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Table of Contents: MYTHIC DELIRIUM Volume 2 ed. by Mike and Anita Allen

Check out the table of contents for Mythic Delirium Vol. 2, edited by Mike and Anita Allen!

About the book:

“Rich word choices and settings that blend speculative concepts with quotidian reality highlight this stellar anthology of prose and poetry.” —PUBLISHERS WEEKLY “One of those rare long-term survivors of the small-press landscape. . . contributes mightily to the health of our genre.” —LOCUS ONLINE Assembled from the second year of the digital journal MYTHIC DELIRIUM and recast in an artfully arranged anthology, this latest offering from editors Mike and Anita Allen will introduce you to harrowing deserts and vengeful waters, to quantum mythology and edible religion, to slipstream explorations of love and identity. Publisher and editor Mike Allen writers in his introduction, “If you’re on a quest for the weird, lowercase, here is a book where you can find it. And likely The Weird as well.” This international anthology of beautiful prose and strange verse features Saira Ali, Michele Bannister, Alicia Cole, Jeannine Hall Gailey, Gwynne Garfinkle, Brady Golden, Adam Howe, John Philip Johnson, Jamie Killen, Swapna Kishore, Margo Lanagan, Geoffrey A. Landis, Nathaniel Lee, Rose Lemberg, Livia Llewellyn, Valya Dudycz Lupescu, C.S. MacCath, Alex Dally MacFarlane, Lynette Mejía, Virginia M. Mohlere, Sunny Moraine, Kristine Ong Muslim, Dominik Parisien, Jessy Randall, Wendy Rathbone, Sonya Taaffe, Shveta Thakrar, Natalia Theodoridou, Sheree Renée Thomas and Jane Yolen. Cover art by Hugo Award winner Galen Dara.

Here’s the table of contents:

  • Myths and Delusions: An Introduction by Mike Allen
  • “The Traveler’s Wagon Speaks” by Jane Yolen
  • “Maybe a Witch Lives There” by Jessy Randall
  • “The Absence of Words” by Swapna Kishore
  • “The Ensouling of Spacecraft” by Michele Bannister
  • “A Shadow on the Sky” by Sunny Moraine
  • “Main Sequence” by Saira Ali
  • “The Nightflies” by Sheree Renée Thomas
  • “The Djinn” by Saira Ali
  • “Keeper of the Wave” by Jamie Killen
  • “Deepwater” by Valya Dudycz Lupescu
  • “Eden.Redux” by Lynette Mejía
  • “Earth map” by Rose Lemberg
  • “Even in Arcadia” by Kristine Ong Muslim
  • “An Eyewitness Guide to the Sea Shore” by Margo Lanagan
  • “Hold Back the Waters” by Virginia M. Mohlere
  • “Visitation of the Oracle at McKain Street” by Sheree Renée Thomas
  • “The Nagini’s Night Song” by Shveta Thakrar
  • “Poor Old Horse” by Sonya Taaffe
  • “Time Travel Autumn” by Wendy Rathbone
  • “Love Song” by John Philip Johnson
  • “Behind Glass” by Brady Golden
  • “Orpheus” by Geoffrey A. Landis
  • “Anonymity” by Sonya Taaffe
  • “Eating and Being Eaten” by Jane Yolen
  • “All the Tribes of the Earth Shall Mourn” by Nathaniel Lee
  • “A Portrait of the Monster as an Artist” by Dominik Parisien
  • “It’s a Universal Picture” by Gwynne Garfinkle
  • “‘Kid’ Cooper & the Blackwood Ape-Man” by Adam Howe
  • “Bearing Witness” by Jane Yolen
  • “Otter Script” by Alex Dally MacFarlane
  • “A Primer for Reading 23 Pairs of Chromosomes, or, Introduction to Your Own Personal Genome Project” by Jeannine Hall Gailey
  • “Dualities” by Rose Lemberg
  • “Salamander” by Alicia Cole
  • “Pureland” by Livia Llewellyn
  • “Philomela in Seven Movements” by Natalia Theodoridou
  • “Mortar/Pestle” by Jane Yolen
  • “Sing the Crumbling City” by C.S. MacCath
About Kristin Centorcelli (842 Articles)
Kristin Centorcelli is the Associate Editor at SF Signal, proprietor of My Bookish Ways, a reviewer for Library Journal and Publisher’s Weekly, and has also written for Crime Fiction Lover, Criminal Element, and Mystery Scene Magazine. She has been reviewing books since late 2010, in an effort to get through a rather immense personal library, while also discussing it with whoever will willingly sit still (and some that won’t).
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