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What’s in Issue 370

Novel After a gothic evening out on the town, Diana visits her psychoanalyst:
Robert N. Stephenson, Uttuku
If there were a great coffee-cup conspiracy to make us all zombies, how could we tell? Ásgrímur Hartmannsson, Zombieworld.

New contributor Kumar Pradhan introduces a businessman whose routine life is punctuated by the prospect of romantic interest. His lesson is carpe diem: A Bit of Sky, part 1; conclusion.

How might Jason and his Argonauts have handled the U.S. debate over medical care? Thomas Lee Joseph Smith, Jason’s Log.

New contributor D. Kai Wilson portrays a spaceship’s computer that also happens to be a mother: Mothership, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
Might ordinary events have a supernatural dimension? Look closely: Nick Allen, To a Casual Observer.

What is reading all about, anyway? Michael D. Brooks, That’s About the Short of It.
Poetry Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Cold War
Arnold Hollander, It’s Raining
Mary B. McArdle, Shadow Art
Marina J. Neary, A Royal Tea Party
Memoir A sailor is remembered in diaries, poems, narratives and photos: V. Ulea, Sea Pilot on the Smokestack, part 1; conclusion.


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Kumar Pradhan and D. Kai Wilson.
Challenge Challenge 370 cautions: Watch Where You’re Rowing.
The Art
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Earth Observatory Picture of the Day

Randomly selected Bewildering motto:

Randomly selected classic rejection notice:

Bewildering Stories’ official mottoes:

“Poems are not made with ideas; they are made with words.” — Stéphane Mallarmé
Ars longa, vita brevis. Rough translation: “Proofreading never ends.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

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