“It’s a matter of taking hold of one hand/and letting go another, if you’re lucky”
I want to believe in the unseeable, the unknowable. I was exploring, in this story and others in the collection, with the idea of how far some of us will go to find something we can actually believe in, and why, for some us, believing in darkness is less terrifying than believing in nothing at all.
Gwiazda has amassed an impressive world that resembles but disassembles the known world.
The first thing he notices is the entire horizon of the Pacific in one long picture window. That it’s installed upside down. Countless times he has been into strangers’ houses […]
Exquisite Duet (formerly Exquisite Quartet) is not so much a composition between two writers, but rather something created within the murky midlands of each author’s mind, yet set off by […]
Naming Jack the Ripper by Russell Edwards 336 pages Lyons Press, 2014 ISBN: 978-1493011902 You think finding someone criminally culpable for the death of Freddie Gray, in Baltimore, Maryland, in […]
Not Quite So Stories by David S. Atkinson 166 Pages Literary Wanderlust LLC, 2015 ISBN: 978-1942856030 A skydiving employee who’s never jumped before. An orange that rolls uphill. These are the […]
Eight-Stone Press, publisher of the long-running, critically lauded SMILE, HON, YOU’RE IN BALTIMORE! series, seeks your submissions for a brand-new print endeavor. FIRE PIT invites the sort of colloquial storytelling […]
Amanda by Amanda McCormick 90 Pages Ink Press Productions, 2016 http://www.inkpressproductions.com/ On the contents page of Amanda by Amanda McCormick, there are two circles arranged like a Venn […]
Readers who have never experienced trauma anywhere near this level will still likely find this artistic and affecting book truly unforgettable.