Ellen Kushner: Mannerpunk, Klezmer, and English ballads

Let the fairy-tale begin on a winter’s morning, then, with one drop of blood new-fallen on the ivory snow: a drop as bright as a clear-cut ruby, red as the single spot of claret on the lace cuff.

And thus starts Swordspoint: A Melodrama of Manners, the first novel in the Riverside series by Ellen . . . → Read More: Ellen Kushner: Mannerpunk, Klezmer, and English ballads

The Witches of Lublin

I’m delighted to tell you about a new Ellen Kushner project, a musical audio drama called The Witches of Lublin that is now in post-production. It will  air on public radio stations nationwide as a Spring Holiday radio special in April for Passover.

Ellen, author of The Golden Dreydil and the beloved Riverside series, describes . . . → Read More: The Witches of Lublin