The Corpsehulk by Chris Black
When the system’s outer colonists are subsumed by smartmetal gone rogue, Winnow finds herself aboard Earth’s makeshift defense fleet. But the Corpsehulk isn’t some simple flesh and chrome invader; it has a vision for humanity, perhaps one that Winnow shares.
And Songs Don't End By Osahon Ize-Iyamu
A family must deal with the loss of their abusive mother, a constant singer who sang away all the monsters from attacking their dreams.
The Guernsey Hunt by Christina Fanciullo
When Mary Queen of Scots made England Catholic, her supporters were eager to burn heretics—especially wealthy ones. But in burning three women—one of them heavily pregnant—the perpetrators made a terrible mistake. Based on a true story.
The Perfect Match by Ken Liu
Sai can’t imagine life without his beloved virtual assistant, Tilly, until his new neighbor Jenny causes him to question her motives, and those of Centillion, the corporation that made her.
MANGOES by Gourab Hazra
A poem about the plight of a medieval village, brought about by the strange, beautiful damsels who convinced them to consume the mangoes they brought.
A richer golden than the exotic tresses // A lusher meat than the cajoling lips.
The Song of the Cicadas Underground by Evan Marcroft
The daughter of an Irish immigrant returns to her mother’s homeland to search for the remains of her grandmother and to reconnect with her neglected roots. In the course of her mission, however, she learns that some roots are best left underground.
stabat Mater by Michael Wehunt
When Nolan’s pregnant wife develops a bizarre fascination with wasps—insects he’s both terrified by and severely allergic to—he’s unsure of how to handle it.
Under the Skin by David Smith
A team of police officers confront evil in the basement of a drug house, but serving and protecting the people of the city requires sacrifice.
Bondye Bon by Monique L. Desir
Heloise’s mother has a secret locked away. When the strands holding that secret in place start to unravel, Heloise will do anything to stop her life from unraveling with it.
satyr by Kevin M. Folliard
A workaholic seeking to escape his failed personal relationships seeks solitude in the wilderness, and instead encounters a vicious Satyr, hellbent on sacrificing him.
The itch by Mark Towse
Ever had an itch so intense, you want to tear your skin off?
Star Struck by Robert Stahl
A young man fresh out of school meets the man of his dreams when a movie star rolls into town. But he quickly discovers his new love’s dark side. Will the relationship cost him everything?
Touching Distance by Vaughan Stanger
A blind man has volunteered to work on a research project that is using tactile feedback supplied by a bodysuit to represent visual information. As he navigates a simulation of an outdoor environment, he encounters virtual ghosts from his past, which crawl over his body, culminating in the recreation of a fatal incident he was involved in years ago. Can he understand what and why this is happening before it drives him mad, and so find peace at last?
Iteration 571 by Dennis Mombauer
Tlachoatl storms a freezing temple floating in space and tries to reach the chamber of the bone god in its heart. He fails again and again, and with every iteration, the temple changes in response.
From Underneath by Evan James Sheldon
The narrator’s baby son refuses to come out from underneath the bed.
The Old Fisherman's Track by Kris Ashton
When businessman Chris Rowe spots the name ‘Jimmy Hepler’ in a newspaper, it exhumes dark and uncanny events from his childhood in 1986.
Shadow Puppets by Caleb Stephens
Kyle has a new neighbor at Valley Acres Trailer Park—a strange, pale girl named Winter, who has a rare allergy to sunlight…and an abusive father.
Pieces on Earth by Marc Joan
In pre-human history, aliens seeded life on earth with pieces of their DNA, which scientists had thought to be harmless ‘junk’ DNA. They were wrong.
A Gardener's Guide to the Apocalypse by Lynette Mejia
A story about disaster and how we endure in its aftermath, “A Gardener’s Guide” follows its protagonist and her partner through a year post-apocalypse; watching their garden grow as the world slowly dies around them.