Stuff Read in 2020

Short stories


1. "The Paper Doll Golems" by Gwnne Garfinkle in Cossmass Infinities
2. "Local Economies" by Brandon Taylor in Gay Magazine
3. "Advanced Word Problems in Portal Math" by Aimee Picchi in Daily Science Fiction
4. "The Redoubtables" by Premee Mohamed in Apparition Lit
5. "The Third Angel Poured" by Julie Reeser in The Future Fire
6. "Spreading My Husband Made of Ash" by Jennifer Todhunter in Cease Cows
7. "Music of the World" by Sam Muller in Truancy
8. "Follow My Lead" by Dawn Vogel in Truancy
9. "Sussex, Essex, Wessex, Northumbria" by Brandon Taylor in Oprah
10. "For a Blaze of Sight" by Beth Gilstrap in Cotton Xenomorph
11. "Hunt" by Mina Li in Translunar Travelers Lounge
12. "Chimera" by Ellen Meny in Lamplight
13. "My Peripheral Ghost" by Alexis A. Hunter in Kasma
14. "If Salt Lose Its Savor" by Christopher Caldwell in Uncanny
15. "Above and All Around" by Paul Alex Gray in Unsung Stories
16. "Nuclear" by Kate Tighe-Pigott in Electric Literature's Recommended Reading
17. "The Curse" by Marissa Lingen in Daily Science Fiction
18. "Carving you out of memory" by L Chan in Black Telephone
19. "Frozen Heart Homecoming" by Laurence Raphael Brothers in Helium Beach
20. "Murmuration" by E. Catherine Tobler in Escape Pod
21. "A Long Tango Across a Canopy of Whispering Leaves" by Nin Harris in GigaNotoSaurus
22. "A Being Together Amongst Strangers" by Arkady Martine in Uncanny
23. "Flashlight Man" by Merc Fenn Wolfmoor in Nightmare
24. "Mending Broken Toys" by Deborah L. Davitt in The Arcanist
25. "Even If All Fall Away, I Will Not" by Brandon Taylor in them.
26. "When Will We Get What We Deserve" by Brandon Taylor in The Literary Review
27. "Six Dreams About the Train" by Maria Haskins in Flash Fiction Online



Poetry
1. "Disemboweled Sonnet For Telling Your Crush You Like Him In the Waning Hours of the Party" Weston Richey in Strange Horizons
2. "Galaxyfire" by Josh Pearce in Arsenika
3. "Coal" by Audre Lorde
4. "Jersey Shore Sound" by Kay Allen in dear damsels
5. "Dear Monster Huntress" by Avra Margariti in Arsenika
6. "White Bread Mother" by Kate Lechler in Arsenika
7. "Hanging Fire" by Audre Lorde
8. "Dirge Without Music" by Edna St. Vincent Millay
9. "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Nighty" by Dylan Thomas
10. "For My Friends, In Reply to a Question" by Safia Elhillo in Catapult
11. "Resurrection, Imperfect by John Donne
12. "The Raising of Lazarus" by Rainer Maria Rilke



Books
1. Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" the authorized graphic adaptation
2. The Crime of Being by Alice Lichtenstein
3. My Friend Anna: the True Story of a Fake Heiress by Rachel DeLoache Williams




Non Fiction 
1. "Science Was a Brutal Education. That's why I Left." by Brandon Taylor in Buzzfeed
2. "Ghost Ship Washes Ashore in Ireland After More Than a Year At Sea" by Rory Carroll in The Guardian
3. "The forgotten 'China Girls' hidden at the beginning of old film" by Sarah Laskow in Atlas Obscura
4. "Sight and Insight" by Liane Kupferberg Carter in Longreads
5. "How a Hacker's Mom Broke Into a Prison—and the Warden's Computer" by Lila Hay Newman in Wired
6. "Hi. I'm Skip." by Patricia McConnell
7. "Interview with Premee Mohamed, author of Beneath the Rising" in The Qwillery
8. "Guest Post: Influences & Inspirations" by Premee Mohamed
9. "For 40 years, this Russian Family was cut off from all human contact, unaware of WWII" by Mike Dash in The Smithsonian
10. Farmers Fight John Deere Over Who Gets to Fix an $800,000 tractor by Peter Waldman and Lydia Mulvany in Bloomberg Businessweek
11. "Meet Quince Mountain, the Iditarod's first transgender dog musher" by Julie Compton in NBC
12. "Everything on Naked and Afraid is Real and I Lived it" by Blair Braverman in Outside
13. "For Decades, Cartographers have been hiding cover illustrations inside of Switzerland's official maps," by Zoey Pöll in Eye on Design
14. "Last survivor of Transatlantic slave trade discovered" by Sean Coughlan in BBC
15. "They were the last couple in Paradise. Now their resort life continues." by David Zweig in The New York Times
16. "400 year old Greenland Shark 'oldest living vertebrate'" by Rebecca Morelle in BBC
17. "Dressing for the Surveillance Age" by John Seabrook in The New Yorker
18. "What Lies Beneath: Mossdale caving disaster" by Ray Kershaw in Independent
19. "A Paranoid Tech Bro, a Nuclear Bunker, and a Shocking Death" by William Brennan in Washingtonian
20. "Researchers Follow 15th-Century Recipe to Recreate Medieval Blue Ink" by Theresa Machemer in Smithsonian
21. "Searching for Norman Cox" by Tom Mahood
22. "Searching for Bill Ewasko" by Tom Mahood (and others)
23.  "The Hunt for the Death Valley Germans," by Tom Mahood
24. "Little Richard, Founding Father of Rock Who Broke Musical Barriers, Dead at 87," by David Browne in Rolling Stone
25. "The Real Lord of the Flies: what happened when six boys were shipwrecked for 15 months" by Rutger Bregman in The Guardian
26. "America's Most Illegal Record Has Been Obliterated" by Cameron Kirby in Which Car
27. "Americans Use the Internet so abandon children adopted from overseas" by Megan Twohey in Reuters
28. "A Youtuber placed her autistic adopted son from China with a new family — after making content with him for years" by Stephanie McNeal in Buzzfeed
29. "Anti-Surveillance Camouflage For Your Face" by Robinson Meyer in The Atlantic
30. "This Was Not the Publication Year Brandon Taylor Expected" by Michael Londres in Interview
31. "Inside the culture of racism at Bon Appétit" by Hazel Cills and Joan Summers in Jezebel
32. "The Perfect Art Heist: Hack the Money, Leave the Painting" by James Tarmy and Anna Haifisch in Bloomberg
33."The Best $14 I ever spent: a kiddie pool" by Kristen Arnett in Vox
34. "Nikki Monninger: Pickup Artist" by Jon D'Auria in Bass Magazine
35. Kasaoka City Horseshoe Crab Museum