We try to treat the pandas and Po with the utmost emotional respect, but that’s based on the fact that they are people we care about as opposed to whether they’re pandas or not.
It’s been thirteen years since the Way to Bordertown mysteriously closed. But now editors Ellen Kushner and Holly Black have re-opened it to us with Welcome to Bordertown.
Welcome to issue fifty-one of Fantasy Magazine! Here’s what we’ve got on tap this month. Fiction: “A Prince of Thirteen Days” by Alaya Dawn Johnson, “You Have Been Turned Into a Zombie By a Friend” by Jeremiah Tolbert, “Virgin of the Sands” by Holly Phillips, “The Immortality Game” by Cat Rambo. Nonfiction: “Back to Bordertown” by Mia Nutick, “Indistinguishable From Magic” by Abby Fichtner, “Talking to the Dead” by Randy Henderson, “Feature Interview: Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Director of Kung Fu Panda 2” by Andrew Penn Romine.
Nicole Cardiff is a Los Angeles-based fantasy artist and illustrator who has worked with Harcourt, Sony, White Wolf, and Wizards of the Coast, among other clients. Nicole uses traditional and electronic tools, but she paints primarily at the computer, and she’s part of the new generation of illustrators who are pushing digital art software to […]
To find out how to tell a story on the scale of Dragon Age II, and how this game distinguishes itself from its predecessor, Fantasy Magazine checked in with DA2’s senior writer David Gaider and Associate Producer Heather Rabatich.
In 1979, Orson Scott Card published the story “Sandmagic.” Like “Ender’s Game,” the piece is about people at war and how war affects children. Both are about innocents who become weapons.
Sure, the most obvious option is to take the standard contract, but as many of us have learned the hard way, the standard contract isn’t usually the best deal you can get.