Frederic S. Durbin
Fantasy & Horror Fiction for Adults and Children




Arkham House, 1999; finalist for the International Horror Guild Award; reprinted by the SF Book Club, 2001; mass-market paperback edition from Ace Fantasy, 2005


The Fool Who Fished for a King,” Cricket Magazine, March-April 2000 

The Place of Roots,” Fantasy & Science Fiction, February 2001; named as an Honorable Mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror, 15th Annual Collection, edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling

The Gift,” Mooreeffoc Magazine, Winter 2001/2002; reprinted by Cicada Magazine, March/April 2003

Star,” Cricket Magazine, February-March 2002

Murik and the Magic Sack,” Cricket Magazine, November 2002

The Guardian Tree,” part 2, Cricket Magazine, September 2003; commissioned for the magazine’s 30th anniversary issue

Ren and the Shadow Imps,” Cricket Magazine, October 2003-January 2004

The Enchanted Mountain,” Cricket Magazine, June-September 2005

A Tale of Silences,” Cicada Magazine, January/February 2006

Forthcoming Stories: 

“The Star-Shard,” Cricket Magazine

“The Bone Man,” Fantasy & Science Fiction

“Under the Tower of Valk,” Green Sun Magazine


“The Man Who Stilled the Earth,” Fate Magazine, April 1998

“Japan’s Living Mummy,” Fate Magazine, November 2000


“Where the Witches Dwell,” Weird Tales
Magazine #337, July 2005

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