Hauling Like A Brooligan

Stephen Gallagher

Category: Subterranean

  • Noir and Back Again

    I just heard that two of my favourite publishers will be combining forces to put out a double volume of early Lawrence Block novels sometime early next year. I suppose that Subterranean Press and Hard Case Crime can both fairly be described as ‘niche’ publishers, but not in any pejorative sense; in an era when […]

  • More Plots, More Misadventures

    I’ve now been told that this second volume of my stories has made the ‘best collection’ shortlist for both the World Fantasy Award and the British Fantasy Award. That’s in addition to being one of the finalists in the International Horror Guild‘s awards. I reckon that when I put the three nominations together, that’s just […]

  • Plots and Misadventures

    Thanks to Ellen Datlow for the heads-up this morning, telling me that my second book of short stories has been nominated in the Fiction Collection category of the IHG Awards. “The International Horror Guild Awards have been presented annually since 1995. Based on public recommendations, the juried awards recognize outstanding achievements in the field of […]

  • Good Things Happen While We Sleep

    Woke up this morning to an email from Ellen Datlow telling me that, at the World Fantasy Convention in Saratoga Springs last night, The Box won the IHG Award (“Outstanding Achievement in the field of Horror and Dark Fantasy”) for Best Short Story. How about that? Ellen was kind enough to step up and accept […]

  • Plots and Misadventures

    At the end of this month, Subterranean Press will be publishing my second collection of short stories. The cover’s by Edward Miller, and here’s the advance review we got from Publishers’ Weekly: “Veteran British horror writer Gallagher (The Kingdom of Bones) shows off his versatility in this collection of 11 stories and a review of […]