Excerpt: “Monster Portraits” by Del Samatar and Sofia Samatar

This excerpt is from Monster Portraits written by Sofia Samatar and illustrated by Del Samatar, which is out this week from Rose Metal Press. We’re also featuring a review by Desirina Boskovich. — The Editors The Collector of Treasures The Collector of Treasures has clever arms to hold you. The frozen chamber reeks of mice. At the witching […]

The Spaces Between Objects: On Weird Fiction and the Interstitial

Inter: between. Sistere: to stand. What is interstitial art? According to the website of the Interstitial Arts Foundation, it is art made in the interstices between genres and categories. It is art that flourishes in the borderlands between different disciplines, mediums, and cultures. It is art that crosses borders, made by artists who refuse to be […]

Weirdfictionreview.com’s 101 Weird Writers: #12 — Mervyn Peake: Umbrageous Legacy: Mervyn Peake’s Portrait Gallery

This post is part of an ongoing series on 101 weird writers featured in The Weird compendium, the anthology that serves as the inspiration for this site. There is no ranking system; the order is determined by the schedule of posts. Mervyn Peake (1911 — 1968) was a visionary English writer, poet, and artist named to The Times’ list of […]