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Ellen Datlow’s Best Horror of the Year volume 7

September 24th, 2015

We are beyond thrilled that Black Apples: 18 new fairytales made it onto Ellen Datlow’s recommended reading list for The Best Horror of the Year volume 7.

The included stories are:

“Scar” by Elin Olausson

“Bluebeard’s Child” by Alison Littlewood

Congratulations, ladies! Well done! And thank you for writing these brilliant stories that we fell so in love with.


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This fabulous list also includes several short stories from other Belladonna authors published elsewhere:

Neugebauer, Annie “Hide,” Black Static #44, November/December.

Rega, Angela “The Bush Bride of Badgery Hollow,” Sq Mag 14/M ay.

Shallcross, Leife “Music for an Ivory Violin,” Aurealis #74.

Stinchcomb, Jan “The Woodsman,” Luna Station Quarterly #17.

Bulkin, Nadia “Truth is Order and Order is Truth,” Sword and Mythos.

Gussoff, Caren “Peculiar Institution,” Beast Within 4: Gears and Growls.

Heuler, Karen “Stray Curse,” Indiana Review, summer.

Jeffreys, Tim “The Well,” Whispers from the Abyss.

Littlewood, Alison “A Legion of Echoes,” Far Voyager Postscripts 32/33.

Littlewood, Alison “On Ilkley Moor,” Terror Tales of Yorkshire.


Alison Littlewood also made it into the anthology itself with the Shirley Jackson Award winning story “The Dog’s Home.”

Congratulations to all!


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