Speculative fiction is a broad umbrella category of narrative fiction referring to any fiction story that includes elements, settings and characters whose features are created out of imagination and speculation rather than based on attested reality and everyday life. That encompasses the genres of science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, horror, alternative history, and magic realism.
Joey Creel needs to decide which he is: a man, dreaming he's a crow, or
a crow, dreaming he's a man. Ruby McCaulay, the young musician he's
mentoring, is sure she knows the answer, but in Newford, things are
never quite as they seem.