Today we have for you three stories by Jeff Landon and a short interview with the author. Check the FEATURES page or go directly to Algebra.
A Pool in February
“From this angle it appears absolutely dead,” said Levon. He was looking at the legs, the cow stiff in the pool as if it were doing the dead man’s float. He walked around the body slowly. Steam still rose from it. It hadn’t been dead long.
Saul’s tradition in the 80s, going to the new Peppermint Lounge on 45th, turned ritual once he met the waitress with the sparkly cleavage, her oral cavity the most lascivious thing he’d ever made it with, which he did every chance he got on those Friday nights, behind the stage door, in the kitchen, the walk-in freezer, and she was grooving on it too until one day he got stubborn and wanted to
Added today a feature story by George Singleton along with an interview conducted by Meg Pokrass and Jim Whorton. See FEATURES above or go directly to Gripe Water.
We’re delighted to feature a new story by Olufemi Terry, whose short story “Stickfighting Days” won the 2010 Caine Prize for African Writing. See our FEATURES page or go directly to Dark Triad.
Our next issue is scheduled for July 2011. This will be a special issue of fiction and nonfiction pieces 1000 words or less, edited by fiction writer and essayist Jane Armstrong, James Whorton, Jr., Frederick Barthelme & friends. Submissions open May 1, 2011 and close June 15, 2011. Send submissions only between those dates to blipmagazine. The