The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 799
Kelvin and Jimmy plot some special plays for the high-school football team’s practice sessions. Kelvin warns April about Sterling, but he has to tell their father, as well:|
J. C. G. Goelz, Responsibilities of Being a Man, part 3; part 4.
In the world of print publishing, authors and works can become inextricably intertwined:
Channie Greenberg, Owen Brownstone Keeps Trying.|
New contributor Vanessa Kittle reveals some surprising features of Artificial Intelligences’ workaday life in The Shining World, part 1; conclusion.
A status tends to remain “quo” when everybody benefits in some way: Ronald Larsen, Nicholas Chichester.
|What to do with a dilapidated museum piece when it may be the last of its kind? Joyce Meggett, In and Out of the Knickknackatorium.|
|Poetry||Robin Helweg-Larsen, Humankind at Dusk|
|Oonah V. Joslin, Level Carbon|
|Essay||Gary Beck, Raw Realism: A Poetry Manifesto|
Paul Celan, Death Fugue — Todesfuge|
tr. by New contributor Michael R. Burch
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Michael R. Burch and Vanessa Kittle.|
|Challenge||Challenge 799 wants to Bring Back the Dodo.|
|Letters||Alison McBain interviews Richard Ong.|
Richard Ong, Enchantress of Books|
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.