Category: Hugh Lamb

It was a small gathering, but the group of family and colleagues that came together to celebrate the life and work of Hugh Lamb enjoyed a night of warmth, laughter and common affection for the late anthologist. Fellow writers and anthologists Mike Ashley, Steve Jones and Mick Sims, publishers Jo Fletcher and David Brawn, Hugh’s…
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Hugh Lamb, ever the pragmatist, decided to donate his body to the London Anatomy Office for medical research. So in lieu of a wake or funeral, it has been decided that those who would like to share their memories and raise a glass to the veteran anthologist should meet up on TUESDAY, MARCH 19th in…
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Jim Moon just published a wonderful tribute to Hugh Lamb and his works on the website Hypnogoria. Tracing Hugh’s career, from his initial foray into the anthology up to last year’s HarperCollins editions, Moon explores Hugh’s influence on the genre and the importance of his work uncovering lost tales of terror. From the site: Welcome…
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Written by Richard Lamb On the night of 2nd March 2019, Hugh Lamb passed away. He died peacefully, in his sleep, after a long illness that had left him frail and weak. At the end he chose to move on, rather than suffer long months of treatment with no guarantees. We, his family, chose to…
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HarperCollins have announced a new trilogy of Hugh Lamb anthologies for 2018. Following the announcement of new editions of both Ghosts in the House and Out of the Dark, we can also reveal that the Collins Chillers series will include a new release of Hugh’s The Invisible Eye. Featuring collected tales by Emile Erckmann and Louis…
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As mentioned yesterday, HarperCollins have announced a new trilogy of Hugh Lamb anthologies for 2018. Published under the Collins Chillers series, October 4th will see a new release of Hugh’s Out of the Dark. Featuring two collected volumes of tales by Robert W. Chambers, this new paperback and kindle edition is already available for pre-order on…
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Due to the success of last year’s three releases, HarperCollins have announced a new trilogy of Hugh Lamb anthologies for 2018. Published under the Collins Chillers series, October 4th will see a new edition of Ghosts in the House. From the publisher: ‘A cold dismay seemed to spring from the dark and clutch me; there…
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Welcome back! We hope you enjoyed The Room in the Tower, the first of two festive ghost stories specially selected by Hugh Lamb. Especially if you were new to the tale. There’s nothing like reading a vintage ghost story for the very first time. The second story chosen by Hugh appeared in his 1976 anthology…
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