BCS #175 is out, featuring two stories of worldly journey, a podcast of underworldly journey, and new cover art.
Ken Scholes, novelist and short-story author, explores duty and past in “On Freedom of Agency and the Finding of Lost Hearts.”
Rose Lemberg (“Held Close in Syllables of Light” in BCS #80) returns to BCS with “Grandmother-nai-Leylit’s Cloth of Winds,” a novelette set in the same lush and socially intricate fantasy world of “Held Close in Syllables of Light” and many of her other works, including a third novelette forthcoming in BCS later this year.
The BCS Audio Fiction Podcast is BCS 152: The Warriors, The Mothers, The Drowned, Kay Chronister’s story from BCS #174 of a mother’s flight through a strange land of the dead filled with grimacing golems fashioned from maize.
Accompanying them From the Archives with BCS #175 is “Throwing Stones” by Mishell Baker, from BCS #47. All behind new cover art: “Migration,” by Hugo Award-winning artist Julie Dillon.