“The Passengers” by David Charpentier

Issue 14 / Summer 2018   They always stood on the train. The express was crowded during the morning rush. But even when the cars were half full, these passengers continued to stand, pressed into the dark corners of...

SFWP Celebrates 20 Years: Part 3

Part 3: Pursuit By Andrew Gifford   Londinium is burning…   I have a soft spot for historical fiction set in the Roman era. When I read for pleasure, I’m as eclectic as SFWP’s catalog. Sometimes, I’m reading pulpy b-grade...

“Hyperosmia” by Theo Greenblatt

Issue 14 / Summer 2018   The fish-laced ocean air is replaced by stale recycled musk as I mount the Greyhound steps and scan for an empty seat. Out the back window I catch a glint of sun on...

“The Tomb of the Pharaoh” by Alec Osthoff

Issue 14 / Summer 2018   Caleb’s kitchen table is covered in penises. There must be hundreds of them.  Some are inked in red, some in blue, some are carved. A few notable specimens are bordered with glitter. They...