Talk about short fiction you’ve read, talk about short fiction in general. I just re-read this because it was mentioned in an article:
I loved this one. It reads like if a Kelly Link short story remotely lived up to the hype surrounding her work.
Man I really like Kelly Link! Her stories are weird, and I guess that’s enough for me these days.
Altmann's Tongueby Brian Evenson
Not the best read during lunch, but wow
Body horror, web 2.0 horror, existential dread - the works!
File under: short fiction that could make a pretty good game
Are there any other Borges fans here? I find him to be memorable in a subtle way, his stories just seem to drift back into mind from time to time. La biblioteca de Babel more then others. https://archive.org/details/TheLibraryOfBabel
I’m curious how y’all find and consume your short fiction.
I got on a short horror stories kick a while back and was printing PDFs to read:
I love the story Far Below by Robert Barbour Johnson
The Shambler from the Stars by Robert Bloch is also a really good tale.
Burial of the Rats by Bram Stoker, plays to his usual strengths as a writer, and is worth checking out.
More recently I started listening to Levar Burton Reads
I’ve been looking up the authors of the pieces I like. Which is how I found this lovely piece;