The Vampire Tapestry

Suzy McKee Charnas


The Vampire Tapestry is a 1980 fantasy novel by American author Suzy McKee Charnas. The story follows a vampire by the name of Dr Edward Lewis Weyland as he preys upon humanity while simultaneously trying to uncover who and what he truly is. Weyland is unlike many traditional vampires, such as Bram Stoker’s Dracula, in that his condition stems from biologic rather than supernatural means. This fact, coupled with Weyland’s social behaviors, has led some critics to consider The Vampire Tapestry as a work of feminist science fiction. Whatever it is, it is also one of the most compelling and fascinating vampire novels ever written and is a cornerstone work in the vampire genre.
      With a new introduction by Nancy Baker, new color artwork by Benjamin Nowak and Jeffrey Alan Love, and bonus materials from Charnas herself, this is a handsome, oversize edition. The book does not come with a slipcase.
      Oversized at 7 × 10 inches, with ribbon marker, top-edge stain, handsome signature page, and attractive dustjacket, this is one of the genre’s most important novels and an inventive and masterful contribution to is a phenomenal collection by one of horror’s most distinctive voices. Signed by Charnas, Baker, and the two artists, the edition is just 150 copies.

edition information

  • Limited to 150 copies, each signed by Suzy McKee Charnas, Nancy Baker, Benjamin Nowak, and Jeffrey Alan Love.
  • Bound in full black cloth, blind stamping on front board.
  • Dustjacket art by Benjamin Nowak.
  • Sumptuous page design.
  • Patterned endpapers.
  • Top-edge stain.
  • Bonus short story and essay.
  • Ribbon marker.
  • Head and tail bands.
  • Original book price: $150.
  • Published November 2016.
  • ISBN 978-1-61347-074-9.