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Category Archives: Columns

Review: Dread Nation

by Alexa Wilson Kelly

When it comes to not judging a book by its cover, I’m generally pretty good. So when Balzer + Bray released the cover of Justina Ireland’s novel Dread Nation last June, I was glad there’s no rule about having RIDICULOUSLY HIGH EXPECTATIONS based on a cover. With its gorgeous young model, confidently posed by an […]

Weekly Wrap-Up: Week of May 14, 2018

by Anna O’Brien

It’s been another great week here on the LSQ blog — check out what our amazing bloggers have been thinking and writing about. On Monday, editor-in-chief Jennifer Lyn Parsons gives us a peek behind the curtains at LSQ, including an overview of our core principles; On Tuesday, book reviewer and author interviewer Wendy Van Camp […]

The Difference Between Magic Realism and Fantasy

by Lale Davidson

If you’re reading about dragons, chances are, you’re reading fantasy. But if you’re reading about women ascending bodily to heaven, you’re probably reading magic realism. Confused? You’re not alone. The most common definition of fantasy is “literature in which magical things occur” or, as the Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms defines it, “literature which creates […]

A peek behind the curtain…

by Jennifer Lyn Parsons

I thought I would write a bit of a helpful thing this time around, something any aspiring publishers might find useful and that our readers might just find kinda neat. As you might imagine, it takes an array of tools and knowledge to run a magazine successfully. It always makes me sad to hear about […]