Born in the north of England in 1984, Redfern Jon Barrett is a polyamorous pagan giant with a Ph.D. in queer literature. His fiction has been published in the magazines A Cappella Zoo, The Future Fire, and Corvus; the anthologies Bestiary and Drag Noir; as well as the book Shaped by Time. His non-fiction has featured in German newspapers Bild and BZ, as well as Scifi Methods (2012-13), Sleek, Gender Forum, Polytical, Überlin, and Witches/Sorcières. Read more at redjon.com
Caroline and her Dom live out their normal lives amongst the poverty, alcoholics, and street preachers of Swansea, Wales. But when Dom and his straight roommate fall in love--a passionate, secret, non-sexual love--their lives are transformed into a queer chaos of cross-dressing, gender bending and free love.
Blondee lives in a world without memories. She came in with the food rations. Mind and body naked, like everyone. Now she lives in a triangular hut at the edge of everything. But haunted by the ghost of a fat man and dreaming of a stone woman, Blondee knows she can reshape the world — she just needs to get the world to listen…
A book such as this spins not only words but also whole worlds: eighteen of them, representing the best lesbian-themed stories of the fantastic or futuristic published the prior year. The women to be met in these pages will find themselves tested not because of their sexual identity but rather the identity they have composed, constructed, and spun.