Matthew Woodman: Decolonization

We’ve got a bit of a play on words for you today, Reader, a bit of rough chuckles in the teeth of the systems we’re in, although ants don’t have teeth, now we think about it, so here’s Matthew Woodman’s [>>] “Decolonization“:

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Chelsey Clammer: Home Is Where the Hoard Is

We’re sharing a big closer today, an activator and a reminder, y’all, a solidarity story for worser and for better, Chelsey Clammer’s [>>] “Home Is Where the Hoard Is“:

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This essay originally appeared in SC 9.1, available in print and ebook editions in our storeRead on!

Taylor Drake: Rumination

It’s a delight to share this heavy night-pill of a tale, Reader, second prize winner in our 2020 flash contest, Taylor Drake’s [>>] “Rumination” (to be taken on an empty stomach).

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Stephanie Niu: A Guide to What Lives Between Land and Sea

Get your No. 2 pencils and your brain-warmers on, today’s share is the sea shanty we’ve all been waiting for, perhaps in horror, Stephanie Niu’s [>>] second prize winner in our 2020 flash contest, “A Guide to What Lives Between Land and Sea.”

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Maurice Moore: Transcript- Suga – Oral and Visual – Volumes 2 of 10

O Reader, dear, look with us into a Black future, this speculative fiction story (partially serialized, as the title might suggest) by Maurice Moore: “Transcript- Suga – Oral and Visual – Volumes 2 of 10.”

This short story originally appeared in SC 9.1, available in print and ebook editions in our storeRead on!