The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror 2008: Twenty-First Annual Collection (The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror #21 – year 2008)

by Ellen Datlow, Gavin J. Grant, Kelly Link, Karen Joy Fowler, Nathan Ballingrud, Delia Sherman, Nathalie Anderson, William Browning Spencer, Jeffrey Ford, Don Tumasonis, Sonya Taaffe, Laird Barron, Paul Park, Eileen Gunn, M.T. Anderson, Catherynne M. Valente, Ted Chiang, Joyce Carol Oates, Donald Mead, Holly Black, Maggie Smith, Veronica Schanoes, Jack M. Haringa, Daniel Abraham, Lucy Kemnitzer, Tanith Lee, Khaled Mattawa, Alexander MacBride, Liz Williams, Tim Nickels, Garth Nix, Terry Dowling, Lisa Tuttle, Kij Johnson, Karen Russell, Gary McMahon, Billy Collins, Paul Walther, Chaz Brenchley, M. Rickert

As in every year since 1988, the editors tirelessly scoured story collections, magazines, and anthologies worldwide to compile a delightful, diverse feast of tales and poems.On this anniversary, the editors have increased the size of the collection to 300,000 words of fiction and poetry, including works by Billy Collins, Ted Chiang, Karen Joy Fowler, Elizabeth Hand, Glen Hirshberg, Joyce Carol Oates, and new World Fantasy Award winnerM.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 571 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.89 out of 5
  • Published September 30th 2008 by St. Martin's Griffin
  • Original Title: The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror 2008: 21st Annual Collection
  • ISBN: 0312380488 (ISBN13: 9780312380489)
  • Edition Language: English
  • Series: The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror #21 - year 2008
  • Literary Awards: World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Anthology (2009)

As in every year since 1988, the editors tirelessly scoured story collections, magazines, and anthologies worldwide to compile a delightful, diverse feast of tales and poems.On this anniversary, the editors have increased the size of the collection to 300,000 words of fiction and poetry, including works by Billy Collins, Ted Chiang, Karen Joy Fowler, Elizabeth Hand, Glen Hirshberg, Joyce Carol Oates, and new World Fantasy Award winner M. Rickert. With impeccably researched summations of the field by the editors, Honorable Mentions, and articles by Edward Bryant, Charles de Lint and Jeff VanderMeer on media, music and graphic novels, this is a heady brew topped off by an unparalleled list of sources of fabulous works both light and dark.