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Hezra Martinez

Hezra Martinez is from NYC, born and bred. As far as her memory serves her she's been reading. Just like the city that never sleeps, she considers herself a night owl spending the early hours of the day writing either poetry or prose. Here are some of her all-time favorite books: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri, andThe House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. 

A Hungry Monster Haunts a Young Boy in Neil Gaiman's "Troll Bridge"

Read an excerpt from the short story below, part of the gripping fairy tale anthology Snow White, Blood Red

‘Our Myths, Ourselves': Marlon James Talks J.R.R. Tolkien

In this fascinating lecture, Black Leopard, Red Wolf author Marlon James talks J.R.R. Tolkien and the relationship between trauma and fantasy.  

10 Riveting Facts About Stanislaw Lem

The late writer Stanislaw Lem lived a fascinating life, and left behind an influential legacy. 

Margaret Atwood Confirms a Sequel for The Handmaid’s Tale

Welcome back to Gilead! Margaret Atwood has announced a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, set 15 years after the end of the first book. 

16 Must-Read Neil Gaiman Books

From fantasy to nonfiction and everything in-between, these books by Neil Gaiman will bewitch you. 

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