Memories of My Mother by Ken Liu, short story book cover artwork

“Memories of My Mother” by Ken Liu

When you have two years to live, travelling through space and time seems the best idea to see your daughter grow.

Real Artists by Ken Liu, short story book cover artwork

“Real Artists” by Ken Liu

How can one digital film company make movies better than anyone else?

Echo by Jason Ockert, short story book cover artwork

“Echo” by Jason Ockert

You aren’t sure why the table was set for two, but you clean it anyway. You don’t know who Tom is or why his name is written on your arm. A note above the toilet asks if it’s …

The Dinner Party by Jameson Currier, short story book cover artwork

“The Dinner Party” by Jameson Currier

Being in the right place at the right time leads to a dinner party that may change one man’s life, and save another’s.

Rat Catcher's Yellows by Charlie Jane Anders, short story book cover artwork

“Rat Catcher’s Yellows” by Charlie Jane Anders

Shary has the disease formerly referred to as Rat Catcher’s Yellows, a form of dementia that used to be resistant to antibiotics. Her wife, Grace, gives her the Divine Right o…

The Master Conjurer by Charlie Jane Anders, short story book cover artwork

“The Master Conjurer” by Charlie Jane Anders

Thanks to a loose-lipped friend, Peter’s success casting a consequence free spell reaches the local news. His life is turned upside down as magicians, reporters, and fans all …