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Amal El-Mohtar
Amal El-Mohtar is a Canadian-born child of the Mediterranean, currently pursuing a PhD in English Literature at the Cornwall Campus of the University of Exeter. She received the 2009 Rhysling award for her poem "Song for an Ancient City," and has received a Nebula nomination for "The Green Book,"... show more

Amal El-Mohtar is a Canadian-born child of the Mediterranean, currently pursuing a PhD in English Literature at the Cornwall Campus of the University of Exeter. She received the 2009 Rhysling award for her poem "Song for an Ancient City," and has received a Nebula nomination for "The Green Book," a short story originally published in the Arab/Muslim issue of APEX magazine. Her work has appeared in many online and print publications, including STRANGE HORIZONS, WEIRD TALES, and IDEOMANCER. A full bibliography is available here: http://amalelmohtar.com/bibliography/. She also co-edits GOBLIN FRUIT, an online quarterly dedicated to fantastical poetry, with Jessica P. Wick, at http://www.goblinfruit.net. She drinks tremendous amounts of tea, plays the harp, and keeps a Livejournal somewhat tidy at http://tithenai.livejournal.com
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Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 2 months ago
An entertaining, serialised, urban fantasy adventure. Not as good as "Season 1", but something light to read.
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 6 months ago
This is a continuation of the Bookburners Season One Volume One serialization, that is just as original and entertaining as the first 9 "episodes". The characters each have a unique and well rounded personality with several unusual quirks. The story telling is engaging, fun and nail-biting as requ...
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bookaneer rated it 9 months ago
I'll admit I was a bit wary when I picked up Djinn Falls In Love: tempted by authors such as K.J. Parker and Claire North, I worried that the collection itself might suffer from repetition. I needn't have worried. The collection demonstrates a truly staggering variety of perspectives on the concept ...
The Reading Jackalope
The Reading Jackalope rated it 1 year ago
I so loved Amal El-Mohtar's story in The Starlit Woods that I went searching for other books by her. Sadly, it seems that most of her writing is in the form of short stories for various anthologies, however there was this collection of poems and short stories. I picked it up, and it's quite good. I ...
The Reading Jackalope
The Reading Jackalope rated it 1 year ago
Standout stories in this collection are: Valente's Badgirl, The Deadman, And the Wheel of Fortune, which I initially thought ended poorly but has continued to haunt me long after I finished the story. Seasons of Glass and Iron by Amal El-Mohtar, which takes two fairy tales and combines them into an ...
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