The most costumed and frightened time of year is upon us, and then what is also known as All-Souls Day. This is “Preparing the Heart” by Amy Schmidt:
“Preparing the Heart” originally appeared in Storm Cellar 3.2. Support the magazine, support the author: purchase or download. You’ll touch our hearts if you subscribe. Read on!
Sometimes pushing form just comes down to feeling through joints in the language. We were delighted when Shelby Stephenson shared this chapter of memoir-in-verse from Country:
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If the worst, most spectacular thing threatens, should we root for it? Jump-scaring us from behind the door to the archive, it’s Aaron Anstett’s “Onlookers“:
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Pumped from the archive like cold aquifer water, we’re happy to serve three flashes by Stephanie Dickinson: “Emily and the Hobo,” “Emily and the Mule Man,” and “Emily and the Scarlet Fever Deity.”
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