Some of Steve’s recent story appearances include:

“The Parts Man,” The Valancourt Book of Horror Stories Volume Three

“By the Sea,” Nightscript IV

“Thanatrauma,” New Fears 2, ed. Mark Morris, 2018

“Reflections in Black,” The Mammoth Book of Halloween Stories, ed. Stephen Jones, 2018

“Love Letters,” Broken River Review #1

“Sleepless,” Crimewave 13: Bad Light

For All His Eyes Can See,” The Dark, August 2018

Field of Shoes,Daily Science Fiction

A Space of One’s Own,” Clarkesworld

“Saudade,” The Devil and the Deep, ed. Ellen Datlow, 2018

“I Saw Santa,” Christmas Horror Volume 2, ed. Chris Morey, 2017

“Long Fade Into Evening,” Darker Companions, ed. Joseph Pulver & Scott Aniolowski, 2017

“Mister Ainsley,” Black Wings VI, ed. S.T. Joshi, 2017

“Dinosaur,” reprinted in Edward Bryant’s Sphere of Influence and A Fistful of Dinosaurs

“Photograph,” reprinted in The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2017, ed. Paula Guran

“The Enemy Within,” reprinted in Best New Horror 28, ed. Stephen Jones

Steve’s story “A House by the Ocean” has been translated into Japanese for Nightland Quarterly

For a good sampling of what Steve does, check out his Selected Stories, Figures Unseen, now out from Valancourt Books. This volume includes several stories from each of his collections.


For a Complete Bibliography of Steve’s work, click on the following link to download a PDF:

Steve Tem Bibliography  




THE HARVEST CHILD And Other Fantasies is a massive collection of the wide range of Steve Rasnic Tem’s fantasy tales. These 39 stories include sword & sorcery sagas, chronicles of fairies, elves, witches, wizards, magical creatures, Robin Hood, funny fantasy, and a smattering of science fantasy, as well as some uncollected dark fantasy tales which emphasize the fantasy over the horror. None have appeared in his previous collections. These fictions originally appeared in both major markets and hard-to-find small magazines. Just a sampling of sources: After Hours, Paradox, Asimov’s, Dragon Magazine, Elsewhere, Infinite Loop, New Frontiers, Jabberwocky, Chrysalis, Grue, Mythellany, Fantasy Book, Extro, and Beneath Ceaseless Skies.

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About Steve

STEVE RASNIC TEM's short fiction has been compared to the work of Franz Kafka, Dino Buzzati, Ray Bradbury, and Raymond Carver, but to quote Joe R. Lansdale: "Steve Rasnic Tem is a school of writing unto himself." His 400 plus published stories, twelve collections, and seven novels have garnered him the British Fantasy Award, the World Fantasy Award, two International Horror Guild Awards, and four Bram Stoker Awards.

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