Everyone on the Moon is Essential Personnel by Julian K. Jarboe
Paperback – Lethe Press – 2020 – 222 pages
In this debut collection of body-horror fairy tales and mid-apocalyptic Catholic cyberpunk. Memory and myth, loss and age, are the tools of storyteller Jarboe, a talent in the field of queer fabulism.
With focuses on bodily autonomy and transformation, the importance of negative emotions, unhealthy relationships, and bad situations, allows readers to react to the urgent question of how build and nurture meaning, love, and safety in a larger world that might not be ‘fixable’.
This collection includes such tales as “The Nothing Spots Where Nobody Wants to Stay” and “The Seed and The Stone” as well as original fiction.