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 start - a new outlet, and have any questions for anyone at the Zine, in the first instance, please write to co-ordinating editor Gautam Bhatia (firstname.lastname@example.org),
Trans bodies are BIPOC bodies. Trans bodies are disabled bodies. Trans bodies are complex in so many more ways than just our genders, sexes, orientations, and pronouns.
Trans minds are housed within these bodies, our bodies. Remember that.
Strange Horizons is excited to welcome Sonia Sulaiman to our Collective, as a First Reader. In celebration of her joining us, please check out her twitter thread documenting pieces of Palestinian lore and folktales, a beautiful dedication to both language and stories.
Per Sonia: "I was moved by Strange Horizons' commitment to the Palestinian people, and the magazine's leadership in this regard. I'm excited to see where my journey takes me along with SH's readers."
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