Another Place: Brief Disruptions
Worldly and otherworldly creatures look for love in some of the right places.
The leader of a grassroots uprising defies zer family and the pharmaceutical corporation they own.
A young woman leaves a very real part of herself behind to find freedom.
Curiosity grips and young man who feels socially disruptive desire for the first time.
An Irish house fairy remembers old magic to find her way home.
This collection of short stories set in both known and unknown locales explores the nature of love, desire, sexuality and gender through narrative and speculative fiction. Our assumptions about humanity as gendered and sexual beings are thrown into sharp relief by otherworldly settings allowing what we take for granted to be explored in other contexts. In a world in which anything is possible, what happens to constructions of love and gender? How do we negotiate freedom and identity in differing social settings? All of these stories grapple with these important issues, and more, in disruptive, enlightening narratives.