Recent Fiction

"Ovando" and the Monsters of the Caribbean

by Karen Lord

31 August 2015

It is a story in the tradition of Ursula LeGuin's "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas", except told from the point of view of the abused innocent."

Ovando

by Jamaica Kincaid

31 August 2015

Not a shred of flesh was left on his bones; he was a complete skeleton except for his brain, which remained, and was growing smaller by the millennium. He stank.

20/20

by Arie Coleman

17 August 2015

You practice medicine long enough, someone will get hurt and it’ll be your fault. You do your best to protect your patients from yourself and your human failings. When you can’t, you learn how to cope with the guilt. Or you don’t, and you quit. Or you overdose and you quit forever. Or you respecialize.

Podcast: 20/20

by Arie Coleman, read by Anaea Lay

17 August 2015

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents Arie Coleman's "20/20."

Archived Fiction

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