Welcome to Bordertown edited by Holly Black and Ellen Kushner
Genre: Fantasy, Short Stories
Bordertown: a city on
the border between our human world and the elfin realm. Runaway teens
come from both sides of the border to find adventure, to find
themselves. Elves play in rock bands and race down the street on
spell-powered motorbikes. Human kids recreate themselves in the squats
and clubs and artists’ studios of Soho.
Terri Windling’s original
Bordertown series was the forerunner of today’s urban fantasy,
introducing authors that included Charles de Lint, Will Shetterly, Emma
Bull, and Ellen Kushner. In this volume of all-new work (including a
15-page graphic story), the original writers are now joined by the
generation that grew up dreaming of Bordertown, including acclaimed
authors Holly Black, Cassandra Clare, Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman,
Catherynne M. Valente, and many more. They all meet here on the streets
of Bordertown in more than twenty new interconnected songs, poems, and
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Read these they are great. And if you are looking for queer and or pic characters you will find some!
This sounds pretty great, I feel like I’ll be looking into it soon!