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What’s in Issue 215

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Contest Bewildering Stories’ Contest 3, “Strange Places,” is now open.
Contest 3 Welcome page | Contest 3 Index page
Contest 3 will close with the appearance of issue 220. Voting will close with the appearance of issue 222.
Novel Saul, Torven, Howie, and Bridget venture into the golem factory, where they confront Mbeki, Ian, Audel... and the golems: Tamara Sheehan, Tenth Man: chapter 22; chapter 23; chapter 24.
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In a classic tragedy, a sharpshooter targets his own doom: B. J. Bourg, Avenging Bullet.

New contributor Jerry Bryson updates Edgar Allan Poe’s “A Cask of Amontillado” to a new time and place: A Keg of Cherry Wheat.

New contributor Patrick D. Downing has a group of twangy-talking Texans engage in a shootout with an otherwordly gunslinger: The Lonestar Adventure Association vs. the Electro-Menace, part 1; conclusion.

The Powers That Be look with skepticism at athletes’ religious posturing on the playing field: J. B. Hogan, A Father and a Son Choose Sides.
Tired of working in a cubicle all day? Try a closet: Chris Chapman, The Closet Golem.

New contributor Russell B. Child depicts a postwar police confrontation with a prisoner: Bridges.
Poetry Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Rummy Park, Ecliptic
Doug Pugh, I Wandered Lonely as a Pride of Sheep
Anna Ruiz, Fado
Article G David Schwartz, The Essential Shelley, part 1; conclusion


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Jerry Bryson, Russell B. Child, and Patrick D. Downing.
Challenge Challenge 215 looks at Images of Loves Lost.
The Art
Jeff Crouch, Achab’s Moon Landing
NASA: Picture of the Day
The Reading
Jerry Wright reviews Russell Lutz, Iota Cycle.
Editorial Jerry Wright, Hope

Bewildering Stories News

Contests: Please note that submissions to Contest 3 close with the appearance of issue 220. Voting continues until the appearance of issue 222. The Tenth Man contest does not yet have a closing date.

Communications: Ye Copy Editor is traveling October 1st to 10th. Please take into account that responses to e-mail will be slow and erratic during that time.

Who is this esteemed contributor
to Bewildering Stories?

In the South and souther still.

Kenneth Mark Hoover
Phillip Pettit

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule:
In Times to Come

A Bewildering Motto of the Minute:

The Official Bewildering Stories Motto:

“Poems are not made with ideas; they are made with words.” — Stéphane Mallarmé

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