Three awesome stories for you this Sunday. How the Milkmaid Struck a Bargain With the Crooked One by C.S.E. Cooney (in Giganotosaurus). Gaaaah, this story made me have all the feelings. It’s long, but it’s SO worth it – what a treat to sink into a world like this. (Incidentally, it’s a sequel of sorts […]
Three strange stories for you this Sunday. Seven Commentaries on an Imperfect Land by Ruthanna Emrys (at Tor.com). A haunting, weird story about a magic land that exists in the interstices of life, and the people who live in it. Gorgeous illustrations too. Speaking to Skull Kings by Emily B. Cataneo (at Betwixt Magazine). The […]
Rose Lemberg has announced the contents of Stone Telling 11 (the issue that I’ve got a poem in). Yay! Check it out! I’m really looking forward to getting to read the other poems. There’s some amazing cover art too, as usual for ST. Love the warm yellow tone.
Two poems for this sun-warm Sunday. ‘Song for an Ancient City’ by Amal El-Mohtar (in Mythic Delirium): gorgeous, makes me feel the sand and spices, the heat of the sun. ‘The Sea King’s Second Bride’ by C.S.E. Cooney (in a 2010 issue of Goblin Fruit). For me, the poem works more magic as a performance: […]
It’s still Sunday even though it’s past midnight, since I haven’t gone to bed yet, right? Here’s three recs that I hope will make you feel as fuzzy inside as they made me: Turnover by Jo Walton (at Lightspeed Magazine): beautiful, optimistic SF set in a spaceship called Speranza (the name isn’t subtle and I […]