Review: Hard Mother, Spider Mother, Soft Mother

The fourth installment of FUTURES is by Hal Y. Zhang and is maybe one of the more intimate reads of the series. It's a layered, emotionally resonate piece of literary, near future science fiction that encapsulates whole lives in under 25 pages. Ellery Lang moves back in with her mother, Valerie Lang, after finishing school … Continue reading Review: Hard Mother, Spider Mother, Soft Mother

Review: Nobody Gets Hurt: And Other Lies

Nicholas Day broke entirely new ground with his first collection, NOW THAT WE’RE ALONE, and he’s back with a more mature collection of stories in, NOBODY GETS HURT AND OTHER LIES. The collection is a smattering of pulpy horror, bizzaro moments, and literary sensibilities. Day seeks to subvert expectations and then lean into expectations in … Continue reading Review: Nobody Gets Hurt: And Other Lies