By Gigi Little

City of Weird conjures what we worry: demise, darkness, ghosts. Hungry sea monsters and alien slime molds. Blood drinkers and video game exhibit hosts. Set in Portland, Oregon, those thirty tales mix mind's eye, literary writing, and pa tradition right into a cohesive weirdness that honors the city’s character, its bookstores and bridges and solo volcano, in addition to the culture of sci-fi pulp magazines. together with such authors as Rene Denfeld, Justin Hocking, Leni Zumas, and Kevin Sampsell, editor Gigi Little has curated a suite that's quirky, chilling, usually profound—and continually completely weird.

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