On Atheism by Marc Schooley
Liz lies dying beside a Texas highway, where everything from ants to coyotes can smell her very blood. It’d be great if someone human noticed her before she’s cooked by the sun and eaten by the wildlife. Unfortunately, her only companion is a philosophical Ricardo Montalban mirage. What does it take to survive a hostile world?
Erased by Ashley Clark
Zelda Rae is her name, but no one knows it. They are relabelling her books, redefining her world, just as she herself has been redefined. Judging a book by its cover is an easy task when it’s neatly filed on a shelf full of others…just ask the apparition that calls itself Derrida.
Are You a Superhero? by P.A. Baines
Complete with handy charts for self-evaluation, this informational essay is a must-read for all who feel a calling to wear their underpants on the outside of their trousers.
Chemistry by Paul and Laurie Mathers
Paul finally reveals the secret room in his head, where he gets the straight goods on life from Socrates in the moments between sleeping and waking. Laurie wonders how this never came up in four years of marriage, and where’s her room full of classic masters of thought? A whimsical ramble through the chemistry between our internal spaces and our interpersonal relationships.
Review and Interview
The Opposite of Art by Athol Dickson
Reviewed by t.e. George
t.e. George brings us the power of art and transcendence as presented in the work of critically acclaimed novelist Athol Dickson. Encounter a novel in the genre featured in this issue’s Storythink essays: magical realism.
Meeting Meg Moseley by C.L. Dyck
Cat catches up with inspirational novelist Meg Moseley to mull the role of women and children in Christian thinking. A profound discussion on addressing religious abuse and public discourse on faith cultures from the position of compassionate community membership.