Michael Kelly – an update on a new anthology

Michael Kelly has been previously featured on Reading Recommendations. He’s back now with news of a new anthology of fiction he has edited and published.

Shadows and Tall Trees
edited by Michael Kelly
Published by Undertow Books
Genre: Anthology of Weird Fiction

The acclaimed literary anthology Shadows & Tall Trees has featured authors short-listed for the Man Booker Award, and World Fantasy Award winners. Several of our stories have been reprinted in “Year’s Best” anthologies and have garnered numerous award nominations. The premiere anthology of weird fiction.

Shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award!

Shortlisted for the Shirley Jackson Award!

Shadows and Tall Trees is a smart, soulful, illuminating investigation of the many forms and tactics available to those writers involved in one of our moment’s most interesting and necessary projects, that of opening up horror literature to every sort of formal interrogation. It is a beautiful and courageous series.”
– Peter Straub

ALL NEW STRANGE TALES FROM:
Brian Evenson, Malcolm Devlin, Rebecca Kuder, V.H. Leslie, Robert Levy, Laura Mauro, Manish Melwani, Alison Moore, Harmony Neal, Rosalie Parker, M. Rickert, Nicholas Royle, Robert Shearman, Christopher Slatsky, Simon Strantzas, Steve Rasnic Tem, Michael Wehunt, Charles Wilkinson, and Conrad Williams

Michael Kelly is the Series Editor for the Year’s Best Weird Fiction. He has been a finalist for the World Fantasy Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, and the British Fantasy Society Award. His fiction has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies, including Black Static, The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 21 & 24, Supernatural Tales, Postscripts, Weird Fiction Review, and has been collected in Scratching the Surface, and Undertow & Other Laments. He owns and runs Undertow Publications. Undertow Publications is home to two acclaimed series’ of anthologies: Year’s Best Weird Fiction, and Shadows & Tall Trees.

Where to purchase:
Amazon
Undertow Books

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What is your latest release and what genre is it? Chilling Tales: In Words, Alas, Drown I – Horror

Quick description: An anthology of all-new Canadian horror stories from Canada’s darkest dreamers.

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Brief biography:
Michael Kelly runs Undertow Publications, an imprint of ChiZine Publications.
He has been a finalist for the Shirley Jackson Award and the British Fantasy Society Award. His fiction has appeared in Black Static, The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Supernatural Tales, Postscripts, Shadows Edge, and has been collected in Scratching the Surface, and Undertow & Other Laments. He also publishes and edits Shadows & Tall Trees. His latest book (as editor), is Chilling Tales: In Words, Alas, Drown I. In 2014 he will be publishing the inaugural volume of The Year’s Best Weird Fiction, edited by Laird Barron.

Links to buy Michael’s book:
Amazon Worldwide – eBook and Paperback

Michael’s promo links:
Undertow Website
Facebook
Facebook – Shadows & Tall Trees Group
Twitter – Shadows & Tall Trees/Undertow

What are you working on now?
I’m editing the next volume of Shadows & Tall Trees, and doing some preliminary work on the inaugural volume of The Year’s Best Weird Fiction.

Michael’s reading recommendation:
North American Lake Monsters by Nathan Ballingrud. Superb collection of short stories.