NEW

Announcement: VIKINGVERSE COVER ILLUSTRATION RELEASED!

ANNOUNCEMENT Official summary of ALL FATHER PARADOX along with color cover illustration! What if an ancient god escaped his fate…and history was thrown to the wolves? Churchwarden Michaels thought it was just a run-of-the-mill crazy old man who stood in the graveyard,...

Announcement: New Comic Coming from Outland Entertainment!

ANNOUNCEMENT: Announcing Riddle of the Loremaster, an all new original comic series written by Melanie R. Meadors, with art by Nicolás Giacondino! Here is a sneak peek at some of the promo art: Riddle of the Loremaster is a comic for mature readers set in a fantasy...

Women in Dark Fantasy Have Changed by Linda Robertson

In doing a bit of research looking for a dark-fantasy-related topic for this article, I sought something that I knew at least a bit about, something I felt strongly about, and something where I could add meaningfully to the conversation. Many things were considered,...

Alethea Kontis on Imposter Syndrome

Earlier this year, I met the only student Katy Kellgren ever had. He told me he just about had to bully her into being his teacher. This amazing, multiple award-winning voice actress with hundreds of audiobooks under her belt truly didn’t believe she knew anything...

Announcements: HATH NO FURY Has Arrived in the US!

Backers of the paperback and hardcover editions of Hath No Fury will be happy to learn that the books have arrived at the printer's headquarters in Chicago! Now, they just need to be sent to our head honcho Jeremy Mohler, and then they will be sent out to backers...

Fairies with Dark Faces by I.L. Cruz

I like fairies—not a difficult admission for a fantasy writer—and I don’t mean the safe Victorian ones with gossamer wings that spread sparkles when they walk. I mean the ones that steal little children and make Faustian bargains. They were ancient and magnificent and...

Announcement: Launching New Transmedia World, VIKINGVERSE

Announcements Introducing the beginning of a new transmedia project with fiction, comics, and games in development! VIKINGVERSE From a concept created by Ian Sharpe, Vikingverse is going to launch this fall with a novel called All Father Paradox. Here is the line art...

The Secret Origin of “Daughter of Sorrow” by Maurice Broaddus

“Mr. Broaddus, you need to start a Creative Writing Club.” Thus began a four week campaign in which different members of my eighth grade class wore me down and I agreed to run an after school program. We ended up with nearly a dozen intrepid souls in our merry band,...

Knaves Has Funded, and Then Some!

Thanks to our awesome backers and readers, the Kickstarter for our anthology, Knaves, has been a success! Four hundred eighty-nine backers came together and invested $15,342 to make Knaves happen. Not only will this anthology be produced, but the authors will all get...

You Like Me Because I’m a Scoundrel

I remember watching Phantom Menace in the movie theater wondering what the movie was missing. There was awesome Jedi action (and way better choreography than the original trilogy). The music was fantastic. Tatooine looked pretty much the same, and pod racing was...
GENIUS LOCI Anthology Series, Book 1

GENIUS LOCI: TALES OF THE SPIRIT OF PLACE

Editor: Jaym Gates
Authors: Seanan McGuire, Mercedes M. Yardley, Laura Anne Gilman, Scott Edelman, Ken Scholes, Katie Cord, Cat Rambo, Ken Liu, Alethea Kontis, James Lowder, Sunil Patel, Gemma Files, J. Daniel Batt, Chaz Brenchley, Brooke Bolander, Vivienne Pustell, Thoraiya Dyer, Heather Clitheroe, Haralambi Markov, B. Morris Allen, Caroline Ratajski, K.C. Norton, Damien Angelica Walters, Wendy W. Wagner, Andy Duncan, zm quynb, Steven H Silver, Steven Long, Anatoly Belilovsky, Sarah Goslee, Richard Dansky, & Sonya Taaffe

GUARDIAN SPIRITS.
DIVINE PRESENCES.
DEMONIC POWERS.
GHOSTS.

The concept of ‘genius loci’ is indeed an ancient one, found in nearly every human mythology.

GENIUS LOCI is a huge anthology of 31 all-new fantasy and science fiction stories drawing on the rich tradition of place-as-person. Within its pages, the authors present stories of sentient deserts, beneficent forests, lonely shurbs, and protective planetary spirits.

 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Series: Genius Loci
Release Date: May 2018
Page Count: 489
Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy Adventure
Tropes: Man vs. Nature, Survival of the Fittest

EDITOR

JAYM GATES

Jaym Gates is a communications specialist with clients that have ranged from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America to Uplift Aeronautics. She is the editor of Broken Times Blues, Green Love, Upside Down, War Stories, and tie-in anthologies for Exalted and Vampire: the Masquerade. Her fiction can be found in Heroes!, Kaiju Rising, and Triumph After Tragedy. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.