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What’s in Issue 592

Novel Jarmil gives Kyran a boat, and Kyran sets sail for a long voyage to a new land. He’s rescued by a fisherman whose daughter Kyran finds attractive — and dangerous.
Sarah Ann Watts, Winter Ship
Chapter 16: The Lady Karishma, part 1; part 2
Serial Shrisa goes to rescue Dani. Success might not be what she expects: Christopher E. Nelson, Shrisaelte and Dani, part 5; conclusion.
Jules Benoît doesn’t want to get involved in dangerous activities, but a one-armed stranger makes him wonder what he has left to lose: Arthur Mackeown, The Mug’s Game.

In 1943, young Carl Meadows befriends a bluejay. When his beloved brother William returns from the war, Carl discovers even more friends: Ron Van Sweringen, My Heart Has Wings, part 1; conclusion.
A grandfather and his grandson enjoy dessert together while waiting for Mommy to return from the pharmacy on a snowy night: Charles C. Cole, Let Him Eat Cake.
Poetry Channie Greenberg, The Goody-Goody People
Oonah V. Joslin, My Aspen at Wallington
Essay Classic Reissue What brings down property values in suburbia: an invasion of the SWAT people or painting your house pink? Need we ask? Sherry Smith Gray, Lawn Nazis in the Suburbs.


Challenge Challenge 592 leans Over the Side.
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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