Figures Unseen: Selected Stories

Steve Rasnic Tem (Author) Simon Strantzas (Introduction by)

Product Details

Valancourt Books
Publish Date
April 17, 2018
5.0 X 7.99 X 0.76 inches | 0.81 pounds

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About the Author

Steve Rasnic Tem's writing career spans over 40 years, including poetry, plays, short stories, and novels in the genres of fantasy, science fiction, horror, crime, regional fiction set in the Appalachian South, as well as a less-classifiable imaginative prose more than one critic has called Temism. A transplanted Southerner from Lee County Virginia, Steve is a long-time resident of Colorado. He has a BA in English Education from VPI and a MA in Creative Writing from Colorado State, where he studied fiction under Warren Fine and poetry under Bill Tremblay.
Simon Strantzas is the author of 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). In 2016, he co-founded the non-fiction journal, Thinking Horror, which is dedicated to exploring the literary field of horror and its various philosophies. His writing has been reprinted in a number of annual best-of anthologies, and published in venues such as Nightmare, Cemetery Dance, and Postscripts. 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.