Fantasy Magazine, January 2011

Fantasy Magazine tells you what it's about right there in the masthead: "From modern mythcraft to magic surrealism." No ambiguous names, no hunting around to get a feel for the sort of stories they publish. They feature a new piece of fiction every week and publish regular non-fiction articles focusing things of interest to fans... Continue Reading →

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Short Story Highlight: “Monsters” by Lavie Tidhar, at Fantasy Magazine

Lavie Tidhar's latest short story is online: Monsters, published at Fantasy Magazine. I first ate a man when I was eight years old. In the history of humanity, cannibalism is more common than you might think. Rather than the mark of a savage, as several rising civilizations on the continent of Europe tried to make... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: “Logovore” by Joseph Nacino, at Fantasy Magazine

The latest story at Fantasy Magazine is Logovore, by Filipino writer Joseph F. Nacino: He lives on words. Literally, he eats them for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sometimes he has them for snacks too. For example, the word “effervescent’” is a tasty morsel, a bit on the spicy side with a light tinge of sweetness.... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: “Bloodlines” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, at Fantasy Magazine

Mexican writer Silvia Moreno-Garcia's latest story, Bloodlines, is now up at Fantasy Magazine: Elena flipped the picture of San Antonio de Padua on its head and placed thirteen coins before him. She split a coconut, bathed it in perfume and whispered his name. When neither worked, she phoned Mario. Five minutes later she was yelling... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: “Perhaps this is Kushi’s Story” by Swapna Kishore (Fantasy Magazine)

This week's Fantasy Magazine features a new story by Indian writer Swapna Kishore, Perhaps this is Kushi's Story: Elder Sister places pebbles to mark people in her sand village. She pats walls in place. She smiles in her know-it-all way as if to remind me that it is she who will marry the headman’s son... Continue Reading →

Rich Horton on four new Australian anthologies

Over at Fantasy Magazine, Rich Horton reviews four new Australian anthologies: Legends of Australian Fantasy, Edited by Jack Dann and Jonathan Strahan Belong, Edited by Russell Farr Scary Kisses, Edited by Liz Grzyb Baggage, Edited by Gillian Polack Australia has quite a busy publishing scene in SF and Fantasy for a relatively small (demographically speaking) country. There... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: Hi Bugan ya Hi Kinggawan by Rochita Loenen-Ruiz (Fantasy Magazine)

Netherlands-based Filipino writer Rochita Loenen-Ruiz has a new short story up at Fantasy Magazine entitled "Hi Bugan ya Hi Kinggawan". Here's an excerpt: If not for the Mama-oh’s quick actions, you would have grown up without a mother. With a bamboo tube, and a woven blanket, she captured your mother’s spirit just as it was leaving... Continue Reading →

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