Unquiet Spirits

Essays by Asian Women in Horror

This title was previously available on NetGalley and is now archived.

Buy this Book on

You must sign in to see if this title is available for request.
Send NetGalley books directly to your Kindle or Kindle app

1
To read on a Kindle or Kindle app, please add kindle@netgalley.com as an approved email address to receive files in your Amazon account. Click here for step-by-step instructions.
2
Also find your Kindle email address within your Amazon account, and enter it here.
Pub Date 14 Feb 2023 | Archive Date 05 Nov 2022
Black Spot Books Non-Fiction, Black Spot Books Nonfiction

Talking about this book? Use #UnquietSpirits #NetGalley. More hashtag tips!


Description

From hungry ghosts, vampiric babies, and shapeshifting fox spirits to the avenging White Lady of urban legend, for generations, Asian women’s roles have been shaped and defined through myth and story. In Unquiet Spirits, Asian writers of horror reflect on the impact of superstition, spirits, and the supernatural in this unique collection of 21 personal essays exploring themes of otherness, identity, expectation, duty, and loss, and leading, ultimately, to understanding and empowerment.

From hungry ghosts, vampiric babies, and shapeshifting fox spirits to the avenging White Lady of urban legend, for generations, Asian women’s roles have been shaped and defined through myth and...


A Note From the Publisher

9781645481300 (hardcover)
9781645481317 (ebook)

9781645481300 (hardcover)
9781645481317 (ebook)


Advance Praise

Unquiet Spirits is a collection of intimate, insightful essays that will become essential reading for those looking to understand the voice of women of the Asian diaspora in horror. I can’t overstate how important this book is.”
—Priya Sharma, British Fantasy award-winning author of Ormeshadow.

“As an expert in the paranormal I’ve researched ghosts around the globe, but there’s a vast gulf between studying hungry ghosts and fox spirits in scholarly journals, and reading first-hand experience of these extraordinary stories. The pieces in Unquiet Spirits are beautiful, enlightening, poignant, and yes, haunting. This is a must-have book for anyone who is interested in the folklore of Asia and how it has impacted the lives of the women actually living it.”
—Lisa Morton, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Ghosts: A Haunted History

“A haunting and phenomenally intriguing undertaking. With the variety of perspectives, Unquiet Spirits is powerful, poignant, and very, very moving. An emotionally draining experience in the best way possible!”
—Steve Stred, Splatterpunk-nominated author of Sacrament and Mastodon and reviewer at Kendall Reviews

Unquiet Spirits is a collection of intimate, insightful essays that will become essential reading for those looking to understand the voice of women of the Asian diaspora in horror. I can’t...


Available Editions

EDITION Other Format
ISBN 9781645481294
PRICE $18.95 (USD)
PAGES 300

Available on NetGalley

NetGalley Shelf App (EPUB)
Send to Kindle (EPUB)
Download (EPUB)

Average rating from 38 members


Readers who liked this book also liked: