An essay by James Patrick Kelly on the writing of his short story ‘Monsters’.
The young sorceress Larissa Noon believes that Andeer’s Goddess Queen, banished 500 years ago before the mad sphinx could destroy the world, is now cured and ready to return from limbo. Larissa’s the only one who believes this, though…
Sara Stamey’s SF novels with Berkley/Ace made the Locus Best New Novels list. Her journeys include treasure hunting and teaching scuba in the Caribbean; backpacking Greece and New Zealand; operating a nuclear reactor; owning a farm in Southern Chile.