Dennis Mombauer

Writer of speculative and weird fiction, freelance editor and translator, co-founder of Die Novelle - Magazine for Experimentalism, years of theatre and media work.

A GOOD YEAR

28. September 2018

Today, my 15th and 16th piece of fiction this year have been published, with five more already scheduled for October and three for November, as well as (at least) five additional ones without a set date yet. 2018 has turned out to be my most productive year so far (and by far), and great things…

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Dennis Mombauer

Writer of speculative and weird fiction, freelance editor and translator, co-founder of Die Novelle - Magazine for Experimentalism, years of theatre and media work.

A GOOD YEAR

28. September 2018

Today, my 15th and 16th piece of fiction this year have been published, with five more already scheduled for October and three for November, as well as (at least) five additional ones without a set date yet. 2018 has turned out to be my most productive year so far (and by far), and great things…

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THE BEDFOLK

“an empty bottle blinks from the canal small people dwell in the murky water   at night they mend sandals and wash laundry gut fish and string up their scales they scrub the washrooms and pull the towels leave little gifts on the doorstep a bowl of milk for the disappeared rice and sambol for…
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ROACHLING

Gihan straightened as his tuk-tuk sputtered and fell silent. The moon rose over the paddies as he tried to restart the engine. “Whoever helps me shall live in my house and eat my curries.” Published in: Page & Spine, Crumbs, September 2018  
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THE STREETS TURNED BLUE AND GREEN

“The whole neighborhood is abandoned.” Aleyah adjusted her hijab and grinned at her two friends. “Literally.” They dangled their legs from the edge of the floating school. At this time of day, the great Neo-Mahaweli River surged through Colombo, its tides raised by the drainage canals and influx from the mangrove belt.
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THE GLASS-TOOTHED WOLF

“When it rained, only dust fell from the sky. The preformed people were out on the streets, fighting their little wars, but not much else moved under the suffocating heat.
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A PASSAGE OF TIME

“Oleska wakes up, and she immediately knows that her city has drowned. Dark currents flow through the corridors of empty offices, wash around cubicles and swell on the shores of ascending staircases. Cataracts plunge down elevator shafts into gargling blackness, feeding sub-basement oceans and crawl-space rivers. There are fish swimming here, a whole swarm, flamboyantly…
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A LOT LIKE EARTH

“They touch down on the planet and make camp near an estuary. The captain sends an expedition: a mercenary, a botanist, two geologists.“ Published in: Chronos, Shacklebound Books, August 2018 Paperback ISBN: 978-1719854207 Pages: 105 pages Pricing: $9.99 Kindle Pages: 114 pages Pricing: $4.05
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