Issue 13 is a collection of stories about “Births”—not all of them positive, and not all of them heralding the start of something. Our authors teach us that some births mark the beginning of frantic endings. You’ll find the odd infant herein, but mostly you’ll just find the odd.
Table of Contents
A Boy and His Cat-Bean, by Kyle E. Miller
Last Stand at Cougar Annie’s, by Scott R Jones
The Fourth, by Naomi Manao
Marta Ranunculus Wolf Calf, by Gillian Barlow Graham
Jonathan’s Heaven Has Many Cats, by Rachael K. Jones
Random Dreaming (cover illustration) is an illustrator, photographer, and art director based in Poland. A graduate of Fotoacademie Rotterdam, he combines studio and location photography with photomanipulation in order to seek out new undiscovered realities. His work has been exhibited in galleries in the Netherlands and Poland, printed in the prestigious GUPNew Yearbook, and nominated for the Dutch Photo Academy Award. He currently makes up part of the Treslettres Collective.
Many thanks to the talented artists who drew interior art for this issue: Edward Carey, Diana M. Chien, Brandon Knight, Paula Arwen Owen, and Random Dreaming.