LINKS

BOOK DEALERS

Antiquariat Buecherwelten - www.buecherwelten.de
Buecherwelten is Germany's largest bookstore of weird tales, science fiction, fantasy and horror from the UK and US. Another focus is on the works of Edward Gorey.

Camelot Books - www.camelotbooks.com
Camelot Books is both a new and used bookstore, catering to individuals wishing to own books not normally found in normal bookstores. We stock an assortment of signed books, signed limited editions, art folios which accompany special edition books, first editions, and books of limited printing in those areas listed above.

Cold Tonnage - www.coldtonnage.com
Cold Tonnage is based in Surrey, England, an hour or so out of London and have been selling collectible Science Fiction, Fantasy, Supernatural and Horror first editions for over twenty-five years. They specialise in new and out-of-print, collectible science fiction, fantasy, horror and the supernatural first editions: hardcovers, vintage paperbacks, pulps, magazines and much more.

Fantastic Literature - www.fantasticliterature.com
Fantastic Literature is the UK's largest and best online purveyor of out of print books, rare books and used books in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, crime, thrillers, ghost stories, weird tales and macabre fiction, historical fiction, vintage SF, Horror & Crime, small press, fanzines and graphic novels both in paperback, hardcover and magazines, signed and uncorrected proof copies.

Nightfall Books - www.nightfallbooks.com
Here at Nightfall Books our focus is on speculative fiction, with an emphasis on supernatural and weird tales. Shop in our online Bookstore, which features both new and out-of-print titles from the best genre specialty publishers. In The Library, we feature book reviews, suggested reading lists, author profiles, and more. Also, visit our Blog for more book reviews and commentaries.

Realms of Fantasy - realmsoffantasybooks.com
Based in Chickasha, Oklahoma, Realms of Fantasy specialises in fantasy, science fiction and horror releases from the UK and from small press/specialty publishers.

Wrigley-Cross Books - www.wrigleycrossbooks.com
Paul Wrigley and Debbie Cross opened a bookstore in 1990 after several years of selling books at conventions and mail order. We have always strived to carry a wide varied of quality used books while specializing in science fiction, fantasy, horror, and mystery. After fifteen years and one move, we made the difficult decision, based the on fiscal reality of today’s marketplace, to close our brick and mortar store in 2005.

Ziesing Books - www.ziesings.com
Mark and Cindy Ziesing. Just us. We do everything have been booksellers and publishers for nearly forty years. They specialise in SF, fantasy and horror, but also stock books that are reflective of their own rather eccentric and diverse interests.



ARTISTS

Santiago Caruso - www.santiagocaruso.com.ar
His work stands out both for its vigor as well as for its technique. It is no overstatement to say that the work of Caruso, which is well represented in the galleries and museums of Buenos Aires, USA, Mexico and Spain, is currently one of the most pleasant revelations of Latin American plastic arts.

Eoin Coveney - eoincoveney.com
Eoin Coveney is an Irish illustrator who does commercial illustration for various companies around Ireland.

Jason Van Hollander - www.jasonvanhollander.com
Jason Van Hollander is an artist who has designed book jackets for Ash-Tree Press, Night Shade Books, Arkham House and many others. He did the cover art for Ash-Tree Press's Acquainted with the Night.

Meggan Kehrli - www.meggankehrli.com
Meggan Kehrli runs a graphic design studio in Chicago. Her studio work includes a broad range of illustration, printmaking and paper arts projects--from corporate collateral to holiday cards.

The Singing Garden - www.thesinginggarden.co.uk
Website of Stephen J. Clark, surrealist painter, poet and author.

Ubatuber Productions - ubatuberproductions.blogspot.com
Jeffrey C. Roche is a painter, a sculptor, filmmaker, & photographer, a printmaker & woodburner. He also does brilliant stop-motion short films including Pandora, Widow and Jenny Greenteeth. Check them out at the above link.



AUTHORS

Helen Grant - www.helengrantbooks.com
Helen Grant was born in London but has lived in Spain, Germany and Belgium. Her first novel, The Vanishing of Katharina Linden, won an ALA Alex Award in the US and was shortlisted for both the CILIP Carnegie Medal and the Booktrust Teenage Prize.

John Kenny - johnrichardkenny.com
John Kenny has been co-editor of Albedo One since 1993 and co-administrator of its International Aeon Award for Short Fiction since 2005. He also edited The Best of 2009 and Box of Delights, an original horror anthology. As a freelance editor, he has worked on both novels and short stories.

Monica S. Kuebler - www.deathofcool.org
Writer, Maker, Gamer, Dreamer. Rue Morgue Magazine Managing Editor, Burning Effigy Press Editor-in-Chief, co-author of Some Words Spoken, and strange, creative human being.

Gary McMahon - www.garymcmahon.com
Gary McMahon writes contemporary horror stories that are rooted in the traditions of classic weird fiction. His stomping ground is often the alienating urban sprawl of modern life, but the horrors he meets there are timeless and very, very hungry . . .

Elizabeth Miller - www.blooferland.com
Elizabeth Miller is recognized internationally for her expertise on Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula--its origins in folklore, literature and history, as well as its influence on twentieth-century culture.

MooreReppion - www.moorereppion.com
Leah Moore and John Reppion, purveyors of fine comics since 2003. Together this super-duo have written award winning comics such as Albion and Raise the Dead. The future of comics has nothing to worry about.

Rosalie Parker - www.tartaruspress.com/rmp1.htm
Rosalie is co-proprietor and editor of the independent publishing house, Tartarus Press, which has won two World Fantasy Awards. Additionally, Rosalie won a World Fantasy Award for editing Strange Tales in 2003. She is also the author of The Old Knowledge and Other Strange Tales (The Swan River Press, 2010).

R.B. Russell - www.tartaruspress.com/russell1.htm
R.B. Russell is an English author, born in Sussex, who has a fondness for old books and vinyl records. Apart from Ghosts, Putting the Pieces in Place and Bloody Baudelaire, a further collection of tales, Literary Remains, was published by PS Publishing in 2010. Russell is co-proprietor of the independent publishing house Tartarus Press.



BLOGS AND CRITICS

The Agony Column - bookotron.com
Book commentaries, reviews and podcasts from various contributors including Rick Kleffel and Mario Guslandi.

The Endless Bookshelf - endlessbookshelf.net
The Endless Bookshelf posts full reviews of recent books or reflections upon reading or re-reading a notable literary work; sometimes its function is as a commonplace book where interesting or provocative passages are recorded (with or without discussion of context).

The Pan Review - panreview.blogspot.com
Mark Andersen's fortnightly critique of uncanny short fiction. Andersen is a published author and guest speaker on English Literature in the Media.

Speculative Fiction Junkie - www.speculativefictionjunkie.net
"Speculative Fiction Junkie is a product of my love for fantasy, science fiction, horror, and weird fiction. As someone who loves to collect first edition/first printing books myself, I'll do my best to identify the true first for each of the books reviewed."

The Stars at Noonday - noondaystars.blogspot.ie
Brendan Moody's thoughts on weird, strange, and supernatural fiction.

The Supernatural Tales Blog - suptales.blogspot.com
Written by David Longhorn, editor of the much esteemed print journal Supernatural Tales.

Tartarus Press Blog - tartaruspress.blogspot.com
Written by the proprietors of Tartarus Press. Tartarus Press is an international award-winning, independent small press run by R.B. Russell and Rosalie Parker.

Weird Fiction Review - weirdfictionreview.com
The brainchild of Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer, Ann has served as editor of Weird Tales and with Jeff co-edited such anthologies as The New Weird.

Wormwoodiana - wormwoodiana.blogspot.com
The journal Wormwood, founded in 2003, is published twice a year by Tartarus Press, and is devoted to "literature of the fantastic, supernatural and decadent." This blog was begun by Douglas A. Anderson (columnist) and Mark Valentine (editor), along with friends, to present relevant news and information of similar interest.



JOURNALS AND MAGAZINES

Albedo One - www.albedo1.com
Albedo One is Ireland’s longest-running and foremost magazine of the fantastic. Since 1993, they have published stories of both Irish and international authors which push at the boundaries of science fiction, fantasy and horror.

Ghosts & Scholars - www.pardoes.info/roanddarroll/GS.html
Ghosts & Scholars was founded in 1979 to encouraging scholarly research into James, his themes and his followers. The newsletter is edited by Rosemary Pardoe.

Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies - irishgothichorrorjournal.homestead.com
The IJGHS aims to combine academic credibility and critical excellence with genuine enthusiasm for the subjects featured in its on-line journal. They are currently seeking submissions.

Le Fanu Studies - www.lefanustudies.com
Le Fanu Studies (ISSN 1932-9598) invites essays on any aspect of the life and works of famous Victorian mystery and ghost story writer Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873). It also seeks essays about works of drama, literature, and film related to Le Fanu.

Rue Morgue - www.rue-morgue.com
Rue Morgue is the world’s leading horror culture and entertainment publication. Launched in 1997 by Rodrigo Gudiño, Rue Morgue has expanded over the years into the Festival of Fear national horror expo; Rue Morgue Radio all horror broadcast; and Rue Morgue Podcast weekly talk radio show.

Shadows & Tall Trees - www.undertowbooks.com
Shadows & Tall Trees, edited by Michael Kelly, is the flagship publication of Undertow Publications, a small press based near Toronto, Canada. In 2010 the journal was a finalist for the British Fantasy Award for Best Periodical/Magazine.

Supernatural Tales - suptales.blogspot.com
Supernatural Tales has published stories by some of the most gifted authors working in the genre today. It has won recognition from well-known editors of 'Years Best' horror anthologies, but has consistently pushed at the boundaries of what constitutes supernatural fiction.



MISCELLANEOUS FAVOURITES

A Guide to Supernatural Fiction - supernaturalfiction.co.uk
The Guide to Supernatural Fiction edited by R.B. Russell is of great interest to connoisseurs of supernatural fiction. It is still a "work in progress", but already contains bibliographical information on over 360 authors and editors of supernatural fiction.

Hemingford Grey Manor - www.greenknowe.co.uk
Built in the 1130s, The Manor is one of the oldest continuously inhabited houses in Britain and much of the original house remains virtually intact in spite of various changes over nine hundred years. It is also the former home of Lucy M. Boston, whose stories for children and eerie tales continue to delight.

Nunkie Theatre Productions - www.nunkie.co.uk
Nunkie Theatre Productions is the company behind 'A Pleasing Terror: Two Stories by M.R. James', Robert Lloyd Parry's excellent one-man play that recreates an intimate fireside atmosphere in which James himself tells 'Canon Alberic's Scrapbook' and 'The Mezzotint', among others!

Pulprack - www.pulprack.com
The Pulp Rack is a reference and critical site dedicated to the pop culture fiction of the 20th Century--adventure & western pulps, Max Brand/Frederick Faust, Talbot Mundy, and more.

Raky Press - www.rakypress.com
Fine letterpress, graphic design and print production. Sara Wrzesinski offers custom design and printing of busiess cards and ephemera. Highly recommended!



MUSIC

Dust, Unsettled - www.dust-unsettled.com
Dust, Unsettled are a small label for releases of drone, electronic, phonography and experimental music albums, operated by Scottish sound artist Brian Lavelle.

Steven Severin - www.stevenseverin.com
An ex-member of Siouxsie and the Banshees, Severin is now involved in a sundry of solo projects and collaborations, including a new soundtrack for Dreyer's classic film Vampyr. Listen to selections from Severin's solo work here.



PUBLISHERS

Ash-Tree Press - www.ash-tree.bc.ca
Since 1994, Ash-Tree Press has published a wide range of quality supernatural fiction in hardcover limited editions, including the works of M.R. James, Wakefield, Le Fanu and others.

Burning Effigy Press - www.burningeffigy.com
Burning Effigy Press was founded in 1999 as a way to bring fringe poetry, prose and fiction out from the trenches and onto the pages of chapbooks and anthologies. The driving force of Burning Effigy has always been that we are writers publishing writers. We love words that scream and bleed from the pages and demand to be heard.

Chômu Press - www.chomupress.com
Chômu Press in an imprint dedicated to publishing fiction that is both imaginative and unhindered by considerations of genre. They aim to uncover and publish works that will make literature exciting and vital once more.

Egaeus Press - www.egaeuspress.com
The foundations for Egaeus Press were laid in the cold English summer of 2011 in the dreamclutter of a childish melancholia - a nursery room agoraphobia compelling us to recall the anguished ticks of broken clockwork, the smell of curdled milk, the image of a songbird’s funeral on the tobacco-dry pages of an antique scrapbook . . .

Ex Occidente Press - www.exoccidente.com
Ex Occidente Press specialises in rara et nova fiction of the supernatural, the odd and the weird, the strange and the decadent, the fantastic and the obscure. Ex Occidente Press places equal emphasis on both new works from contemporary writers and works from an earlier age of European literature.

Gothic Press - www.gwcgothicpress.com
Gothic Press was founded in 1979 by Gary William Crawford to publish books and periodicals in the field of Gothic literature. In May of 2006, Crawford began the online journal Le Fanu Studies.

Gray Friar Press - www.grayfriarpress.com
Gray Friar Press is dedicated to presenting the best writing in the field of dark literature. They published the anthology Poe's Progeny and Stephen Volk's Dark Corners.

Hieroglyphic Press - hieroglyphicpress.co.uk
Hieroglyphic Press is a small imprint primarily dedicated to publishing works of an eclectic and rarefied nature: to use a quote from elsewhere they wish for spiritual art - Decadence, Esoterica and Symbolism.

Hippocampus Press - www.hippocampuspress.com
Founded in 1999, Hippocampus Press specialises in classic horror and science fiction with an emphasis on the works of H. P. Lovecraft and other pulp writers of the 1920s and 1930s.

Nightjar Press - nightjarpress.weebly.com
Nightjar Press is a new independent publisher specialising in limited edition single short-story chapbooks by individual authors. The publisher is Nicholas Royle, the designer John Oakey.

Nodens Books - www.nodensbooks.com
Nodens Books is managed by writer and editor Douglas A. Anderson, the author of The Annotated Hobbit (1988; revised and expanded edition 2002), and editor of several fantasy anthologies.

PS Publishing - pspublishing.co.uk
PS Publishing is an award-winning, UK-based, independent publisher of science fiction, fantasy, horror and crime novellas, novels and short fiction collections. They also publish non-fiction and a quarterly short fiction digest magazine, Postscripts.

Sarob Press - sarobpress.blogspot.com
Although we originally closed in 2007 Sarob have re-launched the press. They keep their books nice and affordable even though they're limited numbered hardcovers. And they've also made every effort to give their books something of the look of their early titles. That's black and white cover art and illustrations . . . a ghostly touch.

Side Real Press - www.siderealpress.co.uk
Side Real Press was founded in 2003 as an imprint specialising in supernatural and weird literature past and present. Each volume is published as a numbered, limited edition hardback of approximately 300 copies.

The Swan River Press - www.swanriverpress.ie
Named for the now subterranean waterway that flows through the bustling neighbourhood of Rathmines, Dublin's Swan River Press was founded in 2003 by author and editor Brian J. Showers. Since its inception, the press has specialised in literature of the Gothic, fantastic, strange, and supernatural, with an emphasis on Ireland's past and present contributions to the genre.

Tartarus Press - www.tartaruspress.com
Tartarus Press are a small, independent publishing house, specialising in interesting fiction from the past and present. Their titles cross various genres and are often of an unusual nature, which means that they may have been overlooked by mainstream publishers.



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