Beauty Surge

Month: August 2021

An illustration of a snaking nest of pipes connecting a toilet, a sink, and other destinations. In the pipes are little cartoony, colorful renderings of molecules.

Beauty Surge

By Laura Maylene Walter

A story about plumbing, wastewater, and surveillance.

An illustration of a heavily armed robotic soldier in beige-and-brown camo, holding a weapon and a shield.

Collateral Damage

By Justina Ireland

A story about what happens when a robot goes to war.

A black-and-white illustration of a skeleton crumpled to the ground in a closet.

The Skeleton Crew

By Janelle Shane

A story about a haunted house, A.I., and a rock star.