The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 816
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
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?|
|Channie Greenberg, Walnut Street excerpt|
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:
Readers’ reactions are always welcome.