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Issue 19 (Spring 2019) – Voyages

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Issue 20 Table of Contents

Birds are perhaps the creatures we see most often in our day, whether we live in the country or city. Here’s an issue, then, devoted entirely to them. Some of … Continue reading

November 14, 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

November 14, 2019

Issue 19 Foreword

Our “Voyages” issue is the product not just of talented writers and artists, but of an editor who has herself been mostly voyaging since 2015 and feels this theme is … Continue reading

November 14, 2019

With God as Our Witness, by AJ Fitzwater

And lo, the Knights of Heavensgate came upon the Mountain which would launch them towards God, and they saw that it was Good. With marbled sides pink in the setting … Continue reading

November 14, 2019

A Cream-Broker’s Courtship, by Nin Harris

The Viveks were in the habit of drinking the milk straight from their bovine friends. They had done so for generations. For everybody else, special ceremonies were needed. Pujas were … Continue reading

November 14, 2019

Something to Light the Sunless Winter, by Sara Beitia

DAY 5 Securing a berth on the Cressida’s maiden voyage is a lottery win, Asa said. She’s not the first ship to leave the cosmic shallows around Earth, of course, … Continue reading

November 14, 2019

That Damned Cat, by Barbara Turney Wieland

That damned cat! Sat on my chest, in the road, piercing my heart with its smile. Yes, the bloody thing grinned at me! Then it spoke. Yes! Believe it or … Continue reading

November 14, 2019

Sestina for Medea, by Alexandra Munck

A woman with the heart of a bird lives in a house that was constructed from the bones of enemies conquered. Under no circumstances are strangers allowed inside. Ivy has … Continue reading

November 14, 2019

Enchiridion of the Soltite, restored by Xue Xihe

2nd EDITION Given Gratis. Not to be reproduced for the lucre of any individual, party, and most definitely not the Cily state. PREFACE TO THE NEW EDITION Ignorance is to cave … Continue reading

November 14, 2019

An Interview with Xue Xihe

We’re celebrating the launch of Issue 19 by talking to our authors about what makes “Voyages” — and stories. Lackington’s: “Enchiridion of the Soltite” is written in the style of … Continue reading

June 18, 2019