The Stories

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“Ogres of East Africa” by Sofia Samatar
Kenya, 1907 (read more about “Ogres of East Africa”)
illustrated by GMB Chomichuk
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“The Oud” by Thoraiya Dyer
The Shouf, Ottoman Empire, 1633
illustrated by Janet Chui
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“Free Jim’s Mine” by Tananarive Due
Georgia, U.S.A., 1838
illustrated by Alice Meichi Li
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“Ffydd (Faith)” by S. Lynn
Wales, 1919
illustrated by Daria Khvostova
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“Across the Seam” by Sunny Moraine
Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1897 (read more about “Across the Seam”)
illustrated by Eric Orchard
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“Numbers” by Rion Amilcar Scott
Maryland, U.S.A., 1919
illustrated by Alice Meichi Li
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“Each Part Without Mercy” by Meg Jayanth
Madras, India, 1746
illustrated by Kaysha Siemens
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“The Witch of Tarup” by Claire Humphrey
Tarup, Denmark, 1886
illustrated by Daria Khvostova
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“Marigolds” by L.S. Johnson
Paris, France, 1775
illustrated by Daria Khvostova
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“Diyu” by Robert William Iveniuk
British Columbia, Canada, 1883 (read more about “Diyu”)
illustrated by GMB Chomichuk
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“Collected Likenesses” by Jamey Hatley
New York City, U.S.A., 1913
illustrated by Nilah Magruder
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“Angela and the Scar” by Michael Janairo
Ilocos Norte Province, Philippines, 1900
illustrated by Eric Orchard
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“The Colts” by Benjamin Parzybok
Hungary, 1514 (read more about “The Colts”)
illustrated by Sasha Gallagher
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“Nine” by Kima Jones
Phoenix, U.S.A., 1902
illustrated by GMB Chomichuk
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“The Heart and the Feather” by Christina Lynch
Austria, 1589
illustrated by Janet Chui
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“A Score of Roses” by Troy L. Wiggins
Memphis, U.S.A., circa 1968
illustrated by Eric Orchard
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“Neither Witch Nor Fairy” by Nghi Vo
Belfast, Ireland, 1895
illustrated by Kaysha Siemens
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“A Deeper Echo” by David Jón Fuller
Winnipeg, Canada, 1919 (read more about “A Deeper Echo”)
illustrated by Aaron Paquette
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“Knotting Grass, Holding Ring” by Ken Liu
Yangzhou, China, 1645 (read more about “Knotting Grass, Holding Ring”)
illustrated by Jennifer Cruté
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“Jooni” by Kemba Banton
Jamaica, 1843 (read more about “Jooni”)
illustrated by Nilah Magruder
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“There Will Be One Vacant Chair” by Sarah Pinsker
Ohio, U.S.A, 1862
illustrated by Kaysha Siemens
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“It’s War” by Nnedi Okorafor
Aba, Nigeria, 1929
illustrated by Esme Baran
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“Find Me Unafraid” by Shanaé Brown
North Carolina, U.S.A, 1905
illustrated by Kasey Gifford
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“A Wedding in Hungry Days” by Nicolette Barischoff
Shandong Province, China, 1900
illustrated by Eric Orchard
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“Medu” by Lisa Bolekaja
Kansas, U.S.A., 1877 (read more about “Medu”)
illustrated by Esme Baran
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“Lone Women” by Victor LaValle
Montana, U.S.A, 1914
illustrated by Eric Orchard
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“The Dance of the White Demons” by Sabrina Vourvoulias
Guatemala, 1524 (read more about “The Dance of the White Demons”)
illustrated by GMB Chomichuk