Archive for May 2016

An In-Depth Review of the Ever-Starry Work

As followers of Candlemark & Gleam know, editor Athena Andreadis just launched To Shape the Dark, a sibling to The Other Half of the Sky with original SF stories focusing on women scientists.

To celebrate this, genre guru E. P. Beaumont published a magnificent in-depth review of The Other Half of the Sky; an interview of Andreadis will follow soon.

“There’s no exotification here; protagonists live and move and work in first person even where the story is told in third person.
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The touch of human hands, human voices unmediated by the Usual Story, command attention. It’s quiet, but we need more of this kind of thing: not Token Track, not Special Diversity Issue of Otherwise Standard Magazine, but a shift of perspective to the possibilities of human beings and their stories of living in this vastness.”