Black Bequeathments (Simon Strantzas)
**NOMINATED FOR 2019 SHIRLEY JACKSON AWARDS - NOVELETTE**
While cleaning out his deceased father's home, a man finds a puzzling statue in a random box. What is it, and who are the people who want to acquire it from him?
*NEW* chapbook written by Simon Strantzas, author most recently of Nothing is Everything (Undertow Publications). Featuring art by Yves Tourigny (Tallhat Press, Borkchito).
Limited to 130 copies. Chapbooks are hand-numbered and shipped in sturdy mailing sleeves. Orders include:
+ BLACK BEQUEATHMENTS chapbook (approx. 54 pages)
+ 6” x 9" print of front cover art
+ Dim Shores sticker
Simon Strantzas is the author of Nothing is Everything (Undertow Publications, 2018), Burnt Black Suns (Hippocampus Press, 2014), Nightingale Songs (Dark Regions Press, 2011), Cold to the Touch (Tartarus Press, 2009), and Beneath the Surface (Humdrumming, 2008), as well as the editor of Aickman’s Heirs (Undertow Publications, 2015), a finalist for both the World Fantasy and British Fantasy Awards, and the winner of the Shirley Jackson Award. He also edited Shadows Edge (Gray Friar Press, 2013), and was the guest editor of The Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 3 (Undertow Publications, 2016). His writing has been reprinted in Best New Horror, The Best Horror of the Year, The Year’s Best Weird Fiction and The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, and published in venues such as Cemetery Dance, Postscripts, and Nightmare. His short story, “Pinholes in Black Muslin”, was a finalist for the British Fantasy Award, and his collection, Burnt Black Suns, a finalist for the Shirley Jackson Award. He lives with his wife in Toronto, Canada.
Yves Tourigny is a silverback marmoset living on the thin green boundary between a molten ocean of rock and a bottomless abyss. He likes dogs.