The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 741
|News||Milestone: Counting 59 special issues — the Quarterly and Annual Reviews and the early Retrospectives — this is the 800th weekly issue of Bewildering Stories, in publication since 2002.|
The townspeople are suspicious of Daniel and Sarah, but Joseph and Anna are not. When Sarah discovers a crucial clue to Daniel’s “ancestry,” his conflict with his father boils over.|
James Krehbiel, Pure in Their Own Eyes
New contributor Matthew F. Amati shows how an alien planet might have an immune reaction to human infection: Defender of the Flesh.|
A former army commander may still be watchful even in a sleepy provincial border town: Sameer Kulkarni, A Spy in McLeod Ganj, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
New contributor Madeleine J. Lloyd brings two boys and then men together at a park bench at the end of the world: The Likelihood of Nothing.
|Con men ought to beware of little old ladies; they may be sharper than they look: Gary Clifton, Just Another Mark.|
|Poetry||Shawn Jacobson, Star Watch|
Edward Ahern, Digger|
Oonah V. Joslin, Men of Passchendaele
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Matthew F. Amati.|
Challenge 740 Response discusses Colonizing: Past and Future.|
Challenge 740 Response starts Defining “Conflict,”
Challenge 741 espies an Open Cover.
Richard Ong, Antimatter|
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.