Posts Tagged ‘Jeff VanDermeer’
Revisiting the Greeks
I’ve just finished reading Pat Barker’s The Silence of the Girls – brilliant! And that led me down the rabbit hole of discovery…so many women writers are turning their attention to the ancient Greeks and revisiting those stories. Here’s a very quick list of what I’ve discovered: The Silence of the Girls, Pat Barker – ...
Secondary Worlds and Cityscapes – Continuum Convention, Part 3
Weird fiction is a term that traditionally referred to macabre fiction of the 1930s. This fiction was not strictly horror or gothic fiction, but added a supernatural other – sometimes using ghost stories, sometimes using mythic tropes – to everyday reality. Weird fiction sets out to make the reader uneasy – it’s related to Freud’s ...