Fight Like A Girl

Fight Like A Girl

Joanne Hall and Roz Clarke (ed)

Kristell Ink, 2016

ISBNs

1909845663 (ISBN13: 9781909845664)
Shortlisted for Best Anthology (2017 BFS Awards)
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Cover Art by Sarah Anne Langton

 

What do you get when some of the best women writers of genre fiction come together to tell tales of female strength? A powerful collection of science fiction and fantasy ranging from space operas and near-future factional conflict to medieval warfare and urban fantasy. These are not pinup girls fighting in heels; these warriors mean business. Whether keen combatants or reluctant fighters, each and every one of these characters was born and bred to Fight Like A Girl.

Contents

1. Fight Like A Girl – Juliet McKenna
2. Turn Of A Wheel – Fran Terminiello
3. Arrested Development – Joanne Hall
4. Asenath – Kim Lakin-Smith
5. The Coyote – K R Green
6. The Quality of Light – K T Davies
7. Silent Running – Sophie E Tallis
8. Unnatural History – Danie Ware
9. Vocho’s Night Out – Julia Knight
10. The Cold Wind Oozes – Kelda Crich
11. Sword Dancer of Azmai – Roz Clarke
12. Archer 57 – Lou Morgan
13. The Runaway Warrior – Dolly Garland
14. Fire and Ash – Gaie Sebold

 

Two things that are close to my heart are women in fiction and women fighting, so this anthology is pretty much a perfect thing right out of the gate. Whether it’s in the cage, on the streets or on a spaceship, women can and will fight for survival, for those they love and for what they believe in. This collection explores the how and why of girls battling across a range of genres and cheerfully tramples all over female fiction archetypes, to which I say hurrah! – Adele Wearing, Fox Spirit Books.

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