Amal El-Mohtar


Amal El-Mohtar is an award-winning writer of fiction, poetry, and criticism. Her stories and poems have appeared in magazines including, Fireside Fiction, Lightspeed, Uncanny, Strange Horizons, Apex, Stone Telling, and Mythic Delirium; anthologies including The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories (2017), The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales (2016), Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories (2014), and The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities (2011); and in her own collection, The Honey Month (2010). Her articles and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, NPR Books and on She became the Otherworldly columnist at the New York Times in February 2018, and is represented by DongWon Song of HMLA.


The Mythic Dream

Amal El-Mohtar, J Y Yang, et al.


Hungry Constellations

Mike Allen


The Honey Month

Amal El-Mohtar


Lightspeed Magazine, June 2015 (Queers Destroy Science...

Seanan McGuire, Amal El-Mohtar, et al.


This Is How You Lose the Time War

Max Gladstone and Amal El-Mohtar


Jim Henson's the Storyteller: Tricksters

Amal El-Mohtar, Jonathan Rivera, et al.


The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories

Catherine King, K. J. Parker, et al.