20 splendiferous short stories I read in August

Great list, including some love for LL Madrid’s “On Light and Shadow” at Gamut.

Maria Haskins

Honestly, August passed in a bit of a blur. I was writing a story that had to be finished by August 31, and the kids were still out of school, so there was a lot of stuff going on. But, yes, there were still so, so many good stories to read.

Right before I put together this month’s roundup, Augur Magazine published their preview issue. This is a brand new Canadian magazine of intersectional, speculative fiction, and it is definitely worth checking out. The preview issue contains wonderful reprints by a range of fantastic authors that gives you a taste of what this magazine is all about. Augur is also running a Kickstarter campaign – so if you feel like supporting a new, pro-paying, Canadian-based venue… head on over and invest a few bucks.

AugustStoriesThe Lamentation of Their Women, by Kai Ashante Wilson at TOR.com. “They loped…

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