The Care Home

The Care Home

By Jennifer Lee Rossman With the curtains drawn tight against the too-bright morning sun, the only pinprick of light came from the green LED in the ceiling. Sonia instinctively searched for it upon...
Helter Smelter

Helter Smelter

By Mark Burnham Part 1: Procedure Val Pinker stopped struggling and just hung there, feeling every minute of his sixty-five years of age. Suspension cables hooked around his feet, arms, and torso. ...
Art Feature: Constant Gardener

Art Feature: Constant Gardener

Art by Julian Bustos Feature by Rob Carroll Artist Julian Bustos has great love and respect for the medium he works in and the artists that came before him. “I’m addicted to spending hours contempl...
Art Feature: Into the Mystic

Art Feature: Into the Mystic

By Jennifer Sikora Feature by Rob Carroll Ukranian artist Jennifer Sikora’s illustrations radiate love and affection for Ukrainian folklore and culture during a time of great suffering for the nati...
Lullaby

Lullaby

By David Worn She knew it was time to take him up for his nap—as they had taken to calling it— when she looked over to see her little boy lying on the floor, mindlessly moving a stuffed animal back...
Patchwork Girls

Patchwork Girls

By Lyndsey Croal She’s died more times than she can remember. Been put back together more times than she can count. A patchwork girl, made up of replaceable parts. Her ability to die but not die sh...
Cover Art Feature: Wandering Pete

Cover Art Feature: Wandering Pete

By Sean Andrew Murray “I wonder what kind of menacing Christmas carols he screams.” –Marissa van Uden Acquisitions Editor
Artisan Spotlight: Limited Run Games

Artisan Spotlight: Limited Run Games

Feature by Marissa van Uden Limited Run games, co-founded by Josh Fairhurst and Douglas Bogart in 2015, enables game developers to create physical versions of their otherwise digital-only games and...
Author Interview: Cassandra Khaw

Author Interview: Cassandra Khaw

Feature by Janelle Janson Cassandra Khaw’s novella, Nothing but Blackened Teeth, has stuck with me ever since I read it years ago. It’s a ghost story with complex themes and characters, and it taug...