Posts Tagged "issue 80"

Kutraya’s Skies

by on Jan 29, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

7,900 words Shadoua arrived early at his home, just after midnight in the full planetless darkness Kutraya’s farside enjoyed, a darkness he was all too aware of on this night. Only a farside astronomer such as myself could have discovered this danger, he thought. Little comfort, but...

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Maxwell’s Demon

by on Jan 28, 2016 in Poetry | 2 comments

sits dangling his tiny legs (because his feet can’t reach) as he ushers us in and out. We are sorted casually: hot and cold fast and slow bad and good but we don’t mind; we would have spent that energy anyway, running to the grocery store making love writing free verse so we let him...

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Various Kinds of Wolves

by on Jan 28, 2016 in Poetry | 0 comments

here: have a red cap or a red shirt in this story you are the prettiest creature or expendable or both have some accessories: a fresh-baked cake a fresh act of heroism a fresh-faced naiveté have a pot of butter and the good regard of your fellows have some good intentions and trust in...

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Paper Tigers (Excerpt)

by on Jan 27, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

Back cover copy: In this haunting and hypnotizing novel, a young woman loses everything—half of her body, her fiancé, and possibly her unborn child—to a terrible apartment fire. While recovering from the trauma, she discovers a photo album inhabited by a predatory ghost who promises to...

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Interview with Ursula Vernon

by on Jan 26, 2016 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

British folklore offers the story of “Rawhead and Bloody Bones,” a cautionary tale about a boogeyman who lives in ponds and sometimes under the stairs. Rawhead is a horrid looking monster, and if you see him, you’re done for. In the American South, the story changed to follow Rawhead, a...

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