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What Counts as Love

by Karen Rigby

These voices possess a fragile resilience even as they surrender themselves to fate, new knowledge, and other bodies. Adolescents and adults on the brink of critical self-awareness define "What Counts as Love", winner of the John Simmons... Read More

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A Thousand Distant Radios

by Jeff Fleischer

The material may be dark, but Skinner’s deadpan delivery keeps it funny. In his short story collection, "A Thousand Distant Radios", Woody Skinner showcases a deft sense of humor, a distinctive voice, and clever, imaginative premises.... Read More

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China Girl

by Karen Rigby

Throughout these stories, emotional storms gather in original, biting scenes. In China Girl: And Other Stories, Ho Lin examines the unease of living with memories: some brutal, others fleeting, each written with impressive foreboding.... Read More

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She Said Destroy

by Aimee Jodoin

Bulkin’s enormous imagination is on full display here: trippy, nightmarish, and unforgettable. Nadia Bulkin’s thirteen stories are as diverse in their themes as they are in their settings, yet they piece together excellently to... Read More

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Rhombus and Oval

by Karen Rigby

Sequeira’s short stories braid graceful language with brilliant idiosyncrasies. Jessica Sequeira’s "Rhombus and Oval" enchants with short stories that examine mysteries. From pure wonderment to reflections on a virtual, automated... Read More

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Jerusalem Ablaze

by Jeff Fleischer

These thirteen stories are atmospheric, focusing on complicated relationships with skill. More than a little dark, but still grounded, Orlando Ortega-Medina’s Jerusalem Ablaze: Stories of Love and Other Obsessions is a strong debut... Read More

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