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Issue 19 (Spring 2019) – Voyages

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Issue 18 (Fall 2018) – Magics

 

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An Interview with AJ Fitzwater

We’re celebrating the launch of Issue 19 by talking to our authors about what makes “Voyages” — and stories. Lackington’s: You’ve said that “With God as Our Witness” was inspired … Continue reading

May 21, 2019

An Interview with Nin Harris

We’re celebrating the launch of Issue 19 by talking to our authors about what makes “Voyages” — and stories. Lackington’s: The lives of the families in “A Cream-Broker’s Courtship” revolve … Continue reading

May 7, 2019

An Interview with Alexandra Munck

We’re celebrating the launch of Issue 19 by talking to our authors about what makes “Voyages” — and stories. Lackington’s: A sestina is a type of poem with very specific … Continue reading

April 30, 2019

Issue 19 Table of Contents

Every story is a journey, arguably, but we’ve gone and put together an entire issue devoted to “Voyages.” This collection features stories about trips to the moon (not onboard ships … Continue reading

March 16, 2019

Issue 18 Table of Contents

Enchantment is nigh! We’ve finally put together a “Magics” issue that nods to more than mere sorcery. Not surprisingly, witchcraft creeps into several Issue 18 tales, and we’ve also included … Continue reading

March 14, 2019

Issue 18 Foreword

Confession: I’m not the biggest fan of magic. Stage magicians are pure cheese and sorcery-loaded fiction can lack tension. The craftiest magic systems, for all of their internal rules and … Continue reading

March 14, 2019

When the Vine Came, by S.R. Mandel

The narrator shook his long grey curls. “When I lost my eyes, my sight became clearer,” he said. “I’ll tell you the real story. Listen!”: The planet was Boeotia; the … Continue reading

March 14, 2019

Prima Fuit, Finis Erit, by Julia August

First Cynthia caught me with her fulminating eyes. O me miserum! Captive and collared, a fool never before touched. Now she, trailing charred Coan silk, her curls breathing cold perfume, … Continue reading

March 14, 2019

The Wytch-Byrd of the Nabryd-Keind, by Farah Rose Smith

gold in my eyes red on my mouth am I glamour or did I eat you for treasure   Claudia Marr, head swinging up in pride from the cover of … Continue reading

March 14, 2019