Space Opera Flash Fiction Contest Winners

Here are the winning stories from F-BOM’s inaugural flash fiction contest, judged by LJ Cohen. Did you miss the contest this quarter? Our next topic will be revealed in November, during our Facebook Live interview with Intisar Khanani. Click here for submission guidelines. First place:  Murder in an ice cream scoop by Lynn Vandermeer It’s… Read More

Introducing F-BOM! The Feminist Book of the Month

Did you know that the founders of Her Story Arc are starting a new venture? If you’re on our mailing list you’ve already heard the good news. F-BOM (which stands for Feminist Book of the Month) is replacing Her Story Arc’s old Book of the Month feature. F-BOM is more than just a book club… Read More

Feminist Book of the Month: Longbourn’s Songbird

Our February Book of the Month is (drumroll please): Longbourn’s Songbird by Beau North. Longbourn’s Songbird is a retelling of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. This version is set in the American South in 1948. North’s Longbourn is one of similarities and differences to Austen’s. The Bennets own a large farm; Darcy ran a munitions… Read More

Book of the Month: The Stars Change

During WisCon this year I happened to sit in on quite a few panels featuring Mary Anne Mohanraj. Mohanraj is the founder of Strange Horizons, a highly-regarded speculative fiction magazine, so it was cool to get to dive into some of her work this month with The Stars Change. Whenever I get through something on… Read More