Monthly Archives: September, 2014

Sunday Links, September 28, 2014

Obituaries Author Eugie K. Foster died yesterday after only 42 years on this earth.  I will miss terribly all the wonderful stories and novels she would have written had she lived, and treasure those she did write all the more.  Hey, cancer?  You can go do something physically impossible to yourself.  Right away. Awards The […]


Sunday Links, September 21, 2014

Obituary Graham Joyce has died.  He was one of the great fantasy writers of our age.  The first book of his that I read was The Tooth Fairy, which is wonderfully weird and off-balance, different from any other fantasy work you’ll read.  Most recently, I read The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit, a coming-of-age […]


On Getting Self-Reliant

Sometime around the middle of this month, I tossed a piece I’d been writing on and off for a while. That’s not something I generally do. Part of what I love about essays is the process of writing myself into—and then out of—a corner. Or to work with a slightly more claustrophobic image, since that’s […]