From modern mythcraft to magic realism, Fantasy Magazine is your guide to magical realms and worlds beyond tomorrow:
Many towns are full of folks who’ve lost treasures, things like a home or an eye or a family. But in J. S. Breukelaar’s “Union Falls,” one town full of losers is visited by a remarkable keyboard player—who uses her gifts to heal the hurts left by loss.
M. Rickert spins an ancient myth into a poignant reflection on tragedy throughout the ages in “The Machine.”
Bestselling author Catherynne M. Valente returns to our pages, after far too long an absence, and takes us to a Brooklyn of snow and silence in her new story “The Wolves of Brooklyn.” In it, a group of friends realize just how much has changed since wolves began prowling the streets of their neighborhood.
Kelly Link gives us a modern vision of the Swan Princess in her story “Swans”—but this princess is far too crafty to let magic get in her way.