“Holes in Heaven” Newly Released to the World

My story “Holes in Heaven” about sibling rivalry, stellar nurseries, and the power of sacred magic verses science came out today in the print journal Isthmus. You can read an excerpt of the story here or purchase the magazine directly. Isthmus is a biannual journal out of Seattle, Washington.

First Lines: 
In addition to its other powers, the Arizona heat compels decay. My forty-year-old apartment building with its Class C construction and Title Eight clientele didn’t stand a chance. The stench had overtaken my bedroom months ago, the epicenter of my carefully assembled physics experiment. Even with a bandana … Read more

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“Florida Miracles” — Interzone (November 2015)

My story “Florida Miracles” was published in the November 2015 issue of Interzone.

 

First Lines

Esta, it’s extremely important that David and his razorblade join us, Mrs. Henry tells me. Don’t fret, child. He’ll barely notice the blood.

 

Reviews

“Another father-daughter relationship….I got a great feeling from this story’s complex and mature vision masked initially as a tale about young people self-harming with knives…”

–Des Lewis, Dreamcatcher Real-Time Reviews

 

Buy a copy of Interzone, the British fantasy and science fiction magazine where “Florida Miracles” appeared (Issue 261): http://ttapress.com/interzone/backissues/

Art work by Richard Wagner.

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Greetings from the Other Side of the Screen

Welcome to my sandbox. This is the blog of me, Julie C. Day. It is full of cobwebs and dust bunnies and the occasional glimmer of activity. Today it has this dazzling new book jacket. My story “Pretty Little Boxes” is part of Resurrection House’s anthology XIII. I can’t believe the amazing company my story is keeping!

Feel free to browse my old posts and all the rest of this site’s electronic ephemera. I make sure to keep my publications page up to date and my Twitter feed has been carefully inserted over there to the right.

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