New women’s worlds in fantasy fiction

Continuing the slow progress of archiving my pieces from The Guardian. It’s interesting to think that three years on from this piece, women writers now seem (to me at least) stronger than ever in all the genres of speculative fiction. I hope it’s a trend that continues. It’s also interesting for me to see howContinue reading “New women’s worlds in fantasy fiction”

The Reading

‘The Reading’ a special issue of Behind the Wainscot edited by Jonathan Wood exploriing the theme of The Tarot is now online. I was over-joyed to be invited to write a reading for ‘The Sun’ card, alongside Hal Duncan, Forest Aguirre, Ekaterina Sedia, Catherynne M. Valentte, Erzebt Yellowboy and the list of cool writers goesContinue reading “The Reading”

The Secret History of Moscow

The Secret History of Moscow, the new novel from Ekaterina Sedia is garnering widespread acclaim from readers of contemporary fantasy, and comparisons to some of the genre’s most respected writers, including Neil Gaiman and Charles de Lint. It also marks Sedia out as one of a number of women writers pushing the boundaries of fantasyContinue reading “The Secret History of Moscow”