The 2018 summer issue of Asymptote is out, and once again I’ve curated my favorites!
From short fiction:
The tension in this one is palpable, and the twist ending is rewarding.
Short stories don’t have a lot of space for in-depth characterization, but Gundar-Goshen manages to accomplish exactly that for not one but two protagonists.
A fascinating mediation on an equally fascinating art project.
This is probably my favorite piece in the entire issue. I love when huge pieces of history intersect with quotidien slice-of-life.