McKenzie Schwark: My Father, the Deer Hunter

Much snow around the Midwest this week, and what is that in the distance, that light? Today’s share from the latest issue is McKenzie Schwark’s cold-day visiting story “My Father, the Deer Hunter“:

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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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Pushcart Nominations 2016

We’re pleased to announce our Pushcart Prize nominations for 2016:

Kelsey Allen: Heartbeat

A strange attractor is the state the system tends toward for a variety of starting conditions. Somehow, however you start you end up in the same place. Fate can feel like a whirlpool in other words. Today, Kelsey Allen’s short fiction “Heartbeat“:

Kelsey Allan - Heartbeat[sample]

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Tasha LeClair: Exploded View

What is inside this growing thing under all this sun heaped up on the plains? Let Tasha LeClair answer with this story, “Exploded View,” originally published in SC 4.1:

Tasha LeClair - Exploded View[sample]

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