Note from the Editors


Night Augur by Lucinda Lawson

The Book of Maidens

Selkie by Maureen McQuerry
Briar Rose by Anca Vlasopolos
St. Lucia by Helen Ogden
Twelve Swans by Jennifer Crow
Cherries in Winter by Sonya Taaffe
Cityscape of the Steel Princess by Katharine Mills
The Bashful Young Swain at the Ogre's Cotillion by Robert Borski
Step (and Turn) by J. C. Runolfson
The Warrior by C. S. MacCath
To the Royal Society of Cryptozoologists by Caitlyn Paxson

The Book of Monsters

The Explorer's Daughter by JoSelle Vanderhooft
Kitsune by Joshua Gage
Revisiting the Maiden's Tower by Stacy Cowley
Green Beans by Clare Walker
Sedna by C. S. E. Cooney
Woodcutter, Why? by Clare Walker
Great of Magic by Ann K. Schwader
The Choke-Damp by Sophanny Marin
Hag-Rid by Marcie Lynn Tentchoff
Cheshire by Maureen McQuerry


Death Enters a Mother's Service by JoSelle Vanderhooft