I 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
And, 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
… 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.
Over 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.
Today 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.
Issue 7 of Nightmare Magazine is available this week. The schedule is below – including “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter”:
This Week’s Story
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
And in today’s mail: my author copy of The Night Land, issue #5, which contains my story “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter”
And this is the cover for The Night Land issue which will contain a translation of “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter”.
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
… 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