Simon Strantzas, whose intense and original fiction helped revive the weird tale, has penned a new story to launch a new chapbook series from Undertow Publications.
"I'm delighted to again be working with Mike and Undertow Publications," Strantzas said. "I was thrilled to be asked to write an original tale to launch this exciting new series."-Simon Strantzas
"I'm thrilled that Simon agreed to provide a new story for this series," Kelly said. "I am a massive fan of his work. He is an important and vital scrivener of weird fiction, and with 'These Last Embers' he continues to display his extraordinary skill." - Michael Kelly
Established in 2009 by writer Michael Kelly, Undertow Publications (UP) is home to the acclaimed weird journal Shadows & Tall Trees, as well as Year's Best Weird Fiction. (UP) and publish/editor Kelly have been hailed by Peter Straub, Glen Hirshberg, and others. Stories from (UP) are regularly reprinted in annual "Best Of" anthologies. Kelly has been a finalist for the Shirley Jackson and British Fantasy Society Awards, and his fiction has appeared in a number of venues.
Strictly limited to 200 numbered copies, and signed by both Simon and Drazen, this is truly a one-of-a-kind collectable. There will not be an eBook edition.
“These Last Embers” will be released in February 2015. It’s a terrific new story from Simon Strantzas, not available anywhere else. We are now taking pre-orders. The books will undoubtedly sell quickly. Act now to secure an early number.
These Last Embers (Feb. 2015, Undertow Publications)
16 pages, plus full cover wraparound
Strictly limited to 200 signed and numbered copies
Signed by Simon Strantzas AND Drazen Kozjan
Price, including shipping: $10 to North America, $14 to Rest of World
For more information, please visit www.undertowbooks.com/embers