The latest volume of the prestigious anthology series, published annually across six decades!
Archetypes are real. Muses are real. Writers are the channels of these spirits & if that sounds like witchcraft that's because it is. These stories gave me chills. Sylvia Plath & Lana Del Rey course through the veins of these dark, sexy, mind-bending, fantastical, romantic, & haunting tales. Authors from different genres came together in their love & passion for these muses.
THE ESSENTIAL YEARLY GUIDE TO THE NEWEST VOICES IN SHORT FICTION"These dozen stories tend to the dark side, with rare moments of humor in a moody fictive landscape; they're thus just right for their time . . . A promise of good things to come from this year's roster of prizewinners." --Kirkus Reviews
Comprised of 300 words or fewer, microfiction is difficult to write but delightful and absorbing to read.
In January 2017, President Trump signed an executive order banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries - Iran, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen - from entering the United States, effectively slamming the door on refugees seeking safety and tearing families apart.
"The 17 selections of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in this vibrant collection unite the voices of islanders from around the globe, complete with an excellent introduction by Marlon James...Readers encounter the language, customs, and flora and fauna of many island nations in this delightful and enlightening volume, an invitation to share and experience islands around the globe."
"Marrakech is known as Morocco's 'joyful city, ' and as editor of the collection Yassin Adnan details in his marvelous introduction to the anthology, it was at first difficult to gather enough stories to fill this volume in a country with no tradition of noir.
"Among them these writers encompass, if not a Baghdad entire, then at least a Baghdad of diverse experiences and perspectives, and absolutely a Baghdad focused on the Arabic world and not the Western."
Enjoy the hottest new fiction, shine some light with uniquely personal nonfiction, and then cool off in the shade with the poets.
The Floating Admiral was the first of the Detection Club's collaborative novels, in which twelve of its members wrote a single novel. Eighty-five years later, fourteen members of the club have once again collaborated to produce The Sinking Admiral.
This an anthology of short stories from the thirty-nine best Latin American authors under forty is beng published in conjunction with the Hay Festival. With authors from fifteen different countries, this really is a diverse collection of stories that will transport readers to a whole host of new worlds and showcase the best writing coming out of Latin America today.
Anthology of culturally diverse writers create short works in reaction to Kipling's Just So Stories