So-Called Bin Chicken

Curiouser Magazine #2 (December 2021), pp. 75-78
Ed. Thomas Bailey
Curiouser Magazine Issue Two
Black background, prominent sea shell

The Egyptian god Thoth has fallen upon hard times, trapped in ibis form and living off scraps. When he crosses paths with a troubled 17-year-old, will his diminished powers be enough to keep her from taking her own life?

Wooden horse, Trojan War–style Dragon architecture Teens on a couch Puffin + typewriter


Winner 2021 Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction — Best Fantasy Short Story