Selena Chambers

Writer. Editor. Throwback Surrealist.

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This fantastic cover for SISTERHOOD is by the amazing Liv Rainey-Smith.

I am very excited to finally share the release date for SISTERHOOD, the new all-female anthology from Chaosium and edited by Nate Pedersen, who is always doing neat things with anthos and I enjoy working with immensely.

Alongside some of my favorite writers like Livia Llewellyn, Molly Tanzer, Nadia Bulkin, my story “The Veils of Sanctuary,” is included. Keeping with the theme, it’s a Bas Bleu story, and reveals more of that sisterhood’s origins than anything I’ve written so far. Also includes tributes to Medusa, Sappho, Oscar Wilde, and any American writer who has sat foot on Parisian cobblestones.

Here are the current details:

Sisterhood: Dark Tales and Secret Histories

Edited by Nate Pedersen


SRP $17.99

ISBN 978-1-56882-464-2

272 pages

Trade paperback

In churches and convents and other religious communities, sisterhood takes many forms, forged and tested by such mundane threats as disease and despair, but also by terrors both spiritual and cosmic—Satan’s subtle minions and the Lovecraftian nightmare of the Outer Gods. Sisterhood: Dark Tales and Secret Histories presents sixteen horror stories by some of the genre’s leading female voices. Their settings range around the globe and across the centuries, from 14th century Spain to 17th century Virginia to England in the present day.

Contributors include such award-winning and critically acclaimed authors as Nadia Bulkin, Livia Llewellyn, Molly Tanzer, Sun Yung Shin, Gemma Files, Kaaron Warren, Damien Angelica Walters, and Selena Chambers. With original cover art by Liv Rainey-Smith.

Table of Contents:

“The Wine of Men” by Ann K. Schwader

“From an Honest Sister, to a Neglected Daughter” by Monica Valentinelli

“Étaín and the Unholy Ghosts” by Lisa Morton

“The Barefoot Sisters of Saint Beatriz of the Mountain” by Kali Wallace

“Unburdened Flesh” by Penelope Love

“Only Dead Men Do Not Lie: The Trials of the Formosans” by Kaaron Warren

“Jane, Jamestown, The Starving Time” by Sun Yung Shin

“Dorcas and Ann: A True Story” by Molly Tanzer

“The Resurrected” by S. P. Miskowski

“The Low, Dark Edge of Life” by Livia Llewellyn

“The Anchoress” by Lynda E. Rucker

“Siūlais ir Kraujo ir Kaulų (Of Thread and Blood and Bone)” by Damien Angelica Walters

“Gravity Wave” by Nadia Bulkin

“The Veils of Sanctuary” by Selena Chambers

“The Sisters of Epione” by Alison Littlewood

“Red Words” by Gemma Files


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