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Ocean

March 10, 2006 Lucy A. Snyder 0

I remember the last time I felt the ocean. It was at Port Isabel, near Padre Island, the week after spring break. The beach had […]

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Fantasy

March 7, 2006 Lucy A. Snyder 0

The literary genre of fantasy, along with science fiction and horror, can itself be put under the larger genre umbrella of speculative fiction. Thus, the […]

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On Dark Fantasy

February 20, 2006 Lucy A. Snyder 0

In the 1990s, dark fantasy became regarded as being “code” for horror. Why? Major publishers who flooded the market with awful, horrible, no-good novels in […]

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Ellen Datlow

January 22, 2006 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Ellen S(ue) Datlow was born in 1949 and currently lives in New York City. She has been one of the most influential editors in the […]

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Miroslav Holub

January 22, 2006 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Miroslav Holub was a scientist/physician and one of Czechoslovakia’s most important (and prolific) poets. He was born on September 13, 1923 in Pilsen, Czechoslovakia and […]

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S. Morgenstern

January 22, 2006 Lucy A. Snyder 0

S. Morgenstern (the “S” stands for Simon) is author William Goldman’s whimsical narrator of The Princess Bride and The Silent Gondoliers. Morgenstern’s is a sweetly […]

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Joe Haldeman

January 22, 2006 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Noted science fiction author Joe Haldeman was born 1943 in Oklahoma City and spent most of his childhood in Anchorage, Alaska and Bethesda, Maryland, although […]