The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, July/August 2022


English language

Published June 30, 2022 by Spilogale, Inc..

3 stars (1 review)

2 editions

A better than average issue of F&SF

3 stars

A better than average issue with some interesting stories, and some chilling horror stories. I enjoyed those stories by Rudi Dornemann, Brian Trent, Charlie Hughes, Nick Wolven, Rajeev Prasad, Paul Tobin and Nick DiChario.

  • "Starblind, Booklost, and Hearing the Songs of True Birds" by Rudi Dornemann: a tale of a man who is finally willing to do a task that would change the history of his city in order to save his brother.

  • "The Song of Lost Voices" by Brian Trent: a tale of an archeological dig in Mongolia that turns suspicious when a military unit turns up nearby to start digging sand. We eventually learn why the sand is special, and is related to legends about the singing sands of Mongolia and the cryptid creatures that are claimed to haunt it.

  • "Mycelium" by Beth Goder: a couple visit a small woodland Idol that gives gifts is mushrooms. It would …