A Herman Graf book.
The anthology rides the wave of the extreme popularity and social currency of vampires in the media today, with breakout franchises like Twilight and the TV series Vampire Diaries.
With the contemporary focus on feminist voices and female representation in the media, we can easily spotlight an anthology written by all female authors, including Anne Rice, Edith Nesbit, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Poppy Z. Brite, Nancy Kilpatrick, and Tanith Lee.
The book has been nominated for the 2002 World Fantasy Award, the 2002 British Fantasy Award, and the 2001 International Horror Guild Award. This edition will be revised and updated.
Stephen Jones has edited over 140 books (including many Mammoth series) and is well known in the horror and dark fantasy community. His reputation and the Mammoth brand will bring in a dedicated fanbase.
With an introduction by cult horror film actress Ingrid Pitt who starred in films like The Vampire Lovers and Countess Dracula.
Stephen Jones is the winner of four World Fantasy Awards, three International Horror Guild Awards, five Bram Stoker Awards, twenty-one British Fantasy Awards, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Horror Writers Association. One of Britain's most acclaimed horror and dark fantasy writers and editors, he has more than 140 books to his credit. He lives in London, England. Ingrid Pitt was a Polish-British actress best known for her cult horror movie roles with Hammer Film Productions. She was also a writer and author of various articles, columns, and an autobiography Life's a Scream. She died in 2010.