Welcome to issue fifty-five of Fantasy Magazine! Here’s what we’ve got on tap this month … Fiction: “The Secret Beach” by Tim Pratt, “Absolute Zero” by Nadia Bulkin, “Unnatural Disaster” by Kristine Katherine Rusch, “The Invisibles” by Charles De Lint. Nonfiction: “Feature Interview: Richard K. Morgan” by Andrew Liptak, “The Downsides of Dating a God” by Genevieve Valentine, “Five Ocean-Dwelling Creatures That Look Like Aliens (But Aren’t)” by Jeremiah Tolbert, “Are You Watching Carefully?” by Christopher Priest.
by Austin Bunn
The Lily and the Horn
by Catherynne M. Valente
Kaiju maximus®: “So Various, So Beautiful, So New”
by Kai Ashante Wilson
The Padishah Begum’s Reflections
by Shweta Narayan
Notes from the Editors
The Sleepover Manifesto
Interview: Hal Duncan
Artist Spotlight: Priscilla Kim
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE
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Original Fiction by Carlea Holl-Jensen (“The Lady’s Maid”) and Richard Bowes (“The Dutchess and the Ghost”), plus reprints by Nicola Griffith (“Down the Path of the Sun”) and Caitlín R. Kiernan (“The Sea Troll’s Daughter”). Also, we have additional nonfiction features by Keguro Macharia (“False Starts”), Ekaterina Sedia (“Retrofuturism and Agendered Fashion: What Will We Wear?”), Mary Anne Mohanraj (“Eggplant and Unicorns”), and Ellen Kushner (“Girls on Boys on Boys”).