Short fiction thread

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.

I read this a while ago and it’s really stuck with me.

Greg Egan’s “Learning to Be Me”

Altmann's Tongue

by Brian Evenson
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ray bradbury’s “the fog horn”

The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees


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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.

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;