Via Dominik Parisien, here’s some lovely advance praise by Terri Windling, Jeff VanderMeer and Jonathan Carroll for The Starlit Wood, an anthology of original fairy tales in which my story “Seasons of Glass and Iron” will appear.
The modern revival of fairy tale fiction for adults began in the 20th century (with the stories of Angela Carter and Tanith Lee), and The Startlit Wood is proof that the revival is still going strong. Editors Parisien and Wolfe have brought a wide range of writers together to blaze new trails through the dark of the woods. Whether you’re passionate about fairy tales, like I am, or haven’t read them since childhood, I recommend this excellent anthology. I simply loved it.
– Terri Windling, World Fantasy Award-winning editor of the Snow White, Blood Red series
“A classy, smart, and entertaining volume of stories put together with consummate care—and featuring the best and most exciting fantasy writers working in the field today.”
– Jeff VanderMeer, New York Times-bestselling author of the Southern Reach trilogy
Lots of strange and wonderful goings-on in THE STARLIT WOOD. Fairy tales you thought you’d left behind in childhood are back in some very poignant, sly and original versions that will touch the “Wow!” in most readers.
– Jonathan Carroll, World Fantasy-Award winning author
You may have heard part of “Seasons of Glass and Iron” if you were at ICFA (where I read part of it) or CONvergence (where I read all of it). I’m really excited for it to get into people’s hands, not to mention getting to read everyone else’s stories in it — looking over the Table of Contents is a delight!
The anthology comes out October 18, and is available for pre-order right now.