“The Secret Beach” is a 2011 science fiction short story by Tim Pratt. It is about a middle aged man who discovers a beautiful and magical beach in downtown Berkeley, CA. Read More
“Cat Pictures Please” is a 2015 science fiction short story by Naomi Kritzer. It is about a self-aware artificial intelligence that makes a huge effort to help a few real people. It was the winner of the 2016 Hugo Award and a 2016 Locus Award. Read More
Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore is one of those stories that may not be as wildly celebrated as most well-known science fiction epics, but it oughtta, by sheer virtue of it being so damn good.
Spar (the bacon remix) by the carbon-base unit/culinary terrorist Kij Johnson is a short story that exhibits the unnatural and disgusting behavioral patterns of meat-kind toward cured meat speaks to this reviewer’s meat-heart. Read More
Ehaema is a flash scifi blog written by Eidolon, who I am absolutely convinced comes from the future or has at least glimpsed it, through the effects of some unknown, perception-altering drugs. Read More
"The Faithful Soldier, Prompted" is a 2010 science fiction short story by Saladin Ahmed. It is about a former soldier who make a dangerous trip to post-apocalyptic Cairo to get medicine for his wife. Read More
This is a guest post by Timothy Darling.
"Lulungomeena" by Gordon R. Dickson
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The setting is Frontier Station 563 just beyond Sirius. But the title is named after another place: Lulungomeena on the planet Tarsus, the native home of Clay Harbank. Read More
"Ej-Es" is a 2003 science fiction short story by Nancy Kress. It is about a MedCorps member who desperately wants to help the survivors of a destructive plague on a planet at the edge of the galaxy. Read More