Short Stories

  • George and Mariam

    October 15, 2018 • Short Stories
    George and Mariam

    Short story by Sharif Gemie

    George got up quietly. He wanted to do the washing up without Judy hearing. He imagined her in an hour’s time, after he’d gone: she’d wake and find the kitchen clean and spotless—just the way she liked it. ... Read on...

  • Lahcen’s Blue-eyed Bride

    Short Story by Khalid Bekkaoui

    Arriving in the town of Rommani late in the evening, and having no place to go, Omar entered a mosque, rolled his coat around his shoes as a pillow, and went to sleep. ... Read on...

  • The Score

    May 7, 2018 • Short Stories
    The Score

    Short story by Salvatore Difalco

    Louie and Craig were already at Brando’s when I arrived, seated at his dining room table staring at their phones and smoking weed. A cloud of blue-grey smoke enveloped them... Read on...

  • Great Again

    April 9, 2018 • Short Stories
    Great Again

    Short story by Andrew Stiggers

    Bloody foreigners - why don’t you bugger off back across the Channel? Frank had spied them through the tiny window. What a shame he didn’t have a working rifle, he thought. ... Read on...

  • Latin Night

    March 12, 2018 • Short Stories
    Latin Night

    Short story by K. Joffré

    Bobby Lee assembled what looked like a deep urban uniform in his apartment. The deep curvature of his spine made him appear like Mr. Burns crossed with a wannabe gangbanger. ... Read on...