• Posts Tagged ‘Biology’

    The Fissure of Rolando

    by  • May 22, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "The Fissure of Rolando"

    An essay by Euphemia Thorniwork, as provided by Judith Field Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye November, 1890 A splash of water in my face brought me round. I opened my eyes and sat up to find myself in the lecture theatre of Huxley College, Oxford, where a mathematics lecture was in progress. Spaulding, my fellow...

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    by  • May 1, 2017 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Art for "Waiting"

    An essay by Riley, as provided by Eddie Newton Art by America Jones Waiting. Always something difficult for me. I am more of an instant gratification kind of personality. But I learned a long time ago that there are some things worth waiting for. All sorts of people waited. A septuagenarian with a deviated...

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    Wrong Guy

    by  • November 21, 2016 • Fiction • 8 Comments

    Art for "Wrong Guy"

    An essay by Jake “The Hammer” Hurley, as provided by Michael Rettig Art by Leigh Legler I sat in the back of the old wooden fishing boat, gripping the outboard motor handle with white knuckles. I’m a member of the most powerful gang in the country. My grandmother calls me a thug. But a...

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    Joanna, and How I know That You Murdered Her and Don’t Say That it Wasn’t You Because We Both Know That it Was

    by  • March 21, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Joanna, and How I know That You Murdered Her and Don't Say That it Wasn't You Because We Both Know That it Was

    An essay by an unnamed narrator, as provided by Edward Palumbo Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye The person who donated her eyes to my Joanna will not miss them. She died a long while back from an overdose of acetaminophen, as complicated by her being struck by a train. I found little of Rebecca Simpkins,...

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    by  • March 14, 2016 • Fiction • 0 Comments


    An essay by William Considine, as provided by Thomas Canfield Art by Errow Collins The month Liam entered the fourth grade, I got called into a parents-teacher conference at the school. I pretty much knew what to expect by then. Liam’s teachers attributed his problems to some sort of learning disability, which was natural...

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    The Letters of Dr. Walter Matheson

    by  • December 21, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    The Letters of Dr Walter Matheson

    Letters by Dr. Walter Matheson, Ph.D., as provided by Jennifer Mitchell Art by Luke Spooner Dated 12 June 2015 Dr. Walsh, I have made a discovery that I think you will find of interest. While collecting water samples with my research assistant, I came across a small species of jellyfish. To me they seemed unremarkable,...

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    by  • October 12, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    An essay by Dr Stanley Goodman, as provided by Judith Field Art by Luke Spooner When I was sure all the rats were dead, I showed them to Roger. “Brilliant, Francesca! Brilliant! Takes chemical warfare to a new level. That’s working smarter, not harder.” He grinned. I’m sure he’s got more than thirty two...

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    Till Death Do Us Part, and Part Again

    by  • June 8, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    Til Death Do Us Part, And Part Again

    Dr. Frank A. Helmin1 and Dr. Diana Rohlman2 1Department of Psychology, Groom Lake Laboratories; 2Groom Lake Publishing Services, Groom Lake, Nevada, United States of America Corresponding author: Frank A. Helmin, helminj@groomlakelab.edu Illustration by: Luke Spooner Frank A. Helmin received his Bachelors of Science degree in 2004 at Ohio State University. He received his doctorate...

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    A Taste of Empty

    by  • February 9, 2015 • Fiction • 0 Comments

    A Taste of Empty

    An essay by Jonah Greenwich, as provided by Dorian Graves Art by Leigh Legler I was at my wit’s end when the bird was brought in. Before its arrival was a stalemate. The rain had not stopped outside, leaving trails in windows that hadn’t been cleaned in months. On a chair to my left, a...

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