Sarah I Jackson

Sarah I Jackson

Sarah Jackson's speculative fiction and poetry has appeared in Strange Horizons, Translunar Travelers Lounge, and Electric Spec. She is a member of SFWA and HWA and editor of Inner Worlds zine.
Jan
20
An ancient stone head with headdress, shot from below in a darkened room, the mouth is open

Statues and silence: the uncanny in The Winter’s Tale and its mythical sources

Hermione’s uncanny transformation arrives at the end of a play threaded with horror. Note: I found this dissertation I
25 min read
Nov
29
Orange banner reading Inner Worlds above a black and white picture of a person transforming into crystals

Editor’s note

Inner Worlds is a project that means a great deal to me, and I’ve been so grateful for the
1 min read
Nov
29
A distorted vintage photograph, with an open mouth mirrored and a house in the distance

Falsifiable, by Beatrice Morgan

Content warnings Disorientation. Brain injury. The walls of his bedroom swim away in a rippling inhalation. The off-white paint is
4 min read
Nov
29
A fishing boat on calm waters silhouetted against a cloudy sunset

When the Fish Move On, by K. T. Lyn

Content warnings Suicidal ideation. Death. Bereavement. I stand upon the ocean, looking out across its barren vastness, repeating to myself
6 min read
Nov
29
Pale grey smoke unfurling on a black background

First Genuine Contact, by Laura DeHaan

Content warnings Suicidal ideation. Violence. Intrusive thoughts. Ever since I was born I have wanted to die. I don’t
4 min read
Nov
29
A birthday cake with letter shaped candles spelling out Happy Birthday

Shams’ Mother Didn’t Invent A Time Machine, by Madeehah Reza

Shams was sure her mother hadn’t invented a time machine. She said as much to the strange woman that
8 min read
Nov
29
A spacesuit with a golden mirrored visor standing in front of gold foil

The View, by Risa Wolf

“Earth's coming. Ten minutes.” The announcement vibrates in my isolation helmet despite my privacy setting. I sigh at
3 min read
Nov
29
A row of bright orange jars of marmalade

The Thin Woman, by Elizabeth Guilt

Content warnings Caring for someone with dementia. Infant death (past). The teaspoon slid off the breakfast tray, and I swore
4 min read
Nov
29
Abstract image in which flowing colours with bubbles flow through a golden ring against a black background

Come Tide or Ebb, by Sophia-Maria Nicolopoulos

Content warnings Death of a parent (past) When the first signs show, slippery skin that glistens underwater and suckers growing
4 min read
Nov
29
A bedroom in darkness except for a small bedside table lamp

Bedtime Routine, by Camden Rose

Content warnings Anxiety. Intrusive thoughts. Compulsion. Brush your teeth. Spend equal amounts of time on each tooth. Count if you
3 min read