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Table of Contents: THE YEAR’S BEST DARK FANTASY AND HORROR Edited by Paula Guran

Prime Books has posted the table of contents for the upcoming anthology The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror edited by Paula Guran:

Here’s the book description:

No matter your expectations, the dark is full of the unknown: grim futures, distorted pasts, invasions of the uncanny, paranormal fancies, weird dreams, unnerving nightmares, baffling enigmas, revelatory excursions, desperate adventures, spectral journeys, mundane terrors, and supernatural visions. You may stumble into obsession—or find redemption. Often disturbing, occasionally delightful, let The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror be your annual guide through the mysteries and wonders of dark fiction.

Here’s the table of contents…

  1. “The Screams of Dragons” by Kelley Armstrong
  2. “The End of the End of Everything” by Dale Bailey
  3. “(Little Miss) Queen of Darkness” by Laird Barron
  4. “Madam Damnable’s Sewing Circle” by Elizabeth Bear
  5. “Sleep Walking Now and Then” by Richard Bowes
  6. “Only Unity Saves the Damned” by Nadia Bulkin
  7. “A Wish From a Bone” by Gemma Files
  8. “Mr Hill’s Death” by S.L. Gilbow
  9. “The Female Factory” by Lisa L. Hannett & Angela Slatter
  10. “Who Is Your Executioner?” by Maria Dahvana Headley
  11. “The Elvis Room” by Stephen Graham Jones
  12. “The Cats of River Street (1925)” by Caitlín R. Kiernan
  13. “Mothers, Lock Up Your Daughters Because They Are Terrifying” by Alice Sola Kim
  14. “Children of the Fang” by John Langan
  15. “Combustion Hour” by Yoon Ha Lee
  16. “The Quiet Room” by V. H. Leslie
  17. “Running Shoes” by Ken Liu
  18. “Resurrection Points” by Usman T. Malik
  19. “Death and the Girl from Pi Delta Zeta” by Helen Marshall
  20. “Dreamer” by Brandon Sanderson
  21. “Emotional Dues” by Simon Strantzas
  22. “The Still, Cold Air” by Steve Rasnic Tem
  23. “Kur-A-Len” by Lavie Tidhar
  24. “Fragments from the Notes of a Dead Mycologist” by Jeff VanderMeer
  25. “Water in Springtime” by Kali Wallace
  26. “The Floating Girls: A Documentary” by Damien Angelica Walters
  27. “The Nursery Corner” by Kaaron Warren
  28. “And the Carnival Leaves Town” by A.C. Wise
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