Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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 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....

Revenge – By Blaze Minevski

  Translated from Macedonian by Elizabeta Bakovska   The delivery of the last falcon for the sultan was late for almost three full years. Although Davidov, limping...

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...

Arab Spring – By Gregorio Tafoya

    His dad threatened to take his allowance—to lower it at least. Ethan tried reasoning with him, but the man was resolute, his authority not...

The Dark Window – By George Angel

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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. ...

Compartments for Coins and Rings – By Jasmina Mihajlovic

I love mysterious houses and unusual objects in them, and I love stories about houses and unusual objects. Told or written. And in real life...

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...

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...

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