Support your local bookshop! Disturbing the Body is our latest launch, a subversive new anthology of speculative memoir about misbehaving bodies by women writers.
We’re looking for short stories from women of all ages in the UK (we include all people who identify as women), in the genre of weird and literary fiction.
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley contains a variety of themes, many of which are religious - the fallen angel, the fall of man, Adam's relationship to God. It's also about the innate nature of humanity. Are we born good or bad? When and how does evil arise? Frankenstein’s monster was a vegan, living on roots and … Continue reading Was Frankenstein’s creature really a monster?
What is weird fiction? Writers of weird fiction explore a blend of myths and legends, the supernatural and modern science, leading to tales that disturb the soul and send a shiver down the spine. At the same time, they ask important questions. Weird fiction is sometimes described as a blend of horror, fantasy and science … Continue reading What is weird fiction?