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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 816

Novel Jodo conveys Ovid, Riku and Telos toward the lair of the grotto-le. Everyone is counting on Riku to be in good voice.
L. S. Popovich, Echoes From Dust
Chapter 36: The Cavern
Chapter 37: Command
Novella In isolated villages, healthy middle-aged men must set out on solitary journeys accompanied only by colorful spheres. The farther they travel, the more they realize how strange and unaccountable their world and lives are.
Jeffrey Greene, To the Berginlight Bridge, part 1
New contributor Hayley Reese Chow takes Allie and Morgan to a speed-dating party at a local bar. It’s a silly sort of fun, until it isn’t. Let the world beware of creating Wild Demand.

New contributor J. David Thayer has Mr. Stevens accosted by a strange pair of men who are in desperate need of his Grandpa’s Toolbox.
New contributor Andrew Johnston makes one wonder what might happen if all clocks Halted.

What purpose do legends serve? Ronald M. Larsen, Young George and the Dragon.
Poetry Jackson Arthur, My Child Who Never Lived
Robin Helweg-Larsen, I Started Out Alone
Meg Smith, The Shallows
Memoir Fifty years after the Apollo 11 Moon landing, an employee of the space program shares some fond reminiscences: Thomas Wm. Hamilton, Preparing the Apollo Missions.


Welcome Bewildering Stories introduces and welcomes Hayley Reese Chow, Andrew Johnston and J. David Thayer.
Challenge Challenge 816 asks innocently, What Time Isn’t It?
The Reading
Channie Greenberg, Walnut Street excerpt
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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