LOTF 07: Ellen Datlow on Wonderland & Ocean Terror


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Ellen Datlow has been editing science fiction, fantasy, and horror short fiction for over thirty-five years as fiction editor of OMNI Magazine and editor of Event Horizon and SCIFICTION. She currently acquires short fiction for Tor.com. In addition, she has edited more than ninety science fiction, fantasy, and horror anthologies, including the annual The Best Horror of the Year, The Doll Collection, Black Feathers, and Mad Hatters and March Hares.

Forthcoming are The Devil and the Deep: Horror Stories of the Sea and Echoes: The Saga Anthology of Ghost Stories.

She's won multiple World Fantasy Awards, Locus Awards, Hugo Awards, Stoker Awards, International Horror Guild Awards, Shirley Jackson Awards, and the 2012 Il Posto Nero Black Spot Award for Excellence as Best Foreign Editor. Datlow was named recipient of the 2007 Karl Edward Wagner Award, given at the British Fantasy Convention for "outstanding contribution to the genre," and has been honored with the Life Achievement Award by the Horror Writers Association and by the World Fantasy Convention.

She lives in New York and co-hosts the monthly Fantastic Fiction Reading Series at KGB Bar. More information can be found at www.datlow.com, on Facebook, and on Twitter as @EllenDatlow.

Show Notes:

The Complete Fairy Tales by Oscar Wilde

Irving Stone

The President's Lady

Nancy Drew

Note: At the 18:11 minute mark, Lisa's voice has a terrible echo; at the 20:04 minute mark, Mackenzie's voice echoes. The issue doesn't repeat throughout the rest of the episode, so bear with us!

Echoes: The Saga Anthology of Ghost Stories, coming November 2018

"Shit Happens", by Michael Marshall Smith, in The Devil and the Deep anthology

"Haunt", by Siobhan Carroll, in The Devil and the Deep anthology

Stephen Graham Jones

"Broken Record" in The Devil and the Deep anthology


Poe: 19 New Tales of Suspense, Dark Fantasy, and Horror Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe

Kirkus article that Ellen mentions: "How Ellen Datlow and the Authors of The Devil and the Deep Created Your Next Great Read"


Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History: Sea Center

Sir John Tenniel -- Alice in Wonderland illustrator

Angela Slatter

Genevieve Valentine

Seanan McGuire

Priya Sherma

Yan Svankmajer's Alice (1988)

Dreamchild (1985)

Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach by Kelly Robson

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