Month: July 2017

Jordan Castro ~ Like an Animal Running

Standing, hunched, in his bedroom, he would plan to pack the bare essentials—one pair each of underwear and socks, one t-shirt for each day, one pair of [...]

Tommy Dean ~ Cotton Candy

Gavin, a middle school history teacher, stood in line at the supermarket, ducking his head, trying to go unnoticed. Though he only had a few items, he hated [...]

Kim Magowan ~ Daisy Chain

Gently, Dr. Sukimoto suggests it is time for Sharon to get her affairs in order. Dr. Sukimoto is her favorite oncologist. The flaps of hair on either side of [...]

Avital Gad-Cykman ~ This is When the Sun Spreads Cherry Bloody Spots

A country grows, waters its deserts, raises its children, cultivates trees, constructs cities, opens schools, equips hospitals, defends its borders, builds [...]

Girija Tropp ~ I Have Almost Forgotten the Taste of Fruit Loops

Pull the weeds, I hear my landlady say. She likes to give strict instructions to her man, so much so that I've been inspecting him from my kitchen window to [...]