Leigha McReynolds has a PhD in English Literature. Her dissertation was on science and the supernatural in 19th-century British Literature, but her current research focus is contemporary science fiction. Leigha is a professor in the writing program at The George Washington University, where she uses science fiction to engage students across disciplines, and she offers SF classes for adults at the local bookstore, Politics and Prose. In addition to teaching, she runs a writing coaching business to help aspiring writers of all kinds achieve their personal and professional goals.
A Story of All Stories: On Erin Morgenstern’s “The Starless Sea”
“The Starless Sea” is a beautifully written, complex novel that rewards close reading, but don’t expect a straightforward fantasy adventure....