The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 561
Stella is protecting the hospital patients until the authorities arrive. Elroy takes Brooks hostage and threatens Stella, but Dr. Garrity has three allies. He also has an ace up his sleeve.|
Sherman Smith, Two Blind Men and a Fool
New contributor Diana Corbitt raises a question about performance-enhancing substances in sports: what if there’s something even worse? Night Games, part 1; part 2; conclusion.|
In the big city, everyone is alone in some way. They needn’t be: Morris Marshall, Isolated Cases.
How can vampire aristocrats secure their social status? The solution both may and may not be one: Ross Smeltzer, Dr. Quasdonovich’s Solution, part 1; conclusion.
|Three stories above ground, two men must decide between jumping and justice: Charles C. Cole, Ledgework.|
B. Z. Niditch, In Russia in March|
Lawrence Weber, Monsters Among Us
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Diana Corbitt.|
|Challenge||Challenge 561 recommends garlic for cases of Overenhancement.|
|Channie Greenberg, The Immediacy of Emotional Kerfuffles, excerpt|
|Clarise Samuels, Holocaust Visions: The Poetry of Paul Celan|
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 © February 17, 2014 by Bewildering Stories