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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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“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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“Goosegirl” from Fantasy

We’re proud to present “Goosegirl” by Margaret Ronald, a story from the pages of Fantasy, a companion anthology to our magazine. I hope you enjoy! GOOSEGIRL Margaret Ronald I stumble into the city at the back of the princess’s entourage, clutching the Red Book to my chest. By the time someone notices me, I can […]

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“The Yeti Behind You” from Fantasy

Starting last week and running through most of the month we’ll be running a few stories from Fantasy, a companion anthology to our magazine. I hope you enjoy! THE YETI BEHIND YOU Jeremiah Tolbert Michael’s yeti sits lightly on the foot of the bed, watching with soft brown eyes as Michael makes a third pass […]

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“Zombie Lenin” from Fantasy

Starting this week and running through most of the month we’ll be running a few stories from Fantasy, a companion anthology to our magazine. I hope you enjoy! ZOMBIE LENIN Ekaterina Sedia 1. It all started when I was eight years old, on a school trip to the Mausoleum. My mom was there to chaperon […]

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“This Reflection of Me” from Jabberwocky 3

Here’s a sneak peek at Jabberwocky 3: “The third volume in Prime Books’ Jabberwocky series is definitely fantasy and tends toward the dark and literary. Bookended by epigraphs from Oscar Wilde’s Salome, Jabberwocky 3 has the air of inevitable tragedy, of a slow encroachment of vines that swallow up the white palace, piercing it with […]

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Vote for your favorite Fantasy stories of 2007

Happy New Year, Fantasy readers! Welcome to 2008. With the holiday season finally over we’re breathing a sigh of relief and getting back to normal life. We have a lot of great stuff coming up in 2008, both in the fiction and non-fiction departments. On Wednesdays, we’ll have more interviews with authors and artist spotlights, […]

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Excerpt from The Traitor by Michael Cisco

EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT! Here’s a sneak peek at The Traitor, by Michael Cisco. THE TRAITOR: CHAPTER ONE I rise from my pallet like a sleepwalker and cross the cell to the table, where I am writing this. I lay there all night in a trance, my eyes open, my body completely stiff, as if I were […]

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Recommended Fantasy Reads from 2007

A year-end list of some personal favorites (and possibles I didn’t read), but let’s hear your suggestions in the comments section! NOVELS (alphabetically by author) Acacia by David Anthony Durham (Doubleday): A book I haven’t reviewed because I didn’t feel I could do it justice. A truly epic fantasy — or rather the beginning of […]

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In A Teapot: All the Important Awards

One of the recipients of the 2007 World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Awards was beloved writer Diana Wynne Jones. Her acceptance speech, read by Firebird editor Sharyn November, was moving and awesome and I immediately wanted to post it everywhere on the Internet. Lucky for those who could not attend, Ms. Jones published the speech on […]