At the Mouth of the River of Bees Kij Johnson
A sparkling debut collection from one of the hottest writers in science fiction: Johnson’s stories have received the Nebula Award the last three years running and all of those stories, including this year’s… More
Shimmer Magazine – Annual Subscription E. Catherine Tobler
When one issue of Shimmer just isn’t enough… Subscribe!
Never miss another issue of Shimmer. Subscribe, and you’ll get a year’s worth of issues (6!) in your choice of DRM-free electronic formats. It’s only… More
Shimmer Magazine – Issue 18 VanderMeer Ann et al.
Guest-edited by the illustrious Ann VanderMeer, these eight juicy stories are a journey beyond the ordinary. Explore futures and footnotes, fragments and history. Read about mushrooms and missing limbs, shadows… More
Magic City: Recent Spells Paula Guran et al.
Bright lights, big city… magic spells, witchcraft, wizardry, fairies, devilry, and more. Urban living, at least in fantasy fiction, is full of both magical wonder and dark enchantment. Street kids may have supernatural… More
Shimmer Magazine – Issue 17 Tobler E. Catherine et al.
Issue 17 is the issue when Shimmer Magazine began paying pro rates, and we wanted to make it exceptional. We selected 17 stories that went further: more emotional intensity, more challenges, more complexity, more heart.… More
Shimmer Magazine – Issue 14 Beth Wodzinski et al.
Issue 14 of Shimmer Magazine contains 10 delights: we’ve got carnal carnivores, haunted bridges and houses, balloon girls, mud boys, werewolves, an uncanny trashman, ghosts, soldiers, tea-harvesting robots,… More
Shimmer Magazine – Issue 16 Tobler E. Catherine et al.
Issue 16 has thirteen elegant and original stories. It’s got angels and cakes and a space elevator and a haunted jalopy and a zombie, and even a unicorn. But mostly? This issue is full of love: love for lost lovers and … More
Shimmer Magazine – Issue 34 E. Catherine Tobler et al.
The devil you allow into your room. The Hitler you cross time to kill. The ghosts that saturate ancient homes. The war we have all lost. The four stories in our final issue of 2016 tread familiar ground, and yet within each,… More
Shimmer Magazine – Issue 29 E. Catherine Tobler et al.
Places hold their own magic. The woods. A city. The river that winds between them as lazy as a Sunday morning. These four stories explore magical places and those who dare wander into them.
In this issue, we introduce you… More
Shimmer Magazine – Issue 21 E. Catherine Tobler et al.
Shimmer blends the perfect speculative cocktail for its twenty-first issue. Three parts exuberance to one part seawater, a sand-crusted spun-sugar glass brushed with winter’s fresh boughs.… More
Shimmer Magazine – Issue 22 E. Catherine Tobler et al.
The future will be stranger than we can imagine, but so too was the past. Shimmer’s 22nd issue has four stories rooted in the here, the then, and the may-have-been, but the roots are never quite … More
Shimmer Magazinew – Issue 32 E. Catherine Tobler et al.
In astronomy, we’re often taught to use “averted vision,” that is to look to the side of the object we want to see, because our eyes operate in a way that allow us to see it most clearly when we’re… More
Shimmer Magazine – Issue 23 E. Catherine Tobler et al.
People often ask me, “what makes a story Shimmery,” and it’s not always easily answered — sometimes, you don’t know a story is Shimmery until you hit the end, and you realize there is … More
Shimmer Magazine – Issue 33 E. Catherine Tobler et al.
You could say, this is a quintessential issue of Shimmer. If one were looking for an example of all things Shimmer, one might thrust this issue into the light the way Rafiki did Simba. Stories lyrical and haunting; stories… More
Shimmer Magazine – Issue 20 E. Catherine Tobler et al.
Issue #20 of Shimmer is a great reflection of the beautifully unexpected things we discover in our submissions, and the surprising things we end up loving as editors and readers both. Shimmer leans toward stories that… More
Shimmer Magazine – Issue 19 E. Catherine Tobler et al.
This is our first digital issue. It’s full of everything Shimmer’s famous for: stories of love and loss and hope and death — and a double helping of wings.
The Earth & Everything Under, by K. M. Ferebee
Peter … More