Fantasy Fiction Short Story

A Safe Girl to Love

Eleven unique short stories that stretch from a rural Canadian Mennonite town to a hipster gay bar in Brooklyn, featuring young trans women stumbling through loss, sex, harassment, and love. These stories, shiny with whiskey and prairie sunsets, rattling subways and neglected cats, show growing up as a trans girl can be charming, funny, frustrating,…

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Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy from Transgender Writers

In 2017, Meanwhile, Elsewhere, a large, strange, and devastatingly touching anthology of science fiction and fantasy from transgender authors was released onto the world. The collection received rave acclaim and won the ALA Stonewall Book Award Barbara Gittings Literature Award. When its original publisher went out of business, the book fell out of print, and…

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Cassell’s Encyclopedia of Queer Myth, Symbol, and Spirit

Did you know that in medieval French folklore a person might change sex by passing under a rainbow? Or that same-sex unions have been celebrated by peoples of the ancient Mediterranean, Africa, China, and indigenous America? Or that Sappho, da Vinci, Emily Dickinson, Nijinsky, Benjamin Britten, Mishima, Adrienne Rich, Audre Lorde, Keith Haring, Boy George,…

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Transcendent: The Years Best Transgender Speculative Fiction

There are fantastical stories with actual transgender characters, some for whom that is central and others for whom that isn’t. And there are stories without transgender characters, but with metaphors and symbolism in their place, genuine expressions of self through such speculative fiction tropes as shapeshifting and programming. Transgender individuals see themselves in transformative characters,…

Drama Fantasy Fiction

Acquadolce

«Ho vissuto molte vite dentro questo corpo. Ho vissuto molte vite prima che mi mettessero in questo corpo. Vivrò molte vite quando me ne tireranno fuori.»Ada è nata in Nigeria, in un villaggio di terra rossa, ma a diciotto anni si è trasferita negli Stati Uniti per studiare. È un’adolescente come tante: frequenta le lezioni,…

Drama Fantasy Fiction

Freshwater

An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born “with one foot on the other side.” Unsettling, heartwrenching, dark, and powerful, Freshwater is a sharp evocation of a rare way…

Adventure Fantasy Fiction

Água Doce

Água doce (Freshwater), Akwaeke Emezi, da Nigéria, é um livro como nenhum outro. Com uma linguagem crua e, ao mesmo tempo, sensível, a obra celebra a possibilidade do ser múltiplo, os muitos “eus” que podem existir dentro de qualquer um. Ada sempre foi estranha. Quando criança, vivendo no sul da Nigéria, a família se preocupa…

Adventure Fantasy Fiction

Eau douce

An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born “with one foot on the other side.” Unsettling, heartwrenching, dark, and powerful, Freshwater is a sharp evocation of a rare way…