Book Review: “The Unrepentant” by E. A. Aymar

The UnrepentantAuthor: E. A. AymarDown & Out Books, 2019ISBN: 978-1948235587$3.99 Pre-Order, $17.95 Trade Paperback     “A Reason to Return”: Twinning and Violence in E. A. Aymar’s The UnrepentantReview by Beth OsborneThere are plenty of reasons...

“Assembly Heart” by Laura Valeri

Issue 16 / Winter 2019   The girl kept her heart in a purple velvet box by her bedside. Every morning, she removed her heart from a latch under her ribcage, her hand reaching up into the damp warm mucus of her insides. Her long, thin fingers, like spider legs,...

“The Missing Link” by McKenzie Caldwell

Issue 16 / Winter 2019   A person can only sit in her car for so long before the frigid November air sneaks in and tries to leach off her body heat. I looked at the small neon sign blaring Stone Tavern through the window, and then back at the front door, which...

“Freedom Dance” by M. K. Narváez

Issue 16 / Winter 2019   I never felt as old as I did between the ages of twenty-seven and twenty-nine. Unhappily married, I was packing twenty extra pounds on my petite frame, wore shapeless hand-me-downs, and hid behind unflattering glasses. I was five years...

SFWP’s Spring Titles Are Coming May 1!

What should you be reading this spring? By SFWP Editors   This spring, SFWP is releasing two new titles. We could tell you we’re super excited about them, but of course we are. Why should you be stoked, too, you ask? Well, just read on. There’s...

“Hands” by Sam Martone

Issue 16 / Winter 2019   Hands” is excerpted from a fictionalized memoir in the form of a video game player’s guide, a kind of manual instructing you how to play. Like in many games, as in the real world, there are clear choices you must make, but the consequence...