World Fantasy Award 2016.
Edited by Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Paula R. Stiles.
They emerge from the shadows, to claim the night...
Women from around the world delve into Lovecraftian depths, penning and illustrating a variety of Weird horrors. The pale and secretive Lavinia Whatley wanders through the woods, Asenath is a precocious teenager with an attitude, and the Ancient Egyptian pharaoh Nitocris has found a new body in distant America. And do you have time to hear a word from our beloved mother Shub-Niggurath?
Defiant, destructive, terrifying, and harrowing, the women in She Walks in Shadows are monsters and mothers, heroes and devourers. Observe them in all their glory. Iä! Iä!
- “Bitter Perfume” Laura Blackwell
- “Violet is the Color of Your Energy” Nadia Bulkin
- “Body to Body to Body” Selena Chambers
- “Magna Mater” Arinn Dembo
- “De Deabus Minoribus Exterioris Theomagicae” Jilly Dreadful
- “Hairwork” Gemma Files
- “The Head of T’la-yub” Nelly Geraldine García-Rosas (translated by Silvia Moreno-Garcia)
- “Bring the Moon to Me” Amelia Gorman
- “Chosen” Lyndsey Holder
- “Eight Seconds” Pandora Hope
- “Cthulhu of the Dead Sea” Inkeri Kontro
- “Turn out the Lights” Penelope Love
- “The Adventurer’s Wife” Premee Mohamed
- “Notes Found in a Decommissioned Asylum, December 1961″ Sharon Mock
- “The Eye of Juno” Eugenie Mora
- “Ammutseba Rising” Ann K. Schwader
- “Cypress God” Rodopi Sisamis
- “Lavinia’s Wood” Angela Slatter
- “The Opera Singer” Priya Sridhar
- “Provenance” Benjanun Sriduangkaew
- “The Thing in The Cheerleading Squad” Molly Tanzer
- “Lockbox” E. Catherine Tobler
- “When She Quickens” Mary Turzillo
- “Shub-Niggurath’s Witnesses” Valerie Valdes
- “Queen of a New America” Wendy N. Wagner
Mexican by birth, Canadian by inclination, Silvia Moreno-Garcia lives in beautiful British Columbia with her family and two cats. Her speculative fiction has been collected in This Strange Way of Dying and has appeared in a number of anthologies, including Imaginarium: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing. She is the winner of the Carter V. Cooper/Exile Short Fiction Competition and a finalist for the Manchester Fiction Prize. She tweets @silviamg and blogs at silviamoreno-garcia.com.