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Ellen Datlow



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. In addition, she has edited more than a hundred science fiction, fantasy, and horror anthologies, including the annual The Best Horror of the Year series, The Doll Collection, Mad Hatters and March Hares, The Devil and the Deep, Echoes, Final Cuts, Body Shocks, and When Things Get Dark.

She’s won multiple World Fantasy Awards, Locus Awards, Hugo Awards, Bram 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,” was honored with the Life Achievement Award by the Horror Writers Association, in acknowledgment of superior achievement over an entire career, and honored with the World Fantasy Life Achievement Award at the 2014 World Fantasy Convention.

She lives in New York and co-hosts the monthly Fantastic Fiction Reading Series at KGB Bar.

Ellen Datlow Books

Blood and Other Cravings book cover

Blood and Other Cravings

Ellen Datlow
The Dark book cover

The Dark

Ellen Datlow
Inferno book cover


Nathan Ballingrud
Haunted Legends book cover

Haunted Legends

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Little Deaths book cover

Little Deaths

Ellen Datlow
Christmas and Other Horrors book cover

Christmas and Other Horrors

Ellen Datlow
Nightmare Carnival book cover

Nightmare Carnival

Ellen Datlow
Supernatural Noir book cover

Supernatural Noir

Ellen Datlow
Lovecraft Unbound book cover

Lovecraft Unbound

Ellen Datlow
Children of Lovecraft book cover

Children of Lovecraft

Ellen Datlow
The Beastly Bride book cover

The Beastly Bride

Ellen Datlow
Vanishing Acts book cover

Vanishing Acts

Ellen Datlow
The Coyote Road book cover

The Coyote Road

Ellen Datlow
Salon Fantastique book cover

Salon Fantastique

Ellen Datlow
Screams from the Dark book cover

Screams from the Dark

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The Best Horror of the Year Volume 13 book cover

The Best Horror of the Year Volume 13

Ellen Datlow
When Things Get Dark book cover

When Things Get Dark

Ellen Datlow
Fearful Symmetries book cover

Fearful Symmetries

Ellen Datlow
Final Cuts book cover

Final Cuts

Ellen Datlow
The Green Man book cover

The Green Man

Ellen Datlow
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