Other people’s tragedies often look uniformly grim and depressing, but the stories of our own tragedies usually look much more complicated—truly terrible events juxtaposed with absurdity and sometimes even joy.
Big congratulations to Kristen M. Ploetz, whose story in jmww, “LifeColor Indoor Latex Paints® – Whites and Reds” and jmww Flash Fiction editor, Jolene McIlwain, whose story in The Cincinnati […]
1. I discovered his lifeless body on the dusty bookshelf beside his bowl. I scooped him up and put him in the water where he sank to the bottom. The […]
Eighty-seven times he pulled that bell, once for each year of his father’s life, and the sound echoed from the open-sided belfry to the plains outside, the casino at the edge of them, the buffalo penned nearby.
Does salvation-through-shopping actually work?
I always assumed we would one day find each other again, my father and I.
The Crossing by Joseph Fasano Cider Press Review, 2018 $17.95 ISBN: 978-1-930781-53-5 On the cover of Joseph Fasano’s The Crossing, a detail of Adam and Eve by Andrey Mironov reads […]
When you’re a woman of childbearing age, your body decides things before your mind has access to the choices.
It’s refreshing to get a perspective on military life that transcends sweeping policies and a culture of toxic masculinity to thoughtfully examine the complications of coming of age in the climate of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”
I don’t remember how I first heard about Winter, but it made me feel cold all over, colder than that night on Jason’s moped. I wasn’t surprised but that didn’t mean I was psychic.