Review: Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction From the Margins of History


By Ada Hoffmann


Older, Daniel José & Fox, Rose, eds. Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction From the Margins of History. Crossed Genres Publications (May 2014).


In the publication of an anthology like Long Hidden, questions inevitably arise. Obviously, we need more diversity in fiction – but when we ask for it directly, are the resulting stories any good?

With Long Hidden, the answer is a resounding “Yes!”

While the anthology guidelines (historical fantasy, set in the real …

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Review: Wolves and Witches: A Fairy Tale Collection

By Ada Hoffmann

Davis, Amanda C. and Engelhardt, Megan. Wolves and Witches: A Fairy Tale Collection. World Weaver Press (February 15, 2013).

Wolves and Witches: A Fairy Tale Collection is a book of short stories and poetry by siblings Amanda C. Davis and Megan Engelhardt. It includes tales published in Goblin Fruit, Daily Science Fiction, and other venues, as well as new work.

These tales do have a dark bent, but Innsmouth readers looking for out-and-out horror …

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