Featured Image from the cover of Lightspeed Issue 112 by Galen Dara Must Read Stories "A Bird, a Song, a Revolution", by Brooke Bolander (Lightspeed Magazine Issue 112, September 2019) Short Story Bolander's expressive cat-scratch prose and narrative gymnastics grow more audacious with each published story, while she has honed her vision into a diamond-hard … Continue reading The Best Short SFF of September 2019
Recommended Stories "The Harvest of a Half-Known Life", by G.V. Anderson (Lightspeed Magazine Issue 109, June 2019) Short Story Anderson builds an arresting and intricately detailed post-apocalyptic culture where social mores have been re-shaped by climate disaster: technology is taboo, for example, but harvesting the flesh of the dead has a vital role in … Continue reading The Best Short SFF of June 2019
All my favorite Second World Fantasy stories of 2018.
All my favorite Earthbound Sci-fi stories and First World Fantasy stories from 2018!
A lot of high quality works this month, especially from the print mags.
Alien invasions, mad scientists and more make up my favorite readings for the month of October.
A lot of recommended stories from just a handful of July's zine releases - including three stories from the magnificent Music issue of FIYAH.
Rounding out the month of June with the latest from Apex, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Compelling Science Fiction, Lightspeed, Shimmer, Strange Horizons and Tor.com.
Among the original fiction, there were two very good stories here. The best of them is Jaymee Goh's "The Last Cheng Beng Gift" (8.1), a charming and entertaining fantasy about a woman "living" her afterlife in the underworld, who receives annual gifts from her still living children. She hates the gifts she receives from her … Continue reading Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 88 (September 2017)