Tag Archives: Catherynne M Valente
Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep
The lovely Paula Guran has another fantastic reprint anthology coming out in May, Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep (published by Prime Books) and available for pre-order here.
The ToC is great, including Margo Lanagan, Elizabeth Bear, Catherynne M. Valente,
Blood Sisters: Vampire Stories by Women
I’m very happy to say that I’ve got a story in this fabulous reprint anthology edited by Paula Guran. Blood Sisters: Vampire Stories by Women can be pre-ordered here.
The table of contents is a thing to behold:
Metropolitan Magic – Part Two
Seeing Eye • Patricia Briggs
The doorbell rang.
That was the problem with her business. Too many people thought that they could approach her at any time. Even oh dark thirty even though her hours were posted clearly on her door and on
Exegesis, Part the Third: Mosaic
Continuing the posts of the exegetical component of my PhD – no criticism intended, merely analysis. This section looks at mosaic novels and other forms of fragmented storytelling.
Part Three: Mosaic
‘My lies and the fragments of truth I remember
Exegesis, Part the Second: Memory
More from my PhD Exegesis, wherein I consider the ideas of memory at work in Sourdough and Other Stories.
Part Two: Memory
‘The sight of the inn picks at the stitches of my memory. The splintered shingle, emblazoned with a faded golden
In the mail, comes happiness
From last week’s mail, Reggie Oliver’s beautiful Egaeus Press tome, Shadow Plays, and Fablecroft’s gorgeous little To Spin a Darker Stair, with stories by Faith Mudge and Catherynne M. Valente and with, of course, illustrations by Kathleen
Interesting post from Dr Goss …
… over here, about the line between fantasy and fantasy writers.
For the record, this is precisely how I look when I write … except for the uggs, the dax of track, the bird’s best hair and the t-shirt
Place as Person – my two cents
Over at Mary Victoria’s, I talk about Place as Person in the next installment of this great series; I also drink all the coffee and eat the last 2 chocolate biscuits.
You know me – just like the Dr, never let
Cat Vallente’s Confessions of a Fairy Tale Addict
A long while ago, someone emailed me to tell me that, as much as they wanted to like my work, they just couldn’t read another goddamned fairy tale. It was too much, they