RESULTS FOR Stories
clouds

Excerpt from Diary of a Young Grey Man: The Jesus Year

Semyon Khokhlov

08.16.17

“Grey bursting clouds massive sprays like flick after flick of it waking out of other wakings into the Geographical History of America and A. on the line finally no Wi-Fi on his Danish girlfriend’s houseboat the straight ahead way of breaking down an academic argument apologizing for the crudeness of the words that matter.” Debut fiction from Semyon Khokhlov.

solaris

Statement from the manager of the band who was supposed to score Tarkovsky’s long-awaited sequel to the cult classic Solaris

Luke Kokoszka

08.09.17

“The rest of the band, upon discovering their friend and band-mate had seemingly vanished into the void, became paranoid.” New fiction by Luke Kokoszka.

eggs

I Had the Egg

Justin Dobbs

08.02.17

“I had the egg before. Today no egg. Or rather I have eaten the egg. Therefore the egg is inside me. But can it still be called an egg?” New fiction by Justin Dobbs.

ruins

Existence Precedes Essence (or Perhaps it is the Other way Around)

Samuel Rafael Barber

07.26.17

“I was reading a profile of a certain moral philosopher (considered by some to be an unrepentant misanthrope) over papas con huevo tacos one morning while dreading the encroaching sun (whose setting in the west never fails to cast an uncompromising beam of relentless despair upon my desk during those hours when professionals are returning home to the bars from work, those hours when I am only beginning my precipitous loss in drink from the safe confines of a favored chair) when suddenly, I was given reason to reflect on the photographic exploits of my dear friend Simplicio.” New fiction from Samuel Rafael Barber.

Water13

I Will Use This Story to Tell Another Story

Ashley Hutson

07.19.17

“There once was a man and a dog drowning in a lake. A small crowd gathered at the water’s edge.” New fiction by Ashley Hutson.

cellostrings

QUICKSAND

Oliver Zarandi

07.12.17

“My husband left me for a pile of bricks. I loved him for two years but we’d been married for ten.” New fiction by Oliver Zarandi.

space

The Einstein of Mt. Greenwood

Pete Segall

06.28.17

“You sit long enough in a small car looking at snow falling on shitty bungalows and expanses of weeds and your brain starts going funny places.” New short fiction by Pete Segall.

sky-ruin

The Nilsson Sisters’ Legend Is Growing

Lynn Mundell

06.21.17

“Scientists say it was their doubled pheromones, their spectacular lack of adult supervision, the latent effects of bovine growth hormones in their preschool milk that triggered the Nilsson Sisters Phenomenon.” New short fiction by Lynn Mundell.

ocean

USS ANUS.

Shane Jesse Christmass

06.14.17

“A bath towel over filthy corpses. The air-conditioned sleep of useless animals. Vocal cords as sponges. A bus driver asleep in the warehouse. A telephone rings.” New short fiction by Shane Jesse Christmass.

skin

MOUTH / SPARROW / MOUTH / HANDS

Jessica Berger

06.07.17

“…a hand that brings a piece of bread to a mouth, a hand that holds a spoon to stir sugar into coffee, a finger that underlines a passage, fingers that flip a card that reveals our fate, a six of swords, a nine of wands drawn like long, reaching digits extended towards the sky.” New short fiction from Jessica Berger.