The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 442
Tolk interviews Donas and prepares her story. He also drops a hint that the South People have not disclosed how much they know about Katera and other communities: Mary B. McArdle, Give Them Wine
A Disparity of Language, chapter 16
|Novella||A Utopian civilization begins to awaken to its past when a strange old man begins describing a city in his head: Maxwell Jameson, The Man With a City in His Head, part 1.|
Bole has become the Tiger King, and he faces a host of new and dangerous challenges. But he has friends and a talent that King Wida did not: Hongping Liu, The King of the Forest
Part II: Te, Bole and Skunk
Lajos Dritan has the gift of curing immortality; but he is a physician, and his power creates a dilemma for him: Antonio Bellomi, The Man With the Touch.|
New contributor Claudia Cortalezzi introduces Karano, who is on a mission of vengeance. He will discover that it is more futile than he could have imagined: The Prey — La Presa.
Highland Scots meet a fantastical creature that augurs misfortune: S. J. McKenzie, Fresh Blood and Feathers, part 1; conclusion.
Young “Irish” commemorates his father, a war hero, by protecting his father’s grave: Ron Van Sweringen, Watching the Angels Die.
|Someday we may all be old enough to remember when things were better — or worse: Michael D. Brooks, Old Enough to Remember.|
New contributor David Barber, Paradise Mislaid|
Oonah V. Joslin, Remembering Paris, 1978
|Memoir||New contributor Kathleen Rohr recounts a visit to Haiti during a presidential election in the late 1980’s: No Place to Roost.|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Claudia Cortalezzi and Kathleen Rohr.|
Challenge 440 Response: Story vs. Vignette|
Challenge 442: Touché
|Rachel V. Olivier, The G.O.D. Factor, excerpt|
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art|
NASA: Picture of the Day
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.”
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
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