Posts Tagged "issue 91"

Remember the Future Past: An Interview with Author Michael A. Burstein and Filmmaker Klayton Stainer

by on Dec 28, 2016 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

When I was a kid, I was a huge fan of the Back to the Future movies. I was seven when the first one came out in July of 1985, and my dad, himself a film aficionado, took my younger sister and me to see it in the theaters. The first movie that my sister and I saw in the theater on our own...

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I Remember the Future

by on Dec 28, 2016 in Short Fiction | 3 comments

4,200 words I remember the future. The future was glorious once. It was filled with sleek silver spaceships, lunar colonies, and galactic empires. The horizon seemed within reach; we could almost grasp the stars if we would but try. I helped to create that future once. We created it out...

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By the Cover

by on Dec 21, 2016 in Nonfiction | 0 comments

They say you shouldn’t judge a book (or in this case, a magazine) by its cover, but sometimes … I mean, just every once in while … don’t you really want to? One of my tasks as managing editor is finding cover art for each issue. Today I want to share some of that art with you. If you...

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Red Christmas

by on Dec 19, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

5,700 words In another time and place, Shomer still has Fanya and the children. He watches his wife as she lights the Hannukah candles on the windowsill. A hush has settled over the ghetto, and the children, Avrom and Bina, watch the weak, flickering lights of the candle stubs. Shomer...

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The Familiar

by on Dec 16, 2016 in Poetry | 0 comments

Choosing a feline form, gray tabby. Demon spirit seeps into sinew, Commandeering the warm flesh. Now, I may move among you … Sucking the creamy breath, From the infant’s fresh-formed lungs, Grinning as the baby boy gasps his last. Marking the maiden, the virgin, the bride, Powerful piss...

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