Near the end of her days, Abuela Manuela Corazon Monquillo would make the confession that the secret to a long life—if that was anything to be desired at all—was a thorough accounting of sins and carefully crafted deceits. When she made that observation to her devoted secretary, she was aged more than a full century. She was beyond the graying years and was already as melancholy and stooped as a weeping dalakit tree. She was, truth to tell, edging towards her 150th year, but her mind was still sharp—even if memory itself became, for
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Kat Kourbeti presents Ian Rosales Casocot's "The Cataloguer of Deceit."
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents Nora Claire Miller's “In the Witch’s House” with a reading by the poet.