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Featured June 17, 2018

Amy Sisson

Patriot Girls

2987 words (11 minutes) · 6 likes

Science Fiction

Through the eyes of a young “Patriot Girl,” darker truths about a world nominally consumed by duty and family values come to light. Author Amy Sisson not only writes short stories and edits books, she can also help you locate any title in the stacks.


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Featured June 10, 2018

Phoebe Barton

Three Years of Ashes and Twenty Years of Dust

6805 words (25 minutes) · 1 like

Science Fiction

Leaving the past behind is hard, no matter what planet you live on. Settle in with a cup of cosmic tea, and follow one woman’s otherworldly quest for justice as she speeds toward redefining her life far, far away in this work of science fiction by Phoebe Barton. Phoebe's work has appeared in publications from Analog, to Bundoran Press, to Alliteration Ink.


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Featured June 3, 2018

KJ Kabza

The Separatists

994 words (4 minutes) · 5 likes

Science Fiction

To claim immortality, must other pieces of ourselves die? Alongside social and political commentary, decorated author KJ Kabza explores what it means to be true to oneself, what it means to serve others, and what really matters in life and in death—all in fewer than 1,000 words.


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Featured May 24, 2018

Jen Knox

The Glass City

2813 words (11 minutes) · 2 likes

Literary Fiction

Coming of age in a drought that dries up everything it touches in Ohio—conversation, camaraderie, and cookouts—author Jen Knox’s culinary protagonist contemplates the future of her home, her family, and her next meal in “The Glass City.” Jen Knox’s literary talents and breadth of work have earned her nominations for the Pushcart, Best of the Net, and Calvino prizes.


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Featured May 16, 2018

Tim McDaniel


1041 words (4 minutes) · 1 like

HumorScience Fiction

Do humans dream of holographic grass? Listen in on Gerardo's thoughts as he listens in on the conversations around him at the park. Featured in publications from Analog to Asimov's, author Tim McDaniel brings you a short story that raises questions about truth, fiction, and good old-fashioned eavesdropping.


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Featured May 9, 2018

Renee Carter Hall

Foam on the Sea

1200 words (5 minutes) · 3 likes


A creature of the salt, the sand, and the sea, a mysterious woman with mysterious scruples bargains for her life. Or, at least, for a fleeting feeling of home. Renee Carter Hall is an author of many talents, including turns as a novelist, a Pushcart Prize nominee, and an expert in literary chiaroscuro.

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