Bewildering Stories

Bewildering Stories’
Third Quarterly Review, 2013

Editors’ Choices: issues 531-542

Everything in green is a link.

page 1
Essays & Memoirs
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Short Poetry
Flash Fiction
The Quarter’s Best Issues
On this page

Selections are listed in alphabetical order by author.
Multiple titles are listed in chronological order.

Short Stories

Sophia Boettcher, Killer App
Richard A. Conine, Raft
Bertil Falk, An Interstellar Tryst
Danielle N. Gales, Hope in the Long Dark
Bill Kowaleski Arthur Mackeown, The Banker of Bread
Morris Marshall, Facing the Bullies
Clarise Samuels, Don Juan's Demise
Ross Smeltzer, The Landscape
Ron Van Sweringen Kyle White, The Reclamation Miners’ Dress Code
Janis Zelcans, Another Man’s Treasure

The Order of the Hot Potato

And now, since “Bewildering” Stories is a friend of the unconventional, here are the 14 most controversial works of the quarter, the ones on which the Review Editors’ opinions diverged significantly for one reason or another. The titles are listed in descending order with the most controversial first. Five of the titles appear among the Editors’ Choices.
  1. Charles C. Cole, Speed Hating
  2. Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu, Easter Eve
  3. Bill McCormick, A Letter From an Editor
  4. Gerald Bosacker, Something Fishy
  5. Osiris D., Creation
  6. B. C. Bamber, Say Goodbye to Macy
  7. Ron Van Sweringen,
  1. Owen Traylor, Lie Pill, Death Pill
  2. B. Z. Niditch, Exploration
  3. Arthur Mackeown, The Banker of Bread
  4. Oonah V. Joslin, Altercation at Supper
  5. Michael D. Amitin, Zen Sunday Blues
  6. Bill Kowaleski, Murder Among the Oaks
  7. Jimmie A. Kepler,
The Hottest-Potato Issues of the Quarter

As a special treat, Bewildering Stories links to
the most controversial issues of the quarter:

  1. Big Bang
  2. Gamma Ray Burst
  3. Volcanoes of Io
  4. Surface of Venus
  5. The K-T Asteroid
  6. The Tunguska Event

The Order of Merit

Here are links to the top winners, the most highly rated works in each genre represented by more than one title in this Quarterly Review. The categories are listed in the order in which they normally appear in a regular issue Index or Readers’ Guide.

In keeping with Bewildering Stories’ astronomical motif, the most highly rated title in the quarter is indicated by the name of an arm of the galaxy.

Short Stories
Flash Fiction
Short Poetry
The Sagittarius Arm

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