Posts Tagged "issue 44"

The Patrician

by on Jan 1, 2013 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

Clea Majora walked through the hot streets of Nova Ostia, her sandalled feet lightly treading on the wide, baked, paving stones. She bought a honey cake from a pastry stall and nibbled it as she walked, using the vine leaf wrapper to catch the crumbs. At the wall, a couple of boys she...

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Trixie and the Pandas of Dread

by on Jan 1, 2013 in Short Fiction | 17 comments

by Eugie Foster Trixie got out of her cherry-red godmobile and waved away the flitting cherubim waiting to bear her to her sedan chair. She wasn’t in the mood for a reverent chorus of hosannas, and the sedan chair desperately needed re-springing. She felt every jostle and jounce from...

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The Performance Artist

by on Jan 1, 2013 in Short Fiction | 10 comments

2,900 Words On the first day, she sits there wearing a black dress that is neither provocative nor sexless. Yet visitors who flock in from the cold January streets and ascend to the atrium on MoMA’s second floor are mesmerized, for the entire space is awash in a video installation...

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Blood on Vellum: Notes from the Editor-in-Chief

by on Jan 1, 2013 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

Welcome to issue 44. We have some great works for your enjoyment this month! In our new fiction, Eugie Foster brings us “Trixie and the Pandas of Dread,” a darkly humorous take on gods among us. Lettie Prell’s contribution “The Performance Artist,” sketches the gruesome price of the...

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All the Real (Geek) Girls

by on Jan 1, 2013 in Nonfiction | 55 comments

by Sarah Kuhn When I was in high school, there was one other girl who loved Star Trek as much as I did. Deep Space Nine was our jam, so our bond was forged in the fire caves of Bajor, solidified by amazing-in-our-minds inside jokes revolving around oo-mox and various disgusting uses for...

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