Alison Moore

Writer of fiction,
from novels to a story on a postcard



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Bound in Blood

Bound in Blood is an anthology of Stories of Cursed Books, Damned Libraries and Unearthly Authors, edited by Johnny Mains and including a new story of mine, 'The House Witch'. Available for pre-order now and published by Titan Books in September 2024.


I wrote about 'Books About Books' for Booklisti.

Weird Horror 8

A new story, 'Rigor' appears in Weird Horror 8, edited by Michael Kelly and published by Undertow Publications. The magazine is also available to read online.

The Junction

My new Nightjar Press story, 'The Junction', is available as a signed, limited-edition chapbook, paired with Ian Critchley's 'Removals'.

Uncertainties 6

A new story, 'Where Are They Now?' appears in Uncertainties 6, edited by Brian J. Showers and published by Swan River Press. Cover art by David Tibet.


Lunate vol. 3 includes a new story of mine called 'In the Basement Flat'. A selection of stories are also available to read online.

The Retreat

My new novel, The Retreat, was published by Salt in November 2021, with cover design/illustration by John Oakey. Reviews are here.

Close to Midnight

My story 'Welcome to The Lodge' appears in the horror anthology Close to Midnight, the third volume in an annual series, edited by Mark Morris and published by Flame Tree Press.

Shepherd Books

I wrote about 'The best books in which things take a nasty turn', for Shepherd Books.

Same Same But Different

Same Same But Different is an anthology of short stories including work by A L Kennedy, Helen Simpson, Paul McVeigh, Amanda Huggins and Stephen Thompson, and a new story of mine called 'Ooderwald'. Edited by Mikka Haugaard and published by Everything with Words in September.

Estuary Festival 2021

'In Time', a story commissioned for the Estuary Festival, is available in a limited-edition booklet alongside work by Amina Atiq, Season Butler and Martha Pailing. A reading, accompanied by a film made by my sister Kay Moore, is available online.

The Eden Book Society

From the Eden Book Society's backlist of horror novellas, Dead Ink Books has reprinted the 1972 titles Holt House by L.G. Vey, Judderman by D.A. Northwood, A Dedicated Friend by Shirley Longford, Starve Acre by Jonathan Buckley, Plunge Hill: A Case Study by J.M. McVulpin, and The Castle by Chuck Valentine.

Update: Recordings discovered in the basement of the Eden family home have enabled the publication of new audio editions, with bonus material and a foreword from Charlie Higson.

Best New Horror

'The Voice of the People', originally published in Shadows and Tall Trees 7, appears in Best New Horror #29, edited by Stephen Jones and published by PS Publishing. It has also been translated into Korean for the World Goedam Collection, a UNESCO Cities of Literature and Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival collaboration.

Dead Letters

Dead Letters is an anthology 'of the undelivered, the missing, the returned', edited by Conrad Williams and published by Titan. Authors received an item of aberrant post as a writing prompt; this was in the mysterious package that came through my letter box, inspiring my story, 'Ausland'. Dead Letters was shortlisted in the Best Anthology category of the British Fantasy Awards 2017.

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