In a recent tweet, L.D. Lewis pointed out the necessity "mentorship within the short SFF field, wherein the mastheads of existing publications avail themselves to consult with people trying to start a new outlet." We at Strange Horizons acknowledge the value of this, and would like to take up this invitation. With around twenty years of institutional memory to call upon, we hope we can be of some use. Our several departments - Fiction, Poetry, Reviews, Art, and Articles - have all expressed their availability for conversations about our experiences so far. So, if you are starting - or intending to
“I've thought about getting glasses,” the dragon said as we sat on rocks with mugs in our hands and the tin of butter cookies on another rock between us. The dragon even had cloth napkins, which hid the gaping wound in my abdomen.
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents Madeline Grigg's “The Giantess Angrboða Drowns All the Mirrors in the House When Her Husband Loki Leaves.”
Freedom, you once told me, is to go unseen / a kite with no string, a bird with no name at all