Jyväskylä 14.-15.7.2007 • The Beast Within
Ellen Datlow was editor of SCI FICTION, the multi award- winning fiction area of SCIFI.COM, for almost six years and fiction editor of OMNI for over seventeen years. Over her career she has worked with Susanna Clarke, Neil Gaiman, Kelly Link, Jeffrey Ford, Octavia E. Butler, Garth Nix, Gregory Maguire, Ursula K. LeGuin, Bruce Sterling, Peter Straub, Stephen King, Dan Simmons, George R. R. Martin, William Gibson, Cory Doctorow, Joyce Carol Oates, Jonathan Carroll, William Burroughs, and others.
She has co-edited (with Terri Windling) the six Snow White, Blood Red adult fairy tale anthologies, A Wolf at the Door and Swan Sister both children's fairy tale anthologies, and three young adult anthologies: The Green Man, The Faery Reel, and The Coyote Road (forthcoming summer of 07). She has been editing the horror half (with Terri Windling, and now Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant) of The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror for over twenty years. She and Terri also co-edited Sirens and other Daemon Lovers, an erotic fantasy anthology.
Solo, she is the editor of two anthologies on vampirism: Blood is not Enough and A Whisper of Blood, two anthologies on sf and gender: Alien Sex and Off Limits, Little Deaths (sexual horror), Lethal Kisses (revenge and vengeance), Twists of the Tale (cat horror), Vanishing Acts, an anthology on the theme of "endangered species," and The Dark: New Ghost Stories. Forthcoming is Inferno, a non-theme, all original horror anthology from Tor in October 2007. Her guest edited issue of Subterranean magazine (issue #7) will be out this spring. Datlow has won the World Fantasy Award seven times, two Bram Stoker Awards, the International Horror Guild Award, the 2002 and 2005 Hugo Award, and the 2005 and 2006 Locus Award, for her work as an editor. SCIFICTION won the 2005 Hugo Award for Best Website.
She lives in New York City.