Posts Tagged "issue 12"

City of Refuge

by on May 7, 2010 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

By Jerry Gordon David watched from behind the crowd, as two men led a young woman up a small set of steps to the hangman’s noose. A razor-sharp wire replaced the traditional rope, ensuring a clean decapitation and a bigger spectacle of blood and death. The crowd’s palpable sense of...

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The Days of Flaming Motorcycles

by on Apr 7, 2010 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

(4200 Words) 2011 WSFA Award Nominee  To tell you the truth, my father wasn’t really that much different after he became a zombie. My mother just wandered off. I think she always wanted to do that, anyway. Just set off walking down the road and never look back. Just like my father always...

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ROUNDTABLE INTERVIEW: Gary A. Braunbeck, Jay Lake, Nick Mamatas, and Catherynne M. Valente

by on Apr 7, 2010 in Interviews | 0 comments

If you piled the awards and nominations attributed to Gary A. Braunbeck, Jay Lake, Nick Mamatas, and Catherynne M. Valente on the interview table, it would surely implode under the weight of accolades. Suffice it to say, these are four writers at the top of their game. The quartet took a...

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The Last Stand of the Ant Maker

by on Apr 7, 2010 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

By Paul Jessup 1   When Benjamin was a little boy he painted things. Mostly small things. Like tiny houses. Or dinosaur kits. Or invisible men. He liked using the small brushes. Painting tiny, intricate details. His hand would cramp up by the end of the day. Painful. Claw shaped. He...

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