“In Dark Corners and Neglected Places” by Joanna Parypinski. A girl visits her Polish grandmother and is made to help with her knitting. While night falls, her grandmother tells her stories of the old country, its strange folklore, and a mysterious beggar who wanted her to sew something for him.
“Thistle Esref” by Luke Frostick. A tale of a hunter trying to kill a dragon, while the political tensions of the region bubble, based on Turkish and Kurdish bandit romances.
“No Harbour” by Celia Neri. Alassane has finally reached the Northern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, barely surviving the crossing with his life. He is alone in a labyrinthine city he can’t escape, at night.
“Such Truth as This” by Crystal Lynn Hilbert. “Such Truth As This” follows Hel through the events of the poetic Edda, retelling the story through her perspective
+Excerpt from Alicia Wanstall-Burke’s sequel to “Blood Heirs” – “Legacy of Ghosts”
Interview with Man Booker Prize-winning author of Black Leopard, Red Wolf – Marlon James
Interview with the author of weird sword and sorcery fantasy “The Traitor God” – Cameron Johnston
Reviews of: “The Children of Blood and Bone” by Julie Rea
Critical Essays: “Rebecca, a retrospective” by Casey Reinhardt, “The God Rays of Nervesprache: The Psychotic Dr. Schreber” by Alex Khlopenko