"I'd had dreams about motherhood before."
September 10, 2020 4:51 AM   Subscribe

"Once, I dreamed that I had a son named Sheldon, and my grief tore a hole in the fabric of the world." "Sarah's Child" by trans author Susan Jane Bigelow, published in 2014 at Strange Horizons, is a short story about a trans woman who starts dreaming about an alternate life. Audio version available; here's another podcast version from Glittership.
posted by brainwane (2 comments total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
I was really prepared not to like it. And I don't like it, but I shockingly didn't hate it. It was weird and sweet at the same time.
posted by hoyland at 5:07 AM on September 10, 2020

I thought it was cleverly done. And I liked the end!
The passed notes and the texts were pretty spooky.
posted by Omnomnom at 11:42 AM on September 10, 2020

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