Recent Fiction

Bride Price

by S. E. Jones

20 June 2016

Kyria's father shifted besides her, fiddling with the pendant around his neck. A brief flare of power and the pungent-lemon smell of sumac filled the cab. The spell was subtle—if Kyria didn't have the same talent in spice magic, she wouldn't have recognised it.

Podcast: Bride Price

by S. E. Jones, read by Anaea Lay

20 June 2016

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents S. E. Jones's "Bride Price."

Life in Stone, Glass, and Plastic

by José Pablo Iriarte

13 June 2016

Marbles, reading glasses, fichas de Monopolio, a key, all cemented onto the crumbling old plaster, maybe eight feet across. Only when he took a step back could he see it formed the shape of a woman and her two kids, carrying suitcases away from a house while a grim police officer stood by with his arms crossed.

Podcast: Life in Stone, Glass, and Plastic

by José Pablo Iriarte, read by Anaea Lay

13 June 2016

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents José Pablo Iriarte's "Life in Stone, Glass, and Plastic."

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