STORIES

FATHER OF THE MAN

(forthcoming) 

 

THE AIRPORT GORILLA

(forthcoming) 

THE LITTLE GIFT (novella)

(forthcoming - PS Publishing, January 2017) 

THE THREE HUNCHBACKS (novella)

(Supporting Roles, PS Publishing, 2016)

THE HOUSE THAT MOVED NEXT DOOR

(Supporting Roles, PS Publishing, 2016) 

WRONG

(The 2nd Spectral Book of Horror Stories, ed. Mark Morris, Spectral Press, 2015) 

THE SHUG MONKEY

(Professor Challenger: New Worlds, Lost Places, ed. J.R. Campbell and Charles Prepolec, Edge SF&F, 2015)

THE LUNACY OF CELESTINE BLOT (novella)

(The Mammoth Book of Sherlock Holmes Abroad, ed. Simon Clark, Constable & Robinson, 2015)

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NEWSPAPER HEART (novella)

(The Spectral Book of Horror Stories, ed. Mark Morris, Spectral Press, 2014)
*Nominated for Shirley Jackson Award 2015
*Winner, British Fantasy Award, Best Novella 2015

Read the interview with Stephen Volk by Angela Slatter on her blog
Read the interview with Kit Power at Ginger Nuts of Horror 

 

MATILDA OF THE NIGHT (novella)

(Terror Tales of Wales, ed. Paul Finch, Gray Friar Press, 2014) 
*Selected for Best New Horror 26, ed. Stephen Jones, PS Books, 2015 

BLESS

(Crimewave 12: Hurts, ed. Andy Cox, TTA Press, 2013)

THE PETER LORRE FAN CLUB

(The Burning Circus, ed. Johnny Mains, BFS Publications, 2013)
*Best Short Story of the Year - Dark Musings 

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APPEAL FOR WITNESSES

(Monsters in the Heart, Gray Friar Press, 2013)

THE HAIR

(Monsters in the Heart, Gray Friar Press, 2013)

THE MAGICIAN KELSO DENNETT

(Terror Tales of the Seaside, ed. Paul Finch, Gray Friar Press, 2013)
*Selected for Best British Horror 2014, ed. Johnny Mains, Salt Publishing

THE PURLOINED FACE (novella)

(Beyond Rue Morgue: Further Tales of Edgar Allan Poe's 1st Detective, ed. Charles Prepolec and Paul Kane, Titan Books, 2013)

THE ARSE-LICKER

(Anatomy of Death: in Five Sleazy Lessons, ed. Mark West, Hersham Horror Books, 2013) *Selected for Best British Horror 2014, ed. Johnny Mains, Salt Publishing

WITH ALL MY LOVE ALWAYS ALWAYS FOREVER XXX

("This Is Horror", ed. Michael Wilson - 2012)
Read this story NOW on the This Is Horror website

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AIR BABY

(Slices of Flesh, ed. Stan Swanson, Dark Moon Books, 2012)

CELEBRITY FRANKENSTEIN

(Exotic Gothic 4/Postscripts 28/29, ed. Danel Olsen, PS Publishing, 2012)
*Selected for The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 24, ed. Stephen Jones
*Best Anthology - Shirley Jackson Awards 2013
*Best Anthology - World Fantasy Awards 2013
*Selected for Mammoth Book of Frankenstein ed. Stephen Jones
 

PIED-A-TERRE

(House of Fear, ed. Jonathan Oliver, Solaris Books, 2011)


WHITE BUTTERFLIES

(Gutshot: Weird West Tales, ed. Conrad Williams, PS Publishing, 2011)

THE COMFORT OF THE SEINE

(Gaslight Arcanum: Uncanny Tales of Sherlock Holmes, ed. J.R. Campbell and Charles Prepolec, Edge Publishing, 2011)

IN THE COLOSSEUM

(The End of The Line, ed. Jonathan Oliver, Solaris Books, 2010)


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SWELL HEAD

(The 7th Black Book of Horror, ed. Charles Black, Mortbury Press, 2010) 
Listen to "Swell Head" read by Lawrence C. Connolly, recorded by, and with music by Lawrence C. Connolly:
Listen to SWELL HEAD here

EASTER

(Where The Heart Is, ed. Gary Fry, Gray Friar Press, 2010)

HOUNDED

(Gaslight Grotesque: Nightmare Tales of Sherlock Holmes, ed. J.R. Campbell and Charles Prepolec, Edge Publishing, 2009)

AFTER THE APE

(BFS Yearbook 2009, ed. Guy Adams, BFS, 2009)
*Selected for Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 21 ed. Stephen Jones. 
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Also selected for inclusion in the anthology Never Again ed. Allyson Bird & Joel Lane.

FEAR

(Black Static #9, ed Andy Cox, TTA Press, 2009)

MONSTER BOY

(Hellboy: Oddest Jobs, ed. Christopher Golden, Dark Horse Books, 2008)
*Hellboy created by Mike Mignola
 

NOTRE DAME

(Doorways, ed. Steven Lockley, Screaming Dreams, 2008)
Listen to "Notre Dame" as a podcast, read by Sam Moffat at Dark Fictions Magazine

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WHO DIES BEST

(Postscripts #10, ed. Peter Crowther, PS Publishing, 2007)

 

CERTAIN FACES (novella)

(Choices, ed. Christopher Teague, Pendragon Press, 2006)

A PAPER TISSUE

(Postscripts #7, ed. Peter Crowther, PS Publishing, 2006)

A WHISPER TO A GREY

(All Hallows #41, ed. Barbara and Christopher Roden, GSS, 2006)

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31/10 

(Dark Corners, Gray Friar Press, 2006)  
*Selected for Year's Best Fantasy and Horror 2007: Twentieth Annual Collection ed. Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant. 
*Shortlisted for Horror Writers' Association (HWA) Bram Stoker Award
*Shortlisted for British Fantasy Award, 2006 (Best Short Story)

THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS

(Dark Corners, Gray Friar Press, 2006)

NO HARM DONE

(Dark Corners, Gray Friar Press, 2006)

LITTLE H

(Dark Corners, Gray Friar Press, 2006)

THE GOOD UNKNOWN

(Poe's Progeny, ed. Gary Fry, Gray Friar Press, 2005)

TIME CAPSULE

(Crimewave #8: Cold Harbours, ed. Andy Cox, TTA Press, 2005)

 

CURIOUS GREEN COLOURS SLEEP FURIOUSLY

(Postscripts #3, ed. Peter Crowther, PS Publishing, 2004)

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SLEEPLESS NIGHTS

(All Hallows #33, ed. Barbara and Christopher Roden, GSS, 2003)

INDICATOR

(Crimewave #7: The Last Sunset, ed. Andy Cox, TTA Press, 2003)  
*Selected for "Best British Mysteries 2005", ed. Maxim Jacubowski.

A PAIR OF PENCE-NEZ

(All Hallows #29, ed. Barbara and Christopher Roden, GSS, 2002)

THE FALL CHILDREN

(All Hallows #26, ed. Barbara and Christopher Roden, GSS, 2001)

THE CHAPEL OF UNREST

(Shadows and Silence, ed. Barbara and Christopher Roden, Ash Tree Press, 2000)

BLITZENSTEIN

(Hideous Progeny, ed. Brian Willis, Razor Blade Press, 2000)

THE ANAMORPH OF HANS BALDUNG GRIEN

(All Hallows #21, ed. Barbara and Christopher Roden, GSS, 1999)

THREE FINGERS, ONE THUMB

(Samhain Magazine, 1998)

THE LATIN MASTER

(Midnight Never Comes, ed. Barbara and Christopher Roden, Ash Tree Press, 1997)

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