The Coffin-Maker's Daughter single work   short story   horror  
Issue Details: First known date: 2011 2011
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  • Appears in:
    y A Book of Horrors Stephen Jones (editor), London : Jo Fletcher , 2011 Z1892862 2011 anthology short story fantasy horror The best new horror and dark fantasy, from the world's best writers. London : Jo Fletcher , 2011
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    y The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2011 Liz Grzyb (editor), Talie Helene (editor), Greenwood : Ticonderoga Publications , 2012 Z1904931 2012 anthology short story horror fantasy

    The second annual compilation of the best fantasy and horror, covering work produced by Australian writers in 2011.

    Greenwood : Ticonderoga Publications , 2012
    pg. 103-112
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    y Nightmare no. 7 April 2013 9819929 2013 periodical issue 2013
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    y The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings Angela Slatter , Leyburn : Tartarus Press , 2014 8167837 2014 selected work short story

    'Welcome back to the magic and pathos of Angela Slatter’s exquisitely imagined tales.

    'The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings returns to the world of Sourdough and Other Stories (Tartarus, 2010), introducing readers to the tales that came before. Stories where coffin-makers work hard to keep the dead beneath; where a plague maiden steals away the children of an ungrateful village; where poison girls are schooled in the art of assassination; where pirates disappear from the seas; where families and the ties that bind them can both ruin and resurrect and where books carry forth fairy tales, forbidden knowledge and dangerous secrets.'

    Leyburn : Tartarus Press , 2014
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    y A Feast of Sorrows : Stories Angela Slatter , Canton : Prime Books , 2016 9535080 2016 selected work short story

    'A Feast of Sorrows―Angela Slatter’s first U.S. collection―features twelve of the World Fantasy and British Fantasy Award-winning Australian author’s finest, darkest fairy tales, and adds two new novellas to her marvelous cauldron of fiction. Stories peopled by women and girls―fearless, frightened, brave, bold, frail, and fantastical―who take the paths less traveled by, accept (and offer) poisoned apples, and embrace transformation in all its forms. Reminiscent of Angela Carter at her best, Slatter’s work is both timeless and fresh: fascinating new reflections from the enchanted mirrors of fairy tales and folklore.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Canton : Prime Books , 2016

Works about this Work

Award Win No Fantasy 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 7 October 2012; (p. 29)
A Lot of Writers Are People Who Prefer to Play with Imaginery Friends Leanne Edmistone , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 24 - 25 November 2012; (p. 12-13)
Award Win No Fantasy 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 7 October 2012; (p. 29)
A Lot of Writers Are People Who Prefer to Play with Imaginery Friends Leanne Edmistone , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 24 - 25 November 2012; (p. 12-13)
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