Posts Tagged "issue 31"

Interview with Jennifer Pelland

by on Dec 6, 2011 in Interviews | 0 comments

Conducted by Stephanie Jacob Jennifer Pelland has twice been nominated for the Nebula Award for short fiction. Her first collection, Unwelcome Bodies, was released by Apex in 2008. Her debut novel, Machine, will be out in late December, 2011. She currently lives in Massachusetts where...

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Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Genre All the Way

by on Dec 6, 2011 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

By E.E. Knight Who doesn’t enjoy snuggling up with loved ones around the holidays and enjoying a good scifi/fantasy/horror movie? No hands up? Good, then I’m in the right magazine. Now maybe you have your own holiday favorite. I can see popping some popcorn, turning down the lights so...

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A Woman of a Certain Age

by on Dec 6, 2011 in Poetry | 3 comments

By FJ Bergmann I do prefer an orphan, whose demise is rarely noted. Far from nymphomania, I’ve had no more than twelve since coming here; less than a hundred moons have passed since then. Widowed (by reputation), I am demure. The invitation drenched in heliotrope that summons them...

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To a Gentleman Who Is Visited

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By Sandi Leibowitz This ghost was anorexic before the term was vogue, so that is why your find your fridge sighing its sour belly like a cave of winds, your sesame noodles finished before you’re even home. She eats so heartily now. This ghost was told to disown and deny her body,...

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The Yellow Dressing Gown

by on Dec 6, 2011 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

By Sarah Monette Of all the curators at the Samuel Mather Parrington Museum, I liked Michael Overton the least. He was a loud, bustling, back-slapping man, red-faced and brash and quite, quite stupid. There was, I believe, no particular malice in him, but there was no particular good,...

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