We’re pleased to have our Associate Editor Kim Chinquee selecting and editing the Fall 2015 issue of New World Writing. Kim has already taken several pieces and will be reading through the middle of December at least, so keep the work coming. To read the first few pieces click Fall 2015 here or in the main menu above.
I Wanted To Sit Closer
On a cold morning in January, my father showed up on our front porch. He said he was in town for a haircut; there was a salon he and his second wife went to in Bucktown, a neighborhood that hadn’t flooded. My husband and son and I had just returned to New Orleans to live together again under one roof.
The Knowledge Center
In Kuwait, me and Mark go to work with Mom. Every night at six, she brings us to class so we can watch her teach English to young businessmen. She likes the fact that she’s in charge of the conference room. The Arabs have to keep their eyes on Mom or she’ll kick them out, and Mark thinks that’s funny. I’m the opposite. I don’t like the way they stare at her when she sucks on
We are pleased to report that Kim Chinquee, author of Oh, Baby and Pretty, and particularly well known for her exquisite flash fictions, will be editing the Fall 2015 issue of NWW. We are accepting submissions now at our Submittable site, reachable through the link in the top menu.