speculative prose

Issue 7 (Skins)

The stories in Issue 7 (Summer 2015) focus on “Skins,” which make us think about bodies, of course, but also shapeshifting, torture, disease, and sex. You’ll find seven tales in Issue 7 that touch on all of these in rich, transportive language.

Issue 7 cover

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Table of Contents


The Skinner of the Sky, by M. Bennardo

Kin, Painted, by Penny Stirling

Facing the Wind, by Mat Joiner

The Glad Hosts, by Rebecca Campbell

She Shines Like a Moon, by Pear Nuallak

Sometimes Heron, by Mari Ness

Sang Rimau and the Medicine Woman, by Nin Harris


Kat Weaver (cover illustration) is an illustrator and writer whose work has previously been published in Apex Magazine and The Toast. She lives in Minneapolis with her girlfriend and two birds.

Many thanks to the talented artists who drew interior art for this issue: Li Grabenstetter, Likhain, Stacy Nguyen, Paula Arwen Owen, Random Dreaming, Cherry Valance, and P. Emerson Williams.

ISSN: 2292-5775

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