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From acclaimed author Ai Jiang, follow Wenqi, Liam, and Mrs. to the mysterious town of HOME, a place where the dead live again as spirits, conjured by the grief-sick population that refuses to let go. This edition includes a foreword by Yi Izzy Yu, Translator of The Shadow Book of Ji Yun, the essay "A Ramble on Di Fu Ling & Death" by the author, and two bonus short stories from Jiang: "Yǒngshí" and "Teeter Totter."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781958598023
Publisher: Dark Matter Ink
Publication date: 04/04/2023
Pages: 178
Sales rank: 79,863
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Ai Jiang is a Chinese-Canadian writer, a Nebula Award finalist, and an immigrant from Fujian. She is a member of HWA, SFWA, and Codex. Her work can be found in F&SF, The Dark, Uncanny, among others. She is the recipient of Odyssey Workshop's 2022 Fresh Voices Scholarship and the author of Linghun and I AM AI. Find her on Twitter (@AiJiang_) and online (

Yi Izzy Yu is the co-translator of The Shadow Book of Ji Yun: The Chinese Classic of Weird True Tales, Horror Stories, and Occult Knowledge and Zhiguai: Chinese True Tales of the Paranormal. Her short-form creative work has recently appeared in magazines ranging from New England Review to Samovar, and in anthologies such as Unquiet Spirits and Into the Forest. Currently, she lives in Pennsylvania, where she teaches Chinese and speculative literature and investigates shadows.
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