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B. Morris Allen

August 2019

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine. All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins. Table of Contents Never Fade Away — Claire Simpson A Bear, or a Spider, or an Elephant — Edward Ashton The Last Duty — Dawn Lloyd The Propagator — Simone …

July 2019

MetaphorosisBeautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

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

Table of Contents

  • One Day in Space Too Many — Michael Sherrin
  • A Layer Thin As Breath — Thea Boodhoo
  • Communication Breakdown — Andrew Knighton
  • The Offshore — Josh Taylor

Cover art by Fabio Lastrucci.

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June 2019

MetaphorosisBeautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

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

Table of Contents

  • Country Whispers — Matthew Amundsen
  • The Thousand Revolutions of Kronstadt — Pablo Valcárcel
  • Las Vegas Museum of Space Exploration — Marilee Dahlman
  • The Girls Who Come Back Are Made of Metal and Glass — L’Erin Ogle

Cover art by Danos Philopoulos.

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David A. Gray (“The Bureau of Sinful and Emotional Gods”) – Awe + Lust

Interviewer: In “The Bureau of Sinful and Emotional Gods”, how did personifying your assigned emotions by using the literal gods of ‘Awe’ and ‘Lust’ help you explore the feelings more? What did you learn about awe and lust through your characters and writing process? David Gray: Oddly, it was the …

May 2019

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

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

Table of Contents

  • Somewhere to be Going – Katrina Smith
  • One for the Wounded – Phoenix Alexander
  • In the Beating of a Wing – David Cleden
  • The Memory Dresser – Nicholas M. Stillman
  • Unmasked – Tomas Marcantonio

Cover art by Melissa Kojima.

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Pauline Yates (“Raising Mira”) – Awe + Longing

Interviewer: You sum up the complicated interlacing of ‘longing’ and ‘awe’ beautifully in “Raising Mira” when the protagonist thinks, “How I long to hear Mira’s tinkling, music-box giggles and experience the wonderment of being a family again.” If these two feelings hadn’t been the assigned emotions for your story – …

Mariah Montoya (“Selkie’s Song”) – Lust + Sorrow

Interviewer: In “Selkie’s Song,” how did your minor emotion, ‘sorrow,’ change the dynamic of your primary emotion, ‘lust’? Mariah Montoya: Before writing this story, whenever I thought of lust, it was usually accompanied by joy or excitement. It was never sorrowful. My minor emotion pushed me to think about what …

B. Morris Allen (“The Humblebract Expedition”) – Fun + Love, (“Fountainhead”) – Longing + Sorrow

Interviewer: In “The Humblebract Expedition,” the key to fun is “a lack of appreciation of risk” and a true sign of love is “eyes tightened at the corners,” or, in other words, pain. How did you manage to utilize the full power of fun and love in your story without …