Mortbury Press

June 2018

Saddened to hear another Black Book of Horror friend and contributor has passed away. Eddy C. Bertin died from a heart attack during May.

February 2018

New Book.

A Taste for the Macabre is now available from Amazon, Book Depository, and other online booksellers.

14 November 2017

Saddened to hear that Carl Ford, friend and Black Book contributor passed away last night. 

October 2015


The Eleventh Black Book of Horror recently featured in the Bradford Telegraph & Argus as 'Book of the Week'.

September 2015

The Eleventh Black Book of Horror is now available from all good booksellers.

This new volume contains stories by Thana Niveau, Edward Pearce; Tom Johnstone, John Llewellyn Probert; Stephen Bacon, Kate Farrell; Stuart Young, Anna Taborska; David A. Riley, Tony Earnshaw; David Williamson, Marion Pitman; Sam Dawson, and John Forth.


October 2014

For Those Who Dream Monsters

Anna Taborska's collection has won The Dracula Society's Children of the Night Award!


The Eleventh Black Book of Horror

The stories have now been chosen for the eagerly-awaited next volume of the anthology series. Things have been delayed by a number of factors, including the unfortunate death of the Mortbury computer. The editing process will be resuming again soon ...


Black Ceremonies

Parallel Universe Publications will be publishing a collection of stories by Charles Black in November.

June 2014

Anna Taborska's collection For Those Who Dream Monsters has been nominated in the Best Collection category of the British Fantasy Awards. And, The Tenth Black Book of Horror has been nominated for the Best Anthology award. 
Full list of nominees here:


Saddened to hear that Joel Lane, friend and Black Book contributor, passed away earlier this week.

January 2013.


Now currently closed to submissions.



Thank you to all who submitted stories during the recent submission period.


Some of you might be interested in some stats from the submission period...

Submission period = 65 days
Total stories submitted = 77 Stories accepted = 16
Stories by authors Iíve published before = 28 Accepted = 12
Stories by authors who I havenít published = 49 Accepted = 4
Stories by female authors = 9 Accepted = 5