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Issues

May 2022 (Issue 144)

We have original science fiction by Grace Chan (“Nobody Ever Goes Home to Zhenzhu”) and Tobias S. Buckell (“The Plastic People”). We also have a flash piece (“It Came Gently”) from Aigner Loren Wilson, along with an SF reprint by Peter Watts (“Test 4 Echo”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Andi C. Buchanan (“If We Do Not Fly at Sunset”) and Lina Rather (“The Cheesemaker and the Undying King”). We also have a flash piece (“Magical Girl Burnout Bingo”) from Lauren Ring. Our fantasy reprint is by Jonathan Maberry (“The Hammer of God”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy a book excerpt.

Apr. 2022 (Issue 143)

We have original science fiction by Izzy Wasserstein (“Everything the Sea Takes, it Returns”) and Phoebe Barton (“A Sword Has One Purpose”). We also have a flash piece (“It Came Gently”) from Aigner Loren Wilson, along with an SF reprint by Charlie Jane Anders (“The Day it All Ended”). Our original fantasy is a new novelette by Ashok K. Banker called “A History of Snakes,” which we’ll be serializing over the course of two weeks. We also have a flash piece (“The Fairy Godmother Advice Column”) from Leah Cypess. Our fantasy reprint is by Maurice Broaddus (“Dance of Bones”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy a book excerpt.

Mar. 2022 (Issue 142)

We have original science fiction by Daniel David Froid (“An Exegesis of the Socioreligious Ramifications of the Collection of Peribi”) and Julianna Baggott (“The Historiography of Loss”). We also have a flash piece (“The Heaven That They Never Knew”) from Merc Fenn Wolfmoor, along with an SF reprint by Robert Reed (“Parables of Infinity”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Shiv Ramdas (“Nine-Tenths of the Law”) and Maria Dong (“Nine Tails of a Soap Empire”). We also have a flash piece (“Hood Alchemy”) from Nicole D. Sconiers. Our fantasy reprint is by Alyssa Wong (“All the Time We’ve Left to Spend”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt of Maurice Broaddus’s new novel, A Sweep of Stars.

Feb. 2022 (Issue 141)

We have original science fiction by Isabel J. Kim (“Plausible Realities Improbable Dreams”) and Sharang Biswas (“NeuNet”). We also have a flash piece (“Bad Code”) from Stephen Graham Jones, along with an SF reprint by Karin Lowachee (“Lyceum”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Isha Karki (“When We Were Gods”) and PH Lee (“The Honest Fox, or, A Truth Shared is Not a Truth Lost”). We also have a flash piece (“How to Abandon Your Sourdough Starter”) from Theresa DeLucci. Our fantasy reprint is by Anjali Sachdeva (“Not Creator, Nor Destroyer”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt from Max Gladstone’s new novel Last Exit.

Jan. 2022 (Issue 140)

We have original science fiction by Jendayi Brooks-Flemister (“Up Falling”) and Lincoln Michel (“Cale and Stardust Battle the Mud Gobblers of Hudson Valley”). We also have a flash piece (“Dissent: A Five-Course Meal (With Suggested Pairings)”) from Aimee Ogden, along with an SF reprint by Leah Cypess (“On the Ship”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Maria Dong (“In The Beginning of Me I Was A Bird”) and Vanessa Fogg (“An Address to the Newest Disciples of the Lost Words”). We also have a flash piece (“In the Cold, Dark Sea”) from Jenny Rae Rappaport. Our fantasy reprint is by N.K. Jemisin (“Give Me Cornbread or Give Me Death”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt from Tochi Onyebuchi’s Goliath.

Dec. 2021 (Issue 139)

We have original science fiction by Filip Hajdar Drnovšek Zorko (“Red Is Our Country”) and Aimee Ogden (“Ten Things to See Before the World Burns”). We also have a flash piece (“Fairy Tale”) from Adam-Troy Castro, along with an SF reprint by Sofia Samatar (“Fairy Tales for Robots”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Donyae Coles (“When Sri Left the Ruined City”) and Carrie Vaughn (“Entanglement, or How I Failed to Knit a Sweater for My Boyfriend”). We also have a flash piece (“Writing You”) from Sharang Biswas. Our fantasy reprint is by E. Lily Yu (“Three Variations on a Theme of Imperial Attire”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt from Nicole Glover’s new novel, The Undertakers.

Nov. 2021 (Issue 138)

We have original science fiction by Elly Bangs (“Space Pirate Queen of the Ten Billion Utopias”) and Timi Odueso (“Cloudgazer”). We also have a flash piece (“Stowaways”) from Andrew Dana Hudson, along with an SF reprint by Charlie Jane Anders (“The Turnaround”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Stephen Graham Jones (“I Was a Teenage Space Jockey”) and Adam-Troy Castro (“Ten Scenes from a Typical Day in the Home of the Despot”). We also have a flash piece (“To Reach the Gate, She Must Leave Everything Behind”) from Izzy Wasserstein. Our fantasy reprint is by Lisa M. Bradley (“Men in Cars”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy a book excerpt from Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson’s latest collaboration, Dune: The Lady of Caladan.

Oct. 2021 (Issue 137)

We have original science fiction by Gene Doucette (“Memoranda from the End of the World”) and Yang-Yang Wang (“Every Single Brian”). We also have a flash piece (“Those Who Went”) from E. Catherine Tobler, along with an SF reprint by Rich Larson (“Tidings”). Our fantasy original is a new novelette by P H Lee (“The Ash-Girl and the Salmon Prince”), which we’ll be serializing in two parts. We also have a flash piece (“The Right Dragon”) from Coral Alejandra Moore. Our fantasy reprint is by Endria Isa Richardson (“The Black Menagerie”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt from Ryka Aoki’s new novel: Light from Uncommon Stars.

Sept. 2021 (Issue 136)

We have original science fiction by Thomas Ha (“Where You Left Me”) and Meg Elison (“Uprising”), along with a flash story by Adam-Troy Castro (“Judi”). Our reprint story is by Violet Allen (“Mister Dawn, How Can You Be So Cruel?”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Anya Ow (“Fanspell: Flowers in Spring (RobYung, NSFW)”) and Lizz Huerta (“Sía”). Our fantasy flash is by Adam R. Shannon (“It Begins to Snow”). Plus, we have a reprint story from Alexander Weinstein (“Invasive Species and Their Habitats”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy a book excerpt from Cat Rambo’s new novel, You Sexy Thing.

Aug. 2021 (Issue 135)

We have original science fiction by Andrea Chapela (translated by Emma Törzs) (“Now You Feel It”) and David Anaxagoras (“Anything Short of Death Is Survivable”). We also have a flash piece (“Before the Haze Devours You”) from Nelly Geraldine García Rosas, along with an SF reprint by Maurice Broaddus (“City of Refuge”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Justin C. Key (“Now You See Me”) and Tobi Ogundiran (“The Tale of Jaja and Canti”). We also have a flash piece (“My Sister Is a Scorpion”) from Isabel Cañas. Our fantasy reprints by Sheree Renée Thomas (“Ancestries”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt from The All-Consuming World, the debut novel from Cassandra Khaw.