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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  

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The Ransom of Miss Coraline Connelly

a short story by Alix E. Harrow
An epistolary recounting of a kidnapping turned… sweet.

How to Build a Unicorn

a short story by AJ Fitzwater
A step-by-step guide to spitting cold vengeance upon the world.

The Liberation of Ghost City

a short story by Elly Bangs
Those who would be liberated must free their minds before their worlds will follow.

On Lore

a short story by Tamara Jerée
A tale of bargains and trade-offs at a restaurant with a unique menu that will have you salivating at the eyes.

Dog Years

a short story by Ace Tilton Ratcliff
A heart-rending story of how far we will go for the ones we love.

Sun, Moon, and Wretched Star

a short story by Ashley Deng; illustrated by Shaina Lu
A girl grapples with her family’s past through the haze of incense on her Pohpoh’s altar.

The Last Librarian

a short story by Trace Yulie
Guerilla archivists work to liberate culture from a corporate hegemony.

And For My Next Universe…

a short story by Matthew Castleman
A tale of show business, and messing with quantum forces.

For Change is the Moon’s Domain, and Tonight She Watches

a short story by Izzy Wasserstein
A tale of yearning, and of growing into your self.

Dirt Under the Nails

a short story by Aaron Menzel; illustrated by David Plunkert
A farmer and his robot ruminate on life, craft, and the solitary nature of their work.

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Essays and News

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

Aug 5, 2019 | news

Step into the Xenowealth with us, by Pablo Defendini

Jul 4, 2019 | essay

Boxes, by Jacqui Talbot

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