Thursday, October 1, 2020

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...

Black Rainbow – By Miriam Sagan

(An Excerpt from the novel) ….Fifteen year old Rania has gone in search of the woman who killed her pregnant mother. She is taken in...

My Sister’s Troubles – By Robert Wexelblatt

  Jason looks like a little fascist in his Cub Scout uniform.  Another battle I lost, though I didn’t put up much of a fight. ...

Double Shift – By Zach Murphy

  Heavy eyelids don’t adhere to will after you’ve just worked a double shift. Zamir was having that problem on a particularly snowy night, so he...

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....

She was his Lolita – By Rimli Bhattacharya

  She always loved to write and dance, it was in her blood. She had been dancing since age four. She knew singing as well...

This is Nothing – By Blaze Minevski

  Translated from Macedonian by Elizabeta Bakovska     Now I know; Then, I didn’t know what I was.   I remember that a woman’s two year old...

Pigeons – By Richard Risemberg

  "Look at that scruffy bum, thinking he's so sexy—hah!" Ellie gestured with her jaw. A fat male pigeon puffed and strutted on the brickwork...

Turkish Night – By Blaze Minevski

  Translated from Macedonian by Elizabeta Bakovska       Every story can be told in such a way that it will become more beautiful, and...

Only Ten Days ? – By Rimli Bhattacharya

  “How long have you been unwell?” Dr. Bhave probed. “I was never gravely sick, I just lost my exuberance. I started getting these low grade...

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