An all-new anthology of eighteen classic myth retellings featuring an all-star lineup of award-winning and critically acclaimed writers.
Madeleine L’Engle once said, “When we lose our myths we lose our place in the universe.” The Mythic Dream gathers together eighteen stories that reclaim the myths that shaped our collective past, and use them to explore our present and future. From Hades and Persephone to Kali, from Loki to Inanna, this anthology explores retellings of myths across cultures and civilizations.
Featuring award-winning and critically acclaimed writers such as Seanan McGuire, Naomi Novik, Rebecca Roanhorse, JY Yang, Alyssa Wong, Indrapramit Das, Carlos Hernandez, Sarah Gailey, Ann Leckie, John Chu, Urusla Vernon, Carmen Maria Machado, Stephen Graham Jones, Arkady Martine, Amal El-Mohtar, Jeffrey Ford, and more, The Mythic Dream is sure to become a new classic.
Introduction and compilation ©2019 Dominik Parisien & Navah Wolfe | “Phantoms of the Midway” ©2019 Seanan McGuire | “The Justified” ©2019 Ann Leckie | “Fisher-Bird” ©2019 T. Kingfisher | “A Brief Lesson in Native American Astronomy” ©2019 Rebecca Roanhorse | “Bridge of Crows” ©2019 JY Yang | “Labbatu Takes Command of the Flagship Heaven Dwells Within” ©2019 Arkady Martine | “Wild to Covet” ©2019 Sarah Gailey | “¡Cuidado! ¡Que Viene El Coco!” ©2019 Carlos Hernandez | “He Fell Howling” ©2019 Stephen Graham Jones | “Curses Like Words, Like Feathers, Like Stories” ©2019 Kat Howard | “Across the River” ©2019 Leah Cypess | “Sisyphus in Elysium” ©2019 Jeffrey Ford | “Kali_Na” ©2019 Indrapramit Das | “Live Stream” ©2019 Alyssa Wong |“Close Enough for Jazz” ©2019 John Chu | “Buried Deep” ©2019 Naomi Novik | “The Things Eric Eats Before He Eats Himself” ©2019 Carmen Maria Machado | “Florilegia; or, Some Lies About Flowers” ©2019 Amal El-Mohtar | All rights reserved.
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