As we crack the cover on 2019 and dig into the books on our resolution reading lists, Christie and Meghan take a look at what makes a great opening.Read More
The best world-building is participatory, a collaboration between artist and audience. Artist Julie Buffalohead creates narrative images layered with personal meaning, both playful and serious. At the same time, she invites the viewer in, leaving of room for the mysterious.
Image: Julie Buffalohead (Ponca), A Little Medicine and Magic, 2018. Oil on canvas; 52 x 72 in. Courtesy of Julie Buffalohead and Bockley Gallery. Image courtesy of Julie Buffalohead and Bockley GalleryRead More
Parenting is risky business, more so when ghosts take an uninvited co-parenting role.Read More
Writer Gabino Iglesias’ new book Coyote Songs hit book stores this week. Check out this interview for ideas about writing, the horror of murder and living interstitially.Read More
In the world of Japanese anime you can slip from the ordinary to the magical at any moment.Read More
Fiction Unbound’s Gemma Webster chats with UK writer Priya Sharma.Read More
Head into the swamps with some fallen families and wild grotesques in Part 2 of our Southern Gothic extravaganza.Read More
An exploration of Southern Gothic speculative literature.Read More
Wild, raging girls seem to be everywhere these days, from movies like Logan to books like The Girl with All the Gifts.Read More
In honor of Ishiguro's Nobel lecture last night, we revisit our woolly musings on 2015's The Buried Giant.Read More
Everybody loves SF/F adaptations these days. We'd like to see these.Read More
What do Logan, the noir-Western superhero film featuring the classic brooding antihero of the X-Men, and Hillbilly Elegy, the memoir by J.D. Vance, have in common? Put on some Jonny Cash, pour yourself a bourbon and let's talk.Read More
An Unbound writer comes back from the Clarion SF/F Writers Workshop and into a dystopian moment.Read More
Steven Millhauser's short story "Phantoms” invites readers to consider the phantoms that haunt them. Jon considers his phantoms and how they expose his complicity in perpetuating prejudice against trans people.Read More
At the cultural crossroads of Cambodian folklore, belief and speculative literature, with emerging author Kay ChronisterRead More
After a politically tumultuous 2016, Jon seeks solace in the fantasy worlds of Beth Cato and V.E. Schwab.Read More
Join Fiction Unbound writers at the Westminster Public Library on the second Tuesday of each month for writing and craft talks.
Each month we'll write for 45 minutes and then participate in a themed discussion on writing-related topics. All short story writers and novelists are welcome.
January 10 — Time and scene with Theodore McCombs
February 21 — “How to Write an Argument” with C.S. Peterson
March 14 — Craft talk with Mark Springer
April 11 — “Getting to Know Your Characters” with Lisa Kreutz Mahoney
May 9 — Craft talk with Jon Horwitz-White
6-7:30 p.m., Rm L107 College Hill Library
3705 W 112th Ave
Westminster, CO 80031
Gem and Jon wade through the tired tropes that television can’t get enough of.
Is the world ready to say goodbye to the docile black man trope?Read More
Lisa Mahoney looks for common themes in Bhutanese folktales and finds... the phallus town.Read More