A note from the editor

Welcome to Silk + Smoke, a new literary magazine, based in Scotland, looking for strange and absurd stories for our first online issue. There are tons of literary magazines out there. Some with specific, niche themes, some that are open to all genres and styles (as long as its good), some that welcome submissions all year round, and some that have a short submission window where countless eager writers ping work their way. Silk + Smoke will offer a home on this small corner of the internet for the oddities, the misfits, and the downright weirdos. One of the most…