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About Matt Moore
His short fiction, columns and poems have appeared in print, electronic and audio markets including On Spec, AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review, Eulogies III, Jamais Vu, Leading Edge, Cast Macabre, Torn Realities, and several "Year's Best" anthologies. He's a five-time Aurora Award finalist, Friends of the Merrill finalist, frequent panelist and presenter, and Co-Chair of the Ottawa Chiaroscuro Reading Series.
Raised in small-town New England, a place rich with legends and ghost stories, he lives in Ottawa, Ontario.
Find more at mattmoorewrites.com.
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What would the world be like without someone to care for or to care with? Would love survive if we don't care? From the world of twenty-three science fiction and fantasy authors comes a world that can be funny, heartwarming, strange, or sad. Or not what we expect.
How can a henchman keep up with a mischievous retired supervillain? Can a dog help a hockey player score again? Will an odd couple with a zany sense of adventure and diminished capabilities survive an earthquake? Where does a stray cat go to find love every night? What secret does a pious monk have with a cargo of sleeping human? Will terrorism in space take out a young apprentice and a blind welder? What does an oracle tell a lover about her final days? Can a "heart of gold" prevent a soldier from crossing the enemy line with the governor's children? These, and many more.
Featuring Original Stories By: Colleen Anderson, Charlotte Ashley, Brenda Cooper, Ian Creasey, A.M. Dellamonica, Bev Geddes, Claire Humphrey, Sandra Kasturi, Tyler Keevil, Juliet Marillier, Matt Moore, Heather Osborne, Nisi Shawl, Alex Shvartsman, Kate Story, Karina Sumner-Smith, Amanda Sun, Hayden Trenholm, James Van Pelt, Liz Westbrook-Trenholm, Edward Willett, Christie Yant, Caroline M. Yoachim, and Dominik Parisien (Introduction).
Edited by Susan Forest and Lucas K. Law
Recommended by Publishers Weekly, Lightspeed, and Tangent
2018 (Canadian SF&F) Aurora Award Winner (anthology/Best Related Work)
2018 Alberta Book Publishing Award Finalist (Best Speculative Fiction )
One story selected for Best of British Science Fiction 2017 (ed. by Donna Scott)
One story selected for Best Indie Speculative Fiction, Vol. 1 (Bards & Sages Publishing)
Five stories on Tangent Online Recommended Reading List 2017
2018 (Canadian SF&F) Aurora Award Short Fiction Winner
One story--2018 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic Short Fiction Winner
Three stories nominated -- 2018 Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic Short Fiction Finalist
Anthologies in this series (Strangers Among Us, The Sum of Us, Where the Stars Rise, Shades Within Us) have been recommended by Publishers Weekly, Booklist (American Library Association), Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal, School Library Journal, Locus, Foreword Reviews, and Quill & Quire.
PRAISE FOR THE SUM OF US
“ A strong collection . . . make it worth reading.” –Publishers Weekly
“Definitely consider buying a copy, if not for yourself, then for someone who is serving as a caretaker. Hopefully the stories can serve as comfort to them. At the very least, it should make us all appreciate caretakers for all they do.” –Lightspeed Magazine
“This anthology was one of the better ones, with no ‘howlers’ and several thought provoking page-turners.” –Tangent
Lose yourself in twenty-two remarkable stories of earthly horror and cosmic menace.
Night Terrors III features Bram Stoker Award-winning author Jack Ketchum and an all-star cast from Dennis Etchinson to Paul Tremblay,
A wave of sinkholes appears on the anniversary of a rural tragedy, and local residents begin to hear the voices of the dead.
A woman encounters a predator from her youth—and a chance to turn the tables.
Experimental physics reveals another world, and it might mean the end of ours.
Shrouded in darkness, lurking in the shadows, Night Terrors III is a chilling blend of short stories from all sub-genres of horror.
You can't kill terror...so you might as well join it!
Jack Ketchum - Steve Rasnic Tem - Dennis Etchison - Paul Tremblay - Taylor Grant - Eric J. Guignard - Aric Sundquist - Jennifer Brozek - John McNee - Simon McCaffery - Patty Templeton - Matt Moore - Raymond Little - Dean H. Wild - Jay Caselberg - Kevin David Anderson - Simon McCaffery - Rachel Nussbaum - Peter Charron - Richard Farren Barber - Gerry Huntman - Kyle S. Johnson - Jessica Lilien
Featuring Kelley Armstrong, Margaret Atwood, Courtney Bates-Hardy, Greg Bechtel, Jocko Benoit, Jeremy Butler, Siobhan Carroll, Peter Chiykowski, Eric Choi, Suzanne Church, David Clink, A.M. Dellamonica, Cory Doctorow, Puneet Dutt, Amal El-Mohtar, Gemma Files, Zsuzsi Gartner, Neile Graham, Lisa L. Hannett, Shivaun Hoad, Ada Hoffman, Nalo Hopkinson, Louisa Howerow, Matthew Hughes, Matthew Johnson, Catherine MacLeod, Helen Marshall, Matt Moore, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, David Nickle, Rhonda Parrish, Tony Pi, Ranylt Richildis, Holly Schofield, Trevor Shikaze, Kate Story, Jean-Louis Trudel, Peter Watts, A.C. Wise, and Rio Youers.
A Gathering of Dark Talent. A Ritual in Blood.
Blood Bound Books is a small press making a big impact. To celebrate its third year in existence, twenty-three authors were invited to pen this dark tome. Its pages are filled will their offerings of magic, madness, lust, and despair. All we need is your voice to bring the spells to life. Join our ritual…
Step into Muddle House with John McNee, then cry with Jeff Strand. K. Trap Jones exposes the beauty of death, while Lisa Morton demonstrates the power of orthography and Daniel O’Connor examines the horrifying future of technology. Each master has crafted their story to enhance your journey through various aspects of the darkness.
The full list of occultists includes: Brian Lumley, Angela Bodine, Monique Bos, Nathan Crowder, Christopher Hawkins, Brad C. Hodson, Ed Kurtz, Douglas J. Lane, Adrian Ludens
Featuring stories by David Dunwoody, David Boop, Robert Essig, Kris Ashton, Natasha Hanova, William R.D. Wood, Joe Mynhardt, Armand Rosamilia, Jonathan D. Stiffy, L.R. Collins, Jonathan Lambert, Brent Abell, Rob Rosen, Larry C. Kerr, Jonathan Templar, Matt Moore and Poetry from Rich Orth, Ashlee Napier and Anthony Valade
… between these covers is a breath of fresh air to those of us who have grown a bit weary of the usual zombies and beasties. ~Gary Braunbeck
Introduction by Robert Dunbar
The Storm by David Morrell
Mr. Mumblety-Peg by Tim Curran
Terms And Conditions by Violet LeVoit
Hate Me Afire by Thomas Sullivan
The Mouth by Ray Garton
In Hell, An Eye by Gemma Files
Morgenstern’s Last Act by Bracken Macleod
One Last Drop Of Blood To Remember Me By by Matt Moore
Fly Away Home by Elizabeth Massie
The Hole To China by John Everson
She Sits And Smiles by Chet Williamson
Carry On, Carrion by Paula D. Ashe
One Possible Shape Of Things To Come by Brian Hodge
Stories by Brent Nichols, Sean McMullen, Teri Babcock, Nancy SM Waldman, Brad C. Anderson, Fiona Moore, Felice Picano, Matthew Shean, Matt Moore, Suzanne Church, Peter Wendt, Holly Schofield, Deborah Walker, Kevin Edwin Stadt, Leigh Kimmel, and Andrew Barton.
This anthology joins a 20+ year Canadian literary legacy that features the writing and editing of more than 200 of Canada’s best known authors, including Margaret Atwood, Robert J. Sawyer, Elisabeth Vonarburg, Spider Robinson and William Gibson.
TESSERACTS FOURTEEN: Strange Canadian Stories Features Works by:
Robert J. Sawyer, Michelle Barker, Tony Burgess, Suzanne Church, David Clink, Michael Colangelo, Margaret Curelas, Susan Forest, L. L. Hannett, Brent Hayward, Patrick Johanneson, Sandra Kasturi, Claude Lalumière, Michael Lorenson, Catherine MacLeod, Matthew Moore, David Nickle, John Park, Jonathan Saville, Daniel Sernine (translated by Sheryl Curtis), Leah Silverman,
Jerome Stueart, and Jon Martin Watts
About the Editors:
John Robert Colombo is the Toronto-based author and anthologist whose byline appears on over 200 books of quality.
Brett Alexander Savory is a Bram Stoker Award-winner, has over 45 short stories published, is the author of two novels and of the foreword to TESSERACTS TWELVE.