Department header
Bewildering Stories

The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 787

Novel Chief Schiavelli explains to Sgt. Cody how personal relationships are more constrained in a space city than they are on a planet. And yet they’re not impossible.
Charles C. Cole, Murder in New Eden
Chapter 26: More Loners Than Lovers, part 1; part 2
Serial New contributor Tim Miller introduces tall Tom Bedlam, who experiences all the agonies of high school. To graduate, he must give a report on The Spoons of Jupiter, part 1; part 2.
Short
Stories
Young scientist Siu-wei’s mother has a gift for pointing out what’s been hiding in plain sight: Matthew Harrison, Seen It Before, part 1; conclusion.

A healthy diet may be good for you. And it may be good for somebody else, too: Ásgrímur Hartmannsson, Be Fit or Be Fined, part 1; conclusion.

Be careful of the pecking order in Big Business, lest you get metamorphosed: Bill Kowaleski, Changing Places.

New contributor Ronald Larsen introduces Delta and Joshua, passengers who must have long patience in Waiting for the 4:08.
Flash
Fiction
Since food is a theme in this issue, and it’s already been taken to an extreme, let Cyrano’s Moon-being take it even further: Classic Reissue: Cyrano de Bergerac, You Are Whom You Eat.
Poetry Ken Poyner, Crucial Distance
Short
Poetry
New contributor Marc Carver, Trust

Departments

Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Marc Carver, Ronald Larsen, and Tim Miller.
Challenge Challenge 787 says you don’t want to be Fined Dining.
The Art
Gallery
Richard Ong, Blood Moon

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

Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
Please write!

Return to top

date Copyright November 26, 2018 by Bewildering Stories

Home Page