In Other Words review (pre-order now!)

At Strange Horizons, Rochita Loenen-Ruiz reviews In Other Words, a chapbook anthology created and edited by Saira Ali and Julia Rios to benefit Con or Bust. Loenen-Ruiz calls it “an impressive chapbook . . . [with] poems and fictions that you will want to read for yourself. They are in conversation—not just with the reader but also with each other and with the world.”

Check out the review (or the table of contents, behind the jump), and then pre-order! The print edition will be hand-printed on a nineteenth century letterpress and is $25 plus $3 for shipping, and 6.25% sales tax if your shipping address is in Massachusetts. The ebook alone is $8, and will come for free with the print edition. Pre-order by emailing to receive a PayPal invoice.

Table of Contents:

  • “Nettle-stung” by Shweta Narayan
  • “A Corpse Full of Birds” by John Chu
  • “If They Catch Me, I’m Using Your Name” by Nisi Shawl
  • “Volcano Woman” by Kiini Ibura Salaam
  • “Self-Portrait” by Emily Jiang
  • “The Bean Between the E and the I” by LaShawn Wanak
  • “Every Day of the Dead” by Sabrina Vourvoulias
  • “The Adventures of Ja’far al-Barmaki” by Sofia Samatar
  • “Ce Qu’on Dit Du Vent” by Amal el-Mohtar
  • “What is Said of the Wind” translated by Amal el-Mohtar
  • “Crystal” by Ken Liu
  • “Ancestors” by JT Stewart
  • “After the Near-Miss by the Planet Destroying Asteroid” by Rahul Kanakia
  • “Stolen” by David Findlay
  • “Pretty Apocalypse” by Lisa Bradley
  • “Eating Words” by Yoon Ha Lee
  • “Drive Careful” by Tom Greene

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