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Uncanny 14B Podcast: “To Budapest, With Love” by Theodora Goss

The second half of Uncanny issue 14 is up now, and includes Theodora Goss’ “To Budapest, With Love” in among all the other fine, brave offerings. I single this one out because I read it for the podcast, and it was … Continue reading

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“The Truth About Owls” Translated to Arabic

To my surprise and delight, a kind fellow named Salman Zaid wrote to me asking for permission to share his Arabic translation of “The Truth About Owls.” I’m bowled over and honoured to grant that permission. My father, Oussama El-Mohtar — who has … Continue reading

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Two Reviews and a Reading: The Grace of Kings, The Hobbit Films, and The Eaters

It’s wonderful in a whirlwindy sort of way when things you’ve been working on for a couple of months all come to fruition on the same day. To that end! I wrote an essay on Peter Jackson’s Hobbit films for issue 3 … 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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