Empedocles – By Mark Putzi

  The sun blazes against the cloudless fabric of blue sky, engraves into my consciousness the sickly yellow face of a diseased child. Including myself,...

The Season of the Dandelions – By Blaze Minevski

  Translated from Macedonian by Elizabeta Bakovska   “Do you know Nena?” my mother says before I take off my shoes and before I enter home. That...

Moving Shadow – By Blaze Minevski

  Translated from Macedonian by Elizabeta Bakovska Chona’s Chocho and Damjan Dabiziv are sitting under the withered plum tree on the boundary. The boundary divides them...

The Virgin – By Blaze Minevski

  Translated from Macedonian by Elizabeta Bakovska   Everything was prepared for my disgrace; they only waited for the monk to lie on his back under the...

The Boy Who Killed Time – By Robin Gregory

  The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman Book 2: The Boy Who Killed Time (An excerpt) ** Prologue I was asleep on my cot when a thumping sound woke me....

Apartment 806 – By James la Vigne

  Alison dreamed that Daddy climbed out of a deep, kelpy lake to give her a box. Inside was an iPod Nano. Without speaking, he...

The Tears of Paavo Laht – By Ranbir Sidhu

     Let me say at the outset, it wasn’t my idea. Nor was it Rohan’s. Upon such an enterprise, both of us looked...

Father – By Blaze Minevski

  Translated from Macedonian by Elizabeta Bakovska   Now there are many people that write about what happened in our time, but only the two of us...

The Kissing Class – By Michael Conniff

  You never knew what you might find in those handouts under Human Potential or Leisure Pursuits. You never knew, and it was in one...

The Last Matinee – By James Gering

  Davey lay on the road under the lights, green, orange, red, green, orange, his cheek on the grittyasphalt, his limbs hinged at weird angles....

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