2017 Readings

Short Stories
1. "The Opera Singer" by Priya Sridhar, in Nightmare Magazine
2. "Most Die Young" by Camille Bordas in The New Yorker
3. "His Hair Was on Fire" by Ron Carlson in the Kenyon Review
4. "Monster Girls Don't Cry" by A. Merc Rustad in Uncanny
5. "Android Whores Can't Cry" by Natalia Theodoridou in Clarkesworld
6. "Mag, the Habitat and We" by Lia Swope Mitchell in Apex
7. "So Far the Distance" by Chloe N. Clark in The Bohemyth
8. "Carry Me Home, Sisters of St. Joseph" by Marie-Helene Bertino in Electric Literature
9. "One Thousand Paper Cranes" by Julie C. Day in Kaleidotrope
10. "Soliloquy in a Cheap Diner Off Route 66" by James Beamon in Apex
11. "The Imagined Lives of Chelsea and Beatrice" by Megan Neumann in Empyreome
12. "See Sky Sea Sky" by Chloe N. Clark in Syntax and Salt
13. "The Prairie Wife" by Curtis Sittenfeld in The New Yorker
14. "The Old Man and the Phoenix" by Alexandria Baisden in Apex 
15. "Run" by Brandon Taylor in Brooklyn v. 1
16. "Frites" by Brandon Taylor in Little Fiction
17. "We're Just People" by Brandon Taylor in Catapult 
18. "The Bells" by Lyndsie Manusos in Apex 
19. "How Bees Fly" by Simone Heller in Clarkesworld
20. "An Unstable Radiance" by Abby Burns in (b)OINK
21. "Minor Moves" by Brandon Taylor in Catapult
22. "Danger: Live Bear Trap" by Carolyn Watson in The Saturday Evening Post 
23. "Radio Werewolf" by Cassandra Khaw in Fireside
24. "And In Our Daughters, We Find a Voice" by Cassandra Khaw in The Dark

1. End of Watch, by Stephen King
2. Difficult Women, by Roxanne Gay
3. Eelgrass, by Tori Curtis


1. "Inhalations" by S. Qiouyi Lu, in Strange Horizons
2. "Jean-Luc, Future Ghost" by Nin Harris, in Uncanny
3. "In Support of Violence" by Christopher Soto, in Tin House
4. "The Unaccounted" by Philip Schaefer in The Kenyon Review
5. "Gorgon Girls" by Saira Ali in Strange Horizons
6. "The Galatea" by Amanda Pekar in Apex
7 "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" by Langston Hughes
8. "I'm going To be Late" by Paige Lewis in Gigantic Sequins
9. "Anatomy Lessons" by Nora Hickey in Electric Literature
10. "I Met Thirst in a Forest" by Nora Hickey in Electric Literature
11. "I Am Not Married" by Nora Hickey in Electric Literature
12. "Protestations Against the Idea of Anglicization" by Cassandra Khaw in Uncanny
13. "Darling Daughter" by Audrey Carroll in So to Speak
14. "Arcadia" by Lauren Kayes in Blunderbuss
15. "XXXIV" by Derek Walcott in Agni
16. "A Lover, Asleep" by Ada Hoffman in Liminality 
17. "Through the Long Greenhouse" by Stephanie Rose Adams in Guernica
18. "Columbus" by Lev Mirov on his blog

Non Fiction

1. "I Dined With an Arms Dealer at the World's Wildest Dinner Party", by Lars Bjerregaard in Munchies (a Vice channel? Imprint?)
2. "Roxanne Gay on Writing Difficult Women and Her Outlook on 2017" by Julia Felsenthal in Vogue
3. "The Tragic Tale of Mt. Everest's Most Famous Dead Body" by Rachel Nuwer on BBC.com
4. "Death in the Clouds: the Problem With Everest's 200+ Bodies" by Rachel Nuwer on BBC.com
5. "A Vast New Tomb for the Most Dangerous Waste in the World" by Christian Borys  on BBC.com 
6. "A Weekend With a Deep Web Drug Dealer" by Jake Hanrahan on Vice
7. "How Water Bears and Gardening on Mars Could save Us From Extinction" by Rachel Riederer on Vice
8. "Gravity" by Elizabeth Bachner in Longreads (Originally published in Hip Mamma, June 2015)
9. "The Mysterious Disappearance of Keith Davis" by Sarah Tory in Hakai Magazine
10. "I wore men's clothes for a month and it changed my life" by Lucy Rycroft-Smith in The F Word UK'
11. "Heat and ashes: the untold story of the Apollo 1 fire," by Kaleigh Rogers in Motherboard
12. "The Famous Photo of Chernobyl's Most Dangerous Radioactive Material Was a Selfie" by David Goldenberg in Atlas Obscura
13. "Chernobyl Today", by Marcel Theroux in Travel + Leisure
14. "A Prehistoric Killer, Buried in Muck" by Brent Crane in The New Yorker
15. "Welcome to Pleistocene Park" by Ross Andersen in The Atlantic 
16. "Inside the West Texas Sanctuary for Kids Who Killed Their Parents" by Emma Collins  in Vice
17. "In The Future, We'll All Wear Spidersilk" by Nicola Twilley in The New Yorker
18. "52 Clue: The Legend of the Loneliest Whale in the World" by Leslie Jamison in Slate
19. "Everything about Mars is the Worst" by Rebecca Boyle in FiveThirtyEight
20. "There's nothing good in cooking but there are no other options" by Sandra Zhao in Eater
21. "Shadow Cities" by André Aciman in The New York Review of Books
22." "The Glass Eye" by Jeannie Vanasco in The Believer