The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 541
|Serial||Brad helps to provide care for Milton’s ailing mother. Meanwhile the Stunts’ children discover what has happened and decide they have some scores to settle: Bill McCormick, A Letter From an Editor, part 4; conclusion.|
New contributor Katie Karambelas portrays a couple who relive a breakup five years later, as seen from the viewpoint of Dear Prudence, part 1; conclusion.|
Cindy has found love with a oak-running space alien. She discovers that the interstellar crime scene has some bad guys — and girls: Bill Kowaleski, Murder Among the Oaks, part 1; part 2; part 3; conclusion.
Moshe eats only matzohs in memory of a horror he endured — but need his grandchild do the same? Arthur Mackeown, The Banker of Bread.
|An old man very much misses his dog Pudding, even to the very end: Nathaniel Johnson, Old Thompson.|
|Poetry||B. Z. Niditch, Exploration|
|Mary B. McArdle, Minor Key|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Katie Karambelas.|
|Challenge||Challenge 541 sees Lights Off and On.|
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 © September 9, 2013 by Bewildering Stories