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Aguirre, Forrest

Entry updated 13 February 2024. Tagged: Author, Editor.

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(1969-    ) US editor and author who has been associated with Jeff VanderMeer in the Leviathan anthologies of fantastic literature, specifically co-editing Leviathan 3 (anth 2002) and editing solo Leviathan 4 (anth 2004). His first fiction of genre interest was "The Nut Lady's Cabin" for The Earwig Flesh Factory in 2000; and his work, mostly ornately argued Fabulation and fantasy, has been assembled in The Butterfly Artist (coll 2002 chap) and Fugue XXIX (coll 2005). Heraclix and Pomp: A Novel of the Fabricated and the Fey (2014) follows a search for Identity on the part of a Frankenstein Monster-like Golem and a fairy for whom Time is a traversable geography. [JC]

Forrest Aguirre

born Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany: 29 July 1969


collections and stories

works as editor



  • Leviathan #3 (Tallahassee, Florida: The Ministry of Whimsy Press, 2002) with Jeff VanderMeer [anth: Leviathan: pb/Dawn Andrews]
  • Leviathan #4: Cities (San Francisco, California: Night Shade Books, 2004) [anth: Leviathan: pb/Myrtle Von Damitz, III]

individual titles as editor


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