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Myths, Gods & Immortals | Contents Announcement | Medusa

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

We’re delighted to announce the list of stories in our new book on Medusa! Launching our series of Myths, Gods & Immortals along with Odin, Medusa explores this fascinating mythological figure and the various interpretations of her from ancient times to the present day. Selected from open submissions, 17 captivating tales by modern authors feature alongside a foreword by Miriam Robbins Dexter and an introductory essay by Liv Albert. We can’t wait for this one, publishing in September 2024, and available in North America from October! Our thanks, once again, go to everyone that submitted stories for consideration on this theme, and many congratulations to the below.



The Wise Look for All of the Stories by Alicia K. Anderson

How to Tame a Head of Snakes by Mel Attica

In the Temple of Athena by Casey Banks

Pegasus by Danai Christopoulou

The Toll of the Snake by Grace P. Fong

What Actually Happened by Rhys Hughes

A Heart of Stone by Tom Johnstone

Medusa with the Heads of Men by Amanda Cecelia Lang

The Haunting of Athena by Megan Mahoney

In the Blood by Tracie McBride

Athena's Favorite by Zenobia Neil

The Medusa Rondanini by Gabriella Ramalho

The Balm Yard by Oneness Sankara

Snakes and Stones, We'll Break Their Bones by Zach Shephard

Woman Embracing Woman, on Loan From Private Collection by Liv Strom

Unbound by Theresa Tyree

Freely Given by Leah Warren


About the Series

Discover the mythology of humankind through its heroes, characters, gods and immortal figures. Myths, Gods and Immortals brings together the new and the ancient, familiar stories with a fresh and imaginative twist. Each book brings back to life a legendary, mythological or folkloric figure, with completely new stories alongside the original tales and a 30,000-word essay which emphasises ancient and modern connections, tracing history and stories across continents, cultures and peoples. New and emerging writers from open submissions reveal hidden themes, casting fresh perspectives on well-known stories, alongside the specially commissioned story of the origins and the cultural background from the era. The first titles are Medusa, Odin, Anansi and Circe.


This book will be available to buy later in 2024 via book stores, Amazon, and our website page for Medusa!

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