Bethany Powell is a speculative poet and novelist. Her poetry has appeared in magazines like Asimov’s, Strange Horizons, and Liminality. She is a bookseller at Odyssey Bookshop in Western Mass., where she oversees the Mount Holyoke College Store as well as marketing.
She seeks representation for a YA fantasy appealing to theater kids or manga nerds looking for stories where art isn’t just an elective, it’s a force for good. Rodina’s voice has literal power, but will resisting the nepo-baby bullies at her school end her career before it begins?