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Carol Emshwiller lives in New York City. She has six novels and five short story collections. Her next collection will be put out by PS Publishing in England. It'll be a double book, her anti-war stories on one side and her regular SF/fantasy stories on the other. Also due this year from Nonstop Press is The Collected Stories of Carol Emshwiller, Volume 1, which will include close to a hundred pieces published between 1954 and 2002. For more about the author, see her website, or her previous appearances in Strange Horizons.


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26 Feb 2024

I can’t say any of this to the man next to me because he is wearing a tie
Language blasts through the malicious intentions and blows them to ash. Language rises triumphant over fangs and claws. Language, in other words, is presented as something more than a medium for communication. Language, regardless of how it is purposed, must be recognized as a weapon.
verb 4 [C] to constantly be at war, spill your blood and drink. to faint and revive yourself. to brag of your scars.
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