Matthew F. Amati

Matthew F. Amati was born in Barrow, Alaska to three inebriated Pentecostal missionaries and a seal. Right now he's on the roof, and you'd best just leave him alone for a while until he puts down the Chivas Regal and stops declaiming Wallace Stevens to the exoplanets in a demonic falsetto. His fiction has appeared in Daily Science Fiction, Flash Fiction Online, Bewildering Stories and elsewhere, and is collected in this here neglected blog: www.mattamati.com

Three Tales for the Headless Child

I — White Remove her heart, the Queen had said. The Huntsman obeys. He selects his longest boning knife, the ...