Welcome to Issue 13 of Zooscape!
A new day is dawning for furry fiction.
Science-fiction was once a looked-down-upon genre, small and shoved off to the side, kept away from serious literature, back at the turn of the previous century. Now, it’s a booming field, filling the airwaves with blockbusters.
Well, furry fiction already has blockbusters. Now it’s time to start labeling them. If it’s about talking animals, it’s furry. If it’s about talking dragons or gryphons or unicorns, it’s furry. There is furry fiction mixed up all throughout the other speculative fiction genres, and readers who want to find it are ready to see it labeled properly under a name that lets them find it.
This will be the century when furry fiction rises up, and we’re here to be a part of that.
We’re here to raise up furry fiction.
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Rabbitheart by Archita Mittra
Scale Baby by M. H. Ayinde
To Gentle the Wind by Deborah L. Davitt
A Star Without Shine by Naomi Kritzer
Be Productive Like Cha-Cha by Katlina Sommerberg
The Incandescence of Her Simulacrum by Logan Thrasher Collins
A Chance to Breathe by Daniel Ausema
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