Selkie online

My short story Selkie, an alternate history take on the lead-up (or not) to World War One and war in general, with an added twist of Celtic folklore, is now available to be read online here. Great also to see (and contribute toward!) a thoughtful take on military SF…

The Chronologist

Pleased to announce that my new short story The Chronologist has just gone live on It’s set in a town where the clocks actually control time rather than merely measuring its progress….

New New Worlds…

Happy to say that, after a long gestation, the new New Worlds collection is finally available for pre-order, and will be out in August. Honoured to be among contributors including Alan Moore, Michael Swanwick, Lavie Tidhar, Ian Watson, Paul Park, James Lovegrove, Gwyneth Jones and the great Michael Moorcock himself. The teenage me who loved this magazine would be extremely chuffed – and so am I!

You can find out more here…–peter-crowther-5362-p.asp