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You Should Come With Me Now

M. John Harrison

M. John Harrison is a cartographer of the liminal; his work sits at the boundaries between genres – horror and science fiction, fantasy and travel writing – just as his stories traverse the no man’s land between the spatial and the spiritual.

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The New Uncanny

ed. Sarah Eyre, Ra Page

14 leading authors have here been challenged to write fresh fictional interpretations of what the uncanny might mean in the 21st century, to update Freud’s famous checklist of what gives us the creeps, and to give the hulking canon of uncanny fiction a shot in the arm, a shock to the neck-bolts...

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The New Abject

ed. Sarah Eyre, Ra Page

A sequel to Comma‘s award-winning horror anthology The New Uncanny. Featuring specially commissioned stories inspired by Julia Kristeva’s theory of the abject.

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Resist: Stories of Uprising

ed. Ra Page

The paperback edition of our popular anthology exploring 20 key moments of British protest history, from Boudica to Grenfell.

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The Cuckoo Cage

ed. Ra Page

Short stories by British authors inspired by the ‘superheroes’ of British protest history, from Ned Ludd to Captain Swing, and scurge of the Romans, Cassivel-launus, to 90s anti-roads protestor Swampy.

Safely Gathered In

Sarah Schofield

The debut collection by Lancashire-based short story author Sarah Schofield establishes a new and exciting voice in Northern fiction.

The American Way

ed. Orsola Casagrande, Ra Page

Covering US foreign policy from 1945 to the present day, an anthology of specially commissioned stories by authors from across the globe addressing America's history of intervention.

The Book of Barcelona

ed. Zoe Turner, Manel Ollé

In this new addition to Comma's Reading the City series, ten stories about Barcelona by ten of its most prominent authors are translated from both Catalan and Spanish into English for the first time.

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Refugee Tales

ed. David Herd, Anna Pincus

Fourteen stories exploring real life refugee experiences, told in the style of the Canterbury Tales

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The Iraqi Christ

Hassan Blasim

From legends of the desert to horrors of the forest, Blasim’s stories blend the fantastic with the everyday, the surreal with the all-too-real.

Palestine + 100

ed. Basma Ghalayini

Palestine + 100 poses a question to contemporary Palestinian writers: what might your home city look like in the year 2048 – exactly 100 years after Nakba, the displacement of more than 700,000 people after the Israeli War of Independence?

In Another Country: Selected Stories

David Constantine

Gathering together stories from over two decades of writing, this selection demonstrates why Constantine has been hailed as ‘perhaps the finest of contemporary writers in this form’. Featuring the story that inspired the motion picture, 45 Years.

Reading The City

Celebrating the best short stories from cities in the UK and from around the world.

Breaking The Genre

Literary interventions into science, horror, crime and history.

BBC Short Story Award

Now in its thirteenth year, the Award is one of the most prestigious for a single short story.

Comma Apps

MacGuffin is a literary jukebox, featuring free exclusive stories by Comma Press authors in text and audio form. LitNav also offers a new way of 'reading the city'.