TOC: ‘Witches: Wicked, Wild & Wonderful’ Edited by Paula Guran
Prime has just posted the table of contents for the upcoming anthology Witches: Wicked, Wild & Wonderful edited by Paula Guran.
Here’s the description:
Surrounded by the aura of magic, witches have captured our imaginations for millennia and fascinate us now more than ever. No longer confined to the image of a hexing old crone, witches can be kindly healers and protectors, tough modern urban heroines, holders of forbidden knowledge, sweetly domestic spellcasters, darkly domineering, sexy enchantresses, ancient sorceresses, modern Wiccans, empowered or persecuted, possessors of supernatural abilities that can be used for good or evil–or perhaps only perceived as such. Welcome to the world of witchery in many guises: wicked, wild, and wonderful. Includes two original, never-published stories.
…And the table of contents (alphabetically by author):
- “The Cold Blacksmith” by Elizabeth Bear
- “The Ground Whereon She Stands” by Lean Bobet
- “The Witch’s Headstone” by Neil Gaiman
- “Lessons with Miss Gray” by Theodora Goss
- “The Only Way to Fly” by Nancy Holder
- “Basement Magic” by Ellen Klages
- “Nightside” by Mercedes Lackey
- “April in Paris” by Ursula K. Le Guin
- “The Goosle” by Margo Lanagan
- “Mirage and Magia” by Tanith Lee
- “Poor Little Saturday” by Madeleine L’Engle
- “Catskin” by Kelly Link
- “Bloodlines” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
- “The Way Wind” by Andre Norton
- “Skin Deep” by Richard Parks
- “Ill Met in Ulthar” by T.A. Pratt (original)
- “Marlboros & Magic” by Linda Robertson (original)
- “Walpurgis Afternoon” by Delia Sherman
- “The Robbery” by Cynthia Ward
- “Afterward” by Don Webb
- “Magic Carpets” by Leslie What
- “Boris Chernevsky’s Hands” by Jane Yolen
The book goes on sale March 14, 2012.
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