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The Ballad of the Octopus by Simo Srinivas
This Is What You Came For by Phong Quan
All Good Children Come Out to Play by Karlo Yeager Rodríguez
Banhus by M. E. Bronstein
Sin Eater by T. M. Hurree
Adam keeps his grandmother’s restaurant afloat by serving sins illegally purchased from a nearby prison—but when a customer sends back a dish, Adam is faced with questions he’s not sure he wants to answer. Read it in khōréō issue 2.2 and online. “Sin Eater” was on Tor.Com’s June 2022 “Must-Read Speculative Short Fiction” by Alex Brown.
Ours but Not Our Own (Housesitting) by Joshua Tong
Electric Waterfalls by Ruth Joffre
Sorry We Missed You! by Aun-Juli Riddle
Ketchup Pork Chops and Foreign Potatoes by C. H. Hung
tragedy of the sugarcane ghost by Desirée Winns
Evelina, My Tentacles! by Nelly Geraldine García-Rosas
Golden Girl by A. M. Guay
Our Bones Were the Mortar by Anjali Patel
A young woman tries to escape the family business of necromancy–only to realize that Manhattan is just as rife with spirits. “Our Bones Were the Mortar” by Anjali Patel is an existential horror tackling America’s history of slavery. It was featured in Tor.Com’s “Must-Read Speculative Short Fiction” column by Alex Brown. Read it in khōréō’s second issue and online.
A Little History of Things Lost & Found by Shingai Njeri Kagunda
The trees always spoke to Muta—until she lost herself in grief. Now, Karura Forest is silent; now, Nairobi beckons with noise and life. Can she find a way back to the whispering leaves? Read “A Little History of Things Lost & Found” in khōréō’s first issue and on its website. This story was an honourable mention on Tor.Com’s “Must-Read Speculative Short Fiction” by Alex Brown.
Grandma Stories and the Gaps They Bridge by C. H. Hung
In “Grandma Stories and the Gaps They Bridge,” C. H. Hung explores the importance of accepting that stories from one’s heritage can evolve–and that it’s ok to tell them in your own voice, to create something new while paying homage to your origins. Read it in khōréō’s first issue and on its website.