The Best of British Fantasy 2019 contains two dozen tales of the weird and wonderful: featuring pensive houses, angry gods, ghosts, monsters, living statues, were-creatures, sorcerers, swordsmen, spells, skeletons, and, of course, the end of the world.
Table of contents:
- Leila Aboulela - "Competing Before the King"
- Nick Adams - "Demolition"
- Jess Brough - "Thank God in the Acknowledgements"
- Christopher Caldwell -" Canst Thou Draw Out the Leviathan"
- Eliza Chan - "Joss Papers for Porcelain Ghosts"
- Matt Dovey - "Why Aren't Millennials Continuing Traditional Worship of the Elder Dark?"
- Chikodili Emelumadu - "Sin Eater"
- Melanie Harding-Shaw - "The Fisher"
- Liz Jones - "The Redemption of Billy Zane"
- Kirsty Logan - "Birds Fell From the Sky and Each One Spoke in Your Voice"
- Tim Major - "O Cul-de-Sac"
- Helen McClory - "A Manual for Avoiding Further Harm from [Redacted]"
- Maura McHugh - "Wake the Dead"
- Dafydd McKimm - "The Colossus Stops"
- Tom Offland - "A Few Things I Miss About Skeletons"
- Karen Onojaife - "Tilt"
- Heather Parry - "Mr Fox"
- Den Patrick - "Timekeeper's Tarot"
- Gareth E. Rees - "Tyrannosaurs Bask in the Warmth of the Asteroid"
- Sara Saab - "Burrowing Machines"
- E Saxey - "No Children"
- Natalia Theodoridou - "What It Sounds Like When You Fall"
- Lavie Tidhar - "Dem Bones"
- Eleanor R. Wood - "What the Sea Reaps, We Must Provide"
Cover art by Jonathan E.
Edited by Jared Shurin
Hardcover (signed limited edition: available only through the publisher)