Book Review: Krystal A. Smith’s Two Moons

Krystal A. Smith has done something amazing with her debut story collection. The Black lesbians in Two Moons find love in orbit, birth goddesses among tree roots, and turn death into life. This was perhaps the first time I’ve ever seen so much Black lesbian joy — hell, any real depth of Black lesbian emotional identity — in speculative fiction.

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Book Review: Amina Gautier’s The Loss of All Lost Things

True to its title, The Loss of All Lost Things is a collection of short stories about various losses: of youth, of hope, of love, of relationships, of culture, of self.

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