Fantasy magazine

From Modern Mythcraft to Magical Surrealism



Galen Dara

Galen Dara

Galen DaraGalen Dara sits in a dark corner listening to the voices in her head. She has a love affair with the absurd and twisted, and an affinity for monsters, mystics, and dead things. She has illustrated for 47 North, Edge Publishing, Lightspeed, Fireside Magazine, Apex publishing, Lackington Magazine and Goblin Fruit. Recent book covers include War Stories, Glitter & Mayhem, and Oz Re-imagined. She won the 2013 Hugo for Best Fan Artist and is nominated for the 2014 Hugo for Best Professional Artist. Her website is, and you can follower her on Twitter @galendara. Her illustrations for Lightspeed are collected at: