Category: Recommendations

Discussions of pieces of writing I recommend reading and why.

  • Now you see her: “Antigrief” or acceptance?

    Short and bittersweet at 973 words, this story lets readers listen in on one half of a customer service call to the eponymous company. Automatic Antigrief’s augmented-reality simulation, downloaded to the customer’s mental implant, conjures up a simulacrum of the customer’s lost loved one before they can even feel grief – and that’s the problem.

  • No body, no body, no body: body alienation & conflict in “Nesting” & “Homunculus”

    We all have bodies, but sometimes our connections to them become distorted, lost or altered; our bodies may transform, without our permission, in opaque and terrifying ways.