BEST OF Story Shout-outs — Carina Bissett

It’s the time of year when the BEST OF anthologies start to roll out, and writers everywhere eagerly look forward to discovering if their stories caught the attention of the readers compiling these collections. Ellen Datlow has been editing anthologies for the last four decades, and is one of the most influential editors working in … More BEST OF Story Shout-outs — Carina Bissett

Author Appearances–Carina Bissett

In addition to wrapping up revisions on her debut novel A Monstrous Regiment and promoting the upcoming release of Shadow Atlas: Dark Landscapes of the Americas, Carina Bissett will be talking about fairy tales, villains, heroines, poetry, and fiction at several venues including WhimsyCon, MileHiCon, Fox Cities Book Festival, and Pikes Peak Writers. Carina loves … More Author Appearances–Carina Bissett

Japanese Translation News

Carina Bissett is excited to announce the Japanese translation of her story “An Embrace of Poisonous Intent.” This piece was originally published by Egaeus Press in Bitter Distillations: An Anthology of Poisonous Tales (2020). The theme of Night Land Quarterly vol. 25 is “Memento Mori.” Bissett is joined by TF Powys, Johannes Ilmari Auerbach, Jan Gerhard … More Japanese Translation News

“Gluttony”–Seven Deadly Sins Series

Carina Bissett‘s story “Serpents and Toads” is included in Gluttony: An inordinate desire to consume more than that which one requires (Seven Deadly Sins Book 6), which was published by Black Hare Press. This is her first Australian publication credit. “Serpents and Toads” is a contemporary retelling of the fairy tale “Diamonds and Toads.” In this version, the … More “Gluttony”–Seven Deadly Sins Series

Women in Horror Month

February is Women in Horror Month (WIHM), something Carina Bissett looks forward to each year. It is a celebration of women and female-identifying authors in a genre that is often misunderstood and overlooked. Although there is a negative preconception that often follows the mention of “horror,” the genre is actually diverse and multi-faceted. It’s true … More Women in Horror Month

An Embrace of Poisonous Intent

Carina Bissett is thrilled to announce the appearance of her story “An Embrace of Poisonous Intent” in the anthology Bitter Distillations: An Anthology of Poisonous Tales, edited by Mark Beech. Bitter Distillations is a collection of disquieting, disorientating and otherwise uncategorizable tales for which poison provides the inspiration. Poisons conspicuously sinister or quietly innocuous; deliberately distilled or unknowingly … More An Embrace of Poisonous Intent

The Best of Both Worlds

Carina Bissett is pleased to announce that her story “Gaze with Undimmed Eyes and the World Drops Dead” was featured in the anthology Terror at ‘5280, which recently won Best Anthology at the 2020 Best Book Awards (BBA) by American Book Fest! Terror at 5280′ edited by Josh Schlossberg WINNER Fiction: Anthologies ABOUT: At sea level, where it’s … More The Best of Both Worlds