Storm Cellar 8.3 Out Now!

It’s here and fab, so get it for your eyes and your life: Storm Cellar Vol. VIII No. 3, Summer 2020, nicknamed “Hemp”; click for the delicious print and ebook editions.

Contents

FICTION
Angie St. John – Them Trophies
A.J. Atwater – Bob
Yasumi Tsuhara translated by Toshiya Kamei – My Neighbor Makino
Corina Bardoff – How Nice
Colby Vargas – Refusing to Drop

FLASH
Michelle Spokes – Suburban Amsterdam

NONFICTION
Jay Hansford C. Vest – Song of the Rain Crows

POETRY
Stephanie Chang – Church of the Greenland Shark
Asad Emaan Ali – Supercomputer
Meghan Purvis – Mermaids
Michael Chang – that was not a threatening gesture
Emily Kerlin – House Fire
Darius Atefat-Peckham – Windchimes
Simon Perchik – * [It starts at the foundry]

IMAGES
Salka Ritva Karela Pomfret, Kevin Kong, Sarah Simon, Jason R. Montgomery, Helen Fukuhara, Sally Brown Deskins, C.R. Resetarits, Jennifer Roche, Laura Giardina, with covers by Kyle Taylor [>>] (front, leaf, leaf, back)

PLUS
Rejected Time Wasters

Susanna Space: Absence No. 4

We’re close to the quick, Dear Reader, our flash contest is closing soon, so delve in soonest this delight by Susanna Space [>>], “Absence No. 4.”

This flash appears in Storm Cellar #7.2, nicknamed “Strong Water,” available in delicious print and ebook editions in our store. Read on!

Pınar Yaşar: The Future

Today’s share stung our hearts and knocked down our fences, Dear Reader, so know there is much beyond the borders worth knowing and knowing well. Here’s an Honorable Mention in our 2019 flash contest, Pınar Yaşar’s “The Future.”

This flash appears in Storm Cellar #8.2, nicknamed “Sisal,” available in delicious print and ebook editions in our store. Read on!

Lee Anne Gallaway-Mitchell: Combustion

Our family members may be far, Reader, and in their own worlds, might as well be, but we know them across that space anyhow. Today’s share does it: here’s an honorable mention from our 2019 flash contest, Lee Anne Gallaway-Mitchell’s “Combustion.”

This flash appears in Storm Cellar #8.2, nicknamed “Sisal,” available in delicious print and ebook editions in our store. Read on!

Lindsay Reeve: Cake

One thing about social distancing, we think, and just to make today’s share topical, though it need not be, it’s timeless, is, you have less of this tiny, moist interaction so carefully sliced and splayed upon the plate for our delectation: by Lindsay Reeve, here’s an honorable mention from our 2019 flash contest, “Cake.”

This flash appears in Storm Cellar #8.2, nicknamed “Sisal,” available in delicious print and ebook editions in our store. Read on!