A Jewish Gothic Family Saga: A Review of Emily Bergslien and Kat Weaver’s Uncommon Charm

A Jewish Gothic Family Saga: A Review of Emily Bergslien and Kat Weaver’s Uncommon Charm Valerie Estelle Frankel Under Review:Uncommon Charm, Emily Bergslien & Kat Weaver. Neon Hemlock, May 2022. Besides being clever and punchy, recent fantasy has been light and snappy. Novellas and novelettes are filling the shelves and entertaining with quick, quirky reads … Continue reading A Jewish Gothic Family Saga: A Review of Emily Bergslien and Kat Weaver’s Uncommon Charm

Queerness and the Southern Gothic: Lee Mandelo’s Summer Sons

Queerness and the Southern Gothic: Review of Summer Sons by Lee Mandelo Ellie Campbell Under Review: Summer Sons. By Lee Mandelo. Tordotcom, September 28, 2021 Since the early days of Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto and Matthew Lewis’ The Monk, Gothic works (and, later, horror literature) have linked queerness and monstrosity. The Southern Gothic … Continue reading Queerness and the Southern Gothic: Lee Mandelo’s Summer Sons