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 […]

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

This review is for Monster Portraits written by Sofia Samatar and illustrated by Del Samatar, which is out this week from Rose Metal Press. We’re also featuring an excerpt from Monster Portraits that readers can check out. — The Editors Monster Portraits, by Del Samatar and Sofia Samatar, explores the monster as a symbol of otherness. Through haunting, […]

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 […]