Fourteen Notable Women Writers of the Weird

Recently, we compiled a massive 750,000-word, 1,200-page anthology The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories (Atlantic/Tor), which covers 100 years of weird fiction. In doing so, we revisited many old favorites and discovered new ones. This included discovery of our thoughts about some of the best women writers of weird fiction. Although there were many women […]

Weirdfictionreview.com’s Best of 2012: Will Your Book Be Considered?

This December, Weirdfictionreview.com intends to post comprehensive lists of the best of 2012 weird fiction and nonfiction. We’ll be consulting with our managing editor Adam Mills, our reviewer Maureen Kincaid Speller, and our contributors — including some who read in languages other than English — but the best way to be considered is to make sure we have a copy in […]

Hieroglyphic Press and Guido Gozzano

We’re delighted this week to feature a story from Hieroglyphic Press’s recent release, Requiems & Nightmares by  1800s Italian writer Guido Gozzano. The book has been translated by the team of Brendan and Anna Connell. In addition to the story “The Real Face,” we have an extensive interview with the translators — about translations generally and about Gozzano in particular, […]

The Weird: Approaches and Foci

All editors have key concepts or ideas about the approach to creating an anthology. Here are a few of the ideas and foci that occurred to us during the preliminary steps of creating The Weird anthology and during the process of research and selection. — Ann & Jeff Edited in the context of: Avoid the Great Certainty (certainty and making […]

The Weird Compendium Table of Contents

We’re proud to announce the publication this week of The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories in North America, via Tor Books. We have collected over one hundred years of weird fiction in a single volume of over 750,000 words, starting from around 1908 and ending in 2010. More than 20 nationalities are represented and seven new translations were […]

Weirdfictionreview.com’s Twelve Days of Monsters: Celebrating the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

  The International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA) is an annual scholarly conference held annually in Orlando, Florida, and devoted to all aspects of the fantastic (broadly defined) as it appears in literature, film, and the other arts.  It is sponsored by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts. This […]