Salomé Issue 2: July

 

Cover art by Madeline Gobbo

Cover art by Madeline Gobbo

You all loved the print version so we've printed even more this time. Get yourself headed over here for that ink on paper feeling (+ digital options). 

To whet your appetite, it's our pleasure to share the first four of twelve pieces published in this issue.

A Letter From our Founder / Our Writers & Artists

Body Bits by Kathryn Rust

Body Bits by Kathryn Rust

One Night Stand by Siobhan Hurley

One Night Stand by Siobhan Hurley

'Annuniciation' by Ayame Whitfield

Mary’s body curled in on itself at night, imagining the blooming inside, the growing warmth germinating like summer barley. When she closed her eyes, she could still see golden wings, the glitter of eyes too pale to be human. The glitter of eyes too many to be human... Read more >>

Lady in the Sun by Kathryn Rust

Lady in the Sun by Kathryn Rust

'Bird of Paradise' by Federica Silvi

1. Before

I must have been around fifteen when I first met Alice; she wasn't much older, but in my mind, there were light years between us. Everything about her added to a cocktail of admiration, impatience and powerlessness I kept forcing down my throat...Read more >>

Body by Megan Llewellyn

Body by Megan Llewellyn

'Deluge' by Joy Lanzendorfer

The woman’s personality wouldn’t stay inside her. She vomited it into the corner of the literary gathering, a gush flowing out of her and behind the ship-shaped bar. She tried to clamp it down. When someone asked her a question, she attempted to answer in a neat trickle...  Read more >>

 

Carrot Legs by Else Simpson

Carrot Legs by Else Simpson

'In the city of O' by Beth Jellicoe

In the city of O, none of the young men have their own teeth.

Once it was fashionable, now it’s ubiquitous.

It was started by one of the big companies who pioneered self-cleaning metal dentures.... Read more >>

Giantess Pet by Madeline Gobbo

Giantess Pet by Madeline Gobbo

Lady of the Evening by Kathryn Rust

Lady of the Evening by Kathryn Rust

Naked Lady with Plants by Kathryn Rust

Naked Lady with Plants by Kathryn Rust


Like what you've read so far and hankering after a copy for your coffee table? We've got copies of July's issue waiting for you here