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The Bitterwood Posts: The Coffin-maker’s Daughter

BB jacket frontI thought I might do a post on each of the stories in The Bitterwood Bible, for anyone who’s interested in the story backgrounds.

Today, it’s “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter”, my British Fantasy Award-winning tale, which originally appeared
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The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter, now in Polish

Corka-trumniarza--Angela-Slatter-bc26489And, yes, “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter” has been translated into Polish and is available for reading online (if you read Polish, naturally) over here at Poltergeist Magazine.

Originally appearing in A Book of Horrors, this story is also now the first story in
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Over at Revista De Suspans

sourdoughpieces… the delightful Mihai Adascalitei interviews me.

Also, “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter” has been translated into Romanian!

Go here for the interview and here for the story.

Review of Nightmare Issue 7

Nightmare-71Over at Fantasy Literature, Terry Weyma reviews Nightmare seventh issue, which includes “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter”, Elizabeth Hand’s “The Bacchae”, Marc Laidlaw’s “Bonfires”, and “Gravitas” by Weston Ocshe.

Go here to read.

Free Nightmares

mirrorToday you can read “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter” for free over at Nightmare Magazine, and the interview with me about the story. Y’know, if you’re bored.

Go here.

Nightmare Magazine, Issue 7

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Issue 7 of Nightmare Magazine is available this week. The schedule is below – including “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter”:

This Week’s Story
More Fiction

The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter by Angela Slatter (available on 4/3)
Bonfires by Marc Laidlaw (available on 4/10)
The Bacchae by Elizabeth Hand
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In the mail – The Night Land

536558_10151373220382304_1642929613_n887288_10151373220722304_708115015_oAnd in today’s mail: my author copy of The Night Land, issue #5, which contains my story “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter”
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Night Land

And this is the cover for The Night Land issue which will contain a translation of “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter”.

The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter is going to Japan

The delightful Mr Edward Lipsett of Trident House has purchased reprint rights to “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter” (from A Book of Horrors) – also kudos to him on being the fastest paying publisher I have dealt with!

The story will
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Over at The October Country …

… Blu Gilliand very kindly reviews “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter” (from A Book of Horrors).

I love stories that explore old-world traditions, bringing to light the customs and techniques that are fading fast in the technology-driven world we live in today. In
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