LACKINGTON'S

speculative prose

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

An Interview with Sara Beitia

We’re celebrating the launch of Issue 19 by talking to our authors about what makes “Voyages” — and stories. Lackington’s: Like many good travel stories, “Something to Light the Sunless … Continue reading

June 4, 2019

An Interview with Barbara Turney Wieland

We’re celebrating the launch of Issue 19 by talking to our authors about what makes “Voyages” — and stories. Lackington’s: Trains have a rich history in literature where they often … Continue reading

May 28, 2019

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

Issue 19 (Spring 2019) – Voyages

May 14, 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