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Filler content with nightjars

A feature on Nightjar Press that originally appeared in Black Static #61:- QUOTH THE NIGHTJAR While they remain part of many publishers’ bill of fare, in theory if not in practice, as far as I’m aware within the speculative field Manchester … Continue reading

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Filler content with short story collections – Part 3

The third part of a feature on short story collections that originally appeared in Black Static #61:- SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS (continued) From Australia we have THE ABANDONMENT OF GRACE AND EVERYTHING AFTER (Brimstone Press hc, 288pp, AU$16.99) collecting together thirteen … Continue reading

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Filler content with short story collections – Part 2

The second part of a feature on short story collections that originally appeared in Black Static #61:- SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS (continued) Another beautifully produced book from Ireland’s Swan River, THE SATYR & OTHER TALES (The Swan River Press hc, 240pp, … Continue reading

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Filler content with short story collections – Part 1

The first part of a feature on short story collections that originally appeared in Black Static #61:- SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS Ramsey Campbell has referred to Reggie Oliver as “quite possibly our finest modern writer of spectral tales” and there is no … Continue reading

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Filler content with ghosts and haunted worlds

Reviews of two collections by Jeffrey Thomas that originally appeared in Black Static #60:- ANCIENT & MODERN: JEFFREY THOMAS Like many past practitioners in the weird tradition, including most obviously Clark Ashton Smith and Lovecraft himself, American writer Jeffrey Thomas … Continue reading

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Filler content written on the land itself

A feature on the work of Daniel Mills that originally appeared in Black Static #60:- WRITTEN ON THE LAND ITSELF: DANIEL MILLS Though his writing is set firmly in the weird tradition, Daniel Mills’ body of work has a more … Continue reading

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Filler content with escapology

A review of a collection by David Sakmyster that originally appeared in Black Static #60:- David Sakmyster’s 2014 collection ESCAPE PLANS (WordFire Press pb, 248pp, $14.99) contains nineteen “dark tales of fantasy and suspense”, all of them previously published, and … Continue reading

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