An Evening with Ellen Datlow

Join multiple-award-winner, Ellen Datlow, editor of the annual The Best Horror of the Year, in a wide-ranging discussion of all things horror and why short stories are good for the genre. Moderator, James Chambers, will lead an interactive discussion and live Q&A with the audience. Ellen will talk about what it takes to create a horror anthology, what makes for good fiction, how the editing process helps authors get the most out of their stories, the ups and downs of editing genre fiction, and the state of horror publishing today. 

About the Instructor

Ellen Datlow is a multi-award winning editor who has been editing sf/f/h short fiction for more than four decades, currently acquiring short stories and novellas for and its horror imprint Nightfire. Her most recent original anthologies are Screams from the Dark: 29 Tales of Monsters and the Monstrous and Christmas and Other Horrors. She has edited a Best Horror of the Year anthology for more than thirty-five years. Datlow is recipient of the Karl Edward Wagner Award, given at the British Fantasy Convention for "outstanding contribution to the genre," the Life Achievement Award given by the Horror Writers Association, and Life Achievement Award given by the World Fantasy Convention.