Here you can find information about where I’ve published my fiction, as well as handy links to take you to where you can purchase said fiction, if you are so inclined!
The Book of the Dead
NB: This anthology contains my story “Mysterium Tremendum.”
The Book of the Dead addresses the most fascinating of all the undead: the mummy. This anthology includes nineteen original stories of revenge, romance, monsters and mayhem, ranging freely across time periods, genres and styles.
Contributors include Gail Carriger, Will Hill, Jesse Bullington, Paul Cornell, Maria Dahvana Headley, Jonathan Green, Molly Tanzer, David Bryher, Den Patrick, Lou Morgan, Sarah Newton, Maurice Broaddus, Glen Mehn, Louis Greenberg, Michael West, Jenni Hill, David Thomas Moore, Roger Luckhurst and Adam Roberts
The stories are illustrated by Garen Ewing, award-winning creator of The Adventures of Julius Chancer series, and introduced by John J. Johnston, Vice Chair of the Egypt Exploration Society.
The anthology is published in collaboration with the Egypt Exploration Society, the UK’s oldest independent funder of archaeological fieldwork and research in Egypt, dedicated to the promotion and understanding of ancient Egyptian history and culture.
“Be prepared, therefore, to shudder, smile, shed a tear, and even lose some sleep…”
“Shrouded in history and mystery, complete with curses, canopic jars and a surprising quantity of cat-fancying, The Book of the Dead is as ambitious an anthology as The Lowest Heaven, and every bit as successful…. I’m in the mood for mummies.” – Tor.com
Rumbullion and Other Liminal Libations
“Euhoi! Euhoi! Come, Bacchus!”
Each piece is furthermore presented with a corresponding imbibation from Molly’s distinctive repertoire, to be concocted by the reader with the hope that his or her enjoyment of the story will be in some small way enhanced—and that Bacchus guide them on.
The full contents are as follows:
Introduction: A Consuming Desire
Rumbullion: An Apostrophe
Presented with Planter’s Punch
“In Sheep’s Clothing”
Presented with Sheep Dip
“How John Wilmot Contracted Syphilis”
Presented with The Arms of Venus
Presented with Choke Royal
“Herbert West in Love”
Presented with Revivification
“Tubby McMungus, Fat from Fungus”
Presented with The Shabby Tabby
“Go, Go, Go, said the Byakhee”
Presented with Mother’s Milk
The book will be a 256 page lithographically printed, sewn hardback with colour endpapers, limited to 250 copies.
Icarus (Fall/Winter 2013)
NB: This magazine contains a reprint of “Herbert West in Love.”
NB: This anthology contains my story “Qi Sport.”
In this innovative anthology of genre-spanning short fiction, each never-before-published story relates the impact of a manipulative influence on the lives of hapless victims. These poison-soaked pages offer a cruel lover who refashions her prey, a bioengineered warrior who goes on the run, an internet mapping service with a stalker’s eye, a carjacker with a conscience, a Victorian thespian who turns supercriminal, and a murderer of video game characters. These stories, by writers including Jesse Bullington, Tobias S. Buckell, Ekaterina Sedia, and more, all explore the grand schemes, Machiavellian maneuvering, and the knotty, micro-scaled twistings of the human heart.
Zombies: Shambling Through the Ages
NB: Look! I finally wrote something about zombies! This anthology magazine features my story “Tantivy.”
It’s a wonder humanity ever survived into the twenty-first century. Even Neanderthals knew to bury the dead beneath stones to prevent corpses from rising. Ancient civilizations feared slain warriors would return from battlefields, medieval physicians worried that bodies would rise from plague pits, many cultures buried the dead at crossroads to prevent the dead from walking. In Zombies: Shambling Through the Ages, editor Steve Berman has collected stories that reveal the threat of revenants and the living dead is far from recent. From the Bronze Age to World War II, this anthology guides us through millennia of thrills, chills, kills, carnage, horror, and havoc wreaked throughout history by the walking dead.
The Magazine of Bizarro Fiction (Issue Seven)
NB: This print magazine features my story “All This For the Greater Glory of the 7th and 329th Children of the Black Goat of the Woods.”
The premier magazine of the bizarro genre. Issue seven features the novella “Noah’s Arkopolis” by David W. Barbee, short fiction by David Agranoff, Molly Tanzer, Andrew Wayne Adams, Shane McKenzie and Dustin Reade, comics by Andrew Goldfarb and SCAR, articles by Constance Ann Fitzgerald, Carlton Mellick III, Kirsten Alene, Garrett Cook and Bradley Sands, a spotlight on author Jordan Krall, reviews, and more!
Geek Love: An Anthology of Full Frontal Nerdery
NB: This anthology features my story “Ho Pais Kalos.” This porn/erotica. So, you know. Caveat emptor.
Geek Love. It’s nerdy, wordy and a little bit dirty. It’s 250 pages of geek-themed erotic stories, accompanied by full-color art and comics, all from some of the finest authors and artists in the industry.
Think of it as the comma sutra. As full-frontal nerdity at its finest. As the bestiary of geek sexuality, proving once and for all that there’s nothing hotter than geeks in their natural habitats.
Electrifying play with Tesla? We’ve got it. Hot gamers tapping that? Check. Making passes at girls – and boys – with glasses? That’s just the beginning. We’ve got sexy librarians, raid nights, geek boys in leather and lace, tentacles, sexbots, superheroes and high-tech toys galore.
Stuffed with savory stories and loaded with sensual full-color art, comics and photographs created by some of the industry’s most talented authors and artists, Geek Love is a collection you’ll want to take to your bunk again and again.
Lovecraft eZine #20
NB: This magazine includes my story “Herbert West in Love.”
Welcome to issue #20 of The Lovecraft eZine! I have five Lovecraftian stories for you this month — all set in winter and/or the Holidays. Read “Herbert West in Love” by Molly Tanzer, “Of Faith and Fallow” by William R.D. Wood, “The Dead of Winter” by Jay Caselberg, “Wind Walker” by Neil John Buchanan, and “Yule Log” by Richard Holland.
A Pretty Mouth
Henry Milliner thinks his days of being the school pariah are over forever when he attracts the attention of Wadham College’s coolest Fellow Commoner, St John Clement, the Lord Calipash. St John is everything Henry isn’t: Brilliant, graceful, rich, universally respected. And as if that wasn’t enough, St John is also the leader of the Blithe Company, the clique of Natural Philosophy majors who rule Wadham with style. But when being St John’s protege ends up becoming a weirder experience than Henry anticipated—and the Blithe Company doesn’t quite turn out to be the decadent, debauched crew he dreamed of—Henry has some big decisons to make. Should he beg the forgiveness of his only friend, naive underclassman John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, or should he ride it out with St John and try to come out on top?
Tangling with a Calipash is an invariably risky endeavor. From antiquity to the modern era, few who have encountered members of that family have benefited from the acquaintance. If only Henry knew the that Calipashes are notorious for their history of sinister schemes, lewd larks, and eldritch experiments, he would realize there are way worse things than being unpopular…
NB: This anthology features my story “Tubby McMungus, Fat from Fungus” (co-authored with Jesse Bullington)
A collection of fungal wonders … and terrors. In this new anthology, writers reach into the rich territory first explored by William Hope Hodgson a century ago: The land of the fungi. Stories range from noir to dark fantasy, from steampunk to body horror. Join authors such as Jeff VanderMeer, Laird Barron, Nick Mamatas, W.H. Pugmire, Lavie Tidhar, Ann K.Schwader, Jesse Bullington, Molly Tanzer and Simon Strantzas through a dizzying journey of fungal tales. Feast upon Fungi.
The Lion and the Aardvark: Aesop’s Modern Fables
NB: This anthology includes my story “The Poison-Well.”
These confusing times of Internet trolls, one-percenters, toxic fame, and impending singularity cry out for clarity—the clarity found in Aesop’s 2,500 year old fables.
70 writers from across the creative spectrum bring their modern sensibilities to this classic format. Zombies, dog-men and robot wasps mingle with cats, coyotes and cockroaches. Parables ranging from the punchy to the evocative, the wry to the disturbing, explore eternal human foibles, as displaced onto lemmings, trout, and racing cars. But beware in these terse explorations of desire, envy, and power, certitude isn’t always as clear as it looks.
The Book of Cthulhu II
NB: This anthology features my story “The Hour of the Tortoise.”
When Night Shade Books unleashed The Book of Cthulhu onto an unsuspecting world, it was critically acclaimed as “the ultimate Cthulhu anthology” and “a ‘must read’ for fans of Lovecraft’s Cthulhu mythos,” The Book of Cthulhu went where no collection of mythos tales had gone before: to the very edge of madness… and beyond.
For nearly a century, H. P. Lovecraft’s tales of malevolent Great Old Ones existing beyond the dimensions of this world, beyond the borders of sanity, have captured and held the imaginations of writers and aficionados of the dark, the macabre, the fantastic, and the horrible. Now, because you demanded more, anthologist Ross E. Lockhart has risked all to dive back into the Cthulhu canon, combing through mind-shattering manuscripts and moldering tomes to bring you The Book of Cthulhu II, with even more tales of tentacles, terror, and madness.
Featuring monstrous stories by many of weird fiction’s brightest lights, The Book of Cthulhu II brings you even more tales inspired by H. P. Lovecraft’s greatest creation: The Cthulhu mythos.
This year, the stars are right…
Iä! Iä! Cthulhu Fhtagn!
Coming Together: Arm in Arm in Arm
NB: This anthology includes my story “Holiday at Two Hoots.”
Coming Together: Arm in Arm in Arm... is a collection of erotic fiction with a tentacle sex theme edited by Nobilis Reed. All proceeds benefit Oceana, the largest international organization working solely to protect the world’s oceans.
Future Lovecraft (Prime Books Ed.)
NB: This anthology includes my story “Go, Go, Go, said the Byakhee.”
Decades, centuries, and even thousands of years in the future: The horrors inspired by Lovecraft do not know the limits of time … or space. Journey through this anthology of science fiction stories and poems inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft. Listen to the stars that whisper and drive a crew mad. Worship the Tloque Nahuaque as he overtakes Mexico City. Slip into the court of the King in Yellow. Walk through the streets of a very altered Venice. Stop to admire the beauty of the flesh-dolls in the window. Fly through space in the shape of a hungry, malicious comet. Swim in the drug-induced haze of a jellyfish. Struggle to survive in a Martian gulag whose landscape isn’t quite dead. But, most of all, fear the future!
Future Lovecraft (Innsmouth Free Press Ed.)
NB: This anthology contains my story “Go, Go, Go, said the Byakhee”
Decades, centuries and even thousands of years in the future: The horrors inspired by Lovecraft do not know the limits of time … or space.
Journey through this anthology of science fiction stories and poems inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft.
Listen to the stars that whisper and drive a crew mad. Worship the Tloque Nahuaque as he overtakes Mexico City. Slip into the court of the King in Yellow. Walk through the streets of a very altered Venice. Stop to admire the beauty of the flesh-dolls in the window. Fly through space in the shape of a hungry, malicious comet. Swim in the drug-induced haze of a jellyfish. Struggle to survive in a Martian gulag whose landscape isn’t quite dead. But, most of all, fear the future.
The Book of Cthulhu
NB: This anthology contains my story “The Infernal History of the Ivybridge Twins.”
The Cthulhu Mythos is one of the 20th century”s most singularly recognizable literary creations. Initially created by H. P. Lovecraft and a group of his amorphous contemporaries (the so-called “Lovecraft Circle”), The Cthulhu Mythos story cycle has taken on a convoluted, cyclopean life of its own. Some of the most prodigious writers of the 20th century, and some of the most astounding writers of the 21st century have planted their seeds in this fertile soil. The Book of Cthulhu harvests the weirdest and most corpulent crop of these modern mythos tales. From weird fiction masters to enigmatic rising stars, The Book of Cthulhu demonstrates how Mythos fiction has been a major cultural meme throughout the 20th century, and how this type of story is still salient, and terribly powerful today.
NB: This anthology includes my story “The Infernal History of the Ivybridge Twins.”
Historical Lovecraft, a unique anthology blending historical fiction with horror, features 26 tales spanning centuries and continents. This eclectic volume takes the readers through places as varied as Laos, Greenland, Peru, and the Congo, and from antiquity until the 20th century, pushing the envelope of Lovecraftian lore. These are tales that reimagine history and look into the past through a darker glass. Tales that show evil has many faces and reaches through the centuries. Tales that will chill your heart.
Join us in our journey through horror and time, if you dare.
Running with the Pack
NB: This anthology includes my story “In Sheep’s Clothing.”
Remember the werewolves of classic stories and films, those bloodthirsty monsters that transformed under the full moon, reminding us of the terrible nature that lives within all of us? Today’s werewolves are much more suave—and even sexy—and they’ve moved from British moors to New York City lofts, shaved, and got jobs. But as the tales of these writers will show you, they remain no less wild and passionate, and they still tug at the part of our being where a wild animal used to be.