Sionnain Buckley: Our Eggs

These are dicey times, and we’ve got to know in which basket to put our precious things, which basket we can’t lift. We’re sharing today this fortified short by Sionnain Buckley, “Our Eggs”:

This story originally appeared in SC #8.1, available in print and ebook formats at our storeRead on!

Matthew Sterner-Neely: An American and a Half in a Tower

This one’s full of the machinery of empire, dear Reader, its grease and stains. We’re grateful to share Matthew Sterner-Neely’s [>>] “An American and a Half in a Tower“:

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This story originally appeared in SC 7.2, available as an ebookRead on!

A.L. Rowser: The Rope

Costumes, tricks, and transformations are one and the same, reader, so let’s accessorize with A.L. Rowser’s [>>] tale of workplace misogyny and monstrous emancipation, “The Rope.” Content warning: self-harm.

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This story originally appeared in SC 7.2, available as an ebookRead on!

Lisa Slage Robinson: Devil’s Hole Road

First over the horizon from our latest issue, here’s a stormy short story by Lisa Slage Robinson, “Devil’s Hole Road”:

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This story first appeared in SC 9.2, available in print and ebook formats over in our store. Read on!

Storm Cellar #9.2 out now!

Arrives today, Storm Cellar vol. IX no. 2, summer 2021, nicknamed “Fusion,” full of amazing writing and art for your gustation! Available in print and ebook formats. Click links for PDF samples, [>>] to author site.

Contents:

FICTION
Lisa Slage Robinson • Devil’s Hole Road 
Deva Eveland • To Display Our Infirmities on the Steps of the Temple
Jennifer Love • Lighthead
Sarah Arantza Amador • The Unfortunate Murder of the Infante
Jihoon Park • The Grandfather Museum 

FLASH
Jackie Yang • Media Vita
Austin Treat • The Health Inspectors
Karol Lagodzki • Martial Law Fact Sheet: Poland 1981–1983
Grace Q. Song • Self-Care for Kittiwakes 

NONFICTION
Valerie Witte • Ordinary Movements: Erasing the Boundary Between Performance and Reality

POETRY
Brianna Cunliffe • studio, bulb flickering, June
Beth Brown Preston • Blind Love
Mel Sherrer • Corn Silk
Anthony Aguero • Today I Offer Something Tender
Kelsey Day • duke energy: a pipeline protest poem
Berico Henry • My Many Lovely Katies
María Teresa Andruetto translated by Laura Chalar • Muchacha de Ucrania/2003 [Ukrainian Girl/ 2003] 
Sam Lane • Smoke in WA, September 2020 
Gwen Hart • Your Anxiety’s Middle Name Is “The Hard Way”
Sophia Liu • O Cousin, I Meet You 

IMAGES
Darren M. Edwards • Rebirth
K.R. Segriff • Moth, Eaten
Lauren Paredes • Acts of Nonviolence No. 1
Natascha Graham • A Walk in December
Sydney Yount [>>] • Meal Tray Series #3 & #14 

PLUS
Cover by Dawei Wang [>>]
Rejected: First Novel Titles