Fiction

9.30.19

Blue Dusk

On a colonized Mars, a scientist and a revolutionary grapple with whether to stay, or to fight.

9.5.19

e-race

Behold: the augmented reality-enabled, government-mandated end of racism.

8.8.19

The Installation

A horrifying, dystopian science fiction short that imagines the future of big pharma.

3.29.19

The Department of Suicide

In a white concrete cell, a doctor from the DoS sat across a plastic table and questioned Catherine Gabriel as to why she had chosen misery over standard-issue happiness.

12.3.18

Mammoth Steps

A strange trek through a future whose fate depends on whether humans can coexist with intelligent, de-extincted mammoths.

11.19.18

George R.R. Martin Is Hiding in a Cabin So He Can Finally Finish the Next 'GoT' Book

We might actually get to read 'The Winds of Winter' one of these days.

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10.26.18

LeVar Burton Has a Message for Nonreaders Like Donald Trump

We talked to the famed 'Star Trek' actor about his past, present, and future.

9.12.18

The Books That Can Change and/or Ruin Your Life in College

A reading list and a cautionary tale.

4.27.18

A Most Elegant Solution

I always said I wanted to be one of the first to die on Mars.

4.9.18

An Excerpt from Ling Ma's Upcoming Novel, 'Severance'

What's worse than breaking up? Ending things during an apocalyptic super storm.

3.9.18

The Inventor

The fate of a dying Syrian inventor—and his potential world-changing creations—hangs in the balance in the war-torn nation.

1.15.18

Chastity Desaulniers, Truffle Human

There have been many pigs and hounds renowned for their ability to sniff out the most precious of fungi. But never has there been a truffle human, until Chastity Desaulniers, from Dime Box, Texas.

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