The Secret Lives of the Nine Negro Teeth of George Washington by Phenderson Djeli Clark – Short Story Review

The history of nine teeth that were put into George Washington's dentures. A magic brought on by the consequences of each one, dark and enlightening, cursed and character-altering... Nine short vignettes detailing the path each tooth took to get to Mt. Vernon. Nine sketches of characters with considerable depth, from the colonies, Africa, the Caribbean,... Continue Reading →

Pimp My Airship by Maurice Broaddus

An alternative Indianapolis where automatons strain the workforce, a caste system freezes a person's prospects, and steam is everywhere. The physical layout of the city parallels the hierarchy of the structure, and a leadership that is tied to all manner of controls, from the propaganda machining media to the privatized police force and the secret... Continue Reading →

White Peak by Ronan Frost

A man sees his life as all but over when a mass shooting leaves his wife dead. Yet, a hand reaching out to Ryerson McKenna comes in the form of a mysterious billionaire who is desperate for a cure of his chronic illness. Greg Rask is compiling a crew to help him find an answer...... Continue Reading →

The Lesson by Cadwell Turnbull

In the near future, a ship arrives over the US Virgin Islands, and brings with it a species of alien that has the ability to hold and function in a human shape. This allows them to almost assimilate into the culture of the island. The tension between the Ynaa and the people living on the... Continue Reading →

How Not to Die Alone by Richard Roper

Andrew works for a department of the local council at as an inspector. The crew handles very specific inspections. They are called out to houses when occupants die and police cannot find his or her next of kin. The job is twofold; they first try to find relarives and if none can be found, they... Continue Reading →

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