Bruce Arthurs: The Bibliography

Short Stories

"Angel Blood",  Heaven Sent, ed. Peter Crowther & Martin H. Greenberg, DAW 1995

"Beholder’s Eye", (short-short) ELDRITCH TALES #30, 1995

"Beks and the Monkey", Requiem for the Radioactive Monkeys (chapbook), ed. John Wigley, Iguana Publications, 2005

"Beks and the Second Note", ALFRED HITCHCOCK'S MYSTERY MAGAZINE, December 2016
(finalist for Best Short Story, 2017 Derringer Awards)(included -- with errors, *sigh* -- in the list of "Distinguished" stories in the back matter of BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2017, edited by John Sanford & Otto Penzler, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017)
"Cannibal Sorcerer" (with Evangeline Walton),  MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY'S FANTASY MAGAZINE, Summer 1993
(NOTE: The title as published was trimmed drastically from the title as submitted.  If this little piece ever gets republished, I'd like to see its original title restored: "Tale of the Cannibal Sorcerer, or, The Anthropophage Mage")
"Death and the Ugly Woman", Sword and Sorceress IV, ed. Marion Zimmer Bradley, DAW 1987

"Falling to the Edge of the End of the World", Grails: Quests of the Dawn, ed. Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg & Edward E. Kramer, Penguin/Roc 1994
(NOTE: Grails: Quest of the Dawn was one of two trade paperbacks -- the other was Grails: Visitations of the Night -- published by Roc in 1994.  Grails was originally published in a 1-volume edition by Unnameable Press in 1992, but that edition did not include about a half-dozen stories added to the trade paperback editions. "Falling to the Edge of the End of the World" was one of the added stories.)
"In The Days Of Mister Cuddles", STRANGE BEASTIES, Third Flatiron Publishing, 2017

"Labyrinth's Heart", SUBTERRANEAN MAGAZINE #4, 2006

"Nick's Last Flight", SILVER BLADE issue 41, March 2019.
(Available to read online at: )
"The Rest of the Story", Highwaymen: Robbers and Rogues, ed. Jennifer Roberson, DAW 1997

"The Return of Captain Nucleus", FANTASTIC STORIES, February 1975

"Shadows Do Not Bleed", Sword and Sorceress IX, ed. Marion Zimmer Bradley, DAW 1992


"The Spearsister", ADVENTURES OF SWORD & SORCERY #7, 2000

"Unicorn’s Blood", Sword and Sorceress II, ed. Marion Zimmer Bradley, DAW 1985

"Voices, In A Cedar-Scented Darkness", DREAM OF SHADOWS, January 15, 2020
(available online at:
"War Party", MIND CANDY TOO, ed. Alvin R. Mullen, Myriad Paradigm Publishing, 2017


Copper Star, ed. Bruce D. Arthurs, 1991 World Fantasy Convention 1991 (an anthology of Southwestern-themed sf, fantasy & horror)

Olympus, ed. Martin H. Greenberg & Bruce D. Arthurs, DAW 1998


"Clues", STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION, story by Bruce D. Arthurs, teleplay by Bruce D. Arthurs and Joe Menosky, first broadcast 9 February 1991