Posts Tagged "issue 76"

Dysmorphia

by on Sep 1, 2015 in Poetry | 0 comments

I’m sick. They say I am but mirrors are loud, catcalling at every turn I have to look. When did I become a whale? My reflection breaches out of the river of bodies on the sidewalk; I hurtle into the air and slap into the sun. It’s wonderful, but I’m sick and they hand me pills that make...

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The Invention of Speculative Fiction in Spain

by on Sep 1, 2015 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

First thing that comes to mind, when thinking about Spain* is certainly not its tradition of speculative literature. Most people cannot help but just fall into the easy clichés of sunny and outdoors laidback life. Spaniards remember the past glories of their Golden Age, when their kings...

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Frozen Planet

by on Sep 1, 2015 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

2,900 Words ‘I am going out and may be some time’ Famous last words of Captain Oates Behind that door evil lived. It was the same door, there was no doubt about it; Lawrence recognised the patterns on the wood and the little notches and ridges. The snow poured madly over its surface,...

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Find Me

by on Sep 1, 2015 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

4,500 Words Roger came back in the middle of Christmas break, when Chas had two essays due and a soon-to-be-full house to deal with, and was struggling not to sleep more than ten hours every day. Tito Rick and the twins arrived from New Jersey that morning. The twins complained about how...

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Six Things We Found During the Autopsy

by on Sep 1, 2015 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

860 Words 1. PLAYBOY A Playboy was hidden behind her jaw, rolled and bent like she had stashed it there in a hurry. Black and white alarm clocks were pasted over the women’s breasts and the words !wUt aLarming bOobeez! were scrawled across the stomachs. It was hard to tell if she had...

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