(Julian’s on a small break this week, and that means I get to write the editor’s note - Fran) Sarah Pinkser’s award-winning short fiction asks readers…
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Brian Francis Slattery is as much musician as he is writer, which you can tell from how his prose just sings. It also shines through in his depiction of…
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A short story from Max Gladstone
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Katherine Addison created an intricate layered world in her novel The Goblin Emperor, which she revisited in The Witness for the Dead and in this story…
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In Curtis Chen’s mysterious “The Book of Unwritten Poems,” the reader’s interaction with their copy of the book takes on cautionary new dimensions. Very…
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A few months before I asked Fran Wilde to come on as managing editor, I asked her to write a story for the Transport. I’m so glad I did both, because…
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We love how Sarah Gailey’s story merges magic and public transport with a wonderful, wrenching effect. ~ Fran Wilde, July 10 The Daily Commute by Sarah…
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Meg Elison writes some of the best science fiction thrillers I’ve read, and “Fifteen Minutes” is no exception. It’s a tense story set five minutes from…
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Aliette de Bodard’s “Sword of Bone, Hall of Thorns,” is a vivid moment where lovers and ghost hunters, longing, fear and forgiveness meet. The story’s…
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An artist and a writer, Kathleen Jennings occupies two worlds. In her story for us this week, the picture she paints of a small town comes together in…
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Today, Cassandra Khaw’s beautiful, poignant story brings new insight to the phrase ‘hungry ghosts’. ~ Fran Wilde, August 14, 2022 We Can Make Death Work…
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Miyuki Jane Pinckard’s “The Tree at the Edge of an Unknown Land” is a full sweep of civilization realized in just a few concise words. We think you’ll…
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