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:

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 one he uses for jointing bears. He cuts the heart from the maid’s bosom. It ...