Short Stories

  • 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...

  • A White Noise

    February 12, 2017 • Short Stories
    A White Noise

    Short story by Esteban Vargas


    We were sitting on Sergio’s pick-up truck listening to some tunes on Wilbert’s radio when Uncle Mario shut down the diesel generator. Then came the dark. The faces of my cousins, the outline of the side of the truck, the radio, the comisariato, my own hands, all of them agglomerated into a homogeneous black mass... Read on...

  • The Forest Princess

    January 16, 2017 • Short Stories
    The Forest Princess

    Short story by Rebecca Linam


    She always looked untamed. The first time I saw her, she was eating honey from a tree in the middle of the forest. The bees had gotten all worked up, but she kept reaching for the honey anyway. ... Read on...