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Bewildering Stories

The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 798

Novella New contributor J. C. G. Goelz introduces young Kelvin Stoddard, who finds that not everyone shares his strongly held feelings about fairness, justice and the Responsibilities of Being a Man, part 1; part 2.
What happened to Marcus’ sister Wilma? Ice cream at a konbini in Japan may provide a clue: Peter Ninnes, Ice Cream and Wombat.

New contributor P. S. Nolf reveals in a long-overdue journalistic exposé the true story about the Geants of Cornwall and Jack Spriggins, Villain.

Want to get rid of someone who’s been oppressing you for 37 years? Here’s a sure-fire recipe: E. J. Pace, As American As Apple Pie.

When you know the future in all times and places, what’s left? Ljubo Popovich, Stars, Hide Your Fires, part 1; conclusion.
Want to communicate with friends and relatives in the Great Beyond? A seance may or may not benefit from a modern means of communication: Charles C. Cole, A Pantoum of Everyday Intercourse.
Poetry Channie Greenberg, Fantastic and Incendiary
Ken Poyner, Gather
Gary Beck, Lunacy
Robin Helweg-Larsen, Preparing for Post-Humanity


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes J. C. G. Goelz and P. S. Nolf.
Challenge Challenge 797 Response engages in Wishful Thinking.
Challenge 798 is as Easy As Pie.
The Art
Richard Ong, Space Explorer

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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