The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror 2006: Ninteenth Annual Collection

Table of Contents (alphabetical)


Isabel Allende, The Guggenheim Lovers
Laird Barron, Proboscis
Elizabeth Bear, Follow Me Light
Andrew Bonia, Jolly Bonnet
Chaz Brenchley, Going the Jerusalem Mile
Tom Brennan, Scarecrow
Jack Cady, The Souls of Drowning Mountain
Jennifer Chang, Obedience, or The Lying Tale (poem)
Robert Coover, The Last One
Albert E. Cowdrey, Twilight States
Kelly Everding, Omens (poem)
Jeffrey Ford, Boatman’s Holiday
Jeffrey Ford, Scribble Mind
Theodora Goss, Nymphs Finding the Head of Orpheus (poem)
Theodora Goss, A Statement in the Case
Elizabeth Hand, Kronia
Joe Hill, My Father’s Mask
Glen Hirshberg, American Morons
Pentti Holappa, Boman
Dave Hutchinson, The Pavement Artist
China Mieville, Emma Bircham, and Max Schaefer, The Ball Room
Sarah Monette, Night Train: Heading West (poem)
Ralph Robert Moore, The Machine of a Religious Man
Adam L.G. Nevill, Where Angels Come In
Kim Newman, The Gypsies in the Woods
Reggie Oliver, Among the Tombs
Chuck Palahniuk, Hot Potting
Stacey Richter, A Case Study of Emergency Room Procedure and Risk Management by Hospital Staff Members in the Urban Facility
Barbara Roden, Northwest Passage
Deborah Roggie, The Mushroom Duchess
Jay Russell, Ding-Dong-Bell
Geoff Ryman, The Last Ten Years in the Life of Hero Kai
Mark Samuels, Shallaballah
Willa Schneberg, Grief (poem)
Nisi Shawl, Cruel Sistah
Delia Sherman, Walpurgis Afternoon
Bruce Sterling, The Denial
Howard Waldrop, The Horse of a Different Color (that You Rode in On)
Daniel Wallace, Vacation
Marley Youmans, Incident at Agate Beach

Honorable Mentions: 2005


Ellen Datlow

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