The Future: “The Wormhole Nextdoor,” a short story by Tara Campbell

“The Wormhole Nextdoor”

The Wormhole Nextdoor

A story about potholes, black holes, wormholes, and cats, told in the form of a Nextdoor thread, in hope of a friendly interstellar future.

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Tara Campbell ( is a writer, teacher, Kimbilio Fellow, and fiction editor at Barrelhouse. She received her MFA from American University in 2019. Previous and upcoming publication credits include SmokeLong Quarterly, Masters Review, Wigleaf, Jellyfish Review, Booth, Strange Horizons, and CRAFT Literary. She’s the author of a novel, TreeVolution, and two collections, Circe’s Bicycle and Midnight at the Organporium. Her newest book, Political AF: A Rage Collection, was released by Unlikely Books in August 2020.

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