Posts Tagged "issue 71"

Wind

by on Apr 7, 2015 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

(4300 Words) Once upon a time, there were two young girls, closer than sisters, who dreamed of greatness. When they played together (as they did every day), Gytha always pretended to be an artist, raising glorious sculptures of stone and glass, and Dagmar pretended to be a famous...

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Crow

by on Apr 7, 2015 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

(3200 Words) Carmen had come back from shore leave, come back from weaning her child, and she’d missed the feel of salt crusting on her lips, the dry wind sucking moisture from her eyes. Missed wood under her heels and being rocked instead of rocking. The shadow of her body against the...

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Interview with AC Wise

by on Apr 7, 2015 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

AC Wise has been publishing steadily for nearly ten years, and in that time, her work has appeared in Apex Magazine, Shimmer, Pseudopod, GigaNotoSaurus, Lightspeed Magazine, Clarkesworld, The Canadian Science Fiction Review, among others, and in anthologies such as Upgraded, Clockwork...

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Silver Buttons All Down His Back

by on Apr 7, 2015 in Short Fiction | 2 comments

(4500 Words) His fingers fit through the diamond slots in the chain link fence like nothing has changed, as though he never went to college or moved away from home. Except now, instead of a high school in the distance behind the runners in their white T-shirts and matching blue-and-grey...

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Beatification of the Second Fall

by on Apr 7, 2015 in Short Fiction | 1 comment

(4400 Words) For Devin I am four when the door at the top of the stairs is opened to me for the first time. Mother has invited friends over—men who smell of tobacco smoke, women who reek the scent of too many flowers stuffed into a glass jar. They clutch handbags and hats, and fill up...

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