“I wonder if I can get the sound of a vase shattering over the phone without actually shattering a vase.”

by Olivia Clare | Monday, December 07, 2020

The Professor’s Wife

by Isaac Bashevis Singer | Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The Joke 

by Ray Bradbury | Tuesday, September 01, 2020


“Naturally, we feared that some form of retribution would be waiting for us, but to our relief we didn’t see Daddy Perry again until suppertime.”

by Dennis McFarland | Tuesday, June 02, 2020


We couldn’t advertise our grief, lest, years from now, friends and family would watch us sideways, waiting for an explosion from the bomb that never went off.

by David James Poissant | Monday, March 02, 2020

A Diviner’s Abecedarian

by GennaRose Nethercott | Monday, December 02, 2019


“It was enough that I was there, mutely listening as he recited his sorrowful dreams, or spooled out what he called his misgivings, his guilts, his remorse.”

by Cynthia Ozick | Tuesday, September 03, 2019


Two boys pay a visit to their father

by Dennis McFarland | Monday, June 03, 2019

The Third Obituary of Anton Popov

Two women, one reporter, and an opera that shall not be named

by Jessica Walker | Monday, March 04, 2019


by Edward Hower | Monday, December 03, 2018
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