“He removes the charred serpent from the canister and screws the lid on tight. Outside, the earth resumes its orbit.” New short fiction by Joshua Jones.
“Joan knew, and Dr. Dangle probably smelled, that Joan masturbated four times a day with her right hand.” New fiction by Sara Kachelman.
“What I’m trying to say is, there’s something wrong with me. It’s not that I don’t believe in anything, it’s that I don’t care.” New short fiction by Becca Yenser.
“Even when she was the size of an aircraft carrier, the tumbling bodies jockeying for space were a bizarre delight. She imagined her womb as a wilderness where anything could happen.” New short fiction by Anne-Marie Kinney.
“A cop looks at me from another car and I feel…panic? No, I just regret everything.” New short fiction by Zoe Gold.
“She suffocated in her sleep one night in a long white hallway leading into black. A grinning demon pressing down onto her chest and on the ceiling was a child’s open mouth.” New short fiction by Mary Breaden.
“I WOULD NOT ASK YOU TO LEND PERSPECTIVE TO MY LIFE IN MUD.” An excerpt from GAG, a new novella by Grant Maierhofer, out tomorrow from Inside the Castle.
Gary J. Shipley
“All the visible planets are the wrong size, and nobody notices.” Gary J. Shipley with an imagination of the unimaginable sequel to Jodorowsky’s The Holy Mountain.
Shane Jesse Christmass
“Clouds of dust and fireworks. Tanks in Times Square fishtail sideways. Soldiers stomp heads. Coffee shop for lease. Retail shop for lease.” New work by Shane Jesse Christmass.
“We brought her home. She pooped in the house.” Hyper-real new short fiction by Evan Lavender-Smith.