Author: Cynthia Ward

Fall Harvest 2009

Fall Harvest 2009

[Ed. Note: This article is reprinted from the Internet Review of Science Fiction with permission of the author.] Mercy Thompson: Homecoming (Ballantine Books/Del Rey, 8/09), story by Patricia Briggs and David Lawrence, artwork by Francis Tsai and Am... Read More »

If You’re Fond of Sea Fights and Demon Lairs: A Review of Waters of Darkness by David C. Smith and Joe Bonadonna

If You’re Fond of Sea Fights and Demon Lairs: A Review of Waters of Darkness by David C. Smith and Joe Bonadonna

Like many older science fiction and fantasy readers, I was introduced to my favorite genres by pulp fiction. I missed the pulp magazine era, which died in the late 1950s; but I was around during the rise of modern mass-market paperback publishers lik... Read More »

Moonlight and Manners: A Review of Goblin Moon by Teresa Edgerton

There was already awareness that a new strain of fantasy had developed when Donald G. Keller first labeled it “fantasy of manners” in his article “The Manner of Fantasy,” published in the April 1991 issue of The New York Revie... Read More »