Calling all poets... I’m the editor of this year’s Dwarf Stars anthology for the Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association – submissions open today (1st April) and close on 1st May. No entry fee + you can nominate your own work/s AND you don’t have to be an SFPA member. Key criteria: 10 lines or under – haiku welcome – and the work/s nominated must have been published during 2020. Full details here... https://www.sfpoetry.com/ds/dsguide.htm
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Descended from a motley crew of smugglers and witches, Christian was born a chime-child with a caul and grew up in a haunted medieval house by the harbourside in the Yorkshire seaside town of Scarborough.
According to folklore a caul-shrouded chime-child can't drown at sea but can see and talk to faerie folk and also has protection against spells cast by malevolent sorcerers. And yes, he was once commissioned to go on a werewolf hunt on the night of a full moon by a newspaper. Spoiler alert: he didn't find one. (Or it didn't find him.)
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