Clarity – By George Angel

  (Note: The below piece functions as an introduction to the three pieces in Gossamer Buttresses (Grandeur, Misbehavior, and Anthropophagy). It is in the form ...

The Lizard Incident – By Richard Risemberg

    The couple, Mr. and Mrs. Baumgarten, prided themselves on being thought kindly. Though both had led rather wild lives in their youth, theirs had...

Anthropophagy – By George Angel

  (Note: This is the third part of Gossamer Buttresses, of which the first two are : Grandeur and Misbehavior, respectively).* We are all edible. Doubt...

The Flower Lady – By Jonathan Ferrini

    “The Flores Family Flower Shop” was founded by my grandfather at a road side stand and grew to become a fifty-year-old favorite within San...

Petite Suite Onirique – By Robert Wexelblatt

Author's Note: This story is a hybrid of musical and narrative form. I began experimenting some years back with the “petite suite” (short, tuneful,...

Latchkey Girl – By Jonathan Ferrini

    “Teacher, Anna is pretending to sleep again!” “Anna, pay attention to my lecture! “You dare ignore me! “I’m marching you down to the principal right now. “Read your...

Unborn and Nameless – By Joselo G. Ramos

  Translated from the Spanish by Tyler Gebauer "The history of mankind is the history of our misunderstandings with god, for he does not understand us,...

The Human Zoo – By Hridi

    It is no use saying no, she means to go. Even at eight, Mehrunissa shows a stubbornness Noor can recognise. The same mad determination...

Lacrimal Desert – By Brett Herrmann

    He was dreaming about baseball when a line drive slammed into his jaw. Noah’s eyelids shot open, and his pupils adjusted to the harsh...

Misbehavior – By George Angel

  One set of tracks curl out in one direction, the other set in another. Not a "v" exactly, more like the curling leaves at...

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