Introducing: “midnight”
Speculative fiction by Black women writers

An unidentified teenage girl fights for her life in the middle of the woods, from the man who abducted her…Magic is about love, but when Luz Santiago’s love drives her to vengeance, no one in her city is safe…

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midnight - Speculative fiction by Black women writers

“The Eyes That Follow Me”

The fireflies hovered in front of me, their green bodies emitting a radio buzz with…

“Chest of Hope”

When Sunduq was four she got stuck in the hope chest in her grandmother’s bedroom.…

“Tika Zika”

It was called “Tika Zika”. They gave us instructions to lock ourselves away from each…

“The Affliction of Aesthetics”

Melam partially unzipped the full body control unit and took a deep breath. It was…

“Luz”

I’m not good at being a witch. To say that I’m incompetent wouldn’t even cover…

“How to Make a Wish”

On the first night the stars fell, the whole suburb rushed out of their beds…

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