“A modern-day gothic whose Kafkaesque otherworldly stories are beautifully disturbing. ”


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Tracy Fahey is an Irish writer of Gothic fiction.  In 2017, her debut collection The Unheimlich Manoeuvre was shortlisted for a British Fantasy Award for Best Collection. In 2020, The Unheimlich Manoeuvre Deluxe Edition is released with an accompanying chapbook, Unheimlich Manoeuvres In The Dark, both by the Sinister Horror Company.

In 2019, her short story, 'That Thing I Did' received an Honourable Mention by Ellen Datlow in her The Year's Best Horror Volume 11, with five stories on Datlow's Recommended Reading list for 2019. Her short fiction is published in over thirty American, British, Australian and Irish anthologies. She holds a PhD on the Gothic in visual arts, and her non-fiction writing has been published in edited collections and journals. She has been awarded residencies in Ireland and Greece.

Her first novel, The Girl in the Fort, was released in 2017. Her second collection, New Music For Old Rituals was released in 2018 by Black Shuck Books. Sample her short fiction here and here or listen to it here.