Binge

Binge

By R. L. Meza “I’m not doing this anymore.” Molly knots her trembling fingers in the hair-sprayed nest of curls piled atop her head. “I can’t. I won’t.” As if she has a choice. As if any of us—Beth...
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. ...
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...
Author Interview: Erika T. Wurth

Author Interview: Erika T. Wurth

Feature by Jena Brown The first time I saw the cover of Erika T. Wurth’s new novel, White Horse, I had to have it. The smoky haze surrounding an indigenous woman wearing sunglasses that reflected t...
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...
Letter from the Editor: Strings Attached

Letter from the Editor: Strings Attached

By Rob Carroll English writer and philosopher Aldous Huxley once quipped that “technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means of going backwards.” Microsoft’s Bill Gates sa...