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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 564

Novel Ivory hears again some kind words of reassurance. Irene stages a masterpiece of deception but feels guilty about it. Alex will be okay as long as his fellow traveler doesn’t wake up.
Sherman Smith, Two Blind Men and a Fool
Chapter 32: Foul Ball
Chapter 33: Omaha Bound
New contributor Dana Beehr introduces a young riverboat fiddler who must put on an epic performance to save the Great Serpent River:
New contributor David Flynn tells of a town terrorized by a deranged inventor who wants to take revenge on everybody: Haunted Clothes.

New contributor Don Liddick has Drew Kinsey tell his drinking buddies a story of an otherworldly friend. Should they believe it or not? Mewly Bob, part 1; conclusion.
Margaret hears a baby crying. A friendly police officer hears something else: Ron Van Sweringen, A Crying Baby.
John Grey, Experiments
Memoir A hypnotist may provide a respite from care, but emerging from the trance may not be easy: Charles C. Cole, A Brief Public Rest.


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Dana Beehr, David Flynn, and Donald Liddick.
Challenge Challenge 564 says don’t come Awake Too Soon.
Clarise Samuels, Holocaust Visions: The Poetry of Paul Celan
The Art
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Sky and Telescope, 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.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

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