Our second issue of 2012 goes on some wandering summer travels through three very different rural geographies.
Wendy N. Wagner’s “Barnstormers” shows us a night on a summer fairground tour in a small and dusty future; Maigen Turner’s “Eliza Jane Goes Into Town” – her first publication! – tells a frontier story about our complicated relationships with the wilderness outside our windows; and Frank Ard’s “The Sensation of Falling” is laced with geography changed and changing: the maps of home, family, and what away means shifting under your feet.
Poetry from Michele Bannister, Devon Miller-Duggan, Christelle Mariano, and Eric Zboya goes to other planets, other media, and underwater in your dreams – and as always, there are the usual book reviews.
We hope you enjoy this quarter’s issue, and if so, please consider dropping something into our tip jar. Ideomancer relies on reader donations to pay its contributors for their excellent fiction and poetry, and even five dollars makes a big difference.
Enjoy the issue, and have a wonderful summer, wherever your travelling feet take you.
Vol. 11 Issue 2
“Barnstormers” – Wendy N. Wagner
“Eliza Jane Goes Into Town” – Maigen Turner
“The Sensation of Falling” – Frank Ard
“Anvil-Mistress” – Michele Bannister
“Teaching the Fisher Queen” – Devon Miller-Duggan
“Alimu-om” – Christelle Mariano
“M1” – Eric Zboya
Stephen Graham King’s Chasing Cold – Claire Humphrey
Mary Gentle’s The Black Opera: a novel of operas, volcanoes, and the Mind of God – Liz Bourke