Posts Tagged "issue 68"


by on Jan 6, 2015 in Poetry | 0 comments

110 WORDS The trees are alive with possums, mice, rats. I’m sure of it. Out on their night hunt, you tell me. I shiver. You are still, at ease. Doors, passages, you say, they’re everywhere. Where are we, I ask. The darkness answers in your voice, Are you sure we are? I am quiet, used to...

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John Dillinger and the Blind Magician

by on Jan 6, 2015 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

4900 WORDS Argyle Paendragon sat at the bar of a speakeasy that was unlike any other he knew of in Chicago. The Blind Magician was situated just down an alleyway alongside the Biograph Theater behind a door hidden by a complex camouflaging charm and guarded by a brute no one wanted to...

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Anarchic Hand

by on Jan 6, 2015 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

3300 WORDS Dimia returns to consciousness suddenly and without pain—without physical sensation of any kind, in fact—and finds herself in a perfect void. The technicians at Bridge Proteins told her to expect quite a hangover if she ever came back to life, but they never mentioned anything...

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by on Jan 6, 2015 in Short Fiction | 10 comments

3770 WORDS My dad liked to say, “Ang nakaraan ay hindi kailanman nawawala, nalilimutan lamang,” or rather, “The past is never gone, only forgotten.” Whether a salawikain of the Philippines or something he made up, it seemed to fit. And I’d come across no better example than when I...

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Interview with Ursula Vernon

by on Jan 6, 2015 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

2340 WORDS Ursula Vernon is an illustrator, author, graphic novelist, gardener, and animal wrangler. She’s won the Hugo Award, the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award, and was nominated for an Eisner award. Her novels for children include Nurk and the Dragonbreath Series, and her webcomics and...

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