Posts Tagged "issue 26"

Interview with Indrapramit Das

by on Jul 29, 2011 in Interviews | 0 comments

Interview with Indrapramit Das, author of “The Widow and the Xir”. Stephanie Jacob:  “The Widow and the Xir” is both lyrically beautiful and emotionally compelling. It is a striking fantasy but also an engaging love story.  Sanih, after losing her husband, is unable to place...

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The Top 10 Experimental Books You’ve Never Heard Of

by on Jul 27, 2011 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

by Paul Jessup Usually, when people start hammering out on the blogosphere about experimental, weird, crazy science fiction and fantasy (or horror) we get the same names and titles popping up every single time. I’ve got nothing against these people (or their works) but you have to wonder...

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The Rapid Advance of Sorrow

by on Jul 27, 2011 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

by Theodora Goss I sit in one of the cafés in Szent Endre, writing this letter to you, István, not knowing if I will be alive tomorrow, not knowing if this café will be here, with its circular green chairs and cups of espresso. By the Danube, children are playing, their knees bare below...

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The Widow and the Xir

by on Jul 27, 2011 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

by Indrapramit Das Namir watches his wife and son as they sift baking salt-pans under the sun. They help gather the wet mounds of white clay that will be turned to dry powder later. If they see him, they will avert their eyes. If he comes any closer, they will flee in fear and alert the...

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The Neighborly Thing to Do

by on Jul 27, 2011 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

The Neighborly Thing to Do

by T.J. Weyler Bear liked the house even if I still felt bad about having to move. Almost everybody besides me felt good about moving. When Mama and the Aunties weren’t at the community center or making enough cleansing oils and weavings to fill up the booth at the street market,...

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