Nov 7, 2014 | announcement

Issue 17 — From the Editor

Our short story this month made my skin crawl in a delightful way, as we venture the secret attic of a girl with a nasty cousin in Nino Cipri’s Better Girls from Broken Parts. Galen Dara’s art for the story is just… haunting. In flash fiction, Day Al-Mohamed spins the tale of how Death’s Garden came to be, and Eric Francis puts us side by side on deck with Captain Hook in The Boy. And in Chapter Two of She Wolf and Cub, Abby and Geoff have escaped into the desert, but there are worse things than cacti waiting for them…

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© 2014 Brian J. White

About the author

Brian J. White

Brian White started Fireside in 2012 with a Kickstarter and a whole lot of love. Over the next five years as editor and publisher – with the help of his amazing team and of Lauren, his wife and partner in crime – he expanded Fireside from a one-off magazine to a monthly publication to its current form, a site with weekly fiction and occasional nonfiction. Fireside published 150 stories under his tenure, as well as five novels and one novella. He is deeply proud to have had a part in bringing those stories into the world. He was gratified to have proved that writers can be paid more for their work than the industry accepted, and perhaps most proud of the #BlackSpecFic report that Fireside published in 2016. He stepped down as editor and publisher in the summer of 2017, but he remains an equity partner in the company.