Well, Kim, I'll say, and my story aside, I think History is Dead is a fantastic anthology. I had not read that many zombie stories prior to this anthology, but I've read many horror stories, and many other short stories period, and History is loaded with fine material. Also, I don't know all of the anthologies that made it to the final ballot, but one of them was Inferno edited by Ellen Datlow. I have it in front of me now to read, and I've heard it is amazing. For someone to have been in competition against, if one is to phrase it that way, Datlow is quite the legend. No shame there at all.
I don't know what all the process was for History being on the preliminary ballot, but regardless I am proud of that for all of us. It certainly sounds great to say that we area part of a Stoker-nominated anthology, even if it didn't make it all the way. I hope the anthology Mike Hultquist and I are putting together gets at least that far along.