Shane Jesse Christmass
“Martin in the hotel. He tells me I am the ugliest man he has ever met. I tell him my transformation isn’t finished yet.” New fiction by Shane Jesse Christmass.
“Gwen points to Minh and me and says, ‘You’re both pregnant.’ To Tahlia, she says, ‘You’re not pregnant.’” Fiction by Michelle Ross.
“The sky turns lavender again outside of Antwerp and Roberto Bolano is resurrected.” New fiction by Mike Corrao.
“The grass around the bodies had turned black, as if it had been scorched by a blow torch.” Fiction by Jacques Debrot.
“I made you wear that wig. I put lipstick on you and you liked it. I pretended you were my sister.” Fiction by Lisa Korzeniowski.
“The colors of the dark relaxed into a warm wrap of orange that haloed the horizon.” Fiction by David Peak.
“I didn’t invite anyone I knew to my solo show because I couldn’t think of anyone who I wanted to see the work, or the gallery.” Fiction by Aiden Arata.
“When Gary left Elaine, he drove away in his Mustang and returned for visits wearing a new gold chain around his neck. When Ed left Marsha, her kids went crazy.” Flash fiction by Tanya Whiton.
“Grocery shopping always soothes the homicide in your hall closet.” 4 short one man plays based on the living archetype of actor Peter Greene by Lee Levinson.
“Once there was a kingdom without writing.” Short fiction by Natsumi Tanaka. Translated from Japanese by Toshiya Kamei.