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Alex Dally MacFarlane

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Alex Dally MacFarlane is a writer, editor and historian. When not researching narrative maps in the legendary traditions of Alexander III of Macedon, she writes stories, found in Clarkesworld, Interfictions Online and the anthologies Phantasm Japan, Solaris Rising 3 and The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy: 2014. She is the editor of Aliens: Recent Encounters (2013) and The Mammoth Book of SF Stories by Women (2014). In 2015, she joined Sofia Samatar as co-editor of non-fiction and poetry for Interfictions Online. For Tor.com, she runs the Post-Binary Gender in SF column. Find her on Twitter: @foxvertebrae.

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Really liked this one! Brilliant fun contemporary SF, with a multiplicity of voice and exuberance of vision that really suited the book's goals AND made it a compelling read. Recommended.

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Shadowboxer by Tricia Sullivan
"This was damn boring. It was such a struggle for me to go on.

My experience was sorta like this:

- Omg the pacing.

- What is this? My god, I've forgotten everything she just told me. Backtracks. OH MY GOD. What did she say?

- SNORE.


*zzzzzzzzzz*

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Scale-Bright by Benjanun Sriduangkaew
"When I first came across Benjanun Sriduangkaew’s writing last year I fell in love with her writing. Her style and voice are fantastic and I think she’s one of the most exciting short fiction writers to have emerged in the field in the past few yea..." Read more of this review »
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"Benjanun Sriduangkaew’s novella Scale-Bright is set in Hong Kong and brings to life Asian mythology as is rarely seen in fiction I have read. I liked the novelty of the setting and I liked how Sriduangkaew presented the colourful characters that p..." Read more of this review »
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