With apologies to ornithophobes, Issue 20 is devoted to “Birds” of all kinds. It’s also a double anniversary issue to celebrate reaching this lofty round number. This special (and especially large) collection has 11 stories, 12 illustrations, and more birds than we could count, whether they’re harbinger or omen, songster or trickster, friend or foe.
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Table of Contents
The Water-Bearer and the Hawk-King, by H. Pueyo
A Map to a Future Unlike Any Past, by Karolina Fedyk
Heavy Reprises of a Dark Berceuse, by Priya Sridhar
Report on the Wren Queen’s Dementia, by Rhonda Eikamp
The House of the Camphor, by Mina Ikemoto Ghosh
The Capacity to Serve, by Simon Christiansen
The Litany of Feathers, by Sharon J. Gochenour
Wite Cro, by Natasha C. Calder
Shaman, by Damien Mckeating
Kairo’s Flock, by Avra Margariti
City of Wings and Song, by Sara Norja
Kat Weaver (cover art) is an artist who sometimes writes and a writer who sometimes makes art. She has previously published written work in Apex Magazine, Luna Station Quarterly, and Lackington’s. In addition to previous issues of Lackington’s, her illustrations can be found in Metaphorosis, Persistent Visions, the World Fantasy Award-winning She Walks in Shadows anthology, and Crossed Genres: Hidden Youth. She lives in Minneapolis with her girlfriend and two birds.
Many thanks to the talented artists who drew interior art for this issue: Patricia Bingham, Carrion House, Diana M. Chien, Grace P. Fong, Michelle MB, Pear Nuallak, Paula Arwen Owen, Gregory St. John, Richard Wagner, Carol Wellart, and P. Emerson Williams.