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Ghosts & Guilds (Issue 5)

Updated: Jul 12, 2022

Welcome to this quarter's issue of Indie Bites! It's packed full of six exclusive short stories from talented indie authors on the themes of Ghosts & Guilds, plus three great indie book reviews from our review team, and an interview with hybrid author Arden Powell.

This issue features the following short fiction:

- Weirdo by Gemma Church

- Wuthering Sprites by Alice James

- The Mirror Weir by Josie Jaffrey

- Netty and Eva by T.K. Howell

- The Last New Bloods by Laura Jayne McLoughlin

- Unfinished Business by Adie Hart

And the following reviews:

- The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal by KJ Charles, reviewed by Asha from A Cat, A Book and A Cup of Tea

- I Belong to the Earth by JA Ironside, reviewed by Laura Laakso

- Haze by Rebecca Crunden, reviewed by Josie Jaffrey

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About our featured author

Arden Powell is a speculative-fiction author and illustrator from the Canadian East Coast. They graduated from St. Francis Xavier University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, Honouring in English Literature. A hybrid author, their first novel, A Summer Soundtrack for Falling in Love, was published in 2018 by Riptide Publishing. In 2020 they self-published The Faerie Hounds of York, followed by The Bayou and The Bachelor’s Valet in 2021.

When not writing, they can be found drawing, walking the dog, or tending to their exorbitant number of houseplants. They write across multiple sub-genres and everything they write is queer.


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