Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead–all Canadian, all vampire, and evolved

Imagine this:  what would the future of vampires look like?  How would they evolve?  24 Canadian writers thought about this and came up with their ideas. Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead is an all Canadian anthology–23 stories, one poem.  It’ll be launched at the World Horror Convention in Brighton England in March.  

Yep, I have a story in there, “How Magnificent is the Universal Donor.”  In my story, vampires have finally been pulled into positions of power in the medical field.  They save the world by stepping in to keep a terrible blood disease at bay, and they continue to keep the world safe.  But it’s not a perfect situation…some sacrifices occasionally have to be made for the good of the World.  They’re just not telling anyone.  Wouldn’t want to stain their new reputations as saviours.  

I’m thrilled to be a part of the collection.  

The collection is available for pre-order now.  A limited number of the anthologies have been packed into little wooden coffins and you can pre-purchase the coffin-encased anthology at this site.  You can also order the anthology by itself too, which will be available in March.  Can’t wait to be in England pushing these little coffins on our table—it’ll be an awesome visual.  As if we’ve made little gnome coffins.  

While I’m not normally a horror writer, I just played with the idea of getting to evolve vampires.  That was fun!  Hope you enjoy it.  

Evolve is published by Edge Books, Brian Hades Publisher, and edited by Nancy Kilpatrick.

5 thoughts on “Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead–all Canadian, all vampire, and evolved

  1. Cassandra Jade January 10, 2010 / 9:59

    Congratulations on getting your story published. It sounds like an interesting collection.

  2. Keyan January 11, 2010 / 9:59


  3. Tea January 11, 2010 / 9:59

    That does sound like a great collection of stories! Congrats too.

  4. Janice Shoults January 14, 2010 / 9:59

    Note from the publicist…

    Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead will be available on March 1st, 2010. Special limited edition copies are available for pre-order at http://www.vampires-evolve.com

    There is also a Facebook Group Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead. Please join us if you would like.

    We are delighted to have Jerome’s story in the collection as well.

    EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing

  5. Cathryn Laban March 2, 2010 / 9:59

    Your site is cool I cannot believe I just found it. I am a big Angel fan, I know he lost his way with Dollhouse. But he needs our guidance and help to get him to come back with another Buffy series for us to enjoy.

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