Toasted Cake 133! In which we feed the birds.
When the birds came, we novices fed them bread from the last night's meal.
First appeared in Cabinet des Fées: A Journal of Fairy Tales.
Darja Malcolm-Clarke's fiction and poetry have appeared in Strange Horizons, Clarkesworld Magazine, Fantasy Magazine, and elsewhere. She is an editor for a university press and has a penchant for cloudy days and hanging peculiar objects from her office ceiling.
Alex C. Renwick was designed in Canada, built in California, and grown in Texas. She has written dozens of short stories as Camille Alexa, including her award-nominated collection Push of the Sky, which received a starred review in Publishers Weekly and was an official reading selection of the Powell's Books SF Book Club. She currently splits her time between Portland, Austin, Vancouver, and Montreal.