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
28. "Dresses Like White Elephants" by Meg Elison in Uncanny
29. "As Dark As Hunger" by S. Qiouyi Lu in Mithilia Review
30. "The Oddish Gesture of Humans" by Gabriel Calácia in Clarkesworld 
31. "Public Service" by Julie Reeser in Daily Science Fictoin
32. "You Shall See Him in the East" by Frederick Gero Heimbach in Mysterion
33. "The Song of the Machines" by Gwen Katz in Truancy
34. "Across the Ice" by Ada Hoffman in Strange Horizons
35. "Tara's Mother's Skin" by Suzan Palumbo in Pseudopod
36. "No One will Come Back For Us" by Premee Mohamed in Curious Fictions 
37. "Redeption" by Mary Soon Lee in Fireside
38. "After the Monster" by Marissa Lingen in Daily Science Fiction
39. "A Guide for Working Breeds" by Vina Jie-Min Pradad on Tor . com 
40. "Paper Horn" by Mary E. Lowd in Daily Science Fiction
41. "Strange Things Done" by Tori Curtis in Podcastle
42. "The Lonely" by Julie Reeser in Psychopomp
43. "Bee Mine" by Elad Haber in Dream Journal
44. "We Will Become as Monsters" by Benjanun Sriduangkaew in The Future Fire
45. "Everything and Nothing" by Jenny Rae Rappaport in Lightspeed
46. "Enchanted Objects: Buy-Sell-Trade Group, YOU MUST BE APPROVED TO JOIN" by Tina Connolly in Daily Science Fiction
47. "To Sail the Black" by AC Wise in Clarkesworld
48.  "Winter's Heart" by Vanessa Fogg in Hexagon
49. "The Last Leaf" by O. Henry
50. "Raising Mermaids" by Dai Da in Future Science Fiction Digest


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
13. "Real Snakes" by Nikki Wallschlaeger in TriQuarterly
14. "Heavy" by Mary Oliver
15. "My Dad Calls A Radio Station in 1975" by Meghan Phillips in Have Has Had
16. "Blueberries" by Bob Sykora in Third Point Press
17. "Pasiphae" by Margaret Wack in Truancy
18. "Sea Fever" by John Masefield


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
4. Beneath the Rising by Premee Mohamed 




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
36. "What miniature lab-grown brains reveal about the effects of Covi-19" by Emily Mullin in One Zero
37. "This Woman Inspired One of the First Hit Video Games by Mapping the World's Longest Cave" by Claire L. Evans in One Zero
38. "How a Cheese Goes Extinct" by Ruby Tandoh in The New Yorker
39. "On Arepas and Whitesness" by Naihobe Gonzalez in Pank
40. "There is a country I cannot go" by Linsday Beth in Medium
41. "Bruce Springsteen's Favorite Guitar: The Story Behind the One of a Kind Fender" by Allen St. John in Rolling Stone
42. "Harold Perrineau Answers Every Question We Have about Romeo + Juliet" by Rachel Handler in Vulture 
43. "Going Sohla" by E. Alex Jung in Vulture
44. "Small, quiet crickets turn leaves into megaphones to blare their mating call" by Jonathan Lambert in Science News
45. "The Extraordinary Life of Simona Kossak" by Janusz R. Kowalczyk in Culture
46. "Lost in Translation: What the first line of "The Stranger" should be" by Ryan Bloom in The New Yorker
47. "The Mystery of the Deceased Hiker 'Mostly Harmless' is at Long Last Solved" by Jason Nark in Adventure Journal
48. "Japan Schools the Eat Coast on Dealing With Snow" by Jillian Kumagi in The Atlantic