo, Sarah “Ariadne’s Awakening: The Sacrifice,” Zahir 16.
Oliver, Frances “The King of Majorca,” Shades of Darkness.
Oliver, Reggie “A Donkey at the Mysteries,” Exotic Gothic.
Oliver, Reggie “The Devil’s Funeral,” Shades of Darkness.
Owens, Gareth “Liquid Skin,” Quercus One, The West Pier Gazette.
Owomoyela, An “Small Monuments,” ChiZine 36.
Pangarker, Widaad “Day of the Whales,” Something Wicked 6.
Papp, Inge “Eyes,” Something Wicked 6.
Parker, Rosalie “Spirit Solutions,”The BlackVeil and Other Talesof Supernatural Sleuths.
Parker, Sean “Cone Zero,” Cone Zero: Nemonymous 8.
Partridge, Norman “Apotropaics,” Subterranean Online fall.
Partridge, Norman “Road Dogs,” Subterranean online spring.
Paulk, Kate “Night Shifted,” Better off Undead.
Pelland, Jennifer “Songs of Lament,” Unwelcome Bodies.
Penncavage, Michael “Man of Principle,” Dark Territories.
Person, Lawrence “Gabe’s Globster,” Asimov’s Science Fiction June.
Piccirilli, Tom “Circling,” Shroud 1.
Piccirilli, Tom and Bruen, Ken “Be the Darkness,” Shroud 2.
Pile, Rog “The Pit,” The Second Black Book of Horror.
Pile, Rog “The Scavenger,” The Third Black Book of Horror.
Pill, Nikki M. “Shadows on the Pews,” Hell in the Heartland.
Pinborough, Sarah “Our Man in the Sudan,” The Second Humdrumming Book of Horror.
Pitman, Marion “Out of Season,” Shades of Darkness.
Porter, Andrew C. “In the Seams,” Apex online, July.
Porter, Karen R. “The Eyes However,” (poem) Not One of Us 40.
Powell, Martin “Sherlock Holmes in the Lost World,” Gaslight Grimoire.
Prater, Lon “A Road Like This, at Night,” Talebones 37.
Prater, Lon “Sugar and Old Spice,” (poem) ChiZine 36.
Pridham, Matthew “Renovations,” Weird Tales, 348.
Probert, John Llewellyn “Don’t Look Back” Coffin Nails.
Probert, John Llewellyn “Final Act” Ibid.
Probert, John Llewellyn “Of Music and Mayhem” Ibid.
Probert, John Llewellyn “Recipe for Disaster,” Bound For Evil.
Probert, John Llewellyn “The Sacrifices We Make” Coffin Nails.
Pugmire, W.M. and Snyder, M.K. “The House of Idiot Children,” Weird Tales 348.
Punsalan, Elyss G. “Thirty-Two,” Story Philippines, volume 2.
Purvis, Kent “Pieces of Eight,” Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine 32.
Rambo, Cat “Events at Fort Plentitude,” Weird Tales 348.
Rand, Ken “The Executioner’s Apprentice,” Where Angels Fear.
Reisman, Jessica “Flowertongue,” Farrago's Wainscot, volume 2, issue 6.
Rennie, Alistair “The Gutter Sees the Light That Never Shines,” The New Weird.
Rhoades, Loren “The Angel’s Lair,” Sins of the Sirens.
Richards, Tony “At the Church of St. Jack the Ripper,” Shadows and Other Tales.
Richards, Tony “Night Game,” Black Static 5.
Richards, Tony “Pages from a Broken Book,” Black Static 7.
Rickert, M. “Evidenceof Loveina Case ofAbandonment:-One…”F&SFOct/Nov.
Rickert, M. “War is Beautiful,” Flytrap 9.
Rickert. M “Traitor,” The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction May.
Riedel, Kate “Pest Control,” On Spec 71.
Riley, David A. “A Sense of Movement,” The Third Black Book of Horror.
Riley, David A. “Soft Little Fingers,” Shades of Darkness.
Roberson, Chris “Merridew of Abominable Memory,” Gaslight Grimoire.
Newman, Kim “The Red Planet League,” Gaslight Grimoire.
Roden, Barbara “Association Copy,” Bound for Evil.
Roden, Barbara “Endless Night,” Exotic Gothic.
Roden, Barbara “The Things That Shall Come Upon Them,” Gaslight Grimoire.
Roden, Barbara Back Roads,” Shades of Darkness.
Rogers, Ian “Inheritor,” Cemetery Dance 58.
Rogers, Ian “The Dark and the Young,” Bound for Evil.
Rogers, Ian “The Nanny,” Nossa Morte 3.
Rogers, Jane “Ped-o-Matique,” The New Uncanny.
Ronald, Margaret “And Spare Not the Flock,” Realms of Fantasy, February.
Royle, Nicholas “Salt,” Black Static 4.
Royle, Nicholas “The Bee Eater,” Succour: Animals, spring/summer.
Royle, Nicholas “The Dummy,” The New Uncanny.
Royle, Nicholas “Train, Night,” 3am London, New York, Paris.
Rucker, Lynda “These Things We Have Always Known,” Black Static 8.
Runolfson, J. C. “Step (and Turn)’ (poem), Goblin Fruit winter.
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn “The Moorhead House,” EQMM January.
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn “The Observer,” Front Lines.
Russell, Doug “The Hours of Her Death,” Space and Time 102.
Russell, R. B. “Beechlands,” Postscripts 16.
Russell, R.B. “Like Clockwork,”The Black Veil and Other Tales of Supernatural Sleuths.
Ryan, Dermot “Gladstone,” Albedo One 35.
Sakey, Marcus “Gravity and Need,” Killer Year.
Sakmyster, David “Bait,” Black Static 7.
Samphire, Patrick “At the Gates,” Black Static 8.
Samuels, Mark “Destination NihilbyEd.Bertrand”GlyphotechandOtherMacabreProcesses.
Savory, Brett Alexander“TheMachineisPerfect,theEngineerisNobody,”TaddleCreekXmas
Schaller, Eric “Editorial: Are You Properly Desensitized?” Postscripts 14.
Schaller, Eric “Going Back For What Got Left Behind,” Cone Zero: Nemonymous 8.
Schwader, Ann K. “Charlotte in Waiting” (poem) Star* Line14.
Schwartz, David “The Somnambulist,” Paper Cities.
Schweitzer, Darrell Living with the Dead, (novella) PS chapbook.
Scutt, Cecily “Europa,” Dreaming Again.
Seaton, George “Big Diehl,” Nossa Morte 5.
Sedia, Ekaterina “By the Liter,” Subterranean online spring.
Sedia, Ekaterina “There Is a Monster Under Helen’s Bed,” Clockwork Phoenix.
Sellar, Gord “Pahwakhe,” Fantasy, January 21.
Shea, Michael ‘Tsathoggua,” The Autopsy and Other Tales.
Shearman, Robert “Be of Good Cheer,” Midnight Echo 1.
Shearman, Robert “Mortal Coil,” Tiny Deaths.
Shearman, Robert “Tiny Deaths,” (novella), Tiny Deaths.
Shehadeh, Ramsey “How I Got Here,” Weird Tales, July/August.
Shelmerdine, Murray “Appearances,” Crimewave 10.
Shinn, Sharon “The House of the Seven Spirits,” Unusual Suspects.
Shipp, Jeremy C. “Dog,” Sheep and Wolves.
Showers, Brian J. “Father Corrigan’s Diary,” (novella) The Bleeding Horse.
Showers, Brian J. “Favourite No. 7 Omnibus,” The Bleeding Horse.
Showers, Brian J. “Quis Separabit,” The Bleeding Horse.
Slatter, Angela “Dresses, Three,” Shimmer 8.
Slatter, Angela “Little Radish, Crimsonhighway.com February.
Slatter, Angela “The Hummingbird Heart,” Shimmer 9.
Slatter, Angela “The Jacaranda Wife,” Dreaming Again.
Smale, Alan “Quartet, With Mermaids,” Abyss and Apex 25.
Smith, Maggie “Time of the Wolf (2003),” (poem) West Branch 63.
Snell, D.L. “Mortal Gods,” (novella) The Undead: Headshot Quartet.
Sokoloff, Alexandra “The Edge of Seventeen,” The Darker Mask.
Somers, Jeff “Closer in my Heart to Thee,” GUD 2.
Somtow, S. P. “An Alien Heresy,” Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine April/May.
Soulban, Lucien “Hell in a Handbasket,” Blood Lite.
Sparks, Cat “Piper,” Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine 36.
Speegle, Darren “ The Lunatic Miss Teak,” Subterranean.
Speegle, Darren “Saudade,” Crimewave, Now you See Me 10.
Steimle, James “The Supplanter,” Albedo One 34.
Steinwachs, Joanne “The Number of Angels in Hell,” Abyss and Apex 27.
Sterns, Aaron “The Rest is Silence,” Dreaming Again.
Stoddard, James “The First Editions,” The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction April.
Strantzas, Simon “A Shadow in God’s Eye,” Beneath the Surface.
Strantzas, Simon “Leather, Dark and Cold,” Bound for Evil.
Strantzas, Simon “Pinholesin BlackMuslin,”The2ndHumdrummingBkofHorrorStories.
Strantzas, Simon “Poor Stephanie,” Supernatural Tales 14.
Strantzas, Simon “Under the Overpass,” Shades of Darkness.
Stross, Charles “Down on the Farm,” Tor.com, July.
Sucksmith, Harvey Peter “A Bit of a Giggle,” Shades of Darkness.
Sullivan, David “The Ballad of Jennie Greenteeth’s Lover,” (poem) Goblin Fruit spring.
Sussex, Lucy “Robots and Zombies, Inc,” Dreaming Again.
Sutherland, Joel “Chinese Graveyard,” Read by Dawn, volume 3.
Swann, S. Andrew “Family Photos,” Future Americas.
Swirsky, Rachel “Monstrous Embrace,” Subterranean.
Taaffe, Sonya “Lupercal,” (poem) Not One of Us 39.
Taaffe, Sonya “Painted God and the Eyes of Childhood”(poem) Space andTime 104.
Taaffe, Sonya “The Devourer,” (poem), Mythic Delirium 19.
Taaffe, Sonya “The Plague Hill,” (poem), Mythic Delirium 19.
Taaffe, Sonya “The Second Ghost,” (poem) Home and Away.
Tallerman, David “Doppelganger (poem), ChiZine 37.
Tambour, Anna “Succession at Quandong Creek, (poem) Heliotrope, spring.
Tan, Yvette “Seek Ye Whore,” Rogue July (Philippines).
Taylor, John Alfred “The Limber Man,” Hell is Murky.
Taylor, John Alfred “What Would Mr. Raven Say,” Hell is Murky.
Tem, Steve Rasnic “2pm: The Real Estate Agent Arrives,” Crimewave 10.
Tem, Steve Rasnic “The Cabinet Child,” Phantom.
Tentchoff, Marcie Lynn “Smoke and Shadows,”(poem)Talesof the Talisman vol.3,issue4.
Thomas, Ben “Cormac’s Mirror,” Bound For Evil.

Thomas, Jonathan “Eben’s Portrait,” Midnight Call.
Thomas, Jonathan “Into Your Tenement I’ll Creep,” Studies in the Fantastic 1.
Thomas, Jonathan “Midnight Call,” Midnight Call.
Thomas, Lee “I’m Your Violence,” Unspeakable Horror.
Thomas, Lee “The Good and Gone,” Killers.
Thomas, Scott “Flower-Mending,” The Garden of Ghosts.
Thomas, Scott “In the Long, Weed-Haunted Summer,” Ibid.
Thomas, Scott “Mr. Pickergill’s Unusual Oak-Wood Box,” Ibid.
Thomas, Scott “Whispers in the Orchard,” Ibid.
Thorland, Donna “The Road to the Airport,” Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine March.
Tidhar, Lavie “Blakenjel,” Apex online, October.
Tidhar, Lavie “Covenant,” Apex 12.
Totten, Sarah “The Stone Man,” Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine 33.
Travis, Julie “Darkworlds,” Premonitions: Causes For Alarm.
Travis, Tia V. “No Need of Wings,” Subterranean online winter 08.
Travis, Tia V. “One Thousand Dragon Sheets,” Exotic Gothic.
Travis,” John “The Tobacconist’s Concession,” The 2nd Humdrumming Bk of Horror.
Tremblay, Mildred “Early Dark in November” (poem) ChiZine 38.
Tremblay, Paul G. “The Blog a the End of the World,” ChiZine 38.
Trent, Tiffany “Blackwater Baby,” Magic in the Mirrorstone.
Tullis, S.D. “An Oddly Quiet Street,” Cone Zero: Nemonymous 8.
Unsworth, Simon Kurt “Old Pan’s Pantry,” Shades of Darkness.
Utley, Steven “Sleepless Years,” The Mag. of Fantasy & Science October/November.
Valente, Catherynne M. “Lessons in Architecture,” (poem) Flytrap, 9.
Valente, Catherynne M. “The Girl With Two Skins,” (poem) A Guide to Folktales in….
Valentine, Genevieve “The Red Shoes (Continued),”Journal of Mythic Arts final issue.
Van Eekhout, Greg “Frequent Flier Miles,” Flytrap 10.
Van Pelt, James “Harvest, (novella) Alembical.
Vandemark, William T. “A Splash of Color,” Apex online, November.
Vanderhooft, JoSelle “The Gravedigger’s Daughter,” (poem) Illumen, autumn.
Vanderhooft, JoSelle “The Grocer’s Daughter,” (poem) Star*Line 14.
Vanderhooft, JoSelle “The Sea Wife,” (poem) The Mag. of Speculative Poetry spring.
Vanderhooft, JoSelle “Ugly,” (poem) Full Unit Hookup 9.
VanderMeer, Jeff “The Situation, chapbook.
Vickers, Curtis Bradley “The Fire Over West Morningstar,” Shroud 1.
Waggoner, Tim “Outside the Lines,” Shroud 4.
Walker, Leslie Claire “Bones,” Fantasy, January 28.
Wallace, Tinatsu “Chimera and Qi,” Shimmer 9.
Ward, C.E. “The Short Cut,” Supernatural Tales 14.
Warren, Kaaron “Down to the Silver Spirits,” Paper Cities.
Wedel, Steven E. “Little Graveyard on the Prairie,” chapbook.
Weiss, Ernst “The Rat Ship,” (novella) A Public Space 5.
West, Jacqueline “Eggshells,” (poem) Mythic Delirium 18.
Westwood, Kim “Nightship,” Dreaming Again.
Wick, Jessica Paige “To the River,” (poem), Mythic Delirium 19.
Williams, Conrad “68˚ 07’ 15”N, 31˚ 36’ 44”W,” Fast Ships, Black Sails.
Williams, Conrad “Late Returns,” The Second Humdrumming Book of Horror Stories.
Williams, Conrad “The Hushes,” Dick and Jane Primer for Adults.
Winkle, Michael D. “The Book of Cain,” Bound for Evil.
Wise, A. C. “Strange Fruit,” Paradox 12.
Wise, A.C. “Teeth,” Horror Library, volume 3.
Worthen, Mark “Old Hippies, Duct Tape and Tough Choices,” Thinner than Mist.
Worthen, Mark “What You Carry With You,” Beneath the Stones.
Wright, T. M. “The Blue-Faced Man,” Postscripts 16.
Yanique, Tiphanie “Gita Pinky Manachandi,” Trinidad Noir.
Yemni, Sadik “Burn and Go,” Istanbul Noir.
York, Christina F. “Touched,” Front Lines.
Young, Stuart “Bliss,” (novella). We Fade to Grey.
Yu, E. Lily “What Comes After Rain,” (poem) Goblin Fruit, summer.
Zeller, Jill “The Alzheimer’s Book Club,” Bound for Evil.
Zumis, Leni “Leopard Arms,” Harp and Altar.

Best Horror of the Year volume 2 Honorable mentions first half

Abraham, Daniel “The Emperor’s Vengeance,” Enemy of the Good.
Aikin, Jim “An Elvish Sword of Great Antiquity,” F&SF January.
Álamo, Alfredo “Poe,” (poem) The Magazine of Speculative Poetry, spring.
Alexander, Marie “Though Thy Lips Are Pale,” Dark Delicacies III: Haunted.
Alford, Andrew “A Jury of His Peers,” Alien Skin Magazine June/July.
Alspaugh, Brandon “Sleeping Monster Futures,” Cthulhu Unbound 2.
Anderson, Colleen “The Drowning Ones” (poem) On Spec summer.
Anderson, E “Savage,” Monstrous.
Ardai, Charles “My Husband’s Wife,” Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine July.
Armstrong, Kelley “Kat,” The Eternal Kiss.
Armstrong, Kelley “The Collector,” Hellbound Hearts.
Arnott, Marion “The Persistence of Memory,” Midnight Street 12, spring.
Atkins, Peter “Intricate Green Figurines,” The Rolling Darkness Review 2009.
Atkins, Peter “Prisoners of the Inferno,” Hellbound Hearts.
Atkins, Peter “The Mystery,” Spook City.
Ball, Peter M. “Horn,” Chapbook.
Barden, Rosalind “Lion Friend,” Cern Zoo.
Barrett, Jr. Neal “Limo,” Subterranean, summer.
Barron, Laird “Catch Hell,” Lovecraft Unbound.
Bartlett, Thomas T. John “The Memory Pool” The Rolling Darkness Review 2009.
Barzak, Christopher “The Ghost Hunter’s Beautiful Daughter,” Asimov’s SF Oct/Nov.
Bashaar, Margaret, “Kalypso,” (poem) Goblin Fruit spring.
Battersby, Lee “Rabbit, Run,” Dark Recesses November.
Beagle, Peter “Vanishing,” Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show.
Bear, Elizabeth “The Horrid Glory of Its Wings,” Tor.com, December 8.
Bell, Chris “Shel-el-Nessim,” This is the Summer of Love.
Berman, Steve “Kinder,” Phantom.
Berniker, Sara Joan “Sing a Seller’s Song,” Albedo One 37.
Berrie, Phillip “The Changeling Detective,” Masques.
Bestwick, Simon “Drop Dead Gorgeous,” Pictures of the Dark.
Bestwick, Simon “Never Say Goodbye,” Pictures of the Dark.
Bestwick, Simon “The Proving Ground,” Ibid.
Bestwick, Simon “Jindivik,” Ibid.
Bestwick, Simon “Red Light,” Ibid.
Bestwick, Simon “The Hours of the Dead,” Ibid.
Bestwick, Simon “The Loving of Ghosts,” Ibid.
Bestwick, Simon “The Suicide Chairs,” Apparitions.
Bestwick, Simon“ From Those Dark Waters, Where Lost Bones Lie,” Ibid.
Biancotti, Deborah “Diamond Shell,” A Book of Endings.
Biancotti, Deborah “Hush,” A Book of Endings.
Bickle, Laura “The Vampire Keeper,” Deadly Dolls.
Black, Holly “The Boy Who Cried Wolf,” Troll’s Eye View.
Black, Holly “The Coldest Girl in Coldtown,” The Eternal Kiss.
Black, Michael A. “The Golden Bug,” On a Raven’s Wing.
Block, Francesca Lia “Farewell, My Zombie,” Black Clock 10.
Bloomfield, Felicity “Ours to Tease,” Masques.
Boatman, Michael “The Flinch,” Dark Delicacies III: Haunted.
Bodard, Aliette de “The Lonely Heart,” Black Static 9.
Bolen, William “December Warming,” The World is Dead.
Borbolla, Óscar De La “Outside the Door,” Mexico City Noir.
Boston, Bruce & Ballentine, Lee “Wasp Light,” Farrago’s Wainscot.
Boston, Bruce “The Demon Coal,” Midnight Echo 3, November.
Boston, Bruce “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Vulture,” (poem), Farrago’s Wainscot.
Bowes, Richard “I Needs Must Part, the Policeman Said,” F&SF December.
Bowes, Richard “The Office of Doom,” Lovecraft Unbound.
Bradfield, Scott “Goodbye Lately,” Black Clock 10.
Brandel, Sarah “A Life in Pictures,” Cinema Spec: Tales of Hollywood and Fantasy.
Brannon, Thom “The Last of the Players, (poem) Return of the Raven.
Braunbeck, Gary A. “…And When it is Decided That the War is Over,” Mighty Unclean.
Braunbeck, Gary A. “Glorietta,” The World is Dead.
Braunbeck, Gary A. “Man With a Canvas Bag,” Dark Delicacies III: Haunted.
Braunbeck, Gary A. and Snyder, Lucy A. “However…” Hellbound Hearts.
Braunbeck, Gary A.“Everything of Beauty Taken From You in This Life…He is Legend.
Brenchley, Chaz “‘Tis a Pity He’s Ashore,” Hellbound Hearts.
Brennan, Marie “The Snow-White Heart,” Talebones winter.
Broaddus, Maurice “Hootchie Cootchie Man,” Black Static 14.
Brown, Eric “Taipusan,” Cemetery Dance 60.
Bryant, Andrew “Wrenning Day,” On Spec fall.
Buburuz, Cathy “Tin Lizzie,” Cover of Darkness.
Bulkin, Nadia “And When She Was Bad,” Nossa Morte February.
Burgis, Stephanie “Red Ribbons,” Black Static 11.
Burgis, Stephanie “True Names,” Strange Horizons November 9.
Burgis, Stephanie “Wolf’s Kin,” Space and Time 108.
Burke, Kealan Patrick “The Acquaintance,” Shivers V.
Cadigan, Pat “Truth and Bone,” Poe.
Caine, Rachel “Death Warmed Over,” Strange Brew.
Callahan, Barbara “My Mother’s Keeper,” Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine June.
Campbell, J. R. “Mr. Other’s Children,” Gaslight Grotesque.
Campbell, Paul “Eine Stadt, die Ausgang heist (A Town Called Exit),” New Horizons 2.
Cardamone, Tom “Lotus Bread,” Pumpkin Teeth.
Cardin, Matt “Snapshots From a Feast,” Inhuman 4.
Carson, Brendan “Yellow Mary’s Lamp,” Aurealis 42.
Cartaginese, Justin “The Portrayed Man,” Enemy of the Good.
Casson, Tim “Stone Whispers,” Black Static 12.
Castellucci, Cecil “The Bread Box,” Sideshow.
Castellucci, Cecil “Wet Teeth,” The Eternal Kiss.
Chadbourn, Mark “Farewell to the21st Century Girl,” British Invasion.
Chan, Eliza “Under Her Skin,” New Horizons 2.
Chappell, Fred “Shadow of the Valley,” F&SF February.
Châteaureynard, George-Oliver“The DenhamInheritance,”Edison’sFrankenstein PS20/21
Cherniak, Dave “Favourite,” On Spec fall.
Choo, Mary E. “The Malcontents (from Grannie’s garden)” (poem) Room 32.2.
Church, Suzanne “The Tear Closet,” Tesseracts Thirteen.
Cisco, Michael “Machines of Concrete Light and Dark,” Lovecraft Unbound.
Cisco, Michael “Modern Cities Exist Only to Be Destroyed. Cinnabar’s Gnosis.
Clairval, Gio “Last Drink Bird Head,” Last Drink Bird Head.
Clare, Cassandra “Other Boys,” The Eternal Kiss.
Clark, Simon “Children of the Vortex,” Dark Delicacies III: Haunted.
Clark, Simon “Mine,” Exotic Gothic 3.
Clark, Simon “Our Lord of Quarters,” Hellbound Hearts.
Clarke, Roz “Haunt-Type Experience,” Black Static 9.
Clements, Dominy “Artis Eterne,” Cern Zoo.
Conatser, Trey “Goldilocks,” (poem) Mid-American Review, vol. XXIX, #2.
Congreve, Bill “Time and Tapestry,” Borderlands 11.
Conlon, Christopher “The Girl That Nobody Liked,” Dark Discoveries 13.
Connelly, Lawrence C “The Death Lantern,” Gaslight Grotesque.
Connolly, John “A Haunting,” Dark Delicacies III: Haunted.
Connolly, Lawrence C. “Painkeeper,” Cemetery Dance 59.
Cooney, C.S.C. “Goblin Girls,” (poem) Goblin Fruit spring.
Cooper, Bruce “Send in the Clowns,” Necrotic Tissue 8.
Cooper, Dennis “The Guro Artists,” Ugly Man.
Cooper, Dennis “The Hostage Drama,” Ugly Man.
Cooper, Dennis “The Worst (1960-1971),” Ugly Man.
Cooper, James “My Secret Children,” Black Static 13, October/November.
Cooper, James “The Family Face,” This is the Summer of Love.
Corey, Trina “Vacation,” Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine March/April.
Couzens, Gary “Splinters,” Midnight Street #13, Autumn.
Cowdrey, Albert E. “Bandits of the Trace,” F&SF October/November.
Cox, F. Brett “She Hears Music Up Above,” Phantom.
Crouch, Blake “Remaking,” Thriller 2.
Crow, Jennifer “Black Ships Burning,” (poem) Goblin Fruit spring.
Crow, Jennifer “Ghost Country,” (poem) Goblin Fruit spring.
Crow, Jennifer “My Tell-Tale Heart,” (poem) The Mag of Spec Poetry, spring.
Crow, Jennifer “The Night Mayor,” (poem) The Mag of Spec Poetry, spring.
Crowther, Peter “Leaves,” British Invasion.
Curran, Tim “Fly By Night,” The Death Panel.
Currier, Jameson ‘The Theater Bug,” The Haunted Heart.
Davidson, Rjurik “The Winding Down of the World,” Edison’s Frankenstein. PS 20/21.
Davies, Robert “Bruise for Bruise,” Weird Tales 353 spring.
Dean, David “Awake,” Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine July.
DeManche, Keith “Colors That No Longer Shine,” Minnetonka Review 3.
Dinan, Kurt “Nub Hut,” Chizine #39.
Dowker, Felicity “The Bearded One,” Festive Fear.
Dowling, Terry “Two Steps Along the Road,” Exotic Gothic 3.
Downum, Amanda “Aconite and Rue,” On Spec fall.
Downum, Amanda “The Tenderness of Jackals,” Lovecraft Unbound.
Dudman, Clare “Last Drink Bird Head,” Last Drink Bird Head.
Duffy, Steve “Certain Death For a Known Person,” Apparitions.
DuFresne, John “The Cross-Eyed Bear,” Boston Noir.
Duncan, Andy “The Dragoman’s Bride,” The Dragon Book.
Dunyach, Jean Claude trans. Sheryl Curtis, “Enter the Worms,” Leaves of Blood.
Eccles, Marjorie “Rearrangements,” Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine November.
Edelman, Scott “Here I Choose,” chapbook.
Edelman, Scott “Tell Me Like You Done Before,” The Dead That Walk.
Edelman, Scott “The Hunger of Empty Vessels,” Bad Moon chapbook.
Evenson, Brian “Second Boy,” Unsaid 4.
Evenson, Brian “The Dismal Mirror,” Exotic Gothic 3.
Evenson, Brian “The Moldau Case,” Black Clock 10.
Evenson, Brian “Windeye,” Pen America 11: Make Believe.
Everson, John “The Mouth,” The Death Panel.
Faulkner, Ian R. “The Sleeper’s Awakening,” Space and Time 206, spring.
Files, Gemma “at the moment I am living in a haunted house,” (poem) Not One of Us 41.
Files, Gemma “Marya Nox,” Lovecraft Unbound.
Files, Gemma “The Drowned Town,” (poem) Goblin Fruit summer.
Files, Gemma “The Jacaranda Smile,” Apparitions.
Files, Gemma “The Speed of Pain,” Mighty Unclean.
Finch, Paul “Lives Less Ordinary,” Bare Bone 11.
Finch, Paul “Men of Old,” Apparitions.
Finch, Paul “The Crazy Helmets,” British Invasion.
Finch, Paul “We, Who Live in the Wood,” Black Static 14.
Finley, Toiya Kristen “Eating Ritual,” Sybil’s Garage 6.
Finley, Toiya Kristen “The Death of a Sugar Daddy,” Electric Velocipede 17/18.
Fischer, Eugene “Animal Husbandry,” Strange Horizons April 6.
Fischer, Jason “A Rose for Becca,” Borderlands 11.
Fischer, Jason “for want of a jesusman,” Aurealis 42.
Fischer, Jason “The Patchwork Palace,” Masques.
Fletcher, Tom “The Safe Children,” chapbook.
Ford, Jeffrey “The Coral Heart,” Eclipse Three.
Ford, Jeffrey “Weiroot,” Weird Tales 353 spring.
Foster, Eugie “Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest….” Interzone 220.
Foster, Eugie “Within Your Soul I Sightless See,” H.P. Lovecraft Magazine 5.
Fowler, Christopher “Piano Man,” Black Static 10.
Fowler, Christopher “The Eleventh Day,” Black Static 14.
Fowler, Christopher “The Stretch,” The British Fantasy Society Yearbook 2009.
Fowler, Karen Joy “The Pelican Bar,” Eclipse Three.
Frost, Gregory “Swift Decline,” The Stories in Between.
Frost, Gregory “The Final Act,” Poe.
Fry, Gary “Closer Than That,” Mindful of Phantoms.
Fry, Gary “Die Hard,” Mindful of Phantoms.
Fry, Gary “Discord,” Bare Bone 11.
Fry, Gary “The Night Watchman,” Supernatural Tales 16.
Fry, Gary “Unfriendly Fire,” Mindful of Phantoms.
Fry, Gary “Wafts,” Mindful of Phantoms.
Furth, Robin “Magpie,” (poem) Shivers V.
Furth, Robin “The Coroner’s Beautiful Daughter,” (poem), Shivers V.
Gaiman, Neil and McKean, Dave “Wordsworth,” (graphic novel), Hellbound Hearts.
Garriga, Michael “Zombie Revolt: On Gabriel’s Failed Insurrection…” Surreal South 09.
Garris, Mick “Tyler’s Third Act,” Dark Delicacies III: Haunted.
Gavin, Richard “Getting the Strap,” The Darkly Splendid Realm.
Gavin, Richard “The Astral Mask,” The Darkly Splendid Realm.
Gavin, Richard “Where the Scarab Dwells,” The Darkly Splendid Realm.
Genge, Sara “Counting Down to the End of the Universe,” Shimmer 10.
German, Wade “Golem Variant,” (poem) Dreams and Nightmares 83.
Gilman, Felix “Catastrophe,” Weird Tales 352 Nov/Dec 2008.
Glaze, Sandra “The Resident Ghost,” On Spec summer.
Gleason, William “The Hanged Man,” Analog October.
Godwin, Parke “Going After Timmy,” H.P. Lovecraft Magazine 5.
Golaski, Adam “Her Magnetic Field,” Cinnabar’s Gnosis.
Golaski, Adam “The Great Blind God Passed Through Us,” Strange Tales III.
Goodfellow, Cody “Rapture of the Deep,” Dark Discoveries 15.
Goodfellow, Cody “The Traveling Salesman,” Bare Bone 11.
Goodfellow, Cody “Wasted on the Young,” Cemetery Dance 62.
Goodfellow, Cody “We Will Rebuild,” Zombies: Encounters with the Hungry Dead.
Goodrich, John “The Patriot,” Cthulhu Unbound.
Goss, Theodora “The Puma,” Apex Magazine March.
Gottshall, Karin “Listening to the Dead,” (poem) Mid-American Review, vol. XXIX, #2.
Graves, Rain “Brown Hair, Brown Eyes, and I Left Once,” (poem) Barfodder.
Graves, Rain “Knowledge,” (poem) Barfodder.
Graves, Rain “The Angel of Wrong Things (Part III),” (poem) Barfodder.
Graves, Rain “The Angel of Wrong Things (The House of Sighs),” (poem) Barfodder.
Graves, Rain “The Angel of Wrong Things (The Tenderloin),” (poem) Barfodder.
Graves, Rain “The Angel of Wrong Things(The Old Boy and the Sea),”(poem)Barfodder.
Green, Christopher “Having Faith,” Nossa Morte February.
Grimmett, Neil “A Hard Water,” This is the Summer of Love.
Guibord, Maurissa “Haunt Squad,” Arkham Tales 4, August.
Gustainis, Justin “Meat Wagon,” Inhuman 4.
Haines, Paul “Slice of Life,” Slice of Life.
Haines, Paul “Wives,” (novella) X6.
Haldeman, Joe “Never Blood Enough,” Fantasy & Science Fiction. Oct/Nov.
Hammer, Jasmine “Tornado Juice,” Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet 24.
Henderson, C.J. “Locked Room,” Cthulhu Unbound.
Herbertson, Craig “Leibniz’s Last Puzzle,” The Fifth Black Book of Horror.
Herron, Mick “The Very Bad Man,” Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine March/April.
Heuler, Karen “After Images,” Phantom.
Hill, Gary “Rest in Peace, Jeremy Crandall,” Eldritch Horrors: Dark Tales.
Hill, Joe and King, Stephen “Throttle,” He is Legend.
Hobson, M.K. “The Warlock and the Man,” Enemy of the Good.
Holder, Nancy “Zombonia,” The Dead That Walk.
Houarner, Gerard “Assassin of Love,” A Blood of Killers.
Houarner, Gerard “Comes Love, Nothing Can Be Done,” A Blood of Killers.
Houarner, Gerard “Dancing With the Skeletons at the Feast,”(novella) Ibid.
Houarner, Gerard “Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me,” Ibid.
Houarner, Gerard “Soft Package,” Ibid.
Houarner, Gerard “The Man Who Wouldn’t Die,” Ibid.
Houarner, Gerard “The Mule,” Ibid.
Houarner, Gerard “The Other Box,” (novella) Strange Tales III.
Houarner, Gerard “The Shadow of His Killer,” A Blood of Killers.
Houarner, Gerard “Through Love’s Sight,” Ibid..
Houarner, Gerard “You Think You’re a Killer,” Ibid..
Hudson, Kelly M. “What Makes an Angel Cry,” The Death Panel.
Hughes, Lee “Turn the Crank,” Cern Zoo.
Hughes, Matthew “Hell of a Fix,” F&SF December.
Hughes, Rhys “Abomination With Rice,” Cthulhu Unbound 2.
Hunter, Faith “Signatures of the Dead,” Strange Brew.
Irwin, Sharon “Begin with Water,” Dead Souls.
Jackson, Neil “Celeste,” Gaslight Grotesque.
Jackson, Nick “The Siege,” New Horizons 2.
James, M.R. and Oliver, Reggie “The Game of Bear,” Madder Mysteries.
Jaumann, Bernhard “Snow on Bloedkroppie,” Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Mag, August.
Johnson, Alaya Dawn “Far and Deep,” Interzone 221.
Johnstone, Carole “The Blind Man,” Dead Souls.
Jones, Chris “The Whispering Walls,” (poem) Masques.
Jones, Mark Howard “Trackside,” Bare Bone 11.
Jones, Stephen Graham “The Ones That Got Away,” Phantom.
Kaftan, Vylar “What President Polk Said,” Phantom.
Kaiser, Jessica E. “Come to Jesus,” Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine 41.
Kalin, Deborah “The Wagers of Salt,” This is the Summer of Love.
Kane, Paul “Masques,” Return of the Raven.
Kaufmann, Nicholas “Mysteries of the Cure,” Shivers V.
Kaysen, Daniel “The Pain of Blue Eyes,” Black Static 9.
Keene, Brian “Burying Betsy,” Cemetery Dance 59.
Kek-W “Getting Old,” Bare Bone 11.
Kelly, Michael “A Blue Hand, Reaching,” Bare Bone 11.
Kelly, Michael “The Woods,” Tesseracts Thirteen.
Kelly, W. G. “Girl Like That,” Swill 4.
Kidd, Chico “Awakenings,” Brief Encounters.
Kiernan, Caitlín R. “At the Gate of Deeper Slumber,” Sirenia Digest April.
Kiernan, Caitlín R. “The Belated Burial,” Sirenia Digest 38.
Kiernan, Caitlín R. “The Belated Burial,” Subterranean, fall.
Kiernan, Caitlín R. “The Thousand-and-Third Tale of Scheherazade,” Sirenia Digest 38.
Kiernan, Caitlín R. Galápagos,” Eclipse Three.
Kilpatrick, Nancy “The Promise,” Hellbound Hearts.
Kim, Alice Sola “The Ugly Zombie,” Strange Horizons December 7.

Best Horror of the Year, volume two, Honorable Mentions (2009) second half

King, Stephen “Morality,” Esquire July.
Klages, Ellen “Singing on a Star,” Firebirds Soaring.
Knight, Joel “Let No Greater Love or Promise,” Strange Tales III.
Koja, Kathe “Far and Wee,” Weird Tales 352 Nov/Dec 2008.
Kopaska-Merkel,David & Rathbone,Wendy“ApparitionHouse,”(poem) Star*LineJan/Feb
Kornher-Stace, Nicole, “The Changeling Always Wins,” (poem) Goblin Fruit summer.
Kornher-Stace, Nicole, “This is Not a Love Story,” (poem) Goblin Fruit summer.
Kosmatka, Ted & Poore, Michael “Blood Dauber,” Asimov’s SF Oct/Nov.
Krasnoff, Barbara “In the Gingerbread House,” Electric Velocipede 17/18.
Krasnoff, Barbara “Rosemary, that’s for Remembrance,” Clockwork Phoenix 2.
Krasnoff, Barbara “Waiting for Jakie,” Apex online April.
Kressel, Matthew “Saving Diego,” Interzone 221.
Kressel, Matthew “The Spaces Between Things,” Electric Velocipede 17/18.
Kruse, Kent “I Was Walking,” (poem) Not One of Us 41.
Laidlaw, Marc “Leng,” Lovecraft Unbound.
Laken-Smith, Kim “Unearthed. Black Static 12.
Lakin-Smith, Kim “The Shadow Keeper,” Black Static 13, October/November.
Lalumière, Claude “Roman Predator’s Chimeric Odyssey,” Objects of Worship.
Lalumière, Claude “What to Do With the Dead,” Shimmer 10.
Lamb, Alexander “Eleven Orchid Street,” Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet 24.
Lambridis, Scott “Washer Woman,” Black Static 10.
Lanagan Margo “Ferryman,” Firebirds Soaring.
Lanagan, Margo “Sea-Hearts,” (novella) X6.
Lane, Joel “Face Down,” The Terrible Changes.
Lane, Joel “Sign Unseen,” Lovecraft Unbound.
Lane, Joel “Some of Them Fell,” Black Static 13, October/November.
Lane, Joel “The Witnesses are Gone,” (novella) chapbook.
Langan, John “ The Wide, Carnivorous Sky,” (novella) By Blood We Live.
Langan, Sarah “Fensted’s End,” Cemetery Dance 59.
Langan, Sarah “The Burn Victim,” Shivers V.
Langan, Sarah “The Dark Materials Project,” Hellbound Hearts.
Langridge, Huw “Last Train to Tassenmere,” Supernatural Tales 15.
Lanham, Carole “The Blue Word,” The World is Dead.
Lansdale, Joe R. “Quarry,” He is Legend.
Lansdale, Joe R. “Torn Away,” Twilight Zone: 19 Original Stories.
Lauderdale, Kevin “James and the Dark Grimoire,” Cthulhu Unbound.
Lauderdale, Robert “The Best Laid Plans,” Gaslight Grotesque.
Lebbon, Tim “The Language of the Land,” The British Fantasy Society Yearbook 2009.
Lee, Cassandra “Matty,” The Anthology of the Living Dead.
Lee, Tanith “Our Lady of Scarlet,” Realms of Fantasy August.
Lee, Yoon Ha “The Fourth Horseman,” Electric Velocipede 17/18.
Lees, Tim “Cuckoos,” Black Static 13, October/November.
Light, Jason M. “The Bear Who Swallowed the Sky,” Midnight Walk.
Link, Kelly “The Cinderella Game,” Troll’s Eye View.
Lis, Eric “My True Lovecraft Gave to Me,” Weird Tales 352 November/December 2008.
Llewellyn, Livia “Horses,” This is the Summer of Love.
Lockley, Steve and Lewis, Paul “Never Go Back,” British Invasion.
Lopez, Luciana “Julia Now,” Portland Noir.
Lukyanenko, Sergei “Foxtrot at High Noon,” By Blood We Live.
Lumans, Alexander “Elephants Are Why He Made the Oceans,” Surreal South 09.
Lustig, E. A. “The Sin Hypothesis,” Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show.
Lynch, Mark Patrick “Smoke Signals,” Bare Bone 11.
Mackintosh, Paul “The People of the Island,” Eldritch Horrors: Dark Tales.
Malfi, Ronald Damien “Chupacabra,” Bare Bone 11.
Maloney, Geoffrey “Through a Lens Darkly,” Aurealis 42.
Mamatas, Nick “A Stain on the Stone,” Phantom.
Mamatas, Nick “And Then, and Then, and Then…,”Innsmouth Free Press, May 30.
Mamatas, Nick “Farewell Performance,” Tor.com December 31.
Mamatas, Nick “Seventh Son of a Seventh Son,” (novella) You Might Sleep…
Mamatas, Nick “That of Which We Speak When We Speak of …,”Lovecraft Unbound.
Mantooth, John “The Water Tower,” Fantasy Magazine, July 20.
Marvick, Louis “Pockets of Emptiness,” Supernatural Tales 15.
Matheson, Richard Christian “How to Edit,” Dark Delicacies III: Haunted.
Matheson, Richard Christian “Venturi,” He is Legend.
Matsuura, Thersa “Devils Outside,” A Robe of Feathers.
Matsuura, Thersa “Hate and Where It Breeds,” A Robe of Feathers.
Matsuura, Thersa “Taro’s Task,” A Robe of Feathers.
McAllister, Bruce “Johnny,” Cemetery Dance 61.
McDougal, Heather “The Candy Store,” Writers of the Future XXV.
McGachey, Daniel “A Ravelled Tress,” They That Dwell in Dark Places.
McGachey, Daniel “Rags,” They That Dwell in Dark Places.
McGachey, Daniel M.“’AndStillThoseScreams Resound…’”TheFourthBlackBkof Horror
McGarry, Terry “The Piper’s Chair,” H.P. Lovecraft Magazine 5.
McGuire, Seanan “Animal Husbandry,” Grants Pass.
McGuire, Seanan “Inspirations,” Edge of Propinquity October.
McHugh, Ian “Angel Dust,” Clockwork Phoenix 2.
McHugh, Maura “Beautiful Calamity,” Paradox 13.
McHugh, Maura “Exchange,” (poem) Goblin Fruit spring.
McHugh, Maura “The Garden of Death,” Fantasy Magazine, May 29.
McHugh, Maura “Vic,” Black Static 10.
McIntosh, A. J. “Melting,” Strange Tales III.
McMahon, Gary “Dead to the World,” The Dead That Walk.
McMahon, Gary “Love is in the Air,” The Fourth Black Book of Horror.
McMahon, Gary “Proof,” Apparitions.
McMahon, Gary “Punch-Drunk,” Bare Bone 11.
McMahon, Gary “Strange Scenes From an Unfinished Film,” Cern Zoo.
McMahon, Gary “Survivor Guilt,” The British Fantasy Society Yearbook 2009.
McMahon, Gary “The Chair,” Black Static 10.
McMahon, Gary “The Good, Light People,” Strange Tales III.
Mead, Donald “The Shadow Man,” Writers of the Future XXV.
Meddor, Michael “The Boy Who Sang For Others,” F&SF January.
Meikle, William “The Tenants of Ladywell Manor,” Cthulhu Unbound 2.
Mellick III., Carlton “Lemon Knives ‘n’ Cockroaches,”Zombies: Encounters with the …
Menon, Anil “The Scorching Glass,” Return of the Raven.
Minor, Kyle “Dressing the Dead,” Surreal South 09.
Mitchell, William “The Turning of the Screw,” Midnight Street 12, spring.
Monette, Sarah and Bear, Elizabeth “Mongoose,” Lovecraft Unbound.
Moore, James A. “Emily’s Kiss,” Gaslight Grotesque.
Moore, James A. “Growing Pains,” Slices.
Moore, James A. “In the Oubliette,” Slices.
Moore, Ralph Robert “Fleeing on a Bicycle with Your Father…”The World Is Dead.
Moore, Ralph Robert “Like An Animal in a Hole,” Remove the Eyes.
Moore, Ralph Robert “My First Kiss,” Remove the Eyes.
Morrell, David “The Architecture of Snow,” Dark Delicacies III: Haunted.
Morris, Mark “Mother’s Ruin,” Hellbound Hearts.
Morris, Mark “Puppies for Sale,” British Invasion.
Morrish, Robert “Each Step I Take Is In Darkness,” Shivers V.
Morrissette, Micaela “The Familiars,” Conjunctions 53: Betwixt the Between.
Morton, Lisa “Joe and Abel in the Field of Rest,” The Dead That Walk.
Morton, Lisa “The Devil Came to Mamie’s on Hallow’en,” Cemetery Dance 60.
Morton, Lisa “The End,” Cinema Spec: Tales of Hollywood and Fantasy.
Morton, Lisa “The Lucid Dreaming,” (novella) chapbook.
Murr, Joe L. “Count of Three” Dark Recesses December.
Musk, Justine “Best Served Cold,” Zombies: Encounters with the Hungry Dead.
Nassise, Joe “Becoming Michael,” Inhuman 4.
Navroth, Linda “The Specimen,” Eldritch Horrors: Dark Tales.
Neal, D. T. “Aegis,” Albedo One 37.
Neal, D. T. “Rotgut,” Albedo One 36.
Nevill, Adam L. G. “The Ancestors,” The British Fantasy Society Yearbook 2009.
Neville, Adam L. G. “To Forget and Be Forgotten,” Exotic Gothic 3.
Neville, Adam L. G. “Yellow Teeth,” British Invasion.
Nickels, Tim “Salmon Widow,” Cern Zoo.
Nickle, David “Other People’s Kids,” Monstrous Affections.
Nickle, David “The Radejastians,” Tesseracts Thirteen.
Norris, Gregory L. “The Cove,” Monstrous.
Norum, Don “About 77 Degrees West of Nassau,” Nossa Morte May.
Nutman, Philip “The Misadventure of Fat Man and Little Boy, or…” British Invasion.
O’Bryan, Joey “The Svancara Supper Society” Midnight Walk.
O’Driscoll, Mike “The Entire City,” Albedo One 36.
O’Rourke, Monica “Cell,” This is the Summer of Love.
Ochse, Weston “The Crossing of Aldo Ray,” The Dead That Walk.
Oliver, Reggie ‘Tawny,” Madder Mysteries.
Oliver, Reggie ‘The Wig: A Monologue for an Actor,” Madder Mysteries.
Oliver, Reggie “Baskerville’s Midgets,” Madder Mysteries.
Oliver, Reggie “Countess Otho,” Strange Tales III.
Oliver, Reggie “The Black Metaphysical,” Cinnabar’s Gnosis.
Oliver, Reggie “The Head,” Madder Mysteries/ The Fourth Black Book of Horror.
Olsson, Marcus “The Hidden,” Masques.
Osborne, J. David “Amends Due, West of Glorieta,” Bare Bone 11.
Otsuichi “In the Park at Twilight, a Long Time Ago,” Zoo.
Otsuichi “The White House in the Cold Forest,” Zoo.
Owens, James “Brother,” Nossa Morte February.
Padmanabhan, Manjula “Cull,” Delhi Noir.
Paffenroth, Kim “The Covenant,” Cthulhu Unbound.
Page, Shannon “Eastlick,” Black Static 10.
Patten, Steve “Swallow,” Surreal South 09.
Paxon, Caitlyn “She Asks for Dresses, (poem) Goblin Fruit winter.
Paxson, Caitlyn “The Carnivale of Abandoned Tales,” Shimmer 10.
Pendergrass, Tom “The Circle Unbroken,” Return of the Raven.
Pepe, James B. “I Am Enkidu, His Wild Brother,” Sybil’s Garage 6.
Phillips, Holly “The Long Goodbye,” Asimov’s SF March.
Phillips, Michael “You’re a Stain,” (poem) Weird Tales 353 spring.
Piccirilli, Tom “Blood Sacrifices & the Catatonic Kid,” The Death Panel.
Pinborough, Sarah “Snow Angels,” The British Fantasy Society Yearbook 2009.
Prentiss, Norman “The Albright Sextuplets,” Shivers V.
Probert , John Llewellyn “A Dance to the Music of Insanity,” The Catacombs of Fear.
Probert , John Llewellyn “At First Sight,” The Catacombs of Fear.
Probert , John Llewellyn “Catacomb Interludes,” The Catacombs of Fear.
Probert , John Llewellyn “Mors Gratia Artis,” The Catacombs of Fear.
Probert , John Llewellyn “The Markovski Quartet,” The Catacombs of Fear.
Probert , John Llewellyn “The Neighborhood Watch,” The Catacombs of Fear.
Probert, John Llewellyn “De Vermis Infestis,” The Fifth Black Book of Horror.
Pugmire, W.H. “Some Bacchante of Irem,” Dark Discoveries 15.
Pulver, Sr. Joseph S. “A Night of Moon and Blood,Then …,”Blood Will Have Its Season.
Pulver, Sr. Joseph S. “An American TangoEndinginMadness,”BloodWillHaveIts Season.
Pulver, Sr. Joseph S. “And She Walks Into the Room…” Blood Will Have Its Season.
Pulver, Sr. Joseph S. “Blood Will Have Its Season,” Blood Will Have Its Season.
Pulver, Sr. Joseph S. “Carl Lee & Cassilda,” Blood Will Have Its Season.
Pulver, Sr. Joseph S. “Erendira,” Blood Will Have Its Season.
Pulver, Sr. Joseph S. “One Side’s Ice, One’s Fire,” Blood Will Have Its Season.
Pulver, Sr. Joseph S. “Stone Cold Fever” Blood Will Have Its Season.
Raines, Dave “Suitcase and Slow Time,” Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine June.
Rainey, Stephen Mark “ The Gaki,” Cemetery Dance 59.
Rainey, Stephen Mark “Shapes in the Illusive Night” Inhuman 4.
Ramani, Madhvi “Qasim,” Borderlands 11.
Rasmussen, Matt “Oh Cremulator,” (poem), Mid-American Review, Vol. XXIX, No.1.
Rath, Tina “Extended Family,” Exotic Gothic 3.
Red, Eric “The Buzzard,” Weird Tales 354 fall.
Reynolds, Joshua “Nemo at R’Lyeh,” Cthulhu Unbound 2.
Richards, Tony “Birchiam Peer, “ British Invasion.
Richards, Tony “The Crows,” Midnight Street 12, spring.
Rickert, M. “The President’s Book Tour,” Fantasy & Science Fiction. Oct/Nov.
Ridler, Jason S. “The Last,” Nossa Morte February.
Riley, David A. “The Fragile Mask On His Face,” Dark Discoveries 15.
Riley, David A. “Their Own Mad Demons,” The Fifth Black Book of Horror.
Riley, R. Thomas “Too Little,” The Monster Within Idea.
Rix, Phil, “A Taste of Casu Marzu,” Strange Tales III.
Roberts, Scott M. “The End-of-the-World-Pool,” OSC’s Intergalactic Medicine Show.
Roberts, Tansy Rayner “Siren Beat,” (novella) chapbook.
Robertson, Al “Changeling,” Black Static 9.
Robertson, Al “De Profundis,” Black Static 11.
Roden, Barbara “After,” Northwest Passages.
Roden, Barbara “Of the Origin of the Hound of the Baskervilles,” Gaslight Grotesque.
Roden, Barbara “The Haunted House in Etobicoke,” Exotic Gothic 3.
Rowan, Iain “A Walk in the Park,” Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Jan/Feb.
Royle, Nicholas “Unfollow,” British Fantasy Society Yearbook.
Runolfson, J. C. “Klabautermann,” (poem) Mythic Delirium 20.
Runolfson, J. C. “Kumiho,” (poem) (Going Going) Gone.
Runolfson, J. C. “O.D.,” (poem) Goblin Fruit winter.
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn “Turbulence,” Asimov’s SF August.
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn “What the Monster Saw,” Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine July.
Russell, R. B. “Dispossessed,” Putting the Pieces in Place.
Russell, R. B. “In Hiding,” Ibid.
Russell, R. B. “Literary Remains,” This is the Summer of Love.
Russell, R. B. “Putting the Pieces in Place,” Putting the Pieces in Place.
Russell, R. B. “The Red Rose and the Cross of Gold,” Cinnabar’s Gnosis.
Russell, R. B. “There’s Nothing That I Wouldn’t Do,” Putting the Pieces in Place.
Russo, Patricia “Palava,” Not One of Us 42.
Russo, Patricia “Wednesday,” Not One of Us 41.
Ryman, Geoff “Blocked,” F&SF October/ November.
Sakmyster, David “Talebones 38, summer.
Sampson, Rich “The Gift,” Space and Time 106, spring.
Schaechterle, Inez “Passing Down,” Cthulhu Unbound 2.
Schaller, Eric “Number One Fan,” Edison’s Frankenstein PS20/21.
Schaller, Eric “The Sparrow Mumbler,” New Genre 6.
Scurati, Antonio trans. Anne Milano Appel “Eternal Rome,” Rome Noir.
Sebold, Gaie “Eaten Cold,” Under the Rose.
Sedia, Ekaterina “Cherrystones and Shards of Ice,” H.P. Lovecraft Magazine 5.
Sellar, Gord “Cai and Her Ten-Thousand Husbands,” Apex February.
Sernine, Daniel “Striges,” (trans by Sheryl Curtis) Tesseracts Thirteen.
Shapiro, Eric “Call Me Doctor,” Zombies: Encounters with the Hungry Dead.
Shea, Michael “Copping Squid,” Copping Squid.
Shea, Michael “The Recruiter,” Lovecraft Unbound.
Shea, Michael “Tsathoggua,” Copping Squid.
Shearman, Robert “Granny’s Grinning,” The Dead That Walk.
Shearman, Robert “Roadkill,” (novella) chapbook.
Shearman,Rob“George Clooney’s Moustache,”The Brit FantasySocietyYearbook09 5800
Shepard, Lucius “Halloween Town,” (novella) Fantasy & Science Fiction. Oct/Nov.
Sherman, Fraser “Signs and Hortense,” Arkham Tales 4, August.
Siemienowicz, Miranda “Aleph Mem Tav,” Aurealis 41.
Siemienowicz, Miranda “Penthouse,” Overland 195.
Silva, David B. “Darkness and Light,” The Shadows of Kingston Mills.
Silva, David B. “Love Never Lost,” The Shadows of Kingston Mills.
Silva, David B. “Max the Magnificent,” The Shadows of Kingston Mills.
Singer, Glen “Transfusion: A Tale of Innsmouth Reborn,” Dark Discoveries 15.
Slatter, Angela “Sister, Sister,” Strange Tales III.
Slaveiro, Susan “Melpomene, on Raising Daughters,” Goblin Fruit winter.
Slaveiro, Susan “Rose Red, on Sibling Rivalry,” (poem) Goblin Fruit spring.
Smith, John Claude “The Shadow Over Las Vegas,” Cthulhu Unbound.
Smith, R. T. “Thurston,” Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine July.
Southard, Nate “His Start,” Broken Skin.
Southard, Nate “Working the Bag,” Broken Skin.
Southard, Nate “Yellow Triangles,” Broken Skin.
Sparks, Cat “Seventeen,” Masques.
Speegle, Darren “The Horticulturist’s Daughter,” Cemetery Dance 59.
Speegle, Darren “Will O’ the Wailing Wind,” Inhuman 4.
Spencer, William Browning“Come Lurk With Me and Be My Love,”Lovecraft Unbound.
Steel, Jim “Red Christmas,” Supernatural Tales 16.
Sterner, Samantha “The Elephant God,” Necrotic Tissue 8.
Stiles, Paula R. “In the Shadow of Uluru,” Arkham Tales 4, August.
Stine, R. L. “Roomful of Witnesses,” Thriller 2.
Stone, Grant “The Living Dead Boy,” Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine 41.
Strachen, Ian C. “Starlight Casts No Shadow,” The Fifth Black Book of Horror.
Strantzas, Simon “A Seed on Barren Ground,” Cold to the Touch.
Strantzas, Simon “Cold to the Touch,” Cold to the Touch.
Strantzas, Simon “Her Father’s Daughter,” Strange Tales III.
Strantzas, Simon “Here’s to the Good Life,” Cold to the Touch.
Strantzas, Simon “Like Falling Snow,” Cold to the Touch.
Strantzas, Simon “The Sweetest Song,” Cold to the Touch.
Strantzas, Simon “The Sweetest Song,” Cold to the Touch.
Strasser, Dirk “Stories of the Sand,” Realms of Fantasy December.
Straub, Peter “A Special Place: The Heart of a Dark Matter (novella) chapbook.
Straub, Peter “Variations on a Theme From Seinfeld,” Cemetery Dance 61.
Strieber, Whitley “The Good Neighbors,” Twilight Zone: 19 Original Stories.
Stuart, Kiel “Day of the Dead,” Inhuman 4.
Sutton, David “Dead Water,” The Fourth Black Book of Horror.
Tallerman, David “Rindelstein’s Monsters,” The Death Panel.
Tambour, Anna “Sincerely, Petrified,” Lovecraft Unbound.
Tambour, Anna “The Arms of Love and Death,” Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Mag.42.
Tem, Steve Rasnic “Show Night,” Dark Discoveries 13.
Tem, Steve Rasnic “Slapstick,” Bare Bone 11.
Tem, Steve Rasnic “The Cabinet Child,” Phantom.
Tem, Steve Rasnic “The Multiples of Sorrow,” Cinnabar’s Gnosis.
Tentchoff, Marcie Lynn “Midnight,” (poem) Star*Line September/October.
Tentchoff, Marcie Lynn “Scars,” (poem) Dreams and Nightmares 84.
Tessier, Thomas “The Woman in the Club Car,” Cemetery Dance 60.
Thomas, Ben “The Man with the Myriad Scars,” Weird Tales 352 Nov/Dec. 2008.
Thomas, Lee “Crack Smokin’ Grandpa,” In the Closet, Under the Bed.
Thomas, Lee “Down to Sleep,” In the Closet, Under the Bed.
Thomas, Lee “I Know You’re There,” In the Closet, Under the Bed.
Thomas, Lee “Shelter,” In the Closet, Under the Bed.
Thomas, Sarah “The Economy of Vacuum,” F&SF December.
Tidhar, Lavie “One Day, Soon,” Lovecraft Unbound.
Tidhar, Lavie “Set Down This,” Phantom.
Tobler, E. Catherine “The Far-Springer,” On Spec summer.
Totton, Sarah “Flatrock Sunners,” Black Static 12.
Towles, T. “Rough Ride to Valencia,” Black Clock 10.
Tremblay, Paul G. “Headstone in Your Pocket,” 353 Weird Tales spring.
Trenholm, Hayden “The Last Windigo,” Gaslight Grotesque.
Trogen, Brit “Red Cage,” Campus Chills.
Unsworth, Simon Kurt “Mami Wata,” Exotic Gothic 3.
Utley, Steven and Bishop, Michael “The City Quiet as Death,” Tor.com June 9.
Valente, Catherynne M. “A Delicate Architecture,” Troll’s Eye View.
Valentine, Genevieve “The Drink of Fine Gentlemen Everywhere,” Sybil’s Garage 6.
Valentine, Genevieve “White Stone,” Fantasy March 19.
Vallorani, Nicoletta “Pasolini’s Shadow,” Rome Noir.
Vanderhooft, JoSelle “Bringing Out the Dead,” (poem) The Memory Palace.
Vanderhooft, JoSelle “My Father’s House,” (poem) The Memory Palace.
Vanderhooft, JoSelle “The Gravedigger’s Daughter,”(poem)Fathers, Daughters, Ghosts..
Vanderhooft, JoSelle “The Mad Scientist’s Daughter,”(poem)Fathers, Daughters,Ghosts..
Vanderhooft, JoSelle “The Scarecrow’s Daughter,” (poem) Fathers, Daughters, Ghosts…
Vernon, Steve “Old Spice Love Knot,” Campus Chills.
Volk, Stephen “After the Ape,” The British Fantasy Society Yearbook 2009.
Volk, Stephen “Fear,” Black Static 9.
Volk, Stephen “From the Lips of Lazarus,” Exotic Gothic 3.
Volk, Stephen “Hounded,” Gaslight Grotesque.
Waggoner, Tim “Conversations Kill,” Cemetery Dance 60.
Ward, S. E. “Nell and the Devil,” Realms of Fantasy, October.
Wellington, David “Dead Man’s Land,” The World is Dead.
Wellington, David “Off Radio,” Buried Tales of Pinebox, Texas.
Welsh, Durand “Warszawa Road,” Borderlands 11.
Williams, Conrad “Deleted Scenes,” The British Fantasy Society Yearbook 2009.
Williams, Conrad “Slitten Gorge,” British Invasion.
Williams, Conrad “The Cold,” Hellbound Hearts.
Williams, Liz “Dusking,” Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet 24.
Williams, Tad “Ants,” Twilight Zone: 19 Original Stories.
Wilson, Alex “The Spoils of Springfield,” Shimmer 10.
Wilson, Andrew J. “The Thing’s the Play,” H.P. Lovecraft Magazine 5.
Wilson, Blake “The Door to Nowhere,” Eldritch Horrors: Dark Tales.
Wilson, F. Paul “Recalled,” He is Legend.
Wilson, Mehitobel “The Quarantine Act,” Zombies: Encounters with the Hungry Dead.
Wise, A. C. A Mouse Ran Up the Clock,” Electric Velocipede 19.
Wisker, Gina “Binding,” Dissections November.
Witcover, Paul “The Silver Ghost,” Everland.
Witcover, Paul “Where Balloons Go,” Everland.
Wittman, Jason D. “Fiddler,” Talebones winter.
Woodworth, Stephen “The Silent Majority,” The Dead That Walk.
Yaniv, Nir “A Painter, a Sheep, and a Boa Constrictor,” Shimmer 10.
Yaniv, Nir “Cinderers,” The Apex Book of World SF.
Yoachim, Caroline M. “Pageant Girls,” Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine 42.
Yolen, Jane “The Selchie's Children's Plaint,” (poem) Goblin Fruit summer.
Yolen, Jane and Stemple, Adam “Little Red,” Firebirds Soaring.
Youers, Rio “Mama Fish,” (novella) chapbook.
Youmans, Marly “The Ghost Crab’s Woman,” (poem) Electric Velocipede 17/18.
Youmans, Marly “The Red King’s Sleep,” Enemy of the Good.
Young, Marty “Black Peter,” Festive Fear.
Yovanoff, Brenna “Obedience,” Strange Horizons February 9.
Zelazny, Trent “The House of Happy Mayhem,” The Day the Leash Gave Way.