Department header
Bewildering Stories

The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 420

Novel Jonas analyzes the boredom he suffers as a couch potato while waiting to make his rounds with the secret packages. He finally delivers all but one.
Ásgrímur Hartmannsson, Error, chapter 8
Serials Two airline pilots espy a flying thing from the cornfield. It looks a lot like Ida Mae Wheeler, in episode 10: Glenn Gray, A Day in the Cornfield, part 12.

Andy Saperstein, Giancarlo Pieranunzi and Samuel Langhorne Clemens meet in an abandoned but busy subway station. But where, exactly, and when? Rob Hunter, Mark Twain in Milan, part 1; part 2.
New contributor K. C. Gray introduces Toya, who has disturbing visions of dangerous-looking centaur-like men: Horse Men, part 1; conclusion.

A mining expedition disturbs a buried telepathic sentience on the Moon: Richard Ong, Sacred Ground, part 1; part 2; conclusion.

Scoundrels who mess with Mrs. Miller will have to deal with Rupert and his friends: Ron Van Sweringen, Rupert and the Girls’ Night Out.
New contributor Rebecca L. Brown portrays a pathological and curiously mechanistic relationship: A Beautiful Lie.
Poetry Channie Greenberg, Coins and Fleas: Committed Beggars
New contributor Mike McGonegal, Cold Searing Strings
New contributor Cherry Rao, I Called You My Butter Cookie


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Rebecca L. Brown, K. C. Gray, and Cherry Rao.
Challenge Challenge 420 likes to Sing a Song of Cookies.
The Reading
Danielle L. Parker reviews Walter Rhein, The Bone Sword.
The Art
The Photo Album: John Stocks and Oonah V. Joslin

NASA: Picture of the Day
Sky and Telescope, This Week’s Sky at a Glance

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

Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
Please write!

Return to top

Return to the issue index

Copyright © February 21, 2011 by Bewildering Stories

Home Page