Short Stories

  • Skin Deep

    June 25, 2017 • Short Stories
    Skin Deep

    Poem by Christina Kim


    The day before his death, John Smith arthritically googled information on how to tie a noose (with one-fingered typing), only to temporarily dismiss the idea because there was no suitable place to hang the contraption. ... Read on...

  • The Octopus Café

    June 11, 2017 • Short Stories
    The Octopus Café

    Short story by Julia Hirsch


    No one thought to offer Mischa a ride. So it took him almost two hours on the metro to get to Preobrazhenskoe Cemetery... Read on...

  • Alone

    May 21, 2017 • Short Stories
    Alone

    Short story by Michelle Mellon

    In Zuli’s mind, there was nothing worse than being alone. At the supermarket, she smiled at the stock boys and always asked for help with her groceries. ... Read on...

  • This Sweet Land

    April 30, 2017 • Short Stories
    This Sweet Land

    Short story by Justin Fenech


    The beach beneath the cliffs was busy and unencumbered. It was hot but only as hot as the coolest of waves. Their coming and going rustled like a panicked wedding dress. ... Read on...

  • Artisan Roast

    April 2, 2017 • Short Stories
    Artisan Roast

    A short story by Jessica Seymour


    Paul isn’t ashamed to admit that he writes romances for a living. Freelance writing gigs are hard to come by – the lucrative ones even more so. ... Read on...