Pick up that handset or tap the handset icon, Readers, it’s the time of the year in which we read Maame Blue’s [>>] full-voiced small essay, “Calling“:
This flash essay first appeared in SC 7.2, available in our shop as an ebook. Read on!
Included in the archive today is a manuscript of great value — Heather Whited’s haunting story “Speakers of Dead Languages”:
This story appears in Storm Cellar #6.2 here (print) and here (ebook), and subscribe! Submit to SC here, and read on.
Today’s share comes at an opportune time, a time of opportunity, to consider what is a nation, the nation or nations, how they may unite or cleave irreparably, how they might speak a common tongue. Here’s Martin Porter‘s flash “Dictionary, or the Scattering of the Nations“:
This flash originally appeared in SC 4.2, in print and ebook forms over here. Subscribe, why don’t you, for more very understandable words delivered to your eyetips. Those who can: ♥️ read on ♥️!
PS. We’re looking for authors and artists to contribute to the next issue, which will feature all creators who happen to be women or genderqueer. Submission manager link.