Genius Loci Book 01 Anthology

Drawing on the rich tradition of place-as-person, the concept of ‘genius loci’ is indeed an ancient one and found in nearly every human mythology. Within its pages, the authors present stories of sentient deserts, beneficent forests, lonely shrubs, and protective planetary spirits.


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Creator: Edited by Jaym Gates
Category: Anthology
Age Range:12+
Vibes: Gods, Spirits, The Divine, Storytelling, Strange Place, Science Fiction

In Short: A compelling anthology featuring guardian spirits and divine powers by renowned authors from across the science fiction space.

What's It About: Explore the mystical realms of guardian spirits and divine beings in "Genius Loci," an expansive anthology featuring tales by acclaimed authors such as Seanan McGuire, Ken Liu, and more. This collection delves into the ancient concept of "genius loci," where places take on a life of their own, with original fantasy and science fiction stories. From sentient deserts to benevolent forests, each story paints vivid portraits of the powerful spirits that inhabit our world, accompanied by stunning artwork from Lisa A. Grabenstetter and Evan M. Jensen. Edited by Jaym Gates, "Genius Loci" offers a captivating journey through the rich tradition of place-as-person storytelling.


Jaym Gates is an acquiring editor for Nisaba Press and Falstaff Books, as well as a freelance editor and author.