May 11, 2012
Alex Dally MacFarlane

come to joy, turn your head to the sun

Powerful words from Catherynne M Valente, talking about writing the second Fairyland book:

“I have tried to write stories that go into the underworld of myth and bring out life and fire—where the old world looked at a woman alone and immortal and said: she must long to die, I have tried to say: look at her live!

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Out in late 2014

"...the 33 stories that MacFarlane has gathered for this volume dazzle with the virtuosity of their contributors’ talents."

- Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW

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Aliens: Recent Encounters

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