The new cover for The Bloody Chamber and Kelly Link, who wrote the introduction for the latest edition.
A reluctant vampire queen. A randy captive princess. A wolf child who finds her only friend in the mirror. You’ll find these characters and more between the unassuming French folds of the newly released edition of Angela Carter’s classic 1979 short story collection The Bloody Chamber, which has a new introduction by Kelly Link.
To celebrate National Poetry Month, I’ve compiled a list of six great contemporary poets whose writing you should savor this month and every month hereafter, all of whom write beautifully and powerfully about issues like race, gender, and sexuality.