short story

And I Never Named Her

by Renee Christopher

We didn’t have tongues, not like our ancestors, but we adapted. Sign language, gestures, facial expressions.

Lovers find each other, among bears

short story

Birch Daughter

by Sara Norja

My father told me that the spell was too strong to break, that I should never trust the forest-folk. But the thought of my mother trapped within a gnarled birch tree in the far north was too much for me to bear.

short story

Pendants of Precariousness

by D.A. Xiaolin Spires

I tell him that by courting danger I conquer danger. … I tell him that when the sharks come, they will see and they will be scared that I have their weapon.

short story


by Nino Cipri

She ran her tongue over the porcelain crowns where her incisors had once been—a nervous habit she’d picked up ever since the dentist had planted them in her gums.

Oct 18, 2018 | essay

We Could Have the Future Star Trek Promised Us

by Danilo Campos

What if science and technology could make the entire global resource pie so large, even a minuscule slice could represent abundant prosperity?

flash fiction


by Sarah Gailey

Read: ‘Murder’. It was murder, the car had a choice, you can’t choose to kill someone and call it manslaughter.

A girl lays on a gourney, unconscious. Over her, her mother is in grief, and above them both, an Indian god has come to claim her. Her sister rushes to save her from death.

short story

Light and Death on the Indian Battle Station

by Keyan Bowes

Mom’s turquoise-blue saree morphed into her silver Battle Station uniform. … She’d be needed in the Situation Room with all the other Telepaths.

short story

Inner Space

by Takim Williams

Dr. Williams has retreated to his inner space, where he has spent increasingly more time since his wife’s death in the office fire a year ago.

Sep 27, 2018 | news

Announcing Pre-Orders and the Cover Reveal for Hillary Monahan's Gunsmoke & Glamour

by Pablo Defendini

We're thrilled to reveal the cover for Hillary Monahan's upcoming novel, Gunsmoke & Glamour!

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