Posts Tagged "issue 119"

All Votes Will Be Counted (We Promise)

by on Apr 9, 2019 in Short Fiction, Slider | 2 comments

All Votes Will Be Counted (We Promise)

5,400 words When the Clausens got to the voting place, most of the town had already arrived. Clausen was tired from work, and tired of voting, but he tried to smile as he held Claudia’s hand and Jenny and Jimmy went up the steps in front of them. The voting place, as they all called it,...

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Interview with Amal Singh

by on Apr 5, 2019 in Interviews, Slider | 0 comments

Interview with Amal Singh

Although this is a story about how a passion for music can turn into a tool of defiance and resistance, I must bring to your attention an observation made by the titular Professor Strong: “Fragile species that they are, the humans are known to respond to a change in status-quo with...

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Professor Strong and the Brass Boys

by on Apr 2, 2019 in Short Fiction, Slider | 2 comments

Professor Strong and the Brass Boys

I stand backstage, anxious. My cognitive implant, fed by a recursive code, tells me this is a bad idea. It tells me this decision is, as humans would say, impulsive. I am desperate. Desperate to make a good entrance. Desperate to make a point. Much of what has happened in the last few...

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Words from the Editor-in-Chief

by on Apr 2, 2019 in Nonfiction, Slider | 0 comments

Words from the Editor-in-Chief

Well, that was an experience I’ve survived a triple resection of my mandible. There’s still plenty of pain, swelling, and a lack of teeth, but considering all things, I’m doing really well. The support of the genre community has been incredible. Your messages of love and healing did a...

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