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Sumiko Saulson’s Black Women in Horror Writing #20: L. Marie Wood

Crescendo: Welcome Home, Death Awaits by L. Marie Wood Review by Bryan Cebulski (@BryanOnion) L. Marie Wood’s Crescendo: Welcome Home, Death Awaits is a “spiral into insanity” story. Its protagonist James is dealing with an ancestral curse, either paranormal affliction or … Continue reading

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Sumiko Saulson’s Black Women in Horror Writing #4: Sumiko Saulson

  Solitude by Sumiko Saulson Review by Bryan Cebulski The intrepid creator of this very list, Sumiko Saulson, is the subject of our fourth review. Specifically her first novel, the science-fiction urban isolation fable post-apocalyptic horror sorta thing Solitude. Solitude … Continue reading

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Sumiko Saulson’s Black Women in Horror Writing #2: N.K. Jemisin

The Killing Moon by N.K. Jemisin In Gujareeh, a highly theocratic monarchy maintains ultimate justice in the form of the gatherers. These gatherers are a vaguely vampiric priest sect in the Gujareen government. They feed on the magic—a spiritual substance … Continue reading

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Parrotfish by Ellen Wittlinger: Too perfect fiction

I don’t know what to make of novels that show the world as just a bit too perfect. This is what I’m struggling with in Parrotfish. This transgender-themed bildungsroman forms a narrative in which bad things happen to bad people and … Continue reading

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