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What’s in Issue 376

Bewildering Stories News

Novel Diana learns that Uttuke are practically commonplace in Adelaide. And she makes some progress with her psychotherapist:
Robert N. Stephenson, Uttuku
New contributor Joseph Del Priore shows how telephone shopping can be a lot more fun than it usually is: Chukka.

New contributor Nathaniel Johnson illustrates a twist on the old saying ‘Pride goeth before a fall’. When pride is gone, a fall — or even a dark age — is sure to follow: The Innkeeper’s Daughter, part 1; conclusion.

Stephen Patrick portrays the consequences of a tragic obsession: Once Set in Motion.
Sometimes proximate causes are deceiving; the prime cause may lie deeper than appearances might lead investigators to expect: Nick Allen, The Other Way Round.

New contributor Farida Samerkhanova introduces a truck driver who is ailing and needs all the help he can get: Help Me, Angel.

New contributor LaVerne Zocco takes us on a one-way trip with a suicidal narcissist: What an Exit!
Poetry Michael Lee Johnson, Fog Feathers
Harry Lang, Somebody Knows
Marina J. Neary, Soldier’s Wife
John Stocks, R is for Rocket, S is for Space: Ray Bradbury
Essay Mel Waldman, Psychotherapy and Spirituality


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Joseph Del Priore, Nathaniel Johnson, Farida Samerkhanova, and LaVerne Zocco.
Discussion Bewildering Stories discusses Genius.
Challenge Challenge 375 Responses:
Tantra Bensko, “Experimental Writing
Oonah V. Joslin, “Flight of Starlings
Carmen Ruggero, Poetry in Issue 375

Challenge 376 says Hang on to Your Feet.
The Art
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Earth Observatory Picture of the Day
Our Earth as Art

Bewildering Stories News

First Quarterly Review: This is the last regular issue of the first quarter — winter or summer, depending on your hemisphere. Next week we’ll bring you the Editors’ Choices in the First Quarterly Review of 2010. Issue 377 will appear on March 29th.

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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