The Readers’ Guide
What’s in Issue 919
|News||This is the last regular issue of the third quarter — summer or winter, according to your hemisphere — of 2021. Next week, we will bring you the Editors’ Choices in the Third Quarterly Review.|
Kerri must leave Tiponi and Mahasani to deal with the Ageless One while she flees Darren’s pursuit.|
Rebecca Johnson, Keepers of the Ageless One
A family vacations in a forest dwelling that impinges on an ominous crop circle:
Arthur Davis, The Perfect Circle, part 1;
After sixty years, Rick returns to the footbridge where he and his school friend, Ilse, said goodbye: Ralph E. Shaffer, Return to the Bridge, part 1; conclusion.
A construction foreman works at the site of his grandmother’s former dwelling. A sentimental visit? Not so much... H. E. Vogl, Buried Memories.
|Some artworks can seem so lifelike that one wonders where the life leaves off and the art begins: Julie Wornan, Waiters and Roses.|
|Poetry||New contributor Jack Merwin, The Three Kings of Folly: the Dying King|
|School days may evoke strangely fond memories some seventy years later: Gary Clifton, Chickens Indeed,|
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories introduces and welcomes Jack Merwin.|
|Challenge||Challenge 919 finds that, as time goes by, we can say it’s water Over the Bridge.|
H. Lee Messina, Eternal Stare|
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.