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People of Colo(u)r Destroy Fantasy!

It’s December. This is my birthday month, and many things beside: end of term, with all the work that entails; earnestly gearing up for the holidays, with all the travel that entails; letting myself get mesmerised by slow-falling snow to … Continue reading

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Women Destroy Science Fiction: Texts in Conversation

In reviewing Christie Yant’s editorial in Women Destroy Science Fiction, Ryan Holmes of Tangent Online imagines a fable in which Yant* “a bright, female scientist—a science-fiction fan—” builds a time machine in order to meet women writers of the past: Her goal is not … Continue reading

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Reading Dialect in Celeste Rita Baker’s “Name Calling”

I’ve seen a lot of discussion about the use and representation of dialect in fiction recently, sparked off by Daniel José Older’s response to this review of Long Hidden, which led to Wendy S. Delmater and Tonya Liburd of Abyss & Apex writing a … Continue reading

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Munching the Numbers: Eight Years of Goblin Fruit

I’ve said before how, when I’m feeling a bit down or listless for whatever reason, I go look at Goblin Fruit. I re-read old poems. I take in the different art styles and remind myself of the curation process for … Continue reading

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Of Ordering Poems and Smithing Locks: Thoughts on Editing

Earlier this morning, musing on the organization of the upcoming Fall issue of Goblin Fruit, I tweeted the following: Finding my way into @GoblinFruit‘s Autumn ordering. Like standing in a paper forest, re-arranging the trees by hand. — Amal El-Mohtar (@tithenai) … Continue reading

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