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18 August 2014

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FICTION: Cold as the Moon, by Sunny Moraine

Before the sun went down Daddy became a bear and ran away over the ice floes.

FICTION: Podcast: Cold as the Moon, by Sunny Moraine, read by Anaea Lay

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Sunny Moraine's "Cold as the Moon."

POETRY: A Universe Collided, by Charles Bane, Jr.

such play as / spawn or beer on working / days, or mouth to mouth

REVIEW: This Week's Reviews

Monday: Half a King by Joe Abercrombie, reviewed by Liz Bourke


11 August 2014

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FICTION: The Air We Breathe Is Stormy, Stormy, by Rich Larson

In Baltic waters, gnashed by dark waves, there stood an old oil platform on rusted legs. It was populated as rigs always are, by coarse men young and strong whose faces soon overgrew with bristle and bloat. Cedric was one of these.

FICTION: Podcast: The Air We Breathe Is Stormy, Stormy, by Rich Larson, read by Anaea Lay

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Rich Larson's "The Air We Breathe Is Stormy, Stormy."

POETRY: Helmets of the Future, by Jessy Randall

indoor helmet / outdoor helmet

COLUMN: Scores, by John Clute

Paul as a whole is divided into three Parks. Also his book.

REVIEW: This Week's Reviews

Monday: The Girl With All the Gifts by M. R. Carey, reviewed by A. S. Moser
Wednesday: Resistance by Samit Basu, reviewed by Z. Irene Ying
Friday: Memory of Water by Emmi Itäranta, reviewed by Katherine Farmart


4 August 2014

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FICTION: Resurrection Points, by Usman T. Malik

And thus we practiced my first danse macabre. Sought out the nerve bundles, made them pop and sizzle, watched the cadaver spider its way across the table. With each discharge, the pain lessened, but soon my fingers began to go numb and Baba made me halt. Carefully he draped DeadBoy.

FICTION: Podcast: Resurrection Points, by Usman T. Malik, read by Anaea Lay

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Usman T. Malik's "Resurrection Points."

POETRY: Note to the Caretaker, by Lisa Bellamy

in our absence, please negotiate a final settlement with the mole

REVIEW: This Week's Reviews

Monday: The Time Traveler's Almanac, edited by Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer, reviewed by Paul Kincaid
Wednesday: The Race by Nina Allan, reviewed by Dan Hartland
Friday: Child of a Hidden Sea by A. M. Dellamonica, reviewed by Sarah Frost


28 July 2014

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ARTICLE: The State of British SF and Fantasy: A Symposium, by Juliet E. McKenna, Kari Sperring, Nina Allan, Dan Hartland, Martin Lewis, and Maureen Kincaid Speller

The Worldcon returns to the UK this year. It seems an apt moment, therefore, to ask: what has changed in the years since 2005, and what is happening in British SF today?

ARTICLE: Looking Forward, Looking Back: An Interview with David Kopaska-Merkel, by Romie Stott

The current president of the Science Fiction Poetry Association and longtime editor of Dreams & Nightmares weighs in on the current state of speculative poetry and whether we'll still be writing poems in 500 years.

POETRY: VIMVIMRECOIL, by Heather Knox

It's said she gave birth to the pigs but she couldn't because her husband didn't die until she became a witch until the sea

POETRY: Podcast: July Poetry, by Randi Anderson, Bogi Takács, Juan Martínez, Leslianne Wilder, and Heather Knox, read by Randi Anderson, Bogi Takács, Julia Rios, Anaea Lay, and Amelia June

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents poetry from the issues.

COLUMN: Communities: Open at Your Own Risk, by Renay

Recently, I completed the third and last iteration of Coverage of Women on SFF Blogs project that I began in 2011.

REVIEW: This Week's Reviews

Monday: In Other Words, edited by Saira Ali and Julia Rios, reviewed by Rochita Loenen-Ruiz
Wednesday: The Way Inn by Wil Wiles, reviewed by Nina Allan
Friday: The Happier Dead by Ivo Stourton, reviewed by David Hebblethwaite



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