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“Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers” by Alyssa Wong

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Jen dates guys she meets on Tindr, but she is after only one thing: their depraved thoughts. She gorges on the men when she needs to eat, taking their bodily forms before saving the thoughts in jam jars marked as health drinks.  But once she's tasted the thoughts of a real killer, nothing else will satisfy her hunger.


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About the Author
Alyssa Wong studies fiction in Raleigh, NC, and really, really likes crows. Her story, “Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers,” won the 2015 Nebula Award for Best Short Story, and her fiction has been shortlisted for the Pushcart Prize, the Bram Stoker Award, the Locus Award, and the Shirley Jackson Award. She is a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Her work has been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Strange Horizons, Nightmare Magazine, Black Static, and Tor.com, among others. She can be found on Twitter as @crashwong.
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