The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 691
Jackson Bain accepts Jiri’s breakup perhaps a little too readily. Jiri and Lea share a moment of happiness as they plan to marry, but Jiri receives a warning from the future.|
Bill Kowaleski, Living Standards
Chapter 7: Jiri Comes of Age
How can a professor plan a wedding when she’s plagued by an unfair parking ticket and a fingerprint-obsessed husband?
Channie Greenberg, Right-Sided.|
New contributor A. Elizabeth Herting shows that abandonment might drive a young man to join The Boys of Little Round Top, part 1; conclusion.
New contributor J. M. Vogel turns a classic fairytale upside down: Hansel and Gretel: The Teenage Years, part 1; conclusion.
|What does parental status mean, anyway, especially when people seem bent on telling you a truly bewildering story? Charles C. Cole, My Gypsy Mother.|
|Poetry||Richard Stevenson, Olgoi Khoskhoi|
Gregg Dotoli, Neon Stardust|
Robert W. Shmigelsky, The Endless Sea
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes A. Elizabeth Herting and J. M. Vogel.|
|Discussion||Bertrand Cayzac recalls Echoes of Cassandra’s Voices.|
Challenge 690 Response analyzes the culprit in “Dead Ends.”|
Challenge 691 looks at two titles and wonders Where’s His Daddy?
|Alison McBain reviews Ellen Datlow, ed. Lethal Kisses.|
Denny Marshall, Star Maker|
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.