The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 527
|News||Bewildering Stories must bring you the sad news that our founder, publisher and close friend Jerry Wright, died of cancer on May 10th at the age of 66. A memorial service will be held at the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Kingdom Hall in Moses Lake, Washington, on June 1st.|
|Serial||Manny and his brother fear the wormolytes in the Emerald Fields, and one of the brothers has eerie nightmares: George S. Karagiannis, The Ghost Profiler, part 1.|
New contributor Brevin Anderson introduces young Arrem, who hunts elk in the ruins of a post-apocalypse world: Island Long.|
New contributor Kerry Gans shows how and when a child’s trinket might become a deadly weapon: To Light and Guard.
As pretty as a picture? The picture itself may have something to say about that: Arthur Mackeown, Lover Boy.
New contributor Owen J. Traylor shows how a pretedermined meeting might happen by chance, all on account of The Bow-Tie.
Bertha is big in many ways: Ron Van Sweringen, Big Bertha and the Big Wind.
|Eaves and Crowley chop logic over a potentially explosive issue: Charles C. Cole, The Most Powerful Emotion.|
Carmen Ruggero, The Scent of You|
John Stocks, Flesh and Blood
|Thomas F. Wylie, The Attempt|
|Memoir||In an ancient Romanian village, a new dam causes old, familiar scenes to fade away into memory: Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu, The Dam.|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Brevin Anderson, Kerry Gans, and Owen J. Traylor.|
|Challenge||Challenge 527 invites you to Make Your Own.|
|Matthew T. Acheson, No Further, excerpt|
|Michael E. Lloyd and Bertil Falk, Mike and Bertil at Cambridge|
Raechel A. Gasparac, Surfaces|
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
This Week’s Sky at a Glance
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.”
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
Copyright © May 27, 2013 by Bewildering Stories