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Autumn 2020 Issue
Edited by Maurice Broaddus
Featuring Stories by:
Jason Sanford Alisa Alering Em Liu Michelle Mellon Lucy A. Snyder Kate Sheeran Swed Regina N. Bradley Danian Darrell Jerry M. R. Herbert Jaymee Goh
Daniel Castro Maia Marcia Diaz Don Rimx
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Fireside Magazine Issue 84, October 2020
Try This One Weird Trick for A More Youthful Look in Minutes,
a short story by Maria Romasco Moore
An unsettling look at an unorthodox beauty regimen.
a short story by Hal Y. Zhang; illustrated by Anna Dittman
A programmer writes code through the echoes of a relationship.
a short story by Kyle Kirrin
Anxiety Bot takes our protagonist on a harrowing ride.
a short story by Makena Onjerika
An aching and brutal story that will leave you in pieces, then pick you back up.
Fireside Magazine Issue 83, September 2020
Holes The Body Leaves Behind,
a short story by Jeremy Packert Burke
A warm and aching look back at the time after the cataclysm.
a short story by Marianne Kirby
The story of a ship; a woman; a knife, cleaving a path through space.
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.
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.