The Year in Fantasy 2011: World Fantasy Con Panel (Part 2)

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Yesterday we gave you the first part of the recommendations of some of the best in new and upcoming fantasy, from the "The Year in Fantasy" panel at World Fantasy Con. The panelists; Ellen Datlow, Jo Fletcher, Paula Guran, David Hartwell and Jonathan F. Strahan, editors and publishers also gave us a nice list of Collections and Anthologies to consider.

Here are the Collection/Anthology recommendations from the panel, collected by our roving reviewer WebGenii:

Collections

  • Sleight of Hand, by Peter S. Beagle. Tachyon Press: March 2011
  • Paradise Tales and Other Stories, by Geoff Ryman. Small Beer Press: July 2011
  • The Bible Repairman and Other Stories, by Tim Powers. Tachyon Press: September 2011
  • Love and Romanpunk, by by Tansy Rayner Roberts. Twelfth Planet Press: May 2011
  • Engines of Desire: Tales of Love & Other Horrors, by Livia Llewellyn. Lethe Press: March 2011
  • Yellowcake, by Margot Lanagan. Allen & Unwin: March 2011
  • The Winter Triptych, by Nicole Kornher-Stac. Papaveria Press: February 2011
  • After the Apocalypse: Stories, by Maureen F. McHugh. Small Beer Press: November 2011
  • Matilda Told Such Dreadful Lies: The Essential Lucy Sussex, by Lucy Sussex. Ticonderoga
  • When the Great Days Come, by Gardner Dozois. Prime Books: July 2011
  • Everyones Just So So Special, by Robert Shearman. Big Finish Productions: July 31 2011
  • Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 22, by Stephen Jones (editor). Running Press: September 2011
  • KALPA IMPERIAL: The Greatest Empire That Never Was, by Angelica Gorodischer Translated by Ursula K. Le Guin. Small Beer Press: ebook
  • Two Worlds and In Between: The Best of Caitlin R. Kiernan, by Caitlin R. Kiernan. Subterranean: August 2011

Anthologies

  • Blood and Other Cravings, edited by Ellen Datlow. Tor Books: September 2011
  • Naked City: Tales of Urban Fantasy, edited by Ellen Datlow. St. Martin's Griffin: July 2011
  • Teeth: Vampire Tales, edited by Ellen Datlow. Tegen Other: March 2011
  • Supernatural Noir, edited by Ellen Datlow. Dark Horse: July 2011
  • Ghosts By Gaslight: Stories Of Steampunk And Supernatural Suspense, edited by Jack Dann. Eos: August 2011
  • Gaslight Arcanum: Uncanny Tales of Sherlock Holmes, edited by J. R. Campbell and Charles V. Prepolec. EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing: August 2011
  • Heart of Iron, by Ekaterina Sedia. Prime Books: July 2011
  • Portents, edited by Al Sarrantonio. Flying Fox Publishers: February 2011 direct order from publisher only
  • Steampunk, edited by Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant. Candlewick  Oct 11 2011 (review by WebGeniii

What Collections & Anthologies did you enjoy in 2011? Have you read any of these titles? Please weigh in with your thoughts.

About Laith Preston

Laith Preston is a programmer by day, Sci-Fi geek and father of three little geek-lings by night.. If you can't find him in front of a computer, or perusing some tome, he will be with the kids encouraging them in their own geeky interests.

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