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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 372

Novel After Jacko is murdered, Diana fears she may be next and is too terrified even to try to flee. She and Sarina commiserate, and Diana recalls Steven’s funeral:
Robert N. Stephenson, Uttuku
New contributor Phillip Donnelly introduces David Vincent, who is fatally alienated from his work, co-workers and surroundings in an office cubicle: The Office Trinity.

A werewolf recalls the events in his coming of age in his clan: Janie Hofmann, Memoirs of the Werewolf.

New contributor Rion A. Scott depicts Octavio, a retired comic who faces the advancing flood tide of old age: Octavio the Clown’s Last Act.

New contributor Ryan J. Southworth portrays a pitched battle between the human defenders of an oasis and the semi-human Falmari: The Oasis, part 1; conclusion.

New contributor Marya M. Wolfman puts Uncle Jack, a holographic musician, into contact with sinister Mr. Davenport. Jack is a good man and artist, but he’s remarkably ill-equipped to create people: In the Game of God, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
New contributor Michael Wen makes you wonder what your culinary limits might be: Nonlocal Ingredient.
Poetry Michael Lee Johnson, Charley Plays a Tune
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Snowball Effect
Mary B. McArdle, Shy Moon
Marina J. Neary, Girl With a Rusty Wagon


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Phillip Donnelly, Rion A. Scott, Ryan J. Southworth, Michael Wen, and Marya M. Wolfman.
Challenge Arnold Hollander, Challenge 371 Response

Challenge 372: Eggshelled
The Art
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Earth Observatory Picture of the Day

Randomly selected Bewildering motto:

Randomly selected classic rejection notice:

Bewildering Stories’ official mottoes:

“Poems are not made with ideas; they are made with words.” — Stéphane Mallarmé
Ars longa, vita brevis. Rough translation: “Proofreading never ends.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

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