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Gorgon: Stories of Emergence

4.20  ·  Rating details ·  15 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Be changed. Gorgon: Stories of Emergence contains 42 transformative stories spanning all genres from both emerging and new voices alike, with all new stories by Gwendolyn Kiste, Richard Thomas, Annie Neugebauer, Eden Royce, Beth Cato, D.A. Xiaolin Spires and more, and featuring 10 illustrations by Luke Spooner.
Kindle Edition, 178 pages
Published February 15th 2019 by Pantheon Magazine (first published February 4th 2019)
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Jackie McCarthy
Mar 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
Short stories have been my jam lately. Life got you down? Read a quick tale about a girl who can turn you to stone with a single touch. Fight with your partner? Take 5 minutes and read about how a single airplane trip can alter you forever. Boss giving you hell? Close your door and enter the world of a woman with a magically transforming tattoo.
The tales in Gorgon: Stories of Emergence range from the supernatural to the mystical all the way through to the truly beautiful. Each with a central t
Beth Cato
May 29, 2019 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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Not a review. Contains my story "Awaken My Bones Old and New." ...more
May 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is an anthology of flash stories of emergence, of transformation—of people transformed into birds, tigers, snakes, monsters, gods, flowers, and even a boat. People who have powerful encounters with transformation. People who emerge into something new. People who experience emergence and transformation on a profound psychic and spiritual level, if not always physically.

It’s a gorgeous collection of tiny stories, sparkling with vivid imagery like jewels. Some of them are tiny pieces of horror
May 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Sarah Read has gathered an exceptional collection of 42 stories in this themed anthology of transformation. I really liked the diverse story telling genres, but what struck me most was the topics that the writers had chosen to weave into their fiction.

Two special mentions, first for the cover illustration by Daniele Serra showing ‘the Gorgon’ eyes down cast, off to one side blending into the background cutting a sad and very lonesome figure. Secondly for the story illustrations by Luke Spooner,
Nov 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
Good, but a lot of the stories seemed to have a very similar aesthetic and voice. After a while they stopped being distinct for me.
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