Edited by Jason Davis, director of the Harlan Ellison Books Preservation Project.
Cover photograph by Marty Woess of Prospect Park, where many of the book’s stories take place.
The complete table of contents of the 2004 Severn House hardcover of CHILDREN OF THE STREETS, including last-minute revisions by the author that were not incorporated into the published edition.
- 2004 CE: Looking Down the Street
- 1961 CE: Ten Weeks in Hell
- No Way Out
- Matinee Idyll
- No Game for Children
- The Rough Boys
- A Tiger at Nightfall
- School for Killers
- Memory of a Muted Trumpet
- Stand Still and Die!
- Gang Girl
NEW Edgeworks Abbey Archive Content:
From the Gutters to the Streets by Jason Davis
An original essay detailing the history of Ellison’s fourth short story collection.
Story Introductions: 1958-2001
Ellison-written commentary on the stories from an early assembly of THE DEADLY STREETS and OPENING SHOTS, edited by Lawrence Block.
School for Killers (previously unpublished)
Ellison’s preliminary outline of a novel to run approximately 60,000 words.
Black Money & Blind Date
Two 1957 short stories previously collected in the limited-edition PS Publishing volume, PEBBLES FROM THE MOUNTAIN.
6″ x 9″ Hardcover with Dust Jacket on 60# paper, approx. 236p. ISBN: 978-1-946542-13-7.
A few photographs comparing this new Edgeworks Abbey Archive edition (right), with the out-of-print 2004 hardback from Severn House (left):