Short Stories 365/241

“Mr. Grimm’s Fairy Tales” by Eric Andrews-Katz from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction (Lethe Press 2009). Edited by Steve Berman. What a difference there is between this story and the last one I reviewed by this author (Short Stories 365/132). That one couldn’t have been...

Short Stories 365/240

“Ever So Much More Than Twenty” by Joshua Lewis from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction (Lethe Press 2009). Edited by Steve Berman. Okay, deep breath after the last entry. This one is not going to be nearly so serious. Here we have the story of Michael, father to a teenaged...

Short Stories 365/239

“Year of the Fox” By Eugie Foster from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction (Lethe Press 2009). Edited by Steve Berman. This is going to be a hard one to write. The reason I bought this anthology is because last month the author of this story died. She was much too young, only...

Short Stories 365/238

“Mr Seeley” by Melissa Scott from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction (Lethe Press 2009). Edited by Steve Berman. Tully Swann’s a bootlegger who does jobs for various bosses. He boards with one of his employers, Joe Farr, the owner of a local flower shop who supplements his...

Short Stories 365/237

“Laura Left a Rotten Apple and Came Not to Regret the Cold of the Yukon” by Lynn Jamneck from So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction (Lethe Press 2009). Edited by Steve Berman. The placement of this piece in the anthology is perfect. This story is precisely what is needed after...