Short Story Review: Of Warps and Wefts by Innocent Chizaram Ilo

In his other life, my husband is another woman’s wife. This does not perturb me. What sprinkles fear-flakes on my bones is the dark splotches my husband’s spouse leaves on his brown skin. She makes it obvious. Her catawampus nails burrow deep into the suppleness of my husband’s back, her torrid lips besmirch my husband’s … Continue reading Short Story Review: Of Warps and Wefts by Innocent Chizaram Ilo

The Gremlin’s Library: “I Have Placed My Sickness Upon You” by Karin Tidbeck

"Then came that Thursday in February when I stepped into my psychiatrist's office and was presented with a goat." -"I Have Placed My Sickness Upon You", Karin Tidbeck, Strange Horizons 2013 This is a lovely, bittersweet little story about mental health treatments, hell, bipolar disorder and scapegoating. The narrator is given a Sadgoat to help … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: “I Have Placed My Sickness Upon You” by Karin Tidbeck