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[31 Aug 2010 | Comments Off | ]
Free Download of Sybil’s Garage No. 4

Sybil’s Garage No. 4 is now available as a free download.  Issue four contains stories from Richard Bowes, Ekaterina Sedia, Cat Rambo, Steve Rasnic Tem, Barbara Krasnoff and more, as well as poems from Rachel Swirsky, JoSelle Vanderhooft, Jaime Lee Moyer, and many others.  Not to mention an interview with Jeffrey Ford.  It’s one of my favorite issues.  I’m quite fond of the work I did on the cover. You can download the full issue here.  (PDF, 26 Mb) And if you like Sybil’s Garage, and this goes for any small …

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[22 Aug 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
“Schehirrazade” by Amal El-Mohtar

Schehirrazade By Amal El-Mohtar to the sound of Taqasim on Violin by Simon Shaheen… This poem appears in Sybil’s Garage No. 7. For Cat Valente YOU BRING THE East to me in a palmful of rice, a scattering of doves, a burning temple, the green smell of tea. You smile, hold the sun plucked from a Grecian sky between your teeth, laugh shake gods and poets from your belly into my waiting hands, pile them there like coins and jewels and jasmine petals, seashells with the sea still in them, the desert’s weight in sand. You knew Virgil when he was …