Once upon a time… Such a derivative phrase. And overused, in my opinion. But, it serves as well as any for my purposes, so here it goes. Once upon a time, there was a small village clinging to the rocky edge of the smallest island at the northernmost tip ofContinue Reading

Out there, Where the moon rocks splash, In a sea of stars, A daring dreamer, Rails against, The cold steel walls, Of an atmosphere. Stowed away, Forging a vessel, Through quiet intention, And craftsmanship, To channel the liquid night, And take refuge in the sky. Eyes forever onward. Inhabiting, ImprovisedContinue Reading

For immediate release – April 1, 2021 Portland, OR – Independent book publisher Deep Overstock Publishing, LLC, decided to go public in the early morning of Thursday April 1st, 2021. After seeing the success of the stock market for companies like Gamestop and AMC, Deep Overstock wanted to a pieceContinue Reading

From the upcoming release Zenithism by Jonathan van Belle. Pre-order it today on the DO Store. What is Fermi’s Paradox? Fermi’s Paradox is not so much of a paradox, at least it is not a logical paradox; it is more of tension between two putative truths: (1) We have noContinue Reading

The night of a storm, a duck banged into the window. That’s Quackers, my daughter said. Rain fell onto the window. Branches tapped the walls. I came to the window. There was the duck in the mud on its back. It did not move like a duck, but like meatContinue Reading

Submissions are now open for our 12th Issue in the theme of… MYSTERY. Send us your alcoholic PIs, send us boxes without return addresses, figures in cloaks with raspy voices, drop little breadcrumb clues for us to follow into the bakery where there’s been a murder! Whatever you send us,Continue Reading

In the event it became necessary to start the new origin of life, we observed the machine. To disguise the machine, we filled the aboveground area (the machine was of course built underground), an otherwise abandoned field, with three hundred sky-blue dumpsters. The dumpsters were not dumpsters of refuse, butContinue Reading

Deep Overstock is excited to announce the theme for our tenth issue: Origin of Life. Did life begin from volcanic vents on the ocean floor? Were we hurtled toward Earth on a rock from the stars? Is there an all-powerful Creator?People have been wondering how we got here since weContinue Reading

Thank you to everyone who submitted to Deep Overstock #9. We received more submissions for this issue than any other before. Acceptances and rejections have been sent out and we are currently editing the journal. Our hope is to get it printed and ready by July, but with delays atContinue Reading

I Need You Like I Need a Hole in the Sky There was suddenly a blackout ripped in the sky. I asked into it, What do you feel inside? The mouth about its hole crackled electricity. The clouds were afraid of it, the sky was afraid of it. I seeContinue Reading