This annual speculative fiction anthology collects the best reprint short fiction and poetry from the current year, featuring the most urgent Canadian voices in the genre. It features an introduction by horror author Andrew Pyper, and is edited by Sandra Kasturi.
Samantha Beiko is the co—publisher of ChiZine Publications, and currently works in the Canadian publishing industry as a freelance editor, graphic designer, and consultant. Her first novel, a young adult fantasy set in rural Manitoba called The Lake and the Library, was published by ECW in 2013. Her next series, The Realms of Ancient, will be out in Fall 2017, starting with The Scion of the Fox, and followed by the sequels The Children of the Bloodlands and The Brilliant Dark.
Sandra Kasturi is a writer, editor, book reviewer, and the co—publisher of ChiZine Publications. She has written three poetry chapbooks and has edited the poetry anthology, The Stars As Seen from this Particular Angle of Night. She is the author of two poetry collections, The Animal Bridegroom (2007) and Come Late to the Love of Birds (2013), both from Tightrope Books. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in various magazines and anthologies.