Head into the swamps with some fallen families and wild grotesques in Part 2 of our Southern Gothic extravaganza.
An exploration of Southern Gothic speculative literature.
In honor of Ishiguro's Nobel lecture last night, we revisit our woolly musings on 2015's The Buried Giant.
Everybody loves SF/F adaptations these days. We'd like to see these.
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.
Panelists at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop's LitFest '16 debate “The Resurrection of Dystopian Lit,” and The Unbound Writers speculate.
Time travel novels Kindred and The River of No Return question how the evolving ethics of society shape our sense of self.
In "Revolt 1680/2180," an exhibition at the Denver Art Museum, artist Virgil Ortiz explores a post-apocalyptic world informed by the Pueblo Rebellion of 1680, where the future echoes the past.
How the abortion debates of the 20th century delivered a new Gothic aesthetic
After reading Sarah Boxer's article "Why are all the Cartoon Mothers Dead?" in The Atlantic, Fiction Unbound urges authors of speculative fiction to break the pattern of orphans and buddy-buddy fathers. Bring on the power moms!
The Sleeper & the Spindle is a richly illustrated modern fairy tale that blends the stories of Sleeping Beauty and Snow White into an almost unrecognizable retelling. Neil Gaiman has tackled the subject of sleeping and dreams before, but what he hasn’t done previously, is concoct a fairy tale retelling that speaks directly to children as much as adults, with veiled Grimm-like warnings about the trouble with misbehaving. In this retelling, though, the ones misbehaving are the elders.
More speculations on The Buried Giant and its woolly layers, from your fearless adventurers at Fiction Unbound.