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This subject is written on a topic in the real world and reflects factual information. This subject contains information from the Expanded Cthulhu Mythos, and not based on H.P. Lovecraft's works directly. Awaiting Strange Gods: Weird and Lovecraftian Fictions is an anthology of works by American author and critic Darrell Schweitzer.


Collecting together 22 previously-published dark fantasy and horror stories from 1994-2015, Awaiting Strange Gods also contains an introduction by noted Lovecraft scholar S. T. Joshi. It was published by Fedogan & Bremer in September 2015 in both hardcover and paperback editions, features cover art and illustrations by Tim Kirk, and runs to a total of 276 pages.


  • Introduction by S. T. Joshi
  • "Envy, the Gardens of Ynath, and the Sin of Cain"
  • "Hanged Man and Ghost"
  • "Stragglers from Carrhae"
  • "The Eater of Hours"
  • "The Runners Beyond the Wall"
  • "On the Eastbound Train"
  • "Howling in the Dark"
  • "Sometimes You Have to Shout about It"
  • "The Head Shop in Arkham"
  • "Innsmouth Idyll"
  • "Class Reunion"
  • "Why We Do It"
  • "The Warm"
  • "Spiderwebs in the Dark"
  • "The Corpse Detective"
  • "Jimmy Bunny"
  • "The Last of the Black Wind"
  • "In Old Commoriom"
  • "The Clockwork King, the Queen of Glass, and the Man with a Hundred Knives"
  • "The Scroll of the Worm" [with Jason Van Hollander]
  • "Those of the Air" [with Jason Van Hollander]
  • "Ghost Dancing"