Unlike Me, by D. S. Cartwright

THIRD PLACE Unlike Me by D. S. Cartwright Mel watched the Election from her apartment. Aileen, the AI in her ear, had spent the day reminding her to lie down and try to rest. You were in the hospital only this morning, it gently chided, and I should remind you …

Neighbors, by C. L. Hernandez

2016 SFReader Story Contest 3rd Place C. L. Hernandez is a writer of horror, dark fiction, urban fantasy, and occasional poetry. She’is the author of the novel The Curious Case of the Tuscan Plague Doctor, and the series The Complicated Life of Deegie Tibbs. She also writes the self-published series …