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Content Warning: This book contains sexual content, discussion of abuse and trauma, as well as instances of gore, death, consumption, rape, dissociation, blood, insects, and body horror

Revenue Notice: This book was previously printed at-or-below-cost, with any excess profits earmarked for the Trans Lifeline. Proceeds from this digital version will go towards aiding in prior or future print costs, with any excess continuing to be donated to the Trans Lifeline.

Empty Spaces

It’s less a loose collective of writers and artists than it is a way to describe the shared themes and motifs resonating through them. It’s an angle of approach and the tint of the light and the sound of a doll crying in the other room, just far enough away that you can’t help her. It’s a fallen angel smoking on the overpass and thinking about jumping off even though she knows it won’t kill her. It’s about trauma, and what comes after. -Else, @maybeelse

Emptied Spaces

This is the digital copy of the printed anthology; all content is the same as in the printed version.

A collection of forty seven stories written by twenty two authors part of the empty spaces community. Themes of (not) personhood, release of inhibition, healing through relationships, and more are explored through a plethora of worlds and lenses. Inside smokey clubs and broken workshops, from an alternate Miyagi prefecture to unknown reaches of space, dolls, angels and many other entities find their way through it all.

Alexandra Moonlight • Absent Writer Doll • Alice Grace / Bad End Doll • BIOHAKZ • DollsFrame• Else • F. Zoe Blackheart• Ghost Nouzen • Inanitalatress • isoneph• Lilith PC994-Y5459• M13-R• Memoria Corp • Morrigan • Natalie• Nicole Carter • Rielle • River M59A1• Story • Thimble • Verity • V.L.T. Minerva

StatusReleased
CategoryBook
Rating
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(3 total ratings)
AuthorSapphic Sweets and Reads ICT
Tagsanthology, empty-spaces, Fantasy, Psychological Horror, Queer, Sci-fi

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I bought a physical copy and I need to say how much of a awe-inspiring thing it is to be able to hold in my hands my personal best contender for the best queer microfiction I've lead in my life. It's all about the mixing of genres and tones, and how each author has their own take on the collective universe makes Empty Spaces a truly unique entity.
It's priceless compared to the $7 I spent, it's absolutely one of the best things that came from twitter.
That space may be empty but so much can be gleamed from what surrounds it.