Welcome to the Summer Solstice 2019 issue of Eternal Haunted Summer!

Our theme this season is The Planets and Stars. Contributors were invited to explore the intersections of astronomy, astrology, mythology, spirituality, and faith. Here, you will find Poetry inspired by asteroids and constellations, divine lovers and fallen tricksters, beguiling Goddesses and lustful Gods, all courtesy of Hayley Arrington, Scott J.Couturier, Deborah L. Davitt, Ashley Dioses, Denise Dumars, Marianne Gambaro, Andrea Gustafson, Juleigh Howard-Hobson, Clay F. Johnson, Nicole J. LeBeouf, Mary Soon Lee, Kim Malinowski, Avra Margariti, K.A. Opperman, and Kim Whysall-Hammond. As well as Fiction about true love, the deaths of planets, and astrological personalities, courtesy of Maxwell Gold, Gerri Leen, and Chris Wheatley. 

Our Special Feature, set on the Lancashire coast of northwest England, comes courtesy of author, poet, and mystic, Lorna Smithers.

Interviews find us sitting down with Daniel Cureton, editor of Enheduanna: A Pagan Literary Journal; Galina Krasskova, author Living Runes and A Guide to Modern Heathenry; Erin Lale, author of Asatru for Beginners and participant in the Heathen Visibility Project; and Dagulf Loptson, author of Playing With Fire.

Finally, check the Reviews section for analyses of poetry collections, urban fantasy, practical devotional work, Norse mythology, and witchcraft.

As always, enjoy the issue and, if you have any comments or questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at lyradora@yahoo.com.