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Fantasy Anthology TOCs

Along the lines of a recent post, here’s a Table of Contents listing for some new fantasy/horror anthologies.

[From Kathryn Cramer] Here’s the TOC for The Year’s Best Fantasy 5 edited by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer:

  1. Robert Reed “The Dragons of Summer Gulch” (
  2. Theodora Goss “Miss Emily Gray” (Alchemy 2)
  3. John Kessel “The Baum Plan for Financial Independence” (
  4. Barbara Robson “Lizzy Lou” (Borderlands 3)
  5. Dale Bailey “The End of the World as We Know It” (F&SF October/November)
  6. Kage Baker “Leaving His Cares Behind Him” (Asimov’s April/May)
  7. Neil Gaiman “The Problem of Susan” (Flights)
  8. Kim Westwood “Stella’s Transformation” (Encounters)
  9. David D. Levine “Charlie the Purple Giraffe Was Acting Strangely” (Realms of Fantasy June)
  10. Tim Powers “Pat Moore” (Flights)
  11. Kit Reed “Perpetua” (Flights)
  12. Peter S. Beagle “Quarry” (F&SF May)
  13. John Meaney “Diva’s Bones” (Interzone 193 Spring 2004)
  14. Bruce McAllister “The Seventh Daughter” (F&SF April)
  15. Tim Pratt “Life in Stone” (Lenox Avenue 3)
  16. M. Rickert “Many Voices” (F&SF March)
  17. Richard Parks “A Hint of Jasmine” (Asimov’s August)
  18. Tanith Lee “Elvenbrood” (The Faery Reel)
  19. Joel Lane “Beyond the River” (Acquainted with the Night)
  20. Patricia A. McKillip “Out of the Woods” (Flights)
  21. Steven Brust “The Man from Shemhaza” (Thieves’ World: Enemies of Fortune)
  22. Terry Bisson “Death’s Door” (Flights)
  23. Nalo Hopkinson “The Smile on the Face” (Girls Who Bite Back)
  24. Gene Wolfe “Golden City Far” (Flights)

[From Ellen Datlow] Here’s the TOC for Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror Volume 18, edited by Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link, and Gavin Grant (1-23 horror, 24-44 fantasy):

  1. “Hunting Meth Zombies in the Great Nebraskan Wasteland” by John Farris
  2. “Singing My Sister Down” by Margo Lanagan
  3. “And the Sea Shall Give Up Its Dead” by Richard Mueller
  4. “Stripping” by Joyce Carol Oates
  5. “Restraint” by Stephen Gallagher
  6. “Water Babies” by Simon Brown
  7. “A Night in the Tropics” by Jeffrey Ford
  8. “Clownette” by Terry Dowling
  9. “The Skin of the World” by Douglas Clegg
  10. “A Trick of the Dark” by Tina Rath
  11. “The Owl” by Conrad Williams
  12. “Bulldozer” by Laird Barron
  13. “Mr. Aickman’s Air Rifle” by Peter Straub
  14. “The Cajun Knot” by Melanie Fazi
  15. “Guts” by Chuck Palahniuk
  16. “A Hazy Shade of Winter” by Simon Bestwick
  17. “Dancing on Air” by Frances Oliver
  18. “We Find Things Old” by Bentley Little
  19. “Seven Feet” by Christopher Fowler
  20. “The Oracle Alone” by Catherynne M. Valente
  21. “The Bad Magician” by Philip Raines and Harvey Welles
  22. “Frozen Charlottes” by Lucy Sussex
  23. “Lapland, or Film Noir” by Peter Straub
  24. “Watch and Wake” by M.T. Anderson
  25. “The Revenge of the Calico Cat” by Stepan Chapman
  26. “Postcretaceous Era” by D. Ellis Dickerson
  27. “Zora and the Zombie” by Andy Duncan
  28. “House of Ice (poem)” by Jean Esteve
  29. “What Her Mother Said (poem)”by Theodora Goss
  30. “The Changeling (poem)” by Theodora Goss
  31. “Wonderwall” by Elizabeth Hand
  32. “The Witch of Truro” by Alice Hoffman
  33. “Here Comes the Church” by Shelley Jackson
  34. “The Baum Plan For Financial Independence” by John Kessel
  35. “Rite of Spring” by Margo Lanagan
  36. “Speir-Bhan” by Tanith Lee
  37. “The Silver Dragon” by Elizabeth A. Lynn
  38. “The Oakthing” by Gregory Maguire
  39. “Report of Certain Events” by China Mieville
  40. “Cold Fires” by M. Rickert
  41. “These Various Methods of Brightness (poem)” by Anna Ross
  42. “The Specialist” by Alison Smith
  43. “Horton’s Store (poem)” by R.T. Smith
  44. “Tales from the City of Seams” by Greg Van Eeekhout
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