Shadows & Tall Trees is annual anthology of exceptional literary merit, showcasing the best new writers of contemporary weird fiction and strange tales. In 2010 and 2013 the journal was a finalist for the British Fantasy Award for Best Periodical/Magazine. Featuring notable visionaries including Robert Shearman, Steve Rasnic Tem, Alison Moore, Nicholas Royle, and Nina Allan, the stories published in Shadows & Tall Trees have been selected for reprint in The Best Horror of the Year, The Best British Stories, The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, Imaginarium: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing, The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy & Horror, and Wilde Stories: The Best Gay Speculative Fiction.
Michael Kelly is the Series Editor for the Year’s Best Weird Fiction. He has been a finalist for the Shirley Jackson Award and the British Fantasy Society Award. His fiction has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies, including Black Static, The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 21 & 24, Supernatural Tales, Postscripts, Weird Fiction Review, and has been collected in Scratching the Surface, and Undertow & Other Laments. He owns and runs Undertow Publications, an imprint of ChiZine Publications. Undertow
Publications is home to two acclaimed series’ of anthologies: Year’s Best Weird Fiction, and Shadows & Tall Trees.