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"Ghosts: Recent Hauntings" by Paula Guran (editor)

Paula Guran has edited a number of anthologies, including the Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror series. Ghosts: Recent Hauntings is exactly what it says on the tin—an anthology of ghost stories written in the decade or so before its publication in 2012. 264 more words


Six Stories and an Essay by Andrea Levy: Uriah's War

Reading Uriah’s War was another history lesson for me as I was unaware that West Indian men volunteered to fight for the British Empire during First World War. 478 more words


Get in Trouble by Kelly Link

July 2016

There’s tons to admire in Kelly Link’s short stories: her world building and characterisation are all on point – she tells stories sent in these strange off-kilter worlds that aren’t that different from ours (one has fairies, another superheroes, another pocket-universes – the ideas flow originally and freely) but the emphases is always on story and character (as I think it rightly should be). 82 more words


On Sex & Death

Sex and death – OMG – are there any other subjects we think about more and talk about less? Faber have just released a new short story collection called, somewhat transparently, … 497 more words


Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? Book Review

In the introduction to her 1983 collection of interviews with black women writers, Claudia Tate explained the difference between the black hero’s and the black heroine’s quest for self-affirmation and identity. 910 more words

Black Women Writers

What stops you from publishing your work?

There are many reasons an author doesn’t get around to publishing their work. I know from my own experience how scary it is to actually get your stories/novels into the real world. 372 more words

Shadowed Souls Edited by Jim Butcher and Kerrie L. Hughes

Title: Shadowed Souls (The Dresden Files #14.5, Cal Leandros #10.5 – Impossible Monsters, InCryptid #5.1 – Sleepover)

Editors: Jim Butcher, Kerrie L. Hughes… 605 more words