Reviews at the end by co-Editor Alex Hofelich, read by Associate Editor Scott Campbell.
The Immeasurable Corpse of Nature is a collection by Christopher Slatsky.
Wonder and Glory Forever is an anthology edited by Nick Mamatas.
Devil Gonna Catch You in the Corners
by Christopher Slatsky
THURSDAY, 8th March, 1849.—
It has been a trying journey over narrow deer-paths and rutted trails. Heavy branches of ancient oaks cast the way in shadow, yet I continue to write my thoughts in my diary—what Father mockingly refers to as “belles-lettres”. When I was a child, I kept a daily record during the two-month emigration from New-England to the Willamette Valley where Father had been hired by the Hudson’s Bay Company; as an adult, a mere two-days’ travel will not dissuade me from continuing to write. These valleys, these streams that break the monotony of impenetrable alder and oak forests make the wagon’s passage that much more difficult. (Continue Reading…)