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The Late Mr. Folsom's Luminosity Shop by Megan Lee Beals


“He entered the shop and was met with the comforting glow of Mr. Folsom’s luminariums. The floor was lit from below, and cool blue bioluminescence shone between the slats of the heavy wooden beams.”

A junior clerk at the Ministry of the Unknown, Oren is charged with rooting out magic whenever he finds it. But when Mr. Folsom dies and a portrait of his long-lost daughter comes to life (and is summarily accused of tax evasion), Oren must decide who he truly fights for.

Megan Lee Beals works in a bookstore by day and on her writing by night. Her work has appeared in The Iowa Review, Intergalactic Medicine Show, and the Cast of Wonders podcast.


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