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Metaphorosis Magazine

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Plant Based Press

Imprints

Metaphorosis Books operates a number of imprints. These include:

  • Verdage – science fiction and fantasy anthologies, often with an innovative approach to the creative process.
  • Metaphorosis Magazine – monthly issues of the magazine, along with annual Best of and Complete compilations.
  • plant based press – vegan-friendly science fiction and fantasy, including annual Best of Vegan SFF anthologies.
  • Driftwyrd – self-published books by authors who have appeared in Metaphorosis Magazine.
  • Vestige – TBD

October 2020

MetaphorosisBeautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins.

Table of Contents

  • Good Boy — M. Douglas White
  • Cactus and Lizard — Hannah Costelle
  • Lingua Franca — Amelia Fisher
  • Holding — John Adams
  • Tower of Mud and Straw II: The Adversary — Yaroslav Barsukov

Cover art by Caleb Costelle.

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September 2020

September 2020

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins.

Table of Contents

  • Fetch — B. Morris Allen
  • Where the Old Neighbors Go — Thomas Ha
  • Pages Missing From the Diary of Samuel Pepys, Esq. — David Berger
  • Tower of Mud and Straw I: The Duchy — Yaroslav Barsukov

Cover art by Gabriel Rosswell.

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Reading 5X5 x2: Duets

How do authors’ voices change when they collaborate?

A round-robin of great science fiction and fantasy stories: five authors collaborating with each other and writing solo.

Epic duels both human and divine, alien spaceships, a train full of sacrifices barreling straight toward a god’s seat of power, and much, much more.

Including stories by Evan Marcroft, David Gallay, J. Tynan Burke, L’Erin Ogle, and Douglas Anstruther.

Table of Contents
Children of a Wine-Dark World
The Relic
Lambs Fight to Die
The Third Chamber From the Left
Boro Boro
Instar
Snakeheart
Sudden Oak Death
Titanotheosis
Memories Written in Scars
Project Blackbook
The Blood Dance of Ape and Mouse
The Firmament
Daylight
Infernal® Policies and Procedures Have Changed


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August 2020

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins.

Table of Contents

  • Calling Me Home — Spencer Nitkey
  • Devilish Calliope and the Ungrooviest Apocalypse — Evan Marcroft
  • All That Remains — Michael Gardner
  • Joy (Unplugged) — B.C. van Tol

Cover art by Melissa Kojima.

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July 2020

MetaphorosisBeautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins.

Table of Contents

  • The Friendly Ghost — Ashley R. Carlson
  • They Build ‘Em Tough on Magna Mater — R.W.W. Greene
  • Shards — Jordan Chase-Young
  • A Picture of Home, in Silence — Alexandra Seidel
  • The Chorley — Rachel Ayers

Cover art by Michael Tenebrae.

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June 2020

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins.

June 2020

Table of Contents

  • The Record Collector — Nathaniel Williams
  • Zsezzyn, Who Is Not a God — Jennifer Shelby
  • The Woman Who Brought Love to Death — Kathryn Yelinek
  • Time and Grace — Joseph Halden

Cover art by Max Pitchkites.

Available as a pocket-sized (4″x6″) paperback and an e-book.

May 2020

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins.

May 2020

Table of Contents

  • Figlia della Neve — Jonathan Louis Duckworth
  • Regret’s Relief — Travis Wade Beaty
  • Pre-Triage — Joe Prosit
  • A Witch’s Guide to Mushrooms and Toadstools — Hannah Hulbert
  • Exhibit 57-B from the Trial of Alonzo Montalvo v. MoodFoods Incorporated — Douglas DiCicco

Cover art by Carol Wellart.

Available as a pocket-sized (4″x6″) paperback and an e-book.

April 2020

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins.

April 2020

Table of Contents

  • Revitalized — Jason P. Burnham
  • Clod-Shodden — J.J. Drew
  • Seven Scraps Unwritten — L. Chan
  • Donald Q. Haute, Gentleman Inquisitator, and the Peril of the Pythogator — David A. Hewitt

Cover art by Philip McCulloch-Downs.

Available as a pocket-sized (4″x6″) paperback and an e-book.

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