Our March 2011 issue leads off with "The Sandal-Bride," in which author Genevieve Valentine gives us a quiet tale of a traveling spice merchant who learns his desert trading route is actually fertile ground for amazing stories—once one lonely woman teaches him to listen.
Hardship and long journeys are the features of our article "Three Historical Figures Who Embarked on the Hero's Journey," where Graeme McMillan digs into the lives of three fascinating world-travelers. Sometimes truth really is more remarkable than fiction.
In Holly Black's "The Dog King," the nobles of Dunbardain revel in the pageantry of wolf-fighting and wolf-themed regalia. But when it comes to court intrigue, it becomes clear that while a dog might be man's best friend, a pet wolf is nothing but trouble.
Ever dreamed you could slip inside your favorite fantasy novel and live out a more exciting life? Te Jefferson & J. Corbeau might convince you otherwise in their article "Five Fantasy Worlds that Prove You Never Want to Enter a Fantasy Realm."
Most people are willing to accept the fate the gods deal them. But in Tanith Lee's "The God Orkrem," injustice spurs one man to confront his very creator.
With the release of The Crippled God, Steven Erickson has concluded his Malazan Book of the Fallen series, a twelve-year adventure whose creation was an adventure in itself. Andrew Bayer presents this month’s feature interview with the epic fantasist.
Loss drives the heroine of George R. R. Martin’s "The Lonely Songs of Laren Dorr" to travel between worlds and across years. But when she meets Laren Dorr, his heartbreak and melancholy touch her in surprising ways.
LaShawn Wanak turns our attention to stories and the remarkable ways they can be reshaped and retold in her article "From Story to Screen." Find out how some of your favorite books and tv shows were literally re-envisioned in their silver screen incarnations.
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About the Author
Tanith Lee (1947¿2015) was a British writer of science fiction, horror, and fantasy. She was the author of more than 90 novels (including Wolf Tower and The Flat Earth series), 300 short stories (such as "When the Clock Strikes," from the collection Red as Blood), a children's picture book (Animal Castle), and many poems. She also wrote two episodes of the BBC science fiction series Blake's 7. Lee was married to artist and writer John Kaiine.