Writing news: A review of Flyaway, and Year’s Best in the mail


Flyaway comes out at the end of July (you can preorder it now, though)! And here is a beautiful review of it from Christina Ladd at Geekly, Inc:

Flyaway Review: Exquisite, Exquisite, Exquisite


I have been buying a lot of books lately (not at all curtailed by a birthday subscription to Slightly Foxed Quarterly — did you know T. H. White published his journals about taking flying lessons?). So it was a delightful surprise to get an unexpected box of books in the mail.

The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2019 contains many wonderful short stories — and for once, thanks to judging the World Fantasy Awards, I have already read quite a few and can confirm they are great!

It also has my Tor.com story, “The Heart of Owl Abbas“.

Here’s the table of contents, the better to convince yourself to acquire this anthology:

  • A Witch’s Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies — Alix E. Harrow
  • Intervention — Kelly Robson
  • The Donner Party — Dale Bailey
  • How to Identify an Alien Shark — Beth Goder
  • The Tale of the Ive-Ojan-Akhar’s Death — Alex Jeffers
  • Carouseling — Rich Larson
  • The Starship and the Temple Cat — Yoon Ha Lee
  • Grace’s Family — James Patrick Kelly
  • The Court Magician — Sarah Pinsker
  • The Persistence of Blood — Juliette Wade
  • Lime and the One Human — S Woodson
  • Bubble and Squeak — David Gerrold & Ctein
  • Sour Milk Girls — Erin Roberts
  • The Unnecessary Parts of the Story — Adam-Troy Castro
  • The Temporary Suicides of Goldfish — Octavia Cade
  • The Gift — Julia Nováková
  • The Buried Giant — Lavie Tidhar
  • Jump — Cadwell Turnbell
  • Umbernight — Carolyn Ives Gilman
  • Today is Today — Rick Wilber
  • The Heart of Owl Abbas — Kathleen Jennings
  • The Spires — Alec Nevala-Lee
  • The House by the Sea — P H Lee
  • Foxy and Tiggs — Justina Robson
  • Beautiful — Juliet Marillier
  • Dayenu — James Sallis
  • Firelight — Ursula K Le Guin

3 thoughts on “Writing news: A review of Flyaway, and Year’s Best in the mail

  1. Pingback: July post round-up | Kathleen Jennings

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