Metaphorosis: Best of 2021

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

Dreams, spells, devotion, and other forms of commitment, both scientific and fantastic. Stories to keep you going in adversity. The best science fiction and fantasy stories from Metaphorosis magazine’s sixth year.

Metaphorosis: Best of 2021

Contents

  • Spells for Going Forth by Day — V.G. Campen
  • The Stranding — Maud Woolf
  • Tell the Crows I’m Home — Laurel Beckley
  • The Song of the Moohee — Emmett Swan
  • A Wizard Comes to Shorehaven — L.J. Wetherby
  • Superbloom — Lynne Peskoe-Yang
  • Souls Like Sea Glass — Josie Smith
  • A Universe All to Himself — Ryan Priest
  • Rapunzel Dreams of Elephants — Rachel Delaney Craft
  • Reach for Your Ocean Heart — C.M. Fields
  • All We Ever Look For — Cécile Cristofari
  • The Big S — David Hammond
  • Tides — Ailsa Bristow

Cover art by Carol Wellart.

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January 2022

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine. All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins. Table of Contents My Synthetic Soul — Karris Rae In the House of Geometers — David Cleden Silo — J.S. DiStefano Shades of the Sea — J.A. Prentice Cover art …

December 2021

MetaphorosisBeautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

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

Table of Contents

  • Orla, Always — Thomas Ha
  • Dry Season — Caite Sajwaj
  • Stand or Fall — David Whitmarsh
  • Gatekeepers — Douglas DiCicco
  • Tides — Ailsa Bristow

Cover art by Carol Wellart.

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November 2021

November 2021

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

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

Table of Contents

  • Treedom — A.J. Cunder
  • Right Behind You — Matthew Gomez
  • The Unlucky Few Who Must Not Cast — J. Tynan Burke
  • The Great Contradiction — Jordan Chase-Young

Cover art by Lauren Ring.

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October 2021

October 2021

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

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

Table of Contents

  • Ennui Tea — Ivy Grimes
  • The Tick of the Clock — J.C. Pillard
  • Genesis — Lisa Short
  • Tell the Crows I’m Home — Laurel Beckley
  • The Azurian Shield — Karl El-Koura

Cover art by VQGAN+CLIP.

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September 2021

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine. All the stories from the month, plus author biographies, interviews, and story origins. Table of Contents Tumbler — B. Morris Allen Till All the Hundred Summers Pass — J.A. Legg A Seedling in the Dark — Eleanor R. Wood The Nocturnals V — …

August 2021

August 2021

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

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

Table of Contents

  • A Wizard Comes to Shorehaven — L.J. Wetherby
  • The Waves In Which We Drown — Rubella Dithers
  • Rapunzel Dreams of Elephants — Rachel Delaney Craft
  • The Nocturnals IV — Mariah Montoya

Cover art by Gabriel Rosswell.

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July 2021

July 2021

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

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

Table of Contents

  • Singot — E.C. Fuller
  • Souls Like Sea Glass — Josie Smith
  • Free Hugs — Jennifer Shelby
  • The Art of Unpicking Stitches — Jennifer Hudak
  • The Nocturnals III — Mariah Montoya

Cover art by Carol Wellart.

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June 2021

June 2021

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

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

Table of Contents

  • The Secret Keeper — Pauline Yates
  • Satyajit Ray’s Beard or the Lack Thereof — Abhijato Sensarma
  • The Stranding — Maud Woolf
  • The Nocturnals II — Mariah Montoya

Cover art by Max Pitchkites.

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May 2021

May 2021

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine.

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

Table of Contents

  • Vertical Flight — Laura Duerr
  • The Song of the Moohee — Emmett Swan
  • Leiprenese 101 — Jason A. Bartles
  • The Nocturnals I — Mariah Montoya

Cover art by Danos Philopoulos.

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