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Tag Archives: urban fantasy
I’ve gathered together here four reading lists of interesting writing in the literature of the fantastic. The first, which ties in nicely with OGOM’s forthcoming conference The Urban Weird, is a guide by Chelsea Mueller to the genre of urban … Continue reading
To coincide with the eclipse here is the CFP for our next conference! It promises to eclipse all other events….it’s cosmic! University of Hertfordshire, 6-7 April, 2018 The permanent link for the CFP, with a PDF version available, is here. … Continue reading
Victoria Schwab writes powerful fantasy, both for young adults and adults (the latter as V.E. Schwab). The Shades of Magic series, with its magical parallel Londons, and the magician Kell and pirate/thief Delilah Bard protagonists, is excellent. And I like … Continue reading
CFP: Gendering the Urban Imaginary: Fantasy, Affect, Transgression, University of Debrecen, Hungary, 12-13 May 2017
Another conference that followers of OGOM may be interested in: Gendering the Urban Imaginary: Fantasy, Affect, Transgression at the University of Debrecen, Hungary. The Gender, Translocality and the City Research Group based at the University of Debrecen is pleased to … Continue reading
I love these down-to-earth urban fairies!
There has never really been a consensus about how we might define ‘paranormal’ or ‘dark romance’ and the ways it might differ from ‘urban fantasy’, or indeed how ‘dark fantasy’ is distinguishable from horror. Vampires are notably excluded from … Continue reading
An excellent blog post by Tracy Hastie on the ambivalent sexual politics of the female protagonist of paranormal romance/urban fantasy.