To Love a Stranger By Kris Faatz 366 Pages Blue Moon Publishers, 2017 $19.99 978-1988279190 To Love A Stranger, the debut novel by Kris Faatz, presents a story full of love, […]
This is Memorial Device By David Keenan 298 Pages London: Faber & Faber, 2017 ISBN-13: 978-0-571-34017-0 The Commitments aside, rock novels tend to avoid head-on attempts to convey the most […]
This trip had been meant to repair us. Instead, the space between us had grown into a small, silent ghost.
The insults piled on top of each other like a chain of cars crashing at high speed.
Maybe I still hadn’t gotten my period or anything, but surely this was proof: things were real and we were getting older.
Nostalgia is like sweet poison, in a way.
Congratulations to the authors whose stories in jmww appeared in this year’s Wigleaf top 50: Laurie Stone, “Park” C. D. Frelinghuysen, “Going for the Throat” Also, super congrats […]
The narrative reads like a dream. An old story told by an ancestor. A rumor. Observation is at the core of it all.
For every 1,000 word story I filed on some aspect of the city, there were 15 pages of notes that didn’t make it into the article. From those marginal observations have sprung a lot of my fiction.
There is no loneliness like theirs.