Fiction

Avalon Manly

SKIN LIKE LIGHTS I went to the funeral on a Tuesday, which I thought was kind of shitty. A Saturday morning funeral, …

Fiction

Khanh Ha

A YELLOW ROSE FOR THE SINNER The smell of camphor when I opened the clothes drawers made me stop. Uncle Vinh had …

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Douglas Penick

IN THE SEA OF DREAMS I  As the world was consumed in war, when the outcomes were in no way certain, Wallace …

Fiction

Elizabeth Kirschner

THE SHIPWRECKED WORLD As we sailed a small sloop in Chesapeake Bay, Dorothy Heckinger, whose homeliness—modest, unmentionable, was punctuated by pimples that …

Fiction

Emily Greenlund

APRIL 16, 2020 The yellow house has red trim and large windows facing the street. From the view at the end of …

Fiction

Claire Zajdel

Father Dominic hears confessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays between five and five-thirty. At the same time, a rosary devotion lead by a …

Creative Nonfiction

Luisa Kay Reyes

SORORITY GIRL The shrill screams and shrieks of delight permeated the air of the room as we all opened the small envelopes …

Creative Nonfiction

Janis Harper

Knowing Death Dear One,             And what of death, you ask? There is too much of it now, you say. I know …

Creative Nonfiction

John Laue

Starry, Starry Night     If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it really is: infinite.                –William Blake …