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Fireside Quarterly

Summer 2020 Issue

Edited by Kate Dollarhyde

Featuring Stories by:

  Eleanna Castroianni     Jo Kaplan     David Naimon     Mary Soon Lee     Jo Lindsay Walton     Vajra Chandrasekera     Kerstin Hall     dave ring Tessa Fisher & Marianne Kirby     Jeremy Packert Burke     Makena Onjerika     Kyle Kirrin     Hal Y. Zhang     Maria Romasco Moore  

Illustrated By:

  Pao-ju Lin     Melody Newcomb     Anna Dittmann  

Fireside Magazine

Fireside Magazine Issue 83, September 2020

A Machine, Unhaunted,
a short story by Kerstin Hall; illustrated by Melody Newcomb

The story of an AI in mouring, and how they cope and move forward through their grief.

The Roman Road,
a short story by Vajra Chandrasekera

Follow the journey of a homunculus as it uploads into its new container.

Please Don't Let Go,
a short story by Jo Lindsay Walton

A delightful dossier chronicling Ms. Wolfboy’s recovery.

Fireside Magazine Issue 82, August 2020

a short story by Mary Soon Lee

An arresting story where days bleed into each over over time.

Worm Song,
a short story by David Naimon

A musical, painful, and hopeful paean to all that resists, survives, and renews.

a short story by Jo Kaplan

A deep meditation on abuse and resilience.

An Incomplete Account of the Case of the Bird-Talker of Yaros,
a short story by Eleanna Castroianni; illustrated by Pao-ju Lin

An epistolary chronicle of resistance on an island prison.

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Essays and News

Aug 24, 2020 | announcement

Announcing Yanni Kuznia as the Editor for our Summer 2021 Issue, by Pablo Defendini

Jun 12, 2020 | editorial

Abolish the Police, by Pablo Defendini

Jun 10, 2020 | announcement

Announcing Ryan Boyd as the Editor for our Spring 2021 Issue, by Pablo Defendini

Mar 4, 2020 | announcement

Introducing 'Puestes pa'l futuro': words and images from a future, post-colonial Puerto Rico, by Pablo Defendini

Dec 12, 2019 | essay

Getting Out of the Cold: Revisiting Toxic Masculinity in Lethal Weapon, by Brandon O'Brien

Nov 21, 2019 | essay

The Emotional Beats of Becoming a Guide Dog Handler, by Elsa Sjunneson

Oct 31, 2019 | essay

White Saviorism and the Brooklyn Hammer Murders, by Diana Lu

Sep 5, 2019 | essay

Shapeshifting Sorcery: The Persistence of Mesoamerican Magic, by David Bowles

Aug 29, 2019 | essay

Saving the World, Saving Ourselves: The Role of Justice in the Enviromentalist Movement, by Grace Villmow

Aug 12, 2019 | news

Announcing Our 2020 Guest Editors, by Pablo Defendini

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