Posts Tagged "mari ness"

Interview with Mari Ness

by on Jun 2, 2015 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Mari Ness’s fiction often pulls from fairy tales and mythology, and then blends in themes of isolation, fierce love, unexpected methods of communication, and oftentimes regret. It makes for a heady recipe indeed. You’ve enjoyed her short fiction and poetry in publications such as...

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Inhabiting Your Skin

by on Jun 2, 2015 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

(3800 Words) The house won’t stop talking to you. You’ve tried to turn it off, several times, but it keeps happily turning itself back on, with a little chirp and a hum. You’ve tried to lower the volume, which works for a little bit, until the house gets frustrated, and suddenly shrieks...

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Clavis Aurea #23: Mari Ness, Richard Bowes, Kate Heartfield

by on Feb 11, 2015 in Blog | 1 comment

I think we can all agree that the internet is a miracle. The ability to connect at a moment’s notice to people and information has become so integral to our lives that access is considered a basic human right in several countries. It’s jarring how quickly it has become so...

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Undone

by on Mar 4, 2014 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

900 Words They have done everything they can to hide the arm. One of the finest needlewomen in the court created an elaborate sling, decorated with jewels and feathers, with the pattern of a swan fleeing a rainbow to chase a radiant moon. The jewels make the sling heavier than his arm,...

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An Assault of Color

by on Oct 1, 2013 in Short Fiction | 3 comments

The curses were the loveliest, and most satisfying, to paint. She could see them in her mind, even before she picked up a brush, pulsing and glowing with color in careful, delicate patterns. The love spells were surprisingly pale, dull, often almost lifeless on canvas; she supposed this...

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