The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 837
This is the last regular issue of 2019. Next week, we’ll bring you the Editors’ choices in the Fourth Quarterly Review and, on December 30, the Editors’ choices for the year in the Annual Review.
Penguins are hardy and resourceful, but when they venture into space, they’re liable to fall prey to human foibles:
Channie Greenberg, Spacefaring Penguins.|
New contributor Frederick Highland brings in the New Comers, space aliens who take over Earth and proceed to “go native” very disconcertingly: The Liberace Ensemble.
What kind soul might bring small but timely reminders of comfort to the lonely?
Charles C. Cole, I’ll Never Lose Affection.|
Is all peaceful and quiet in the back yard? Some mysterious indentations in the snow might be clues to a dramatic scene: Crystalwizard, On the Snowy High Road.
New contributor Nancy D. Bonazzoli, Homeward|
L. S. Popovich, Giggling Anthills
New contributor Louanne W. Ewald, Wake-Up Call|
Robin Helweg-Larsen, The Walls of Planet Three
Meg Smith, Daughter of Bright Matter
|Epitaph||for René Auberjonois|
|Editorial||Bewildering Stories sees that protecting domain names amounts to building The Great Wall of What?!.|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories introduces and welcomes Louanne W. Ewald, Nancy D. Bonazzoli and Frederick Highland.|
|Challenge||Challenge 827 Response: Wayward Dogs with Gary Clifton|
Richard Ong, Kaleidoscope|
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.