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Short stories & anthologies

"It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important." (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)

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Sherman Alexie
Ten Little Indians

Kevin J. Anderson, editor
Star Wars: Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina

Michael A. Arnzen
100 Jolts: Shockingly Short Stories

Isaac Asimov
Robot Dreams
Robot Visions


Kage Baker
Black Projects, White Knights

Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris
Magical Mechanications

Charles Baxter
Gryphon: New & Selected Stories

Steve Berman
Second Thoughts: More Queer & Weird Stories

Kate Bernheimer
 Horse, Flower, Bird

Anne Bishop
Dreams Made Flesh

James P. Blaylock
In for a Penny
Thirteen Phantasms

Robert Bloch
The Lost Bloch: Vol. 3, edited by David J. Schow

Francesca Lia Block
Blood Roses
The Rose & the Beast: Fairy Tales Retold

Judy Blume, editor
Places I Never Meant To Be: Original Stories by Censored Writers

Richard Bowes
From the Files of the Time Rangers

Ray Bradbury
The Illustrated Man

Marion Zimmer Bradley, editor
Sword & Sorceress XX

Poppy Z. Brite
Antediluvian Tales
The Devil You Know

Carrie Brown
The House on Belle Isle

Eric Brown
Threshold Shift

Cara Bruce, editor

Kealan Patrick Burke
The Number 121 to Pennsylvania & Others

Jim Butcher
My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding
Side Jobs

A.S. Byatt
The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye


Orson Scott Card
Posing as People, with Scott Brick, Aaron Johnston & Emily Janice Card

Angela Carter
The Bloody Chamber

Peter Carver, editor
The Horrors: Terrifying Tales, Book I

Rosanne Cash, editor
Songs Without Rhyme

Suzy McKee Charnas
Stagestruck Vampires & Other Phantasms

C.J. Cherryh
The Collected Short Fiction

Frank Chigas
The Damp Chamber & Other Bad Places

Richard Chizmar, editor
Trick or Treat: A Collection of Halloween Novellas

Richard Chizmar & Robert Morrish, editors
October Dreams: A Celebration of Halloween

Christopher Conlon, editor
Poe's Lighthouse

Bruce Coville
Oddly Enough

F. Brett Cox & Andy Duncan, editors
Crossroads: Tales of the Southern Literary Fantastic

Peter Crowther
Mars Probes (editor)
Songs of Leaving
The Spaces Between the Lines
Taps & Sighs (editor)

Julie E. Czerneda, editor
Space Inc.


Jack Dann, et al
The Fiction Factory

Jack Dann & Gardner Dozios, editors
Beyond Flesh
Future Crimes
Future Sports

Ellen Datlow, editor
Off Limits: Tales of Alien Sex
Vanishing Acts
A Whisper of Blood

Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, editors
Black Heart, Ivory Bones
Black Swan, White Raven
Black Thorn, White Rose
Ruby Slippers, Golden Tears
Salon Fantastique
Silver Birch, Blood Moon
Sirens & Other Daemon Lovers
Snow White, Blood Red
A Wolf at the Door: & Other Retold Fairy Tales
The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror, 11th edition
The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror, 12th edition
The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror, 13th edition
The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror, 14th edition

Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant, editors
The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror, 18th annual edition

Julie Ann Dawson, editor
Legendary Horrors: A Collection of Modern & Classic Horror

Frank de Caro, editor
The Folktale Cat

Charles de Lint
Dreams Underfoot
A Handful of Coppers
The Hour Before Dawn
The Ivory & the Horn
Moonlight & Vines
The Newford Stories (omnibus edition of Dreams Underfoot, The Ivory & the Horn and Moonlight & Vines)
Quicksilver & Shadow
Tapping the Dream Tree
Triskell Tales: 22 Years of Chapbooks
Triskell Tales 2
Waifs & Strays
What the Mouse Found & Other Stories

Paul Di Filippo
The Emperor of Gondwanaland & Other Stories
Shuteye for the Timebroker

Stephen Dobyns
Eating Naked

Cory Doctorow
Overclocked: Stories of the Future Present

Gardner Dozois, editor
Beyond Flesh, with Jack Dann
Future Crimes, with Jack Dann
Future Sports, with Jack Dann
The Year's Best Science Fiction: 19th Annual Collection
The Year's Best Science Fiction: 21st Annual Collection

David Drake & Bill Fawcett, editors
The Fleet
The Fleet No. 2: Counter Attack


David Eagleman
Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives

George Alec Effinger
Live! From Planet Earth

Greg Egan
Dark Integers & Other Stories

Robert C. Evans, editor
Frank O'Connor's "Ghosts"


Jeffrey Ford
The Empire of Ice Cream

Adam Fortunate Eagle
Scalping Columbus & Other Damn Indian Stories

Karen Joy Fowler, et al, editors
The James Tiptree Award Anthology 2

Amy Friedman, Jillian Gilliland & Laura Hall
Tell Me a Story

Esther Friesner, editor
Chicks in Chainmail
Chicks 'n Chained Males
Did You Say Chicks?!
The Chick is in the Mail

Gregory Frost
Attack of the Jazz Giants & Other Stories


Neil Gaiman
M is for Magic

Neil Gaiman & Ed Kramer, editors
The Sandman: Book of Dreams

Tess Gallagher
At the Owl Woman Saloon

Michael Gallant, Raymond M. Coulombe & Timothy O. Goyette
Quantum Musings

Elizabeth George
I, Richard

David Gerrold
Alternate Gerrolds

Walter Gourlay, Chris Kemp & Frances Rossi, editors
Monterey Shorts

Martin H. Greenberg, editor
Apprentice Fantastic, with Russell Davis
Future Wars, with Larry Segriff
Haunted Holidays, with Russell Davis
Horrible Beginnings, with Steven H. Silver
Knight Fantastic, with John Helfers
Once Upon a Galaxy, with John Helfers & Wil McCarthy
Pharaoh Fantastic, with Brittiany A. Koren
The Repentant, with Brian M. Thomsen
Sol's Children, with Jean Rabe
Space Stations, with John Helfers
Wondrous Beginnings, with Steven H. Silver


Peter Haining, editor
Great Irish Tales of Horror: A Treasury of Fear

Winifred Halsey, editor
Heaven & Hell

Charlaine Harris & Toni L.P. Kelner, editors
Many Bloody Returns

David Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer, editors
Year's Best SF 7
Year's Best SF 9

Robert A. Heinlein
The Green Hills of Earth
The Man Who Sold the Moon
The Past Through Tomorrow
Revolt in 2100

John Helfers, editor
Knight Fantastic, with Martin H. Greenberg
Once Upon a Galaxy, with Martin H. Greenberg & Wil McCarthy
Space Stations, with Martin H. Greenberg
The Valdemar Companion, with Denise Little

John L. Herman Jr.
The Innkeeper Tales: Modern-Day Canterbury Tales to Entertain, Enlighten & Empower

Glen Hirshberg
The Two Sams

Nalo Hopkinson
Skin Folk

Nalo Hopkinson & Geoff Ryman, editors
Tesseracts Nine

Tanya Huff
Stealing Magic


Janis Ian & Mike Resnick, editors

Alex Irvine
Unintended Consequences

Washington Irving
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Other Stories


Marvin Kaye, editor
The Dragon Quintet
The Vampire Sextette

Susan Kearney
Midnight Magic, with Rebecca York & Jeanie London

Faye Kellerman
The Garden of Eden & Other Criminal Delights (audiobook)

James Patrick Kelly
Strange But Not a Stranger

Ronald Kelly
Midnight Grinding & Other Twilight Tales

Chris Kemp, Byron Merritt & Ken Jones, editors
Monterey Shorts 2: More on the Line

Lorna Joy Knox
Two Tales of Mystery

Ed Kramer & Neil Gaiman, editors
The Sandman: Book of Dreams

Nancy Kress, editor
Nebula Awards Showcase: The Year's Best SF & Fantasy 2003

Katherine Kurtz, editor
Deryni Tales

Ellen Kushner, editor
The Horns of Elfland


Mercedes Lackey
Sun in Glory & Other Tales of Valdemar, editor

Louis L'Amour
War Party

Geoffrey A. Landis
Impact Parameter & Other Quantum Realities

Batton Lash
Wolff & Byrd, Counselors of the Macabre: Case Files, Vol. II

Nelson Lauver
The American Story-Teller (audiobook)

Tim Lebbon
Fears Unnamed

Sharon Lee & Steve Miller, editors
Low Port

Marc Joel Levitt
Tales of an October Moon

Denise Little, editor
The Magic Shop
Rotten Relations
The Sorcerer's Academy
Twice Upon a Time
Vengeance Fantastic

Brian Lumley
The Taint & Other Novellas: Best Mythos Tales, Vol. I
Haggopian & Other Stories: Best Mythos Tales, Vol. II


Alistair MacLeod
The Lost Salt Gift of Blood

Naguib Mahfouz
The Dreams

George R.R. Martin, editor
Wild Card #18: Inside Straight

Lee Martindale, editor
Such a Pretty Face

Wil McCarthy, Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers, editors
Once Upon a Galaxy

Michael McCrann
Midnight Tableau

Patrick McGrath
Blood & Water & Other Tales

Maureen F. McHugh
Mothers & Other Monsters

Vonda McIntyre, editor
Nebula Awards Showcase 2004: The Year's Best SF & Fantasy

Robin McKinley & Peter Dickinson
Water: Tales of Elemental Spirits

Elizabeth Merrick, editor
This is Not Chick Lit: Original Stories by America's Best Women Writers

Elizabeth E. & Thomas F. Monteleone, editors
From the Borderlands: Stories of Terror & Madness

Craig Moodie
A Sailor's Valentine

Michael Moorcock
The Lives & Times of Jerry Cornelius: Stories of the Comic Apocalypse

David Morrell

James Morrow
Bible Stories For Adults

A.S. Mott
Gothic Ghost Stories: Tales of Intrigue & Fantasy from Beyond the Grave
Haunting Fireside Stories

C.E. Murphy
Baba Yaga's Daughter & Other Tales of the Old Races


Garth Nix
Sir Hereward & Mister Fitz: Three Adventures

Sherry Norfolk
Haunted Hearts: Tales of Love & Tragedy (audiobook)

Jody Lynn Nye, editor
Don't Forget Your Spacesuit, Dear


Jason Parent
Wrathbone & Other Stories

Katherine Paterson
Angels & Other Strangers: Family Christmas Stories

Meredith Ann Pierce
Waters Luminous & Deep

John Pelan, editor
Dark Arts
The Darker Side: Generations of Horror
A Walk on the Darkside: Visions of Horror

Edgar Allan Poe
Poe's Lighthouse, edited by Christopher Conlon

Barbara Ann Porte
Beauty & the Serpent: Thirteen Tales of Unnatural Animals

Cetywa Powell, editor
Underground Voices

Cherie Priest
Dreadful Skin

Howard Pyle
The Book of Pirates


Jean Rabe & Martin H. Greenberg, editors
Sol's Children

Robert Reed
The Cuckoo's Boys

Mike Resnick, editor
Men Writing Science Fiction as Women
New Voices in Science Fiction
The Other Teddy Roosevelts
Stars, with Janis Ian
Women Writing Science Fiction as Men

Susan Rich, editor
Half-Minute Horrors

James E.F. Riley Sr.

Craig Rondinone
Ten Tales to Make Your Head Explode

Alan Peter Ryan
The Back of Beyond

Cynthia Rylant
Children of Christmas: Stories for the Season, illustrated by S.D. Schindler


Lynn Veach Sadler
Not Dreamt of in Your Philosophy

Don Sakers
The Leaves of October

Pamela Sargent, editor
Conqueror Fantastic

Al Sarrantonio
Hornets & Others

David J. Schow
Havoc Swims Jaded
Zombie Jam

David Sedaris, editor
Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules

Delia Sherman & Theodora Goss, editors
Interfictions: An Anthology of Interstitial Writing

Delia Sherman & Terri Windling, editors
The Essential Bordertown

Josepha Sherman
Merlin's Kin

Steven H. Silver & Martin H. Greenberg, editors
Horrible Beginnings
Wondrous Beginnings

Robert Silverberg
The Collected Stories, Vol. 2: To the Dark Star, 1962-69

W. Gordon Smith, editor
Fallen Angels, paintings by Jack Vettriano

William Browning Spencer
The Ocean & All Its Devices

Vila SpiderHawk
Hidden Passages: Tales to Honor the Crones

Eddie Stack
The West, with Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill

Bruce Sterling
Visionary in Residence

Bart Stewart
Tales of Real & Dream Worlds

Jonathan Strahan, editor
Best Short Novels 2004

Mitzi Szereto
Darker Edge of Desire
Erotic Fairy Tales: A Romp Through the Classics
Red Velvet & Absinthe


Cecilia Tan, editor
Sex in the System

Laini Taylor
Lips Touch: Three Times

Jeffrey Thomas

Scott Thomas
Midnight in New England

Brian M. Thomsen & Martin H. Greenberg, editors
The Repentant


Chris Van Allsburg
The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: 14 Amazing Authors Tell the Tales

Jeff VanderMeer
City of Saints & Madmen

Vivian Vande Velde
All Hallows' Eve
Curses Inc. & Other Stories
Once Upon a Test: Three Light Tales of Love

Gordon Van Gelder, editor
Fourth Planet from the Sun: Tales of Mars from the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction
In Lands That Never Were: Tales of Swords & Sorcery
One Lamp

John Varley
The John Varley Reader: 30 Years of Short Fiction


Robert Weinberg
The Occult Detective

Mark West
Strange Tales

Tamara Wilhite
Humanity's Edge

Chet Williamson
Figures in Rain

Connie Willis
Fire Watch
Miracle & Other Christmas Stories
Winds of Marble Arch & Other Stories

Terri Windling & Ellen Datlow, editors
Black Heart, Ivory Bones
Black Swan, White Raven
Black Thorn, White Rose
Ruby Slippers, Golden Tears
Salon Fantastique
Silver Birch, Blood Moon
Sirens & Other Daemon Lovers
Snow White, Blood Red
A Wolf at the Door: & Other Retold Fairy Tales
The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror, 11th edition
The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror, 12th edition
The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror, 13th edition

Terri Windling & Delia Sherman, editors, The Essential Bordertown

P.G. Wodehouse
A Man of Means
My Man Jeeves


Richard Yee
Deliveries: A Collection

Jane Yolen, editor

Rebecca York, Susan Kearney & Jeanie London
Midnight Magic


George Zebrowski
Black Pockets & Other Dark Thoughts