From Modern Mythcraft to Magical Surrealism

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Tenientes by Nathaniel Williams (audio)

This month’s audio fiction is Tenientes written by Nathaniel Williams and read by M. K. Hobson


The Armature of Flight by Sharon Mock (audio)

This month’s audio fiction is The Armature of Flight written by Sharon Mock and read by Mark Bukovec


After the Dragon by Sarah Monette (audio)

This month’s audio fiction is After the Dragon written by Sarah Monette and read by Sarah Tolbert


Above It All by Carol Emshwiller (audio)

This month’s audio fiction is Above It All written by Carol Emshwiller and read by M. K. Hobson


Uncomfortable Realities: An Interview with Jesse Bullington

Jesse Bullington’s debut novel, The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart, has caused quite the ruckus in the world of literary reviewers. In this interview, we discuss just why this might be.


Outsiders and Others: An Interview with Garth Nix

This interview was conducted at World Fantasy 2009, in San Jose, California.


Images of Anna by Nancy Kress (audio)

The morning was turning out to be a bust. The first client wanted to pay with a personal check, which I’ve learned to not accept. She had no cash, credit card, or ID. The second client had cash but turned out to be a thirteen-year-old kid who wanted a “really sexy picture” for her boyfriend. No way: session cancelled. The third client was late.


Clockatrice by Tanith Lee (audio)

Poor girl. Beautiful Diana, named for a goddess, and barely sixteen years of age. Just after midnight she descended through through the gardens to meet her lover. And before any clock could strike one, she was as beautiful as she was dead.


The Vigilant by Dirk Strasser (audio)

The sorcery of djinn was like a stalking beast. You had to stay downwind of it, even when you were the hunter. Antar knew, as always, everything depended on him seeing the unseen and forcing his eyes to reveal what lay in the membrane between light and darkness. He drew a deep breath and rolled between his thumb and forefinger the seal that was chained to his neck.


Podcast: Fantasy Magazine‘s Micro-Fiction Contest Winners, Read by Maguerite Croft (Podcastle)

Night comes softly, and the crickets chirp their spell-binding lullaby. In a small thicket the nymph lulls to trance-like slumber as the last rays of light disappear.