Q: What are you currently reading?
A: Uzumaki, the graphic horror novel by Junji Ito.
Lynne Peskoe-Yang’s story “Superbloom” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 1 January 2021. I wrote this in an attempt to relate to a kind of organism I find unfathomable. I think I’m jealous of lichen, the way it smoothly integrates two distinct sets of DNA into a single body, without conflict or suspicion. I wanted to fuse with something like that, so I wrote about someone who I thought would understand that impulse. Subscribe to …
The call comes in the evening, though it’s morning on the other side of the world.