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Edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling. ill. Thomas Canty. New York: St. Martins Press, 2002. First Edition. 6 X 9. Hard Cover. Fine / Fine. ISBN: 0312290675. Their harvest of horror and fantasy for 2001 is a bumper crop of 49 stories and poems, many from sources that wont be familiar to the average reader and some from newcomers whose promise bodes well for the future of both genres. As in years past, certain themes cut across genre boundaries and explode notions of horror and fantasy as separate literary forms. Without question, this book is mandatory reading for lovers of weird and fanciful fiction. -- Publishers Weekly Featured Highlights: Charles de Lints Trading Hearts at the Half Kaffe Cafe, Susan Palwicks Gestella, Ursula K. LeGuins The Bones of the Earth, S.P. Somtows The Bird Catcher, Anthony Doerrs The Hunters Wife, Caitl!n Kiernans Onion Other writers include Steve Rasnic Tem, Kelly Link, Elizabeth Hand, Gregory Maguire, and Michael Chabon. Over 50 entries, coming in at over 550 pages and over 250,000 words. Original List Price 29.95.