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Non-Fiction

“Down on the Farm” from Bandersnatch

We’re proud to present “Down on the Farm” by Karen Heuler, from the pages of Bandersnatch, where, as Booklist puts it, “the editors had Carroll’s irreverent surrealism in mind when they asked contributors for their most avant-garde stories . . . the authors’ whimsical revelries with language and imagery provide mind-befuddling satisfaction.” I hope you […]

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Nicole Kornher-Stace

I don’t seem to be able to write anything that isn’t intensely personal. I can’t detach myself that far. …in all my longer fiction I find the characters reach a point where they mutiny, take over, and sail off with the story, while I’m keelhauled in its wake. Nicole Kornher-Stace, author of The Promise, was […]

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“The Story of Love” from Salt of the Air

We’re proud to present “The Story of Love” by Vera Nazarian, from the pages of Salt of the Air, a story which has been recently nominated in the Nebula short fiction category! THE STORY OF LOVE Vera Nazarian It is such an easy thing; all stories are the same. They are histories of the act […]

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Podcast Space

For several months the editorial team here at Fantasy has had many discussions about the possibility of a Fantasy podcast. What should be in our podcast? we asked ourselves. Well, mostly I asked myself and others asked me, since I’m in charge of the project. I’ve had several nifty ideas, some more tenable than others. […]

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“The Sidewinders” from Bandersnatch

We’re proud to present “The Sidewinders” by Seth Ellis, from the pages of Bandersnatch, where, as Booklist puts it, “the editors had Carroll’s irreverent surrealism in mind when they asked contributors for their most avant-garde stories . . . the authors’ whimsical revelries with language and imagery provide mind-befuddling satisfaction.” I hope you agree! THE […]

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Rebecca Epstein

I miss the quick jaggedness of my beloved Ithaca, NY. I miss snow and sleet and sliding off the road into ditches and waiting for the tow truck while my nose freezes off. I miss old hippie ladies with long gray braids standing on street corners with sandwich boards proclaiming love. Rebecca Epstein, author of […]

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“A Perfect and Unmappable Grace” from Bandersnatch

We’re proud to present “A Perfect and Unmappable Grace” Jack Haringa, from the pages of Bandersnatch, where, as Booklist puts it, “the editors had Carroll’s irreverent surrealism in mind when they asked contributors for their most avant-garde stories . . . the authors’ whimsical revelries with language and imagery provide mind-befuddling satisfaction.” I hope you […]

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David Anthony Durham – Epic Proportions

David Anthony Durham has a bit of a thing for epics. An author known for his historical novels, Durham isn’t afraid to take on legendary figures like Hannibal and prickly subjects like black homesteaders in the 1800s. His latest book, the epic fantasy Acacia, may be seen as a departure by some, but to Durham […]

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“Roadkill” from Bandersnatch

We’re proud to present “Roadkill” by Seth Cadin, from the pages of Bandersnatch, where, as Booklist puts it, “the editors had Carroll’s irreverent surrealism in mind when they asked contributors for their most avant-garde stories . . . the authors’ whimsical revelries with language and imagery provide mind-befuddling satisfaction.” I hope you agree! ROADKILL Seth […]

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Kat Beyer

I paint what I cannot write. A few years ago when I attended my first WisCon, I met Kat Beyer through an odd bit of coincidence. It was her first WisCon as well, she did not know very many people, and consequently we spent a lot of time in the same group throughout the weekend. […]