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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 670

Novel The shark comes to the surface of the Aquarium — and then some.
Elous Telma, Oikos Nannion
Chapter 19: Let Them Go? part 1
Serial Neighbors come to visit Allan in his basement. He knows where he has seen their faces before: on the obituary page. But what Allan fears most is the dreadful Yellow Man, who wants to unlock the boy’s darkest hidden memories: Philip Ivory, The Yellow Man, part 3; part 4.
The future remembers and honors Nicola Tesla. A messenger is sent to express gratitude — and to recover Tesla’s last discoveries. That is, all but one: Jill Hand, Louie and Nick, part 1; part 2; conclusion.

New contributor Ian Roumain shows how Jean-Paul Grenier, a rural policeman, learns the hard way that emeralds are traditionally not a good luck charm: The Kerala Princess, part 1; part 2; conclusion.

New contributor Nicole Smith introduces Andi, who finds that her heavy baggage can become an addictive curse: Everybody Has It, part 1; conclusion.
Poetry Lana Bella, A Shadowed Cloak
Gregg Dotoli, Spring Ivy Party
Oonah V. Joslin, Behind Lines


Interview Bewildering Stories interviews Heather J. Frederick.
Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Ian Roumain and Nicole Smith.
Challenge Challenge 669 Response: The Sacrificial Camera.
Challenge 670 sings of “them stones, them stones, Them Dry Stones.”
Letters John Stocks discusses The Reality Behind the Lines.
The Art
Richard Ong, Sea Nymph

A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
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

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