October. In San Diego, it’s never really the end of summer, but according to our calendar Autumn officially began on September 22nd. So while the days slowly simmer to a close, and the nights get ever-so-stealthily longer, we’ve put together a collection of stories on the theme of “Summer’s End” to ease your transition into Fall.
In this collection you’ll find ice cream, children at play, a young woman who’s aging too quickly, strangely cursed houses, death, philosophy in funny places, far-off lands and familiar faces, tall tales and mysteries that take place on the last day of summer – or perhaps the last day on Earth itself.
Featuring short fiction and poetry from new and established authors from around the world, including fiction from Jessica Bonder, T. Ben Bryant, Steve Carr, Andrew Davie, Gardner Dorton, Susan Emshwiller, Martin Kleinman, Paul Lewellan, N.I. Mahmoud and Desmond Truscott; and poetry from Carmen Barefield, Linda Birrane, Robbin Farr and Karla Linn Merrifield.