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Featured April 23, 2020



R. K. Duncan

Music for an Electronic Body

Published Apr 23, 2020 · 3,952 words (15 minutes) · 3 likes · 781 views

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Transference to a robot body may have saved his life, but it left Rob without much to live for, once music lost its luster. But when a mysterious underground band called Procedural Generation promises to bring back what he’s been missing, he’ll plug in, no questions asked. 

Author R. K. Duncan is a 2019 graduate of Viable Paradise, and writes fantasy, horror, and science fiction with a sharp edge of hope from his home in West Philadelphia.


Dirty Hands
Featured February 13, 2020



Caren Gussoff Sumption


Published Feb 12, 2020 · 1,699 words (7 minutes) · 3 likes · 770 views

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Cicada is a diver: an information broker who knows how to reach the Brimstone, the elusive under-under-belly of the internet. But the Brimstone isn’t just hard to get to—it’s devilishly hard to return from.

Author Caren Gussoff Sumption lives in Seattle and has published five novels and over 100 short stories. She was the recipient of the Speculative Literature Foundation’s Gulliver Grant, and was the Carl Brandon Society’s Octavia E. Butler Scholar at Clarion West. She’s also new to Curious Fictions, so give her a warm welcome!