Monthly Archives: March 2014

Eco dystopia anyone?

Another reading list:   Reading this article from almost 10 years ago in the Guardian where Robert McFarlane mourns the absence of an apocalyptic literature around climate change, it struck me that this has been a fertile ground for YA. Notwithstanding … Continue reading

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Fantastic Tales

I’m putting together a reading list of fantastical short stories: The Fantastic as defined by Todorov occupies the space between pure fantasy (the marvelous in Todorov’s nomenclature) and the uncanny (seemingly supernatural events that have a psychological explanation) Then there’s … Continue reading

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Trickster in a Suit of Lights

Is the title of the opening salvo in Michael Chabon’s collection of essays, Maps and Legends. Chabon spoke this week in a panel discussion titled ‘On Genre’ at the British Library before the awarding of the Folio Prize. Chabon is … Continue reading

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Where should I send my stories?

Try some of these places: Strange Horizons Ideomancer Intergalactic Medicine Show Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet Hic Dragones Fox Spirit Interzone Lightspeed HoldFast And then, the waiting…        

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