The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 370
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.|
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.”
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
Copyright © February 1, 2010 by Bewildering Stories