First Quarterly Review, 2008
Editors’ Choices: issues 273-283
The Order of the Hot Potato
Everything in green is a link.
Page 1: Serials, Essays, Memoirs, Departments|
Page 2: Poetry, Short Poetry, Flash Fiction, Season’s Best Issues
Selections are listed in alphabetical order by author.
Part IV : Short Stories
Zachary Ash, Other Echoes|
John Birge, A Benevolent Supremacy
Catherine Borden, Garden Hostilities
Chris Chapman, How Papa Gheddy Saved the Village
Fiona Davis, The Dream Machine
J. E. Deegan, The Last Page
Sherri H. Hoffman, Thicker Than Water
Dwight Krauss, The Trumpet Inside the Warehouse
John P. Lowe, Endless Blue Horizons
Lynn Mann, Water Rights
Frank Roger, Space Beach
Pete Sierra, Letter to a Future Self
Josh Skinner, PAL
Arthur Vibert, The River
John Vieczorek, The Supplication
Julian Worker, The Rhetorical Musketeers
Part V : The Order of the Hot Potato
And now, since “Bewildering” Stories is a friend of the unconventional, here are the thirteen most controversial works of the first quarter, the ones on which the review editors did not reach a consensus for one reason or another. Some of the titles appear in the Editors’ Choices; others do not. The more divergent the votes were, the hotter the Potato is.
The titles are listed in descending order with the most controversial first. The links lead to the issues in which they appear.
The Hottest-Potato Issues of the Quarter
As a special treat, Bewildering Stories links to
the three most controversial issues of the quarter:
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