This Other Thing

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My Mother-in-Law’s Apple Tree by Sardar Aziz, tr. Pshtewan Kamal Babakir and David Shook 

A few days ago, during a nighttime rainstorm, the apple tree finally toppled over. Although we all expected this, no one was emotionless at its…

Microfictions from a Chronicle of the Octopodes

MICROFICTIONS FROM A CHRONICLE OF THE OCTOPODES

Clinging to the Light

DePierola--Clinging to the LightClinging to the Light

Frontera INC

Martin Camps - Frontera, INC translationFrontera

Anarchy Chiapas: A Lost Play by B. Traven

Rick Mitchell—Anarchy Chiapas

Meleager’s Night Out with Cleobulus: A Fictional Essay, plus A Selection of Meleager’s Poems

Peter Valente - MELEAGER’S NIGHT OUT WITH CLEOBULUS - A FICTIONAL ESSAY

Smoke

SMOKE

from Vampire Girl

Johnny Payne - from Vampire Girl

from Ode To Sunset, A Year In The Life of American Genius, a fiction

“Lousy poet.”  That was all he remembered before the pain took over.  That and “She’s my wife.” He couldn’t help wondering if it was literary…

The Last Gasp

THE LAST GASP

Three Stories

Three stories by Toby Olson: Smoke; The Wall; and The Last Gasp

from Ode To Sunset, A Year In The Life of American Genius — a fiction

Johnny Payne - from Vampire GirlPat Nolan - Lousy poet

The Wall

THE WALL

Untitled Outbursts

James Clarke Burbank - Untitled Outbursts Final

We, the Monstrous, by Mark Ducharme

DuCharme_from We, the Monstrous (2)

The Green Man, by Bruce Comens

The Green Man IT MIGHT HAVE been only a few days ago that I found the first small shoot on my arm. Days? Perhaps a week, perhaps more—I’m not sure…

Lamb Stewed, by Francis Levy

Lamb Stewed Lamb was bleeding, but he had decided to do something about it. There was no point in simply going to the Associated, coming home,…

Author biographies, by Eric Gelsinger

Bios for Issue 3

My name is Kathrada, Will Alexander

My name is Kathrada by Will Alexander

Ravenseye, by Andrew Joron

Andrew Joron - Ravenseye

Alien Laced, by Kevin Kilroy

Alien Laced by Kevin Kilroy

It Lurks at the Threshold, by Kevin Kilroy

It Lurks at the Threshold by Kevin Kilroy