Author Spotlight: EISUKE AIKAWA

  It's my honor to introduce Eisuke Aikawa, contributor to our newly-released anthology, Japanese Fantasy Drabbles. Born in Chiba in 1977, Eisuke Aikawa is a writer based in Fukuoka. He has published two collections of short stories, Hiking (2017) and Kumo wo hanareta tsuki (2018). His short fiction has appeared in venues such as Bungakukai,... Continue Reading →

Pre-order ‘Japanese Fantasy Drabbles’!

The Kindle pre-order link for 'Japanese Fantasy Drabbles' is now live!  Releasing on April 16th, this anthology features 80 drabbles (100-word stories) inspired by Japanese folklore and yokai tales, as well as original fantasy and science fiction pieces. CONTRIBUTORS: Amy Clare Fontaine - A.S. Charly - Bayveen O’Connell - Beth W. Patterson Carmen Indalecio -... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: HEATHER EWINGS

Next in our Author Spotlight series is one of Insignia's original contributors, Heather Ewings! Heather Ewings (whose story Kitsune was published in Insignia Vol. 1 under the name Heather Jensen) is an Australian author of speculative fiction. She has a MA in History, and a fascination with myth and folklore. Aside from Insignia, Heather’s work... Continue Reading →

Excerpt: ‘Sanctuary’ by Chris White

Chris White's story, Sanctuary, was a last-minute submission to the Insignia anthology, and rounded out the literary section perfectly. I didn't know Chris previously, so it was great to find another author who had lived in Japan and knew the culture well. And, by chance, he's also an Aussie, so he's in good company with... Continue Reading →

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