The Horns of Elfland

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The Horns of Elfland
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The Horns of Elfland first edition cover.
Author Ellen Kushner, Delia Sherman, Donald G. Keller (editors)
Cover artist Ed Gazsi
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy, anthology
Publisher Roc Books
Publication date
April 1997
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 347 pp (first edition)
ISBN 0-451-45599-1

The Horns of Elfland is a 1997 fantasy anthology edited by Ellen Kushner, Delia Sherman and Donald G. Keller.


The Horns of Elfland was first published in April 1997 by Roc Books in paperback format.[1][2] It was a nominee in the 1998 Locus Awards for best anthology, finishing eighth out of 17.[3] The Horns of Elfland features 15 stories from 15 authors.[1] One of the stories, "Merlusine" by Lucy Sussex, won the 1997 Aurealis Award for best fantasy short story.[4] "Audience" by Jack Womack was a short-list nominee in 1998 World Fantasy Awards but lost to "Dust Motes" by P. D. Cacek.[5] "Flash Company" by Gene Wolfe finished 17th in the 1998 Locus Awards for best short story and John Brunner's "The Drummer and the Skins" tied for sixth in the 1997 Interzone Poll.[3][6]