Saturday, April 22, 2017

Glass Lights, by JY Yang

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(Modern Fantasy) Mena is a Malaysian woman working in China. Family history says her grandmother was a djinn, but that doesn’t seem to help her much in her office, where others shun her. (2,943 words; Time: 09m)

Rating: ★★★☆☆ Average

"Glass Lights," by (edited by Mahvesh Murad and Jared Shurin), appeared in , published on by .

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Pro: It paints a very realistic picture of the alienation someone isolated by culture, language, and religion feels.

Con: It’s barely SFF at all. Only on the last page does anything supernatural happen, and that seems strange and pointless.

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