Watching my son play football yesterday (his team lost to a sickening last-gasp goal), I noticed straight away that the opposition coach had an extraordinarily loud voice. So what else could I do but write down everything he said over the course of the 80 minutes... First Half Keep it moving. Make it stick. Always …
Edited by Paula Guran, this year's BDF&H (Prime Books) contains my story Succulents, which first appeared in New Fears (Titan Books), edited by Mark Morris.
My short story Cwtch, on the heels of a reprint in Best British Short Stories 2018, is to also be reprinted in Best New Horror 29, edited by Stephen Jones. The story originally appeared in my collection, I Will Surround You (Undertow Publications).
I'm very pleased to announce that my story Cwtch, from I Will Surround You, is to be reprinted in this year's Best British Short Stories, edited by Nicholas Royle.
My collection, I Will Surround You, from Undertow Publications is available now at Amazon at reduced price. For just £13.99 (down from £19.99) for the hardback and £6.99 (down from £11.99), you can get hold of fourteen stories wrapped up in soft or hard loveliness. The perfect Easter gift!
My new collection, I Will Surround You, is on offer with VH Leslie's critically-acclaimed Skein and Bone as part of a British Invasion sale. Get both books here for just $30 (a saving of 40%).
Coming soon from Undertow Publications... I Will Surround You Stories by Conrad Williams Manners Trash Polka * The Closure f/8 The Jungle The Devil's Interval The Hag Stone Blizzard Crypt † The Offing The Fox Shaddertown Raptors Cwtch * Rain * Original to this collection † Originally entitled 'Wait'