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Simon Strantzas

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Toronto, Canada
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Aickman, Ligotti, Campbell, Lovecraft, Tuttle, Leiber

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Simon Strantzas is the author of Nothing is Everything, Burnt Black Suns, Nightingale Songs, Cold to the Touch and Beneath the Surface and has been nominated for the British Fantasy and Shirley Jackson Awards. His work has been appeared in The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror (ed. Stephen Jones), The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror (ed. by Paula Guran), Best Horror of the Year (ed. by Ellen Datlow), Cemetery Dance, and Nightmare. He lives in Toronto, Canada. ...more

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Burnt Black Suns

3.79 avg rating — 595 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Aickman's Heirs

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Cold to the Touch

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Beneath the Surface

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Nightingale Songs

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Nothing is Everything

4.15 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 2018 — 3 editions
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These Last Embers

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“The King of Stones” in THE BEST HORROR OF THE YEAR 14

Pleased to mention my story, “The King of Stones”, originally published in THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF FOLK HORROR, has been recently re-published in the 14th volume of THE BEST HORROR OF THE YEAR (Skyhorse, 2022), edited by Ellen Datlow. This marks the second story I’ve had in this venerable series (the first being “Stemming the Tide”, way back in Volume 6).

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“I believe people have the right to diminish themselves if they so desire. I”
Simon Strantzas, Aickman's Heirs

“The human primate has evolved, but we still grow canines, we make fire, and keep our weapons and our dogs close to hand.”
Simon Strantzas, Burnt Black Suns: A Collection of Weird Tales

“It was only in the dark when a broken doll’s face made any sense.”
Simon Strantzas, Burnt Black Suns: A Collection of Weird Tales

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