Tag Archives: Jerry Oltion

Mondy’s Years Best for 2011

What better thing to do, late on a Christmas mornig, then write about my favourite short stories from 2011. Of the 7,000 or so short stories written and published in any one year, I read 185 of them.  Considering one … Continue reading

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Oltion, Valentine, Beukes

A few stories I’ve enjoyed over the last little while: Jerry Oltion, “Taboo,” March Analog. ‘Enjoy’ is the wrong word for my overall experience of this story. Oltion makes quite a creepy and disturbing tale out of a future where a … Continue reading

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Analog – April 2011

While the cover of April’s Analog might promise an exciting story about a phallic looking Big Dumb Object on a generic pock-marked landscape, what we get is a below average issue with only two of the eight stories getting more … Continue reading

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F&SF Jan – Feb 2011 and Analog March 2011

Two reviews for the price of one. Come on, tell me you don’t get great value over here at Last Short Story. This year will be 14 years since Gordon Van Gelder took over as the Managing Editor of Fantasy … Continue reading

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