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What’s in Issue 575

Serial Koschay protects his homeland against the likes of Arshavin and Levkin: Danielle L. Parker, The Deathless Hand, part 4; conclusion.
New contributor Edward H. Garcia has Dr. Dietrich explain why he takes literally the stern but practical injunction of Mark 9:43 — perhaps too late: The Right Hand.

A bad decision can make everybody pay a high price: Morris Marshall, Liverwurst and Corn Chips.

Dora has dreams of a better life than squalor, but she needs help: Ron Van Sweringen, Leaving Desire Street.
New contributor J. Daniel Batt tells of a desperate individual who fears those who fear his fire: Run Like You’re on Fire.
Poetry Irena Pasvinter, When I Still Had My Arms
John Stocks, Finding My Voice
Gloria Watts, My Dog Complex
Essay Sometimes the meanings of words can be fouled up beyond all recognition: Andrew Sacks, A Friend Is a Friend Is a Friend?


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes J. Daniel Batt and Edward H. Garcia.
Editorial Don Webb finds Friends on the Net.
The Critics’
Bewildering Stories discusses “Finding My Voice”
Challenge Challenge 575 observes how people make their own Penal Colonies.
The Reading
Gary Clifton, The Biggest Balls in Sanderson County : excerpt
The Art
Bill Bowler, Koshchei in Art and Legend
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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