Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Academician Sisoye’s Inaugural Speech – By Blaze Minevski

  Translated from Macedonian by Elizabeta Bakovska   Sisoye was finally made a member of the National’s Academy of Arts and Sciences. He just needed to deliver his...

Still Waters – By Kimberly Christensen

  The aftershocks of the slammed door reverberated in Petra's ears as her lover thumped down the stairs, past the little teahouse on the ground...

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...

Radius 200 – By Veena Nagpal (Excerpts)

Set against the backdrop of a nuclear strike on Allahabad, Radius 200 is a poignant story centering round love and longing and the very spirit...

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....

Stren – By R. Sebastian Bennett

         Tomato George drove us up toward the mesa in his vegetable truck. He knew of a pond out behind old...

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...

Just that Night – By Rimli Bhattacharya

    The laptop was open at that bedside table of mine. It was dead of night and I haven’t slept a wink. Normally by this...

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...

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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