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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 811

Novel Riku visits her hometown and welcomes Izzie as a guest. Meanwhile, Remera and Ovid discuss Izzie and Remera’s mysterious projects.
L. S. Popovich, Echoes From Dust
Chapter 25: Homecoming
Chapter 26: Inner Sanctum
On the mean streets and docks along the Texas-Louisiana border, life may look simple, but a murder investigation can become very complicated very quickly: Gary Clifton, Harbor City Blues, part 1; conclusion.

New contributor M. L. Robinson asks what price conventional beauty, and who is A Monkey in Chameleon Skin?

Sometimes a friendly home ghost-buster is right there when you think you need him: Howard Vogl, A Moan in the Night.
A high-school boy sends a fond reminiscence to his Aunt Katy: Charles C. Cole, Katy Byed.

New contributor Joseph Stearman shows the importance of games for two high-school boys on Tennis Day.
Poetry Ken Poyner, Alien Courting
Holly Day, Letting Go of the Conceit


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes M. L. Robinson and Joseph Stearman.
Challenge Challenge 811 wonders: should we be Groaning With or At?
The Reading
Edward Ahern, Irregular Images   excerpt
The Art
Richard Ong, Gothic Night

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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