When the sex tape happened and things went south with Fawn, the demon lover did what he always did. He went to cry on Meggie’s shoulder. Girls like Fawn came and went, but Meggie would always be there. Him and Meggie. It was the talisman you kept in your pocket. The one you couldn’t lose.
Good news for audiophiles: “Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose” will be podcast on February 27, 2015, and “The Specialist’s Hat” will come out in late March. More info TK closer to the date.
Kelly has new stories forthcoming this autumn and winter in Monstrous Affections, A Public Space, McSweeney’s, and My True Love Gave To Me.
“Two Houses” in Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury
Reprinted in Ellen Datlow’s new anthology Hauntings.
Random House has just re-released Magic for Beginners with a newly designed cover and an added conversation between Joe Hill and Kelly Link.
Perfect for readers of George Saunders, Karen Russell, Neil Gaiman, and Aimee Bender, Magic for Beginners is an exquisite, dreamlike dispatch from a virtuoso storyteller who can do seemingly anything. Kelly Link reconstructs modern life through an intoxicating prism, conjuring up unforgettable worlds with humor and humanity. These stories are at once ingenious and deeply moving. They leave the reader astonished and exhilarated.
Kelly’s new collection, Get in Trouble, will be published February 3, 2015.
Kelly provided an afterword to a previously unpublished Shirley Jackson story in the new issue of Tin House.
Meghan McCarron interviews Kelly about The Vampire Diaries.