July 20, 2013

Insect Dreams

Who knows what
poems he fashions
in the darkness
of a senseless life?

— Kij Johnson, short story "Mantis Wives" in Clarkesworld, nominated for Hugo and Locus awards for best short story

July 19, 2013

Her Skin

refrigerator light.

— Adam Johnson, short story "Nirvana" in Esquire's August 2013 issue