Where are the zombies, dwarfs, and gnomes?

Betsy Dornbusch, an editor at ElectricSpec magazine, recently posted at her personal blog, Sex Scenes at Starbucks, about the ‘closed round’ of submissions for the magazine, which may have included some urban fantasy.

And a good urban fantasy is always appreciated, except for…how do I put this delicately? We may have now, as of this round of submissions, seen everything new under the sun (or the moon, as it were) about vampires, werewolves, and tall, blond elves. What I’ve not seen lately are urban zombies, dwarfs, gnomes, or other creatures of the night in our slush. How about a good centaur story?

Have a look at the blog entry for more ideas of what ElectricSpec is looking for and what they’ve seen too much of.