John Allen: Piece Parts

It’s thing season, Dear Readers, and here to go along is John Allen’s thing story “Piece Parts“:

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Heather Whited: Speakers of Dead Languages

Included in the archive today is a manuscript of great value — Heather Whited’s haunting story “Speakers of Dead Languages”:

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This story appears in Storm Cellar #6.2 here (print) and here (ebook), and subscribe! Submit to SC here, and read on.

Issue 6.2 Out Now!

It’s here, it’s here! Storm Cellar vol. VI no. 2, Summer 2017 has arrived. This one’s nicknamed “Partition Table” — we’ll let you decide why. The deets:

Bovine Medusa II by Erik Farseth

Contents

The 2017 Force Majeure Flash Contest:
Anne Riesenberg – Keep Moving [1st Prize]
Bucket Siler [>>] – P.S. While You Were Sleeping [2nd Prize]
Rita Ciresi [>>] – Hunger [2nd Prize]
Alex Clark – A Not-So-Angry Inch [Honorable Mention]
Oscar Mancinas [>>] – To Live And Die in E.V. [Honorable Mention]
Derek Updegraff – In Olden Times [Honorable Mention]

FICTION by Rachel Linn [>>], Sara Lippmann [>>], Brian Phillip Whalen [>>], Heather Whited

FLASH by Amanda Bloom [>>], Alex Clark, Rita Ciresi, Sarah Feng [>>], Jennifer Lynn Krohn [>>], Oscar Mancinas, Anne Riesenberg, Bucket Siler, Lana Spendl [>>], Travis Truax, Derek Updegraff

NONFICTION by José Angel Araguz [>>], Kristine Langley Mahler [>>], Mary Mullen

POETRY by Bruce Alford, Peter Burzynski [>>], Audrey Glass, Katie Hibner, Jason Morphew [>>], Javier Perez [>>], Lynne Potts [>>], Lori Propheter

IMAGES by Shushanik Karapetyan, Heather Lewis, Diana Simon, Bill Wolak, and Erik Farseth [>>] [cover].

PLUS
Rejected Ersatz Dishes 

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Lidia Jean Kott: Roommates

The archive yielded up this growing thing, this story we’re delighted to share, if not “share” — you’ll get the idea in Lidia Jean Kott‘s “Roommates”:

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This short fiction originally appeared in SC 4.3. Support the artist & the arts with purchase of print & ebook copies here, & subscribe for more on the irregular. Read on!

Lauren Kocher: Warm Enough to Swim

Now the school year’s ending, yeah? And the countryside is ready for Lauren Kocher’s “Warm Enough to Swim”:

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