Helen Marshall is the Senior Lecturer of Creative Writing and Publishing at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England. Her first collection of fiction, Hair Side, Flesh Side, won the Sydney J Bounds Award in 2013, and Gifts for the One Who Comes After, her second collection, won the World Fantasy Award and the Shirley Jackson Award in 2015. Her debut novel will be published by Random House Canada in 2019. Michael Kelly is the editor of Shadows & Tall Trees, and series editor of The Year's Best Weird Fiction. His fiction has appeared in Black Static, The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Weird Fiction Review, and others. As editor he's been a finalist for the World Fantasy Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, and the British Fantasy Society Award.
Publisher's Weekly starred review for Volume 1: "Laird Barron and Michael Kelly amply prove that weird fiction can fill an anthology with delightful and surprising stories."
This is Horror: "The Year's Best Weird Fiction triumphantly lives up to its title."