There were a surprising amount of fart and vomit jokes (Wickham becomes a loose-bowled paraplegic, and Mrs. Bennet’s nerves express themselves with constant vomiting), and asinine innuendos about balls and fine British packages. The majority of Grahame-Smith’s additions were redundant uses of “unmentionables,” “dark arts,” and “Shaolin.” There were plenty of zombie skirmishes, but they became tiresome and further dragged down the pacing.
- Like Birdsong, the Memory of Your Touch
by Izzy Wasserstein
- The Sweetest Source
by J. L. Jones (available on 5/11)
by P.H. Low (available on 5/18)
- By Our Own Hands
by Anya Leigh Josephs (available on 5/25)
- Editorial: May 2021
by Arley Sorg and Christie Yant
- Interview: Tasha Suri
by Arley Sorg (available on 5/25)
- Self-Portrait as Wolf
by Louisa Muniz (available on 5/18)
by Kim Whysall-Hammond (available on 5/21)
This issue's cover art by Black Spring / Adobe Stock Image.