Brian Attebery

Brian Attebery edits the Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts and is the author of Decoding Gender in Science Fiction and, most recently, Stories about Stories: Fantasy and the Remaking of Myth.


Weaving a Hedge

MIDWAY THROUGH Nicola Griffith’s splendid Medieval novel Hild is a scene of hedge-construction. Griffith lingers over details, letting her hero’...

Forced Exuberance

FANTASY HAS MANY varieties and as many audiences. In The Devil Delivered and Other Tales, Steven Erikson, best known for his ...

Venturing in the Slipstream

In the best SF, the extrapolated dimension is like an elaborately constructed aircraft; the metaphoric is its shadow on the ground....

Venturing in the Slipstream